March 20, 2012, Inc. today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire ?RBR50 member?privately-held Kiva Systems, Inc., a leading innovator of mobile-robotic warehouse automation systems technology.

?Amazon has long used automation in its fulfillment centers, and Kiva?s technology is another way to improve productivity by bringing the products directly to employees to pick, pack and stow,? said Dave Clark, vice president, global customer fulfillment, ?Kiva shares our passion ...

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