ELITE ROBOT Launches New Sales and Customer Support Office in North America

Subsidiary office located in Knoxville, TN


(10 April 2021)—ELITE Robot, a China-based developer of award-winning collaborative robots (cobots), is pleased to announce the official opening of its North American sales and support office in Knoxville, TN

“We believe the cobot is the ideal solution for automation and flexible manufacturing and logistics,” said ELITE Robot’s Founder and CEO, Dr.Cao Yunan. “ELITE is dedicated to bringing flexible, reliable, safe, and easy-to-use 6-axis cobots to businesses of every size, all over North America.

“Our award-winning EC series, with its outstanding quality, versatility, and competitive pricing, is a favorite productivity tool with our customers in such fields as automotive, electrical & electronics (3C), new retail, household chemicals, and packaging. We are looking forward to continuing to offer the same quality and value here in North America.”

ELITE’s new CEO of North and South Americas’ business is Mr. Peter Farkas; he is an experienced corporate leader connecting manufacturers, integrators, and end-users to new technologies to keep manufacturing strong. His career in B2B marketing and sales channel experience has spanned over 35 years, managing operations, product development, marketing, sales of factory automation assembly products and robot (cobot) automated solutions to the automotive, packaging, plastics, logistics, medical and pharmaceutical industries. He is a motivational leader with 24 years of experience with two startup companies. ELITE is very much looking forward to Mr. Farkas’ expertise in providing collaborative robot solutions for our North and South American customers.

Founded in 2016, ELITE Robot is a spinoff robotics developer initiated by a group of Ph.D. mechatronic and software engineers from Beihang University. In the years since, ELITE Robot has been principally engaged in the R&D and manufacture of collaborative robots, including reducers, underlying operating systems, embedded hardware and software, and modular joints.

ELITE Robot has been deeply engaged in intelligent manufacturing and has successfully developed lightweight 6-axis (3kg/ 6kg/ 12kg) and first 7-axis cobots.

Our cobots have gained a positive reputation among users in the automotive, electronics, packaging logistics, metal processing, rubber & plastics, chemicals, and other industries.

In addition, ELITE Robot’s latest honor is the first-prize winner 2020 in the 9th China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award competition.

It is our sincerest intention to bring our award-winning cobots, talented staff and competitive pricing to the service of industries everywhere in North America.  ELITE Robot website 

ec series product information

Iris Ren:  renyi@elibot.cn
Peter Farkas: farkas@elibot.com

10521 Research Dr., Ste 104
Knoxville, TN 37932


Telephone: (865) 558-7588