Pudu Robotics, a leading restaurant service robotics manufacturer based in China, has recently completed a successful, raising more than $15 million. The round was solely funded by Puhua Capital, while Taihecap acted as the exclusive financial advisor. The new funds will be used mainly to build a new production base to expand production capacity and develop products for commercial cleaning scenarios.
Pudu Robotics has built a presence in approximately 600 cities in over 60 countries and regions worldwide. The company has aggressively expanded beyond China since 2020, achieving impressive growth in shipments. To date, cumulative global shipments have exceeded 56,000 units, while overseas markets comprise over 80% of the company’s total sales, up from just 8% in 2019.
The funds raised from the latest financing round will help Pudu Robotics further expand its fleet of robots for restaurant delivery and commercial cleaning. For restaurant delivery, the company’s robots are equipped with advanced navigation capabilities and sensors, allowing them to deliver orders autonomously to customers. Similarly, their commercial cleaning robots can independently maneuver through indoor spaces, sweep and mop floors, clean windows, and perform other tasks.
The company’s restaurant delivery robots have been widely deployed in China’s schools, hospitals, and shopping malls. The robots have been well-received, with customers praising their convenience and efficiency. Similarly, their commercial cleaning robots are used to clean airports and public spaces in cities such as Wuhan, Shanghai, and Beijing.
The success of Pudu Robotics’ robots is a testament to the company’s commitment to innovation and its dedication to offering customers high-quality products. By leveraging the latest financing round, the company will make further advancements in the robotics industry and continue providing customers with reliable and efficient robots.