ANYbotics and Nihon Binary Announce Partnership in Japan

Scaling autonomous inspection for large facility operations in Japan within the Oil & Gas, Chemicals, and Power sectors

ANYbotics strengthens its presence in Japan, appointing Nihon Binary as a reseller partner. Tokyo-based Nihon Binary will increase inspection robot deployment in the country’’s oil & gas, chemical, power & energy, metals and transportation sectors. ANYbotics’ advanced mobile robots perform autonomous inspections, asset monitoring, and anomaly detection in complex industrial environments. Nihon Binary will offer ANYmal as a direct purchase or Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS) solution and provide first-level support services, customer training, and technical expertise. The partnership and ANYmal will be showcased at an exclusive evening reception for industry, government, media, and academics on July 26 at the Swiss Ambassador’s Residence, Tokyo.

Kiyoshi Ikeda (Head of Sales, Nihon Binary) with Satschin Bansal (VP Partnerships, ANYbotics) during a recent visit to ANYbotics at their head office in Zurich.

Kiyoshi Ikeda  (Head of Sales, Nihon Binary) with Satschin Bansal (VP Partnerships, ANYbotics) at ANYbotics in Zurich.

Bringing Automated Inspection to Ex-zones in Japan

ANYbotics’ collaboration with Nihon Bi underscores the demand for industrial robotic inspection in the region, particularly in the oil & gas, chemical, power & energy, metals and transportation sectors. Nihon Binary and ANYbotics have combined their automation and advanced-legged robotics expertise to provide unparalleled industrial inspection solutions. By leveraging local expertise, industry networks, and proximity to key players delivered through Nihon Binary, ANYbotics can better address the specific needs of production facilities, improve customer support and build a strong position in this crucial market.

Nihon Binary provides state-of-the-art industrial inspection equipment and robots. Growing ANYbotics’ presence in Japan and focusing on expanding our partner network with accomplished reseller partners like Nihon Binary are strategic initiatives that drive our growth, increase market penetration and accelerate the global adoption of our robotic inspection solutions.
— Satschin Bansal, Global VP Strategic Alliances & Partnerships, ANYbotics

Transforming the Regional Inspection Ecosystem with Cutting-edge Robotic Technology

With the addition of ANYbotics’ robots to its portfolio and the introduction of state-of-the-art robotic inspection technology in Japan, Nihon Binary is changing the inspection landscape. ANYbotics’ inspection solutions increase safety by reducing worker exposure to hazardous environments, improve predictive maintenance through early detection of equipment anomalies, and optimize production through more accurate and frequent data collection.

ANYbotics designs advanced robots to perform autonomous inspection, monitoring, and anomaly detection tasks in diverse and complex industrial environments. They provide immediate added value by integrating as an end-to-end solution with asset management software and digital twin platforms that enable customers to automate inspections easily.

Leveraging its extensive experience in the oil & gas, chemical, metal, energy, transportation and power sectors, Nihon Binary offers ANYmal and ANYmal X inspection solutions as a direct purchase or on a subscription basis through Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS). In addition, Nihon Binary provides a range of local support services, customer training, and technical expertise to ensure successful implementation and operation.

At Nihon Binary, we are proud to work with world-leading technology brands from the U.S., the EU, and Japan, among others. By partnering with ANYbotics, Nihon Binary can leverage its expertise in advanced technology to expand its offerings and provide effective automated inspection solutions to its customers.
— Tamaharu Yoshimizu, President, Nihon Binary


ANYmal X from ANYbotics – the world’s only Ex-proof, legged inspection robot.

ANYmal – Revolutionizing Industrial Inspection

ANYmal is a rugged, autonomous, highly mobile inspection platform with adaptable payloads and a leading non-Ex inspection robot. As the world’s only Ex-certified legged robotic solution, ANYmal X combines the performance of ANYmal with Ex-certification and is the only scalable autonomous legged inspection solution for safe use in hazardous and potentially explosive atmospheres.

Whether automating repetitive tasks, performing detailed inspections in hard-to-reach areas, ensuring safety compliance, or monitoring environmental parameters, ANYmal and ANYmal X are the leading robotic inspection solutions for the oil & gas, chemical, and power sectors.

About ANYbotics

Since 2016, Swiss robotics company ANYbotics has developed innovative, intelligent, and integrated robotic solutions that improve workers’ lives, increase productivity, and support more sustainable industrial facilities. Partnering with global technology leaders, ANYbotics provides large asset operators with autonomous, automated, end-to-end robotic inspection solutions for complex, hazardous, and explosive industrial environments. ANYbotics is a fast-growing company with over 100 employees focused on supporting the inspection needs of workers in oil & gas, power, energy, mining, processing, chemicals, transportation, and construction.

About Nihon Binary

Established in 1979, Nihon Binary has brought the world’s most advanced technologies and products to Japan for over forty years. Nihon Binary is unmatched in providing innovative technology solutions to a diverse customer base. It maintains a dynamic, diversified portfolio of solutions that deliver cost advantages in raw materials and utilities and optimize operating budgets and capital investments. The company has been active in robotics solutions  for over a decade and has delivered products to various customers in education, research, and industry. Nihon Binary represents state-of-the-art electronic equipment and industrial robots from the US, EU, and Switzerland.

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