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For decades, manufacturers have had very few cost-effective options for handling low volume, high mix production jobs.  No longer.  Meet Baxter – the safe, flexible, affordable alternative to outsourced labor and fixed automation.  Leading companies across North America have already integrated Baxter into their workforce, and gained a competitive advantage for their business in the process.

Baxter is a proven solution for a wide range of tasks – from line loading and machine tending, to packaging and material handling.  If you walk the floor of your facility and see lightweight parts being handled near people, you’ve likely just found a great job for Baxter.  This smart, collaborative robot is ready to get to work for your company – doing the monotonous tasks that free up your skilled human labor to be exactly that.

The Baxter Difference

Use it to Your Advantage

In a mature industry, a true competitive advantage is hard to find.  But Baxter delivers on that promise, with a number of unique features and benefits that distinguish it from traditional solutions.

Safe, by Design

Baxter is safe to operate next to in production environments, without the need for caging – saving money and valuable floor space.

Trained, Not Programmed

With Baxter, no traditional programming is required. Instead, it’s manually trainable by in-house staff, reducing the time and cost of third party programmers.

Flexible & Re-deployable

Baxter is flexible for a range of applications and re-trainable across lines and tasks. Baxter can be repurposed quickly across jobs, often delivering an ROI in under a year.

Easily Integrated

Baxter deploys quickly and connects seamlessly to other automation – often without third party integration.


Baxter’s compliant arms and force detection let it adapt to variable environments, “feeling” anomalies and guiding parts into place.

Affordable & Extensible

Baxter’s tiny base price is feasible for SMEs, while its big performance keeps improving through regular software releases.


Baxter’s Latest and Greatest

Intera, our revolutionary software for manufacturing and production applications.  With just over one year of incremental development since our original operating system was released on the first shipments of Baxter in 2013, Intera 3 enables Baxter to perform with over twice the speed, precision and motion quality of our flagship version.


Baxter’s Vacuum Cup Grippers

Vacuum Cup Grippers

Can be used to pick up a wide range of objects, especially if they’re smooth, non-porous or flat.  Connect directly to external air lines.

Baxter’s Electric Parallel Grippers

Electric Parallel Grippers

Allow Baxter to pick up rigid and semi-rigid objects of many shapes and sizes.  Interchangeable fingers and fingertips maximize flexibility.

Baxter’s Mobile Pedestal

Mobile Pedestal

Optional rolling pedestal with industrial grade casters makes it easy to move Baxter quickly and safely between workstations.

Tech Specs & Warranty

Field tested, built to last

While we may not call it an “industrial robot,” Baxter is right at home in industrial environments.  It’s a proven solution that is hard at work in facilities across North America.

Need to find the latest technical specifications, warranty information, and general bits & bytes on Baxter?  You’ve come to the right place.

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