Mar 06, 2023 / UK / Solution
SoftBank Robotics UK and Bunzl Distribution Announce Strategic Partnership for Spain to Launch Range of Robotic Solutions.
The two companies will help accelerate the deployment of robotic solutions throughout Spain.
LONDON, March 06, 2023 – SoftBank Robotics UK (SBRUK), the EMEA arm of the global leader in collaborative robotics (cobotics), today announced a strategic partnership with Bunzl Distribution Spain, a leading supplier of janitorial services, tissue paper, chemicals, PPE & Safety workwear, cleaning machinery, personal care, catering disposable and professional tableware. The strategic partnership will expedite the deployment of robotics’ solutions across many sectors in the Spanish region such as Lodging, Facility Care, Healthcare, Food Service, Catering, Industrial or Retail.
As staffing and recruitment issues continue across many sectors, the partnership will look to integrate service robots to provide both short term and long-term solutions to these problems, as well as helping improve guest satisfaction in locations such as hotels and catering establishments and in the cleaning industry in general. There is a huge opportunity for businesses to now embrace new technologies and adopt new business models in order to drive both employee engagement, retention, and increase productivity.
“We are excited to work in partnership with Bunzl Distribution Spain. With more than 35 years of experience in the Spanish hygiene and cleaning industry, and a market leader, we look forward to helping them demonstrate how robotic solutions can provide greater productivity levels, and satisfaction for their customers,” said Stefano Bensi, General Manager of SoftBank Robotics UK.
“This partnership is a firm commitment to a new growing technology very present in countries such as the United States and Asia and which we are sure will soon be consolidated in the European market. We are very proud of this collaboration with SoftBank Robotics UK, this will ensure us access the most cutting-edge portfolio and the best knowledge. We are sure that this alliance will bring many successes to SoftBank Robotics, Bunzl Distribution Spain and to all our customers”, said Daniel Tovar, Managing Director of Bunzl Distribution Spain.
About SoftBank Robotics UK
SoftBank Robotics UK is the EMEA arm of SoftBank Robotics. SoftBank Robotics is driving technology forward by becoming a worldwide leader in robotics solutions. Rapidly expanding with offices in Tokyo, San Francisco, Boston, London, Paris, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Singapore, Sydney, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.
SoftBank Robotics is constantly exploring and commercializing robotics solutions that help make people’s lives easier, safer, more connected, and more extraordinary. SoftBank Robotics’ robots are used in more than 70 countries worldwide and we offer innovative applications relevant in the fields of retail, tourism, healthcare, finance, education, facilities management,cleaning , warehouse, and logistics. For more information on SoftBank Robotics UK, please visit.
About Bunzl Distribution Spain
Bunzl is a leading international British group that supplies non-food consumables products and solutions. With a presence in more than 31 countries and 4 continents, Bunzl has 150 companies employing more than 21,000 people. In Spain, Bunzl has more than 30 years of experience in the hygiene and cleaning market, where it markets products such as chemicals, cellulose, single-use kitchenware, PPE, amenities, cleaning utensils and machinery. Bunzl Distribution Spain has distribution platforms located in Madrid and Barcelona that guarantee a wide and efficient logistic coverage. It has a solution for every need, becoming an integral multi-category supplier (One Supplier). A Top Leader company in sustainability, both in the development of products under the GreenSource brand and in the development of specific tools (Aenor certified) to collaborate with its customers in CO2e reduction.
For more information on Bunzl Distribution Spain, please visit: www.bunzlspain.com.