Kuka Robotics UK Ltd, part of the Kuka Robot Group, relocates to Wednesbury

Kuka Robotics Ltd a worldwide company based in Germany has relocated its UK headquarters to Wednesbury.  They are Europe’s number one robot manufacturer having supplied over 85,000 robots to various industries ranging from aerospace, automotive, foundry, food and logistics.

Kuka have been established in the UK for over 30 years and have just relocated their UK headquarters to a new 10,000 sq ft premises overlooking the Black Country New Road in Wednesbury. The building includes a distinctive rotunda office section visible from the main A41 dual carriageway.

Jeff Nowill, Managing Director advised “the new Wednesbury location offered an ideal solution with good motorway connections and access to a skilled local workforce.  In addition the new premises are prominently located on the Black Country Route within walking distance of the Midland Metro stop at Great Western Street, Wednesbury, allowing an ideal route for overseas visitors flying into Birmingham Airport.”

Steve Perriton, Partner at Bulleys Chartered Surveyors Oldbury office who acted in the transaction commented “This is an important letting for the local area to an international company in a market that seems to have a great future for further expansion.  The new facility is impressive with training given to customers and their staff on the robots operation.”  Please see pictures attached.

Charles Lartey, Inward Investment Officer at Sandwell MBC said “We are extremely proud Kuka Robotics selected our Borough. There is a wealth of expertise within our local companies, who are involved in most national and global supply chains. Companies like Kuka Robotics require skill sets that are highly prized, so it’s important to make sure they are fully supported and have the best chance of success. We look forward to working with Kuka Robotics as they continue to grow their business from Sandwell.”