GAITHERSBURG, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Roboteam Inc., the leading global provider of tactical ground robotic systems and controllers for defense, law enforcement and public safety missions –hosted Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on July 11 at its international headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD. Governor Hogan met with Roboteam officials and press as Roboteam showcased its tactical ground robotics.
“Creating jobs and growing our business sector is a cornerstone of my administration, and witnessing the accomplishments of local businesses reflect the hard work and persistence of Maryland’s highly-skilled workforce,” said Governor Hogan of his visit to Roboteam Inc. “Roboteam is a great American company that develops technology for law enforcement and our U.S. military, and I am proud to see such groundbreaking technological innovation thrive in our state.”
Governor Hogan visited Roboteam’s research and development facilities in Tel Aviv in September 2016 as part of his Israel Trade Mission to strengthen ties with Israeli-based companies. During his recent visit to the U.S. headquarters, Governor Hogan met Roboteam’s staff, 95 percent of which are military veterans, and witnessed Roboteam’s commitment to creating jobs in the state of Maryland for military veterans. Additionally, Governor Hogan got hands-on experience in Roboteam’s technical lab with several tactical robotics.
“It is a privilege and an honor to have Governor Hogan visit our headquarters here in Gaithersburg and to share our dedication to developing lifesaving technology for our military,” said Shahar Abuhazira, Roboteam CEO. “The business environment that the governor supports has been instrumental in our ability to grow and succeed as a new company in Maryland. We will continue to develop revolutionary and trusted technology to support the military and law enforcement as well as create jobs in Maryland.”
Since taking office, Hogan’s administration has been committed to making Maryland “Open for Business,” with nearly 100,000 new jobs created since January 2015. In early 2017, the Hogan administration announced an economic development strategy aimed at generating growth in the life sciences and cybersecurity industries called Excel Maryland.
Roboteam designs, develops and manufactures cutting edge, user-oriented, multi-purpose, unmanned platforms and controllers for Defense, Law Enforcement and Public Safety missions. Today, Roboteam is a global operation with offices in the U.S. and Israel serving a wide spectrum of customers with several lines of products. We created a line of lightweight, fast deployable unmanned ground systems that deliver technological and functional breakthroughs for tactical purposes with unmatched reliability. Among our customers, one can find top units within the U.S. Military, Special Forces, EOD units and SWAT teams as well as other elite units around the globe. Roboteam’s flexible architecture permits a fast development of products, supported applications and core technologies. We pride ourselves on being engineers, inventors, and close to our customers and end-users.