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Logistics and supply chain automation is one of the fastest-growing applications for mobile robots and manipulators. E-commerce order fulfillment, more flexible warehouses, and drone delivery are among the benefits of robots and AI in supply chains.

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DHL Opens Innovation Center to Showcase Logistics Technology Shopify to Acquire 6 River Systems for $450 Million Report: 580,000+ Order-Filling Robots to Work in Warehouses by 2023 Starship Raises $40M, Announces Campus Delivery Expansion Plans Warehouse Automation Growth Remains Strong, With a Possible Blip

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Chief Robotics Officer Online Summit Robotics Business Review Announces Chief Robotics Officer Online Summit

The chief robotics officer, or CRO, is the person or team responsible for evaluating, adopting, and managing automation. Our first online summit will feature four sessions on how to implement robots in supply chain and logistics.

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Seegrid Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Seegrid Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Seegrid Corp., a Pittsburgh, Pa.-based manufacturer of vision-based automated guided vehicles (AGVs), has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware, listing $48.7 million in outstanding liabilities as of Sept. 24, according to court documents. Nearly...

RoboBusiness Celebrates Massachusetts Robotics

RoboBusiness Celebrates Massachusetts Robotics

RoboBusiness 2014, celebrating its 10th year as the leading business development event for the global robotics industry, kicked off in style last night as the New England Robotics Validation and Experimentation (NERVE) Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell hosted...

Grabit Each Pick Gripper

Grabit Each Pick Gripper

Grabit's "Each-Pick" technology will allow the acquisition and transfer of unwrapped products of various shapes, sizes and weights. "Each-Pick" technology offers flexible and labor savings automated solutions in fulfillment centers and warehouses.

Grabit Electroadhesion-based Grippers

Grabit Electroadhesion-based Grippers

Grabit grippers offer a flexible solution for handling of smart phones and tablets, printed circuit boards (PCBs), flexible circuit boards, fabrics and textiles, solar panels, glass sheets, composite pre-preg fiber sheets, and sheet metal.

Universal Robots Releases Third-Gen UR5 Industrial Arm

Universal Robots Releases Third-Gen UR5 Industrial Arm

From a small machine shop to large automobile assembly lines, Universal Robots UR5 robot arm optimizes production in all companies needing to automate repeated tasks. The payback period is only 195 days -- the fastest in the industry.

Rethink Robotics Baxter Research Robot

Rethink Robotics Baxter Research Robot

The Baxter Research Robot helps spark new ideas, boost student engagement, and provide a revolutionary continuity of learning, from K-12 through postgraduate education and beyond.

Seegrid Names Jim Rock CEO

Seegrid Names Jim Rock CEO

Jim Rock, former president of Vocollect Healthcare by Honeywell, has been named CEO of Seegrid. The move may enhance stability at Seegrid, which has been referred to in two recent and still-pending lawsuits.