The manual process of applying a coating to a floor to create a seamless finish is a demanding and time-consuming task. Easy Floor Robotics’ systems automate the process using mobile robots.
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Easy Floor Robotics – Company Information
Management – Lior Ferdman (director and founder), Gavriel Krauss (CTO and Founder)
Funding status – Easy Floor Robotics has raised $225K in pre-seed round in the crowdfunding round. The next round, the seeding cycle, will begin in January or February 2023.
According to representatives from Easy Floor Robotics, their EFR system creates high-precision, seamless flooring in half the time compared to traditional flooring methods and reduces labor requirements by 75%.
Easy Floor Robotics – Offer Profile
Primary target markets – 1) Production, 2) Freight and 3) Construction
Technology / product / service – Easy Floor Robotics automates the process of applying coatings to flooring materials (floor concrete) to produce a seamless, durable result. Their EFR system, which integrates several floor and docking robots, can use various materials available on the market (such as epoxy).
Value proposition – In industrial markets, warehouses, garages, gas stations and underground parking lots, there is an increasing demand for sealed, seamless flooring. But the manual process of applying a coating to a floor – mixing, loading the material into the mixing bucket, pouring, painting, sanding and creating a texture – is a demanding and time-consuming task.
According to representatives from Easy Floor Robotics, their EFR system creates high-precision, seamless flooring in half the time compared to traditional flooring methods and reduces labor requirements by 75%. The system produces high quality finishes with high accuracy and repeatability. The company estimates that the EFR system could save construction companies more than $1,000 in daily labor costs.
Demand for drivers – Flooring is one of the oldest construction projects. Although demand is high, there has been no significant technological breakthrough to reduce the time, complexity and cost of floor work. Moreover, in many countries the construction sector is challenged by a severe shortage of skilled labor. The number of workers in the construction industry is decreasing, young people do not want to work in the construction industry. As a result, the average age of construction workers in many industrialized countries is now over 50 years.
Easy Floor Robotics’ main competition is with manual labor…those who know how to apply, level and coat flawless floors.
Easy Floor Robotics – business model and competition
Business model – Easy Floor Robotics’ business model is B2B. Once a partnership has been established with a chemical company that has worldwide distribution, the robots will be sold. Maintenance and disposable parts will be available.
Competitive landscape – According to representatives of Easy Floor Robotics, the company has no direct competitors at this stage. Easy Floor Robotics’ main competition is with manual labor…those who know how to apply, level and coat flawless floors. In the long term, Easy Floor Robotics will compete with tile, PVC and linoleum installers.