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ForwardX Robotics announces partnership with Voyatzoglou to expand distribution in Europe
ForwardX Robotics announced a partnership with Voyatzoglou and its subsidiary EuroFit to serve as distributors of assisted picking AMRs in Greece and Romania.

Procter & Gamble’s Amy Rardin named keynote speaker of NextGen Supply Chain Conference
NextGen Supply Chain Conference announced that Amy Rardin, global senior director at Procter & Gamble, will serve as the keynote speaker at its October 2024 event in Chicago.

Doosan Robotics, Rocketfarm announce palletizing robotics partnership
Doosan Robotics will integrate Rocketfarm’s Pally palletizing software into its robot arms, including its PRIME-SERIES, to help streamline workflows for various industries.

Agility Robotics, GXO sign multi-year humanoid deployment agreement
Building off a pilot with SPANX in December, GXO and Agility will continue RaaS commercial deployment of Digit mobile manipulation humanoids, integrating with cobot AMRs.

Robotics Invest Summit 2024 highlights funding, robotics ecosystems
The 2024 Robotics Invest Summit in Boston brought leaders from across the robotics industry to discuss funding, industrial AI and more with peers and venture capital firms.

Yale Reliant accumulates 14 million real-world run time hours
Yale Lift Truck Technologies’ Reliant operator assistance technology reinforces safe lift truck operation by intervening and providing feedback to operators.

Johnson & Johnson’s Luis Roman named keynote speaker of NextGen Supply Chain Conference
NextGen Supply Chain Conference announced that Luis Roman, global head of site & supply at Johnson & Johnson, will serve as a keynote speaker at its October 2024 event in Chicago.

Special Focus Issue
Orchestrating mobile robot fleets for success
This edition of the Robotics 24/7 Special Focus Issue examines how business and fleet management software leads to well-performing deployments.

AutoStore opens new U.S. headquarters in New Hampshire
AutoStore said its new U.S. headquarters in Salem, N.H. will bring over 100 jobs to greater Boston. The facility includes its AutoStore Academy and Experience Center.

PIT’s xBridge innovation center helps Ottonomy evaluate use cases
At Pittsburgh International Airport’s xBridge innovation center, companies test their products in real-world environments, including Ottonomy’s autonomous delivery robots.

Flexibility, scalability at the ‘Hub’ of Locus Robotics’ offerings
Locus Robotics, through its LocusOne and LocusHub platforms, manage fleets of Origin and Vector AMRs for organizations across industries.

Robust.AI raises the bar with Grace fleet management software, Carter robot
Robust.AI’s Grace fleet management suite and Carter robot have set a high bar for collaborative efforts in the warehouse logistics space.

NVIDIA AI, Omniverse supercharge Taiwanese electronic makers’ robotic factories
NVIDIA announced at COMPUTEX 2024 that several major Taiwanese electronics makers are utilizing Ominverse, Metropolis and other technologies to supercharge its autonomous facilities.

A3 President Jeff Burnstein recaps Automate 2024, turns attention to robotics market
Jeff Burnstein, president of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3) sat down to recap Automate 2024 and provide some analysis on the robot spending market with Robotics 24/7.

Sonair exits stealth mode, debuts 3D ultrasonic sensor for autonomous mobile robots
Sonair, a Norway-based company that has exited stealth mode, released its new 3D ultrasonic sensor for autonomous robots that looks to improve safety in industrial automation.

S&S Activewear strengthens Korber collaboration, expands Geekplus robotics deployment
S&S Activewear announced the expansion of its partnership with Korber Business Area Supply Chain and deployment of Geekplus robotics at three warehouse sites across the Americas.

United Robotics Group debuts uLink series of service robots at VivaTech 2024
United Robotics group released its uLink series of service robots, targeted at the retail, warehouse logistics and manufacturing industries, at VivaTech 2024 in Paris.

Avidbots announces launch of Kas autonomous cleaning robot
Avidbots announced the release of its Kas autonomous cleaning robot, a new fully autonomous floor scrubber that the company hopes will expand to new markets in robotic cleaning.

Robot Era open-sources reinforcement learning framework Humanoid-Gym
Beijing-based Robot Era announced it will open source its reinforcement learning framework, Humanoid-Gym, on GitHub in the hopes of speeding up progress on humanoid robots.

Geekplus, Hy-Tek Intralogistics partner on large e-commerce project
Geekplus and Hy-Tek Intralogistics expanded their partnership with the installation of a Shelf-to-Person system for a rural lifestyle retailer with stores in 49 states.



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