Caterpillar Signs Deal with Robotic Bricklayer that 3D Prints Buildings

Published by , July 7, 2017 12:37 pm

(EquipmentWorld)  Fastbrick Robotics, an Australian company developing a robotic bricklayer, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Caterpillar, a deal that will further develop Fastbrick’s technology, which is capable of 3D printing homes and other structures. The deal gets Caterpillar in on the ground floor of a construction technology that has been creating a quiet, but sustained buzz.
The two companies will work together in the development of robotic bricklaying technology including the manufacturing, sales and services surrounding the technology. To guide development, the companies have also agreed to establish a strategic alliance board comprised of representatives from both companies.

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