Boxlight Announces Acquisition of Robo3D and MyStemKits
Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
Boxlight Corporation (NASDAQ: BOXL), a leading provider of interactive technology solutions for the global education market, announced it has closed the acquisition of Robo 3D, a leading brand of 3D printers, and MyStemKits, the largest online collection of K-12 STEM curriculum for 3D printing. The purchase price was approximately $600,000 in the form of cash, assumed liabilities and a note payable.
"The addition of Robo 3D and MyStemKits supports our strategic expansion of solutions for K-12 classrooms, and our specific focus on STEM education," said Michael Pope, CEO of Boxlight. "3D printing is a foundational STEM technology that students of today can leverage in their future professions. We are now uniquely positioned to offer a comprehensive suite of STEM solutions, complete with our Labdisc portable STEM lab, Mimio Mybot robotics and coding solution, STEM specific training and professional development, and both the Robo 3D and MyStemKits branded 3D printing hardware and curriculum.”
The acquisition also brings additional management talent to Boxlight including Ryan Legudi as Senior Vice President of STEM Solutions and Braydon Moreno as Director of STEM Solutions.
“Our team is excited to join Boxlight and embark on the next stage of growth as a core component of their industry-leading STEM solutions offering. Boxlight is one of the pre-eminent brands in education technology, with a reputation founded on premium quality products and innovative solutions. We share the same philosophical approach to education technology: providing a true end-to-end seamless solution encompassing hardware and software complemented by robust training and professional development, and hands-on customer support. 3D printing is one of the bedrocks of STEM education, which is a major theme for education across the world. We see significant potential to not only expand our business in the USA, but also internationally through Boxlight’s vast international distribution network.”