AndroTec was established in the year 2000 by Dr. Klaus-Werner Jörg, Michael Kasper and Mirko Eßling. The company has its roots in the Kaiserslautern University of Technology. The founders were members of the former Research Group on Robotics and Process Control within the computer science department, where they had worked on various research projects in the context of mobile service robots.

Evolving from its roots in the robotics research community, the company's business segments include the fields of laser-based systems for positioning and surveying, mobile robotics and automation.