To support our sister company Tharsus in their work manufacturing the robots behind the unique and proprietary Ocado Smart Platform (OSP); an automated, robotic fulfilment platform which features robot units working at high speeds on large grids, to pick groceries from storage areas beneath.
Ocado had approached Tharsus to support their efforts to revolutionise the global grocery market. The long-standing partnership between Tharsus and Ocado Group is based on the manufacture of progressive generations of sophisticated robotic technology, which has revolutionised the process of fulfilling grocery orders made online.
The robots required to populate the OSP had to be compact, robust and capable of carrying weight at speed. Building them would require complex and highly accurate metal fabrication, ensuring the robots would be structurally fit for purpose.