KUKA Aktiengesellschaft, an automation company, develops robot-based automation solutions worldwide. The company operates through three segments: KUKA Robotics, KUKA Systems, Swisslog. The KUKA Robotics segment develops, assembles, sells, and services industrial and service robots, as well as robot controllers and software. The KUKA Systems segment plans, designs, and builds automated production systems, including individual system components, tools and fixtures, automated production cells, and turnkey systems; and automates individual production processes, such as welding and joining, processing various materials, and integrating various production stages to foam a fully automatic system. The Swisslog segment offers automated solutions for hospitals, warehouses, and distribution centers. KUKA Aktiengesellschaft sells its products under the KUKA brand to customers in the automotive, aerospace, electronics, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, and e-commerce markets, as well as metal industry. The company was formerly known as Industrie-Werke Karlsruhe Augsburg Aktiengesellschaft and changed its name to KUKA Aktiengesellschaft in 2007. KUKA Aktiengesellschaft was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Augsburg, Germany. As of July 20, 2016, KUKA Aktiengesellschaft operates as a subsidiary of Mecca International (BVI) Limited.