German Manufacturer RPS Robot Protection Systems Inc. Opens First U.S. Office in Charlotte
Published Tuesday, April 9, 2013 10:30 am

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April 9, 2013

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German Manufacturer RPS Robot Protection Systems Inc.
Opens First U.S. Office in Charlotte

RPS Robot Protection Systems GmbH, a privately owned German manufacturer, announced today the opening of its first 
U.S. subsidiary, RPS Robot Protection Systems, Inc., in Charlotte at 112 South Tryon Street. The new office strategically positions RPS to service the U.S. market from one central location. Charlotte’s proximity to customers, direct air connections, low cost of doing business, and its business-friendly atmosphere and quality of life factored into the company’s decision to relocate.

RPS specializes in the design and manufacture of high-quality, tailor made robot protection, robot protection systems and robot covers. These provide high performance protection for a variety of demanding application ranges in all industry segments, including spray painting protection, heat protection (up to 1400°C), high-pressure cleaning, sand-blasting and the food industry. RPS offers the perfect solution for any type of protection needed, guaranteeing reduced expenses for spare parts, maintenance and cleaning.

The business philosophy of RPS incorporates the development of customized solutions to meet its clients’ specifications and requirements. The company also puts great emphasis on the fast and high-quality implementation of the respective solutions.

“Our integrated approach opens doors for long-term relationships with our customers. The secret to our success is the combination of the trust placed by these cherished customers and our know-how in finding the correct solution for each customer,” says Mathias Hohmann, president of RPS.

RPS is a growing company and is interested in hiring in the areas of customer support and acquisition. For more information about careers with the company, please contact

The Charlotte Chamber worked with the international accounting firm Rödl & Partner and BridgehouseLaw in assisting RPS Robot Protection Systems GmbH during its recent site selection process and with the establishment of RPS Robot Protection Systems, Inc.

For more information about RPS, please visit

You may also wish to contact one of the following:

Mathias Hohmann
RPS Robot Protection Systems, Inc.
112 South Tryon Street, Suite 1130
Charlotte, NC 28284

Sven Gerzer
VP, Economic Development / European sector
Charlotte Chamber


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