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About us

The Henschel-Robotics GmbH is an innovative robotics startup domiciled in Winterthur, Switzerland. Currently we are working in a small team out of industry experienced researchers from the zuerich university of applied science.

Mission

Our Mission is to simplify the drive train technology. You should not waste your time in learning PLC systems if you just want to drive a couple of drives from your Ethernet capable device.

Started the development of the first WiFi-Stepper drive system

June 13, 2013

Started the development of the first WiFi-Stepper drive system

The idea was born during the work on a mockup of the EU framework project AVERT. The Mockup should show approve the motion simulation of the kinematics of the 8 wheeled Mecanum wheel drive system. The first HDrive have been wireless and could be connected over the WiFi network. Today…

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Venture kick stage 1.

January 6, 2014

Venture kick stage 1.

We successfully participated in the Venture Kick stage 1. This gave us the right kick mentally and financally. Thank you VentureKick!

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The Henschel-Robotics GmbH is founded

March 3, 2015

The Henschel-Robotics GmbH is founded

We showed our product together with our partner Austria Microsystems at the Hannover Messe

June 13, 2015

We showed our product together with our partner Austria Microsystems at the Hannover Messe

Quickly we decided to work with Austria Microsystems to get all the knowledge about magnetic position systems and their calibration.

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Swiss robotics industry day in Lausanne, Switzerland

October 13, 2016

Swiss robotics industry day in Lausanne, Switzerland

We have shown our product and a 6-DOF painting robot arm at the Swiss robotics industry day 2016 in Lausanne.

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We started a kick-starter project

November 21, 2016

We started a kick-starter project

And failed :(, but learned a lot during the campaign about the market need of our product and the target customers. Check out the campaign here.

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CE Conformity

June 13, 2017

CE Conformity

After two days of measurement at Eurofins, we successfully passed EMC/EMI and safety tests. Thanks to the friendly the experts in the lab.

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Swiss robotics industry day

November 13, 2018

We have shown our product and a 6-DOF painting robot arm at the Swiss robotics industry day 2018 in Lausanne – again.

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Maker-day!

November 22, 2018

Maker-day!

We have been a part of the Maker-day in Winterthur at the Stadtbibliothek Winterthur  

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Introducing the HDrive17-ETH-i

June 13, 2019

Introducing the HDrive17-ETH-i

We successfully introduced and already shipped 250 units of the HDrive17-ETH-i (Industrial) servo drive.

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