UltraViolet Devices has found itself in the middle of an unintended growth spurt, propelled by the coronavirus pandemic.
The family-owned Valencia disinfecting company produces robots that emit ultraviolet radiation that kills germs, as well as HVAC systems with the same technology and air filtration to combat odors and airborne contaminants.
In addition to 333 percent growth over the past three years, according to Chief Executive Peter Veloz, the company has seen a spike in demand specifically for its disinfecting robot of nearly six times compared to five months ago.
“All of our product lines have just been surging with demand. It’s just been almost overwhelming,” explained Veloz. “The pandemic is adding to that arc.”
Read the full story in the Aug. 3 issue of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.