Persimmon Technologies

Persimmon Technologies Corporation is a technology company and provider of direct drive vacuum robotics for the Semiconductor, Data Storage, LED, OLED, Solar, and Flat Panel Display equipment markets. Headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts, Persimmon’s management team has over 60 years of experience in the development, manufacture, and distribution of atmospheric and vacuum robotics, vacuum modules, and automation systems.

Persimmon Technologies, Corporation is the exclusive Sales Representative for Nidec Sankyo atmospheric robotic products in the USA. Nidec Sankyo is an $8 billion company traded on the NYSE and Tokyo Stock Exchanges and is one of the largest manufacturers of motors for industrial and consumer applications in the world. Nidec Sankyo is headquartered in Nagano, Japan with robot manufacturing facilities in Japan, Taiwan, and China.

Company Growth (employees)
Wakefield, US
Size (employees)
23 (est)+5%
Persimmon Technologies was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Wakefield, US

Key People at Persimmon Technologies

Michael W. Pippins

Michael W. Pippins

President and CEO
Mark Hanna

Mark Hanna

Vice President of Sales
Martin Hosek

Martin Hosek


Persimmon Technologies Office Locations

Persimmon Technologies has an office in Wakefield
Wakefield, US (HQ)
200 Harvard Mill Square,

Persimmon Technologies Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$22.9 m

Latest funding size

$8.9 m

Time since last funding

about 2 years


Persimmon Technologies's latest funding round in May 2015 was reported to be $8.9 m. In total, Persimmon Technologies has raised $22.9 m

Traffic Overview of Persimmon Technologies

Persimmon Technologies News and Updates

How Google, Foxconn, GE, And Other Corporate Investors Are Betting On Robotics Startups

Corporate-backed deals to robotics startups increased dramatically in 2015 to 25+ deals, from fewer than 10 the previous year. Some of the notable deals last year included an $80M round raised by Xiaomi-backed Ninebot, a $50M Series C round raised by … Continued

Deals To Robotics Startups See An Uptick As One Company Joins The Unicorn Club

After a dramatic leap in deal activity of 156% in Q1’15 and another run-up to record-high deals the following quarter, robotics deal activity has slowed down in subsequent quarters. That said, 6 of the last 7 quarters have seen more … Continued

Persimmon Technologies Company Life and Culture

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