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Hydroid was founded in 2001 by the inventors of REMUS to allow this remarkable
technology to reach a wider market and to provide for continuous product development.
REMUS is the product of over 15 years of leading edge research and development,
which has culminated in the world's most capable and reliable compact AUV.
Hydroid has grown at an amazing rate, and now boasts over 200 AUV system sales
to a variety of domestic and international customers. To support this growth, Hydroid
now has a staff of over 120 full and part-time employees that continuously strive
for the highest level of product quality and support. This team is enhanced by the
organization's growing representative network, which provides local sales and support
in nearly 30 nations around the globe.
Hydroid is located in a state-of-the-art facility in Pocasset, Massachusetts.
This facility has been uniquely designed to support Hydroid's growing product offerings.
Since its inception, Hydroid has delivered a continuous stream of products through
a highly efficient and well organized manufacturing system, which allows for volume
production of REMUS vehicles, tracking transponders, and other system components.
The result is a highly repeatable system that produces quality products in a timely
and efficient manner.Hydroid's products are backed by the organization's skilled
customer service staff, which provides on-site training, system commissioning, and
continuous product service and support.