|MRG-C3 Excavation Droid|
|Place of origin||Harbitros|
|Year of creation||2056|
|Purpose||Mining, gathering resources|
|Manufacturer||Ekaj Autonetics International|
|Number built||est. 4,719 (as of 2085)|
The MRG-C3 Excavation Droid (Mining and Resource Gathering Class III Excavation Droid) is a class of droid manufactured by Ekaj Autonetics International. It was designed by Ekaj Autonetics, as well as the Varlynne Mining Corporation. In 2053, after the PURE-C1 Patrol Droid had received immense success and satisfaction via sells, the Varlynne Mining Corporation -- led and run by Ronald Varlynne -- requested a droid for the purpose of mining. Through co-operation between the two companies, the MRG-C3 and its prototype predecessors were designed. In 2058, they began to be mass-produced. Whereas Varlynne Mining Corporation had requested it and purchased an astonishing 1,500 upon mass-production, other various mineral and mining companies began purchasing the droid. By 2058, MRG-C3s were even being purchased by yardwork companies and even individuals who would use it as much as they use a lawn mower.