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Denmark-Based UXV Technologies Plans Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Operations

Denmark-based UXV Technologies, a manufacturer of drones and robotics technologies, plans to establish operations in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The project is expected to create 15 jobs in Cambria County.

The new 7,000-square-foot manufacturing facility will be located at the Area Regional Industries Business Park.

“The official opening of UXV Technologies’ factory in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, represents a major milestone for our company,” said Steven Friberg, CEO, UXV Technologies. “This state-of-the-art factory underscores our commitment to investing in Pennsylvania and delivering top-quality products to our customers. As a leader in pioneering technologies for unmanned systems and defense robotics, we are proud to provide cutting-edge products manufactured in the United States.”

Pennsylvania DCED’s Office of International Business Development provided support and technical assistance to support the project.

“I’m thrilled that another strong global company like UXV Technologies has selected Pennsylvania as the home of its first U.S. production facility,” noted Secretary Rick Siger. “The Shapiro Administration is working hard to attract international business and industry to the Commonwealth – and we are proud to help companies come to Pennsylvania and grow here as we help drive innovation on a global scale. UXV Technologies’ facility in Cambria County will spur economic development in our Commonwealth and support our workforce in Cambria County.”

“JARI is pleased to welcome Steven Friberg and the UXV team to Johnstown,” added Linda Thomson, President of JARI. “We began building a relationship with Steven over five years ago, culminating in attracting this high-technology defense company to our region to begin their U.S. manufacturing operations. UXV is a world-class company, with the most advanced technology, meeting the needs of our allies across the globe. We look forward to UXV joining the Johnstown defense hub.”

UXV Technologies designs, develops, and manufactures drone and robotics technology for a variety of business and government clients, including the defense industry. The company specializes in command and control (ground control stations) solutions and sensors for a wide range of unmanned applications, including unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs), autonomous surface vehicles (ASVs), and subsea remotely operated vehicles (ROVs).

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