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Construction Robotics

Construction Robotics (CR) was established with the goal of advancing construction through the use of robotics, automation and the same principles used in manufacturing. CR aims to develop world leading robotics and automation equipment for the construction industry, starting with SAM100.


Construction Robotics is dedicated to developing affordable, leading-edge robotics and automation equipment for the construction industry.


National Science Foundation

This material is based in part upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under SBIR Phase I and II grants (1215340 and 1330154). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.



Nate Podkaminer
Chairman and co-founder
Nate is the visionary behind the Construction Robotics concept. A Registered Architect with over 40 years of experience managing multimillion dollar construction projects and, as an industry innovator, has brought many new construction concepts to the region. He is a senior executive with the Hueber-Breuer Construction Company in Syracuse and was critical in the growth of the company from 4 employees when he started in 1975, to over 45 today.
Scott Peters
President and co-founder
Scott has held various roles in engineering and management across a range of industries over the past 14 years. Scott has experience developing advanced manufacturing technologies and robotic automation concepts. At CR he has led the team from concept to completion of the world’s first prototype Semi-Automated Masonry (SAM) robotic brick laying system. Scott is an inventor and entrepreneur and has invented technologies in numerous industries.