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Supply Chain & Retail Resource Center
Seegrid Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
Pre-packaged reorganization plan includes a debt-for-equity swap with Giant Eagle Inc., which already owns a nearly 32 percent stake in Seegrid. Read more.
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Supply Chain & Retail News
What’s Driving iRobot’s VC Play? Roomba Competition?
Is iRobot's gambit good insurance against not being left behind?

In-Depth Analysis
CES 2015: Strategy for Making Lots of Money in Robotics
Half-day conference unveils looming investment bonanza ahead for consumer robotics

Analyst Outlook
Future Supply Chains: Faster, Smaller, Cheaper, Local
The growth of 3D printing, intelligent robots, and open-source hardware is re-shaping logistics from head to toe…forever!

EU Robotics Update: Horizon 2020 Confirms $102M New Funding
EU goal is to create 240,000 jobs through robotics by 2020

The Three Amigos: Jimmy, Pepper and Jibo
For personal robotics, it’s like Siri gets a body…and then some

Seegrid Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
Pre-packaged reorganization plan includes a debt-for-equity swap with Giant Eagle Inc., which already owns a nearly 32 percent stake in Seegrid.

KUKA Falls First, Buys Swisslog for $335M. Who’s Next?
Staying relevant via acquisition: Are industrial robot manufacturers buying mobility?

UPS, Stratasys Expand 3D Printers to 100 Stores Nationwide
UPS uses 3D printing to begin blurring the lines between warehouse and factory

Consumer Robotics Survey: What Do You Think?
Help us take the measure of personal opinion and preference on the present and future of the consumer robotics marketplace

Research Report
Robotics and the “New” Supply Chain: 2015-2020
Special report "Robotics and the “New” Supply Chain: 2015-2020" addresses the arrival, challenges, benefits and costs of the “New” supply chain and the demands of modern logistics.

Tomorrow’s Supply Chains Today
Things are changing fast, and robotics is making them happen

What’s Wrong with Supply Chains? Plenty!
The “Old” Supply Chain is showing its age: it’s grown too complex, too long, and too fragile

Additive Chocolatiering!?  3D Systems, Hershey Collaborate
Commercial-grade 3D-printers headed into global, chocolate market

Andy McAfee Keynotes as RoboBusiness Turns Ten: 2005-2014
“We ain’t seen nothin’ yet!” as keynoter Andy McAfee futurecasts “brilliant technologies”

Nikkei Ticks Up as Robot Shares Draw Buyers
SoftBank’s robot entry spurs interest and investment across Japan’s publicly traded robot companies



Special Focus: Robots and the Law

Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


Future Supply Chains: Faster, Smaller, Cheaper, Local

Can China’s Homegrown Robots Supplant Foreign Brands?

Wall Street Finally Tosses a Smile at HP. Could It Be 3D Printing?
More in 3D Printing



2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing

Why Intel is Betting on Drones

CMU Names Martial Hebert Director of Robotics Institute

Baxter Collaborative Robot More Flexible with Robot Positioning System