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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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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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UK Robot Sales Lag Outside The Automotive Sector

UK Robot Sales Lag Outside The Automotive Sector

The UK's PPMA group reports that while sales of automotive robots are booming in that region, a reluctance to integrate robotics in other sectors is causing the UK to trail other countries in the progression of highly automated manufacturing procedures

Rio Tinto’s $3.6B Bid to Marry Mining to Robotics

Rio Tinto’s $3.6B Bid to Marry Mining to Robotics

The Pilbara robot trials were a real-world success. The most-watched machine was the autonomous, AT version of the Komatsu 930E, the best-selling off-road dump truck in the world?and now soon-to-be strategic hauling tool of choice for the Pilbara?s millions of...

Thinking Twice On Rethink Robotics

Thinking Twice On Rethink Robotics

According to expert analyst Dan Kara, Rethink Robotics is very well positioned, in terms of executive leadership, financing and first-to-market advantage to monopolize the market for its unique class of manufacturing robots for the foreseeable future.

ABB Robotics Debuts New Robot Palletizer

ABB Robotics Debuts New Robot Palletizer

Programming times for the PalletPack 460 can be reduced by as much as 65% compared to traditional methods, shortening the return on investment and making robotic palletizing highly attractive to a wide range of end-users. What used to take days...