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MARC’s Multifaceted Charter and Vision

MARC’s Multifaceted Charter and Vision

The recent economic downturn has created new challenges for the state of Michigan, a region heavily dependent on a declining American automotive industry. Recognizing this, a group of business leaders, with the support of the U.S. government, is working to...

Mixed-Load Packing and Palletizing Demand Drives ABB-Axium Partnership

Mixed-Load Packing and Palletizing Demand Drives ABB-Axium Partnership

Today’s high-throughput distribution centers have a fast-growing logistics challenge- preparing a huge variety of packages to ship on schedule with low tolerance for errors, within an environment of rising labor costs and strict safety regulations. Large distribution centers must be...

InMoTx Targets Food Production and Locates to North America

InMoTx Targets Food Production and Locates to North America

InMoTx Inc. designs and manufactures innovative robotics with the ability to handle nonrigid, nonuniform objects. The young company is focused on providing robotics and automation solutions to the food industry, but is also positioned to serve other growing markets. Recent...

Market Potential Drives Adept Acquisition of MobileRobots

Market Potential Drives Adept Acquisition of MobileRobots

MobileRobots’ CEO Jeanne Dietsch gave a solid presentation at Robotics Trends’ Robotics Summit Conference and Exposition entitled “Driving Autonomous Robot Applications to Market.” In addition to her presentation, Dietsch had a surprise announcement for event attendees. First, the presentation. Dietsch’s...

Whither Braintech?

Whither Braintech?

A Form 8-K U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing on May 4, 2010 by Braintech, Inc. (OTC BB: BRHI) leaves doubts as to whether the company can function as a going concern. The maker of software for vision-guided robotic...

Financing Is Secondary to Aethon-Bosch Partnership

Financing Is Secondary to Aethon-Bosch Partnership

Aethon Inc., a developer of mobile robots for hospital supply chain automation, recently secured $6.6 million in financing led by Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (BVCG). BVCG contributed $5 million, with the remainder coming from Trident Capital, Pacific Venture Group,...

Green is the Color of Money, So Get Over It

Green is the Color of Money, So Get Over It

Kiva Systems has added another notch to its belt with the announcement that the home furnishings retailer Crate and Barrel had selected the Kiva Mobile Fulfillment System (Kiva MFS) to automate its Tracy, Calif., distribution complex. At first the announcement...