June 15, 2010      

As another example of a robust and growing Massachusetts based robotics economy, startup Harvest Automation celebrated the opening of its new 6,000-square-foot headquarters on May 27. The company, founded as QRobotics in late 2006 by Joe Jones and Paul Sandin, inventors of iRobot Corp.'s Roomba autonomous vacuuming robot, is developing mobile materials handling robots targeted at commercial growers.

In January Harvest Automation announced that it had received $4 million in Series A financing fr...

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