RE2 Robotics CEO, Jorgen Pedersen, Appointed to Catalyst Connection’s Board

PITTSBURGH, PA – March 12, 2019 – RE2 Robotics, leading developer of human-like robotic manipulator arms, announced today that the Company’s CEO, Jorgen Pedersen, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Catalyst Connection. Catalyst Connection is a Pittsburgh-based manufacturing consulting firm, a Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Southwest Pennsylvania.

Catalyst Connection provides consulting and training services to small manufacturers in southwestern Pennsylvania, accelerating revenue growth and improving productivity. Through active collaboration with clients and the manufacturing community at large, Catalyst contributes to the growth, vibrancy, and ongoing robustness of manufacturing in the Pittsburgh region. Catalyst selected Mr. Pedersen to its Board based on his 25 years of experience with advanced manufacturing technologies and robotics technology development.

"It is an honor to be named to Catalyst Connection’s Board of Directors,” stated Jorgen Pedersen, president and CEO of RE2 Robotics. “Robots have played a key role within manufacturing for decades. As more robotics companies establish headquarters in the Pittsburgh region, the demand for quality manufacturers of robotic components will increase and the use of robots for manufacturing will be applicable to new markets. Catalyst’s workforce development and advanced manufacturing technology expertise will help our region lead the way in robotic product development.”

"Jorgen and his leadership team at RE2 Robotics have been working closely with Catalyst Connection for the past several years. We’ve watched Jorgen build his Company on solid principles and values, such as trust, respect, integrity, and positivity. These values, and RE2’s mission to develop technology technologies that saves lives and makes a positive impact on the world, directly align with Catalyst’s mission of making a difference within western Pennsylvania’s manufacturing sector,” stated Petra Mitchell, president and CEO of Catalyst Connection.


About RE2 Robotics
RE2 Robotics develops humanlike robotic manipulator arms that enable robot users to remotely interact with their world from a safe distance -- whether on the ground, in the air, or underwater. RE2 creates interoperable robotic manipulator arms, intuitive controllers, and advanced autonomy solutions for robotic arms. For more information, please visit or call 412.681.6382.

Media Contact: RE2 Public Relations,, 412.681.6382.