Tsinghua University Student Office Tour

7 computer science students from Tsinghua University, the prestigious university in China, visited the Mujin office!

Starting with technical explanations from our Mujin engineers, from showing live demonstrations of our industrial solutions powered by the Mujin controller to exchanging casual conversation over lunch from our office buffet, we hope we were able to provide a fun-filled experience!

We feel that interacting with such energetic, driven and enthusiastic students also had a refreshing and positive influence on our Mujin engineers as well.

Thank you for choosing to visit Mujin and we hope the day was an enjoyable one!

BBQ with Mujin families

Mujin members and their families had a BBQ together! A very warm thank you to everyone who joined us for our BBQ party.

As always, we had a great time together and it was a wonderful gathering with friends and families. Also, it was a good opportunity for our newest members to get know Mujin employees better and to talk with CEO to get to know our company better.
Although robotics software is lots of fun, it is also a very challenging field which requires hard work. Therefore, fun events like these are very nice ways get in a breather and a great team bonding opportunity.

News Release: Accenture and Mujin Collaborate to Help Clients Accelerate Digital Transformation in the Logistics Industry

Mujin and Accenture have announced to work together to deliver end-to-end intelligent service in the logistics industry.

For details, please read the news release below.

The important thing is “wanting to make a company better” from the bottom of your heart

This is the first article of the Mujin employee interview series, "Mujinian voice"! I would like to introduce Kotomi from HR team today. 
Surprisingly, she entered Mujin this March and is only in her third month here. However, with her sweet smile and kindness to each and every employee, she is already an indispensable member of Mujin, at a sisterly position helping everyone.

We asked Kotomi “What she does as a member of the HR team”, “ Why she entered Mujin”, “What she feels working at Mujin”, and many more! ーーWhat kind of job do you do as a member of the HR team?  Mujin is a rapidly growing venture, and because of this it is necessary to improve the company’s systems reflecting the changes which occur inside the company.  I design and operate the company’s systems for our employees to work according to their strengths and in a comfortable environment.  Furthermore, half of Mujin’s employees are of foreign nationality. Life support, such as arranging visas and checking up …

Mujin completes MBO from UTEC led by two founders and secures 7.5 billion yen in financing

Mujin, Inc. completed its MBO, management buyout*, on February 14, 2019, led by the company’s two founders, Issei Takino and Rosen Diankov, who acquired the entire equity stake in Mujin held by The University of Tokyo Edge Capital Co., Ltd. ,“UTEC”. In a separate transaction, on February 13, 2019, Mujin secured ¥ 7.5 billion in financing in the form of a special overdraft agreement with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation ,“SMBC”. *Management Buyout (MBO) is an M&A method used by the management of a company to take management control of the company by buying some or all of the outstanding shares of the company.
<MBO by the founders> The Mujin management team has long believed that having a decision-making structure with long-term perspectives is critical in creating successful robotics technologies for industries around the world. For this reason, the team has been exploring ways for creating a secure and solid management structure. UTEC, in support of this vision, agreed to se…

Cooking class by our chef

We had a cooking class at our office, and our chef taught us how to make delicious sweets!

Mujin employees and their families were invited, and we all enjoyed cooking and eating together!
We are lucky to have a professional French chef at Mujin, who makes delicious lunch and even teaches us to cook nice dishes.

Award: JSME Medal for New Technology 2018

MUJIN won a new award called Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Award for "Development and Commercialization of Completely Teachless/ Intelligent Robot Controller"!  The result represents all the efforts the entire MUJIN has put.

JSME Medal for New TechnologyTechnology:Development and Commercialization of Completely Teachless/ Intelligent Robot ControllerDevelopment and Commercialization of Completely Teachless/ Intelligent Robot ControllerIn Japan, despite desperate shortage of workers due to declining labor force, automation by industrial robots is not an easy path. 
The biggest challenge when implementing these robots is “teaching.” This is the process in which robots are programmed their every move, and it is necessary each time their objects change. 

The teaching process was a huge obstacle for the implementation, especially in the logistics industry due to its multi-type, rapidly changing products. The “Completely Teachless/ Intelligent Robot Controller”made this proce…

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