September 18, 2012      

BBJ & WSJ: Intended to support a rebirth of domestic production for U.S. manufacturers, says its creator, Rodney Brooks, Baxter is "aimed at making it more competitive to do low-cost goods in the U.S., rather than outsourcing them to China. That was my motivation."

Rethink hopes that Baxter will accomplish that rather large chore due to its comparatively low cost ($22,000 each) and its flexibility at assisting on a wide range of production-related and materials handling jobs.

"Baxter is al...

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