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Aug. 21, 2023, 5:42 PM

More Autonomous Robots to Hit Farms With Solinftec US Expansion

Tarso Veloso
Michael Hirtzer
Michael Hirtzer
Bloomberg News

Startup Solinftec, a maker of autonomous farming robots, has doubled its global capacity as a shortage of agricultural workers boosts the appeal of robots and drones.

Following a factory expansion in Indiana, the company backed by the billionaire Trajano family can now produce as many as 800 robots a year in the US, matching the 800-a-year capacity already installed in Brazil, Chief Executive Officer Britaldo Hernandez said in an interview. The US corn belt has just 20 of the company’s robots in use this year; that number will double next year and could reach 250 in 2025, he said.

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