OrionStar Robotics has announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Sojitz Corporation. Sojitz will act as the exclusive distributor for OrionStar Robots in Japan, offering cutting-edge robotic solutions and services to the Japanese market.
Sojitz is a public listed company in Tokyo Stock Exchange with a heritage of over 160 years. It is engaged in a wide range of businesses including: manufacturing, selling, importing, and exporting various products, providing services, and investing in diversified companies. The company operates with a 7-division structure comprising the Automotive Division, Aerospace & Transportation Project Division, Infrastructure & Healthcare Division, Metals, Mineral Resources & Recycling Division, Chemicals Division, Consumer Industry & Agriculture Business Division, and Retail & Consumer Service Division.
The Sojitz Group currently consists of approximately 430 subsidiaries and affiliates and has a workforce of around 20,700 employees operating in roughly 50 countries and regions across the globe.
Both OrionStar and Sojitz recognize the Japanese service robot market as one of the largest in the world, with considerable growth potential. Sojitz will leverage its deep understanding of the Japanese market, with extensive sales and service channels. Meanwhile, OrionStar will provide robust product and technical support, including but not limited to open software interfaces for secondary development, highly scalable hardware, and powerful voice interaction capabilities integrated with ChatGPT for some products.
By fully leveraging respective strengths and working closely together, OrionStar and Sojitz will strive to create cutting-edge and Japan-specific robotic solutions, provide high-quality pre-sales and after-sales technical support, establish a business model that can quickly meet customers’ demands, and drive significant growth in the Japanese market. OrionStar is excited to see the prospects of this partnership and looks forward to delivering exceptional value to Japanese customers.
Source: OrionStar Robotics