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NJC Brings Window Cleaning Robot to UK and Ireland

NJC Brings Window Cleaning Robot to UK and Ireland
04 October 2023

Facilities management services provider NJC has partnered with Dutch engineering company Kite Robotics to deliver window cleaning robots to the UK and Ireland.

The Kite Robot is a fully autonomous vertical cleaning machine, which can wash windows six times faster than a standard clean. There are also additional safety benefits as the robot removes the need for human cleaning operatives to perform high-up window and façade cleaning.

The robot itself is a central cleaning element which attaches to the four corners of a façade by four wires which are navigated by winches. A rotating brush with purified water removes dirt. Each robot is linked to a central diagnostic system which logs data about running time and sensor output. 

"NJC are excited to announce our partnership with Kite Robotics." said Paul Crilly, NJC CEO "We are really excited by this innovation which will disrupt the commercial window cleaning market. We have been working with Kite Robotics for almost 18 months and following our highly successful demonstrations on our customer sites, we are proud to offer the Kite to Developers, Landlords and Working at Height Advisors throughout the UK and Ireland.

"We are absolutely thrilled to sign this partnership with NJC." said Stefan Spanjer, Founder & Managing Director of Kite Robotics. "At Kite, we are committed to the introduction of fully autonomous window and façade cleaning systems, that's why we created the Kite. We are excited to work with the entire NJC team to expand our reach as the leading provider of autonomous robots in the industry.”

Picture: a photograph of the Kite Robot balanced on a glass roof. Image credit: Kite Robotics 

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 04 October 2023


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