10,000 robot mowers for Belrobotics

The robot revolution is underway: Belrobotics produces its 10,000th robot

The robot revolution is underway: Belrobotics, a pioneer in the garden robot sector, has just completed production of its 10,000th robot in its workshops in Wavre. Founded in 2002, the company located in Walloon Brabant has continued to grow and convince more and more companies, municipalities and sports clubs around the world of the quality of its products. With this growth, however, it is not resting on its laurels and continues to invest, develop and improve its robots. The revolution is underway and is not about to stop.

Robot mowers by pros and for pros

Unlike many garden robot producers, Belrobotics targets mainly the professional market: football clubs, municipalities, companies and large properties. With the Ballpicker (which picks up golf balls automatically), the Parcmow and the Bigmow, Belrobotics targets (very) large courses. For example, the new GPS-RTK version of the Bigmow, the big brother in the Belrobotics robot family, can mow up to 75,000 m² per day and in stripes. That’s a minimum of 7 professional football fields per day!

Anyway, this impressive mowing capacity is not achieved at the expense of quality. The typical Belrobotics customer needs, without any concession, grass cut to perfection to make an English golfer green with envy. According to the feedback of many customers, the challenge is met brilliantly by the robots’ multiple cutting blades.

Made-in-Belgium quality with a Japanese touch

Faced with such expectations, quality is a key concern. That’s why, since the beginnings of Belrobotics, robots have been conceived, designed, developed and tested by teams of engineers in Wavre. The team also works with several close suppliers such as Yamabiko for the production of certain elements of the robots (e.g., chassis, sonar and batteries).

Armed with their experience gained throughout the development of thousands of robots, the teams are far from resting on their achievements and continue tirelessly to improve the capabilities of robot lawn mowers while offering new features. This research and development capacity is also made possible by partnerships with research centres in Belgian universities, and thanks to the Research Centre in Yamabiko, Japan.

Recent years have brought many advances. The robots’ blade heads have been improved. The ability to mow in fleet. The coming of the GPS-RTK range, allowing strip mowing and tripling mowing capacity – an application that’s always more useful for professionals, etc. Things are not about to stop, and Belrobotics is already preparing its future improvements. No wonder the company in Walloon Brabant is one of the market leaders, exporting all over the world!

Very popular robots

The success of robot lawn mowers for professionals can sometimes surprise an uninformed public. However, the arguments are legion:

  • Timesaving for the club, company or local authority,
  • Economy (in terms of fuel and man-hours),
  • Efficiency of mulching and quality of mowing and, therefore, a lovely lawn,
  • Possibility of mowing at any time so the occupancy of the grounds is highly increased,
  • Easy to use, especially with the app.


So, for many professionals, Belrobotics robots and their quality meet real needs and allow them to make their lives easier with a clear and calculable return on investment.

Ten thousand robots today and many more in the future!

Robot mower for a big garden: Feedback – Belrobotics

Robot mowers for big gardens: economies of scale

Still underused only a few years ago, robot mowers are now everywhere to be found and especially in the gardens of private individuals. There may be a multitude of smaller models, adapted to gardens that are the size of postage stamps, but models tailored to more extensive surfaces are still not exactly legion. At Belrobotics, our models are mostly designed for professional use: municipal parks and gardens departments, football grounds, golf clubs, company grounds, etc. However, they also suit ‘down to the ground’ any private individual who owns and has to maintain large grounds.

This also happens to be the case for family J, who decided a few years ago to invest in a Bigmow model to look after their lawn. According to them several aspects have turned this investment into a real success:

Considerable time savings

For Mrs J, with her 2 hectares of land, a complete mow by tractor could take anything between 6 to 7 hours depending on the condition of the ground. So, a robot mower is an incredible time saver especially during periods when the grass grows very quickly. Furthermore, as it is now possible to adjust cutting times, you can easily decide which particular time would suit your needs best. 

 A top-quality cut

It is true that saving time is important, but there is no point mowing as fast as possible only to sacrifice the quality of your lawn. Fortunately, a good robot mower now allows you to apply a mulching technique to improve the condition of your lawn, reduce felt and plant diseases and even provide protection during the summer heat. For family J who, given the size if their lawn, had to mow without picking up the cut grasses and plants, mulching also means that they can now enjoy a ’clean’ lawn without a heap of all kinds of grass and foliage.

 An adaptable multi-zone mower

Not all gardens present a nice flat canvas allowing easy-access mowing. Such is the case with the garden of Mrs X. Crossed by a brook, it is split into three zones. One of the advantages of our mowers is their ability to easily mow multi-zone grounds, as well as, for even bigger gardens, to manage the use of several mowers. Whatever might happen, you definitely do not have to fear that your lawn somehow cannot be got to. Thanks to an expert laying the peripheral cable you can rest assured that your robot will not damage any zone, trees, flowers beds or anything else.

An application to track your robot mower

The application is a real advantage although it might rather look like an accessory. Yet, for many clients, professional or private individuals, it brings peace of mind in many ways. The application in fact allows you to know the location of your robot mower at any given point in time. If it runs up against an obstacle you get a direct alert and you can then immediately start solving the problem. And you can also easily reset certain parameters such as the cutting height and working hours.


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Our grounds are indeed very uneven. In fact, it is an old meadow. It was never seeded to be a beautiful lawn, so there are holes and lumps all over the place. It sort of goes up and down. There are all kinds of little animals living here on our two little hectares.

A garden with plenty of fauna and quite a lot of flora too I might say. We have plenty of trees and like to see flowers pretty much everywhere. For the robot this is no problem, it just turns this way and that. The robot also eases its way around the trees and does not damage anything at all.

I used to mow by tractor, so, depending on the season and the state of the grass, which can be dry or sodden and covered with leaves or not I could look forward to a good 6 or 7 hours of straight mowing. Now we use the robot for the three zones in these U-shaped grounds. We have really defined the back and each side of the house, all crossed by a little brook. We get up in the morning and lawn is mown after a good night’s sleep, we do not have to worry about the job anymore!

I save a whole day each week in the high mowing season. With the tractor we were not able to collect the cut grass from this surface. Now we no longer have a problem with grass sticking to our feet thanks to the mulching technique. This is the future, it is no use going back in time. The robot mower offers more comfort and allows to save time. Moreover, the result is much nicer. I can always check the robot mower’s battery, verify its location and what type of alarm it sends me. To do that I just need my tablet or smartphone, that is all.