Plus, two founders share how the startup studio supported them The renovated Maple Studios space on the campus of factory automation equipment distributor Ramco Innovations is now open. It’s designed to support early-stage industrial technology companies and founders during their startup to growth stages. Since 2018, Maple Studios, formerly Maple Ventures, has filled gaps for industrial […]
Maple Studios, a startup studio for industrial technology startups and early-stage companies, opened Wednesday and is accepting applications from new members. The studio, formerly known as Maple Ventures, is open to companies with an industrial technology focus that are building a physical product. Members can range from the conceptual stage to those with products already […]
Maple Ventures has changed its name to Maple Studios to reflect the startup studio model it has operated under since 2018. A startup studio is defined loosely as a place for early-stage companies and startups to work and receive support from a larger, established company, a news release said. Maple Studios is located within the campus […]
West Des Moines-based automation services distributor Ramco Innovations acquired Richard Greene Company of St. Louis, Mo., Ramco announced this week. The acquisition will allow Ramco to expand in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska, and offer a larger product offering, said Hank Norem, president of Ramco Innovations.
It is not so surprising to see the descendant of iRobot’s Roomba roaming the floor of a collaborative robotics showcase. Yet the Autonomous Intelligent Vehicle (AIV) – and the seven other fixed, collaborative and mobile robots showcased by Omron on April 4 – show how far industrial robots are coming on the facility grounds. “[The […]
Artist’s rendering of the Maple Ventures renovation design, expected to open on Oct. 1. Illustration provided by Ramco Innovations. At Ramco Innovations on Maple Street, the warehouse was not an immediate contender to house up-and-coming startups. In fact, renting space and offering administrative assistance from the 50-year-old Ramco business wasn’t even a formal strategy when the company […]