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Exotec, First Supply partner to deploy Skypod system at new Wisconsin distribution center
Exotec announced a partnership with First Supply to deploy its Skypod warehouse automation system at the company’s new 308,000 square foot distribution center in Wisconsin.

Outrider granted U.S. patent for determining trailer angle
Outrider was granted its 11th U.S. patent covering its portfolio of AI-powered distribution yard automation systems for trailer truck tractors and loading docks.

Valmet deploys smelt spout cleaning robot arm for Pixelle
Pulp and paper systems supplier Valmet deployed a FANUC robot arm to clean recovery boiler smelt spouts for Pixelle Specialty Solutions in Spring Grove, Penn.

Scythe Robotics launches new generation of M.52 autonomous mower
Upgrades to Scythe Robotics’ latest generation of M.52 autonomous mower include a 25% increase in battery capacity and a completely redesigned control panel.

HP, MoviĜo Robotics launch AMR for printing industry at Dscoop Edge Indy
HP and MoviĜo Robotics announced a new autonomous mobile robot called Ŝharko5 designed for the printing industry at the Dscoop Edge Indy event in March 2024.

GXO Logistics announces large-scale robotics deployment in France
GXO Logistics announced a major deployment for a global sporting goods company in France, utilizing over 500 Geekplus AMRs to optimize logistics processes for the company.

MODEX 2024: Slip Robotics wins Best New Innovation award for SlipBot ALR
Slip Robotics received a Best New Innovation award from MHI at MODEX 2024 in Atlanta for its SlipBot automated loading robot.

Nickelytics, Starship Robots partner for OOH campaign at two U.S. colleges
B2B adtech startup Nickelytics and autonomous delivery robot provider Starship Technologies partnered to deploy robots in support of the national “Love, Your Mind” campaign.

RC Mowers adds split pattern plan and bilingual interface
Learning from customer experiences, RC Mowers added a Spanish interface option and split mowing pattern fleet management tool to its Autonomous Mowing Robot.

Meltio announces German sales partnership with 3D Solution
Developing its partner ecosystem, laser metal 3D printer manufacturer Meltio announced 3D Solution, a division of Bräuer Group, as its official German sales partner.

Teleo deploys dump trucks equipped for supervised autonomy
Teleo has deployed its teleoperation and supervised autonomy systems for Tomahawk Construction at a construction site in Naples, Florida performing haul jobs.

Agility Robotics partners with systems integrator Zion Solutions
Through a new partnership, Agility Robotics’ Digit bipedal humanoid robots and Arc cloud-based fleet management software will be offered through systems integrator Zion Solutions.

Automate 2024: Comau introduces piece picking vision system
Comau introduced its MI.RA OnePicker hardware-agnostic piece picking machine vision system, which incorporates simulation and AI algorithms, at Automate 2024.

Automate 2024: Comau debuts hollow wrist robot arms
Comau’s S-Family hollow-wrist six-axis articulated robots are designed for applications outside automotive including foundry, battery manufacturing, and food and beverage handling.

Automate 2024: Hypertherm Associates rolls out the latest in offline robot programming
Hypertherm Associates showcased its new Robotmaster 2024 robotic programming software at Automate 2024 in Chicago.

Automate 2024: Doosan Robotics unveils max-powered “PRIME-SERIES” of collaborative robots
Doosan Robotics debuted its new P-SERIES cobot at Automate 2024 in Chicago, coming with a payload of 30kg and a reach of 80 inches.

Automate 2024: Productive Robotics features new Blaze robotic laser welding system
At Automate 2024 in Chicago, Productive Robotics debuted its new Blaze robotic laser welding system and a deburring add-on package for its OB7.

Automate 2024: LexxPluss launches AMR conveying for U.S. manufacturers
Conveyance systems provider LexxPluss launches its cart-towing AMRs, towing interface, fleet management system, and IoT system for U.S. customers at Automate.

Automate 2024: Kardex showcases FulfillX WES for AutoStore
Kardex showcased its FulfillX WES and Intuitive Picking Assistant for Autostore at Automate, sharing real-world case studies from deployments with Anyseals and MAHLE Aftermarket.

Automate 2024: FANUC America showcases new cobot arms, software, AI, motion control
FANUC America showcased SCARA, robot and cobot arms performing welding, assembly, kitting, picking, packing, put wall, inspection, palletizing and depalletizing at Automate.

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Webcast: The zen of robotic piece picking
Recording: May. 29, 2024 @ 12:00 EST
Webcast: The zen of robotic piece picking

Robots moving quietly through the warehouse, autonomously or alongside humans to pick items. It's a continually growing trend in the industry as organizations discover new robots and new features to optimize their picking processes.

What new tools and solutions are out there for companies to consider? Have we reached a sweet-spot in the process, or what are the next steps as part of this evolution? Palletizing, quality inspection and interoperability can help expand this zen and make warehouses run smoothly.

Tune into this free discussion addressing these topics, and how SMBs can start their journey with robots.

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Time: 12:00 P.M. EDT/9:00 A.M. PDT

 

Webcast: How small and midsize businesses can get started with robots
Recording: Mar. 27, 2024 @ 12:00 EST
Webcast: How small and midsize businesses can get started with robots
Join our program with Körber Supply Chain Software to discuss the robot landscape for SMBs

Webcast: Robots and AI open new applications
Recording: Jan. 31, 2024 @ 12:00 EST
Webcast: Robots and AI open new applications
Join our discussion with Körber Supply Chain Software and Hy-Tek Intralogistics to discuss the current and future state of AI and robots



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