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Sarcos Moves Into New Headquarters and Production Facility in Salt Lake City
Sarcos, which is bringing its Guardian XO industrial exoskeleton and Guardian XT teleoperated robot avatar to market, has doubled its space for R&D, manufacturing, and demonstrations.

Sineurope Triples Storage Density, Improves Sustainability With Körber Warehouse Automation
Sineurope, which needed to reduce energy usage and maximize its footprint in its cold-chain seafood facility, invested in automated storage and software from Körber Supply Chain.

HAI Robotics Helps WINIT Boost E-Commerce Fulfillment in U.K. Warehouse
Global warehouse operator WINIT used HAI Robotics' autonomous case-handling robots to help sellers localize its overseas e-commerce businesses and shorten delivery times to end users.

Mecademic Announces International Partners for Small Industrial Robot Arms
Montreal-based Mecademic has announced partners in North America, Europe, and Australia as it expands its global offering of compact and precise robot arms.

Nimble Robotics Says Its Picking Robots Have Picked More Than 15M Objects
Nimble Robotics says that Fortune 500 retailers are using its picking robots to address record labor shortages and meet rapid growth in e-commerce fulfillment demand.

5 Ways Robots Can Help Warehouses Handle the Holiday Rush, According to inVia Robotics
Supply chains face many pressures, compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic and holiday peak, but the latest mobile robots and orchestration software can guarantee throughput, says inVia.

ARM Institute Issues Project Calls for AR in Manufacturing, Endorsement Auditors
The ARM Institute is seeking project proposals to help the U.S. Air Force improve robotic manipulation and to evaluate education and training programs for robotics and manufacturing.

Seegrid CEO Jim Rock Recognized by Ernst & Young as Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
Ernst & Young's recognition of Seegrid CEO Jim Rock as an Entrepreneur of the Year 2021 finalist caps a year of strong growth and new products for the Pittsburgh mobile robot provider.

New SCARA Robots Offer Speed and Precision for the Next Industrial Revolution
The global market for SCARA robots is growing, driven by the need for higher manufacturing throughput while maintaining quality. These four products offer precision and ease of use.

Smith+Nephew Launches CORI, ‘Turnkey’ System for Robot-Assisted Orthopedic Surgery
Smith+Nephew says its CORI handheld robotic system to assist surgeons with knee replacements can improve patient outcomes and is immediately scalable to the U.K.'s National Health Service.

Walmart and DroneUp Announce Multi-Site Drone Deliveries in Arkansas
Walmart is launching three full-time DroneUp airport "Hubs" for on-demand drone deliveries, with the first operation already running in Farmington, Ark.

Locomation’s Autonomous Trucks Could Save Millions in Fuel, Operating Costs, Finds Independent Study
From safety to environmental sustainability, Locomation says its Autonomous Relay Convoy can improve on conventional trucking. A new Boundless Impact study has found potential savings.

Polar Hardware Automates for the First Time With Formic Machine Tending Robot
Polar Hardware, which manufactures door and truck body hardware, struggled to meet production goals and has turned to Formic's robotics-as-a-service and collaborative robots.

Omron Automation Launches Proof of Concept Center in Michigan
Omron Automation Americas says its new Proof-of-Concept Center in Novi, Mich., will help customers by providing engineers and facilities to test robotics applications before deployment.

Honeywell to Open Warehouse R&D Center in Czech Republic
Honeywell says its new development site will give companies across Europe a facility to test, prototype, and train customers on its materials handling hardware and software.

Everyday Robots Moves Out of Alphabet X, Reports Progress Toward General Purpose Robot
From cleaning a table and picking up toys to opening doors, everyday tasks are coming within reach of service robots, says Everyday Robots, which is spinning out of X Development.

Machina Labs Exits Stealth With Series A Funding for Software-Defined Manufacturing
Machina Labs says its robotic and AI metalworking capabilities go beyond current methods of shaping and finishing, so more complex parts can be made efficiently and cost-effectively.

FANUC America and Manufacturing Skill Standards Council to Stack Certifications to Address Robotics Skills Shortage
FANUC America and the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council are working with Nocti Business Solutions to stack their certifications for certified production technicians and robot operators.

Monarch Tractor Secures Series B Funding to Produce, Deploy MK-V Driver Optional Tractor
Monarch Tractor, which has been developing the MK-V fully electric, driver-optional tractor for specialty crops, plans to use its latest funding to expand its global operations.

Flytrex Raises Series C Funding to Expand Rapid Drone Delivery Across the U.S.
Flytrex, which has been testing rapid drone-delivery services in Iceland and North Carolina, has raised funding to scale up its operations and expand across the U.S.

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Logistics Reaches New Levels With Robotics
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Logistics Reaches New Levels With Robotics
The potential is great, but it's best to focus on specific needs first, say suppliers and users.
Automation for Manufacturing Keeps Evolving
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Automation for Manufacturing Keeps Evolving
Industrial automation is rapidly diversifying to augment human workers in any production environment.

AMR 101: Everything You Need to Know About Autonomous Mobile Robots
AMR 101: Everything You Need to Know About Autonomous Mobile Robots
Online sales will only keep growing, which means warehouses need flexible solutions to keep up - this paper will review what you need to know.
7 Reasons Why Warehouse Robots Beat Traditional Automation
7 Reasons Why Warehouse Robots Beat Traditional Automation
The new fulfillment and e-commerce landscape has opened the doors to a new automation solution: Collaborative mobile warehouse robots.

Webcasts

Webcast: Robots Provide Scalability for Seasonal Demand
Recording: Nov. 17, 2021 @ 2:00 EST
Webcast: Robots Provide Scalability for Seasonal Demand

The annual holiday surge had already encouraged retailers and logistics providers to consider automation. Now, the ongoing elevation of e-commerce orders during the pandemic and the need for more resilient supply chains across industries make robotics a requirement for every operation.

Date: November 17, 2021
Time: 02:00 p.m. EDT/11:00 a.m. PDT

This Hot Seat webinar will examine how robots can provide flexibility in the face of such challenges. Expert panelists will discuss the following topics:

  • How robots can augment existing workforces and even help with retention
  • Finding the right combination of different robots, software, and services to scale with demand
  • Lessons learned during the pandemic and applying them to existing and future workflows

Register now for this free webcast, and submit questions now or ask them during the live broadcast.

 

Webcast: Collaborative Robots to Democratize Automation
Recording: Sep. 22, 2021 @ 2:00 EST
Webcast: Collaborative Robots to Democratize Automation
From e-commerce to piece picking, this expert panel will look at the latest capabilities and applications for collaborative robots.

Webcast: Advances in Goods-to-Person Automation
Recording: Jul. 22, 2021 @ 2:00 EST
Webcast: Advances in Goods-to-Person Automation
Panelists in this webinar examined different aspects of goods-to-person automation and how to get the most out of warehouse robots and software.


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