Founded in 2003, SmartTCP is a supplier of automatic welding solutions for complex fabrications in small batch production. The SmartTCP robotic welding solution aims to improve time to market, increases production volume and quality, and addresses manufacturers' challenges in dealing with the worldwide shortage of expert welders. From its inception, SmartTCP has been defining a new market category in manufacturing automation, that of welding automation for high mix low volume production. The company's gantry welding system is a turnkey solution that automates both the robot programming and the weld production and includes the hardware, software, installation, training and support during and after implementation. SmartTCPs software automates complex and tedious robot programming tasks. It creates accurate and reliable robot programming, making it possible for job-shops and manufacturers to optimize the fabrication of high mix low volume parts.