Epur in the "Express Line" section of Le Bois International magazine
Original article published on http://www.leboisinternational.com/, February 2020
As part of its partnership with the La Canopée national innovation competition, organized by Forinvest Business Angels and the Ecole supérieure du bois, Le Bois International invites you to discover a startup in the forest-wood sector.
What is the name of your business.?
How did your project come about?
The idea of Epur was born on construction sites, to face a constraint: how to reproduce perfectly identical pieces of wood in series, while gaining in productivity, precision and safety? This is how two carpenters, Pierre Giusti and Ilias Zinsstag, create the start'up Epur in order to give shape to their idea.
What innovative solution (s) does it bring to the forest-wood sector?
Epur designs, produces and markets the Oakbot: the world's first portable digital pruning robot. Innovative, precise and reliable tool. Its particularity is to combine digital technology and mobility. The craftsman works in complete safety, because the Oakbot machines alone. Its high productivity puts added value back into the hands of craftsmen.
Who is your offer aimed at?
The Oakbot is intended for carpenters and wood builders.