about us


1969 - Best Matic enters high-pressure water business

1985 - Robotic Production Technology starts business in Madison Heights, MI, USA

1987 - Ingersoll-Rand acquires Best Matic

1991 - ABB and Ingersoll-Rand form "ABB I-R Waterjet Systems"

1998 - Robotic Production Technology relocates to Auburn Hills, MI, USA

2000 - Robotic Production Technology becomes exclusive distributor in the Americas of FANUC robots for waterjet and non-metallic routing applications.

2003 - KMT acquired ABB I-R and names it "KMT Cutting Systems AB"

2006 - The KMT Group acquires Robotic Production Technology and combines it with DRS Cutting Systems to create Dynamic Robotic Solutions

2008 - Nordstjernan, a family-owned investment company headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden takes Dynamic Robotic Solutions private

2013 - Nordstjernan sells KMT Group to American Industrial Partners

2014 - KMT Robotic Solutions changes name to Dynamic Robotic Solutions

2018 - Dynamic Robotic Solutions changes name to Shape Process Automation