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Research from Interact Analysis outlines potential challenges ahead for warehouse automation market
Report predicts double-digit growth for 2019 and 2020, headwinds expected in 2021. Service, maintenance and aftermarket sales will become an increasingly important part of system integrators' business models.

Körber Acquires Majority Stake in Cohesio Group
The Australian-based company is a leading integrator of voice-directed and autonomous mobile robotics (AMR) solutions for logistics.

Transportation Technologies: First Autonomous Yard Spotters, Then Autonomous Over-the-Road Trucks
An in-depth look at how autonomous spotters and trucks will impact the supply chain over the next five to ten years.

Deloitte/MAPI Study: Smart factories key to tripling stalled labor productivity growth rate by 2030
More than 86% of survey respondents believe smart factory initiatives will be the main driver of manufacturing competitiveness in the next five years, though only 51% are making/have made investments.

FMI: Rapid industrial automation remains a turning point of collaborative robots market
Global collaborative robots market anticipated to experience 26% CAGR in next 10 years due to factors such as growing adoption of automation in end-use industry and reduction in labor cost.

Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) opens its largest North American office In New York
Denmark's fastest-growing robotics manufacturer and industry leader in autonomous mobile robots adds first showroom outside of headquarters with space for double the employees in MiR's largest market.

Shopify set to acquire 6 River Systems for $450 million
Ottawa-based Shopify, a multi-channel commerce platform, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Waltham, Mass.-based 6 River Systems, a provider of collaborative warehouse solutions. The purchase price is $450...

On the Move Toward Digital Transformation
In the past few years, we've witnessed a digital transformation taking place in a variety of industrial sectors, and distribution and fulfillment is no exception.

Shopify to acquire 6 River Systems
Acquisition valued at approximately $450 million adds collaborative robotic fleet to the Shopify Fulfillment Network.

Cold Chain Food Logistics: Setting the standard for cold chain
Recent studies show that cold chain efficiency is often less than ideal, as abuses above or below the optimal product-specific temperature range occur frequently. This fact significantly increases food waste...

The Path to Simulation
Industry veterans weigh in on how to make engineering simulation more accessible to a larger user base.

TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH and 3D Systems Establish Partnership to Drive Innovation in Automotive
Companies will develop additive manufacturing solutions to change automotive design and production.

Despite Robophobia, Robotics Have Positively Impacted Warehouses
Amid the science-fiction-fueled fear that robots are taking over, we look at the positive impact that robotics bring to society, as well as the this a normal part...

GreyOrange partners with eight supply chain industry leaders in the United States
Partnerships follow enhanced U.S. presence with the opening of a research and development lab in Boston and the buildout of U.S. headquarters in Atlanta.

First half of 2019 sees continued growth in robotic sales
More than 180,000 robots have been shipped to American companies since 2010, and more than 1.2 million new manufacturing jobs have been created during the same time.

Other Voices: Five ways to use robotics in the warehouse
The potential benefits of robotics and automation in the warehouse must be balanced with concern about potential logistical hurdles.

SparkFun Works with NVIDIA to Release Two New Kits
JetBot AI Kit Powered by the NVIDIA Jetson Nano and a Materials Kit for NVIDIA's “Getting Started on AI with Jetson Nano.”

ProMat 2021: 35,700 square feet secured in Robotics & Automation Solution Center
The exhibit pre-selection for the new Robotics & Automation Solution Center at ProMat 2021 attracted 51 exhibitors who selected 35,700 square feet of exhibit space.

LogistiVIEW Announces Partnership With Fetch Robotics
Warehouse automation collaboration to deliver complex human-robotic interaction through augmented reality (AR), artificial intelligence (AI), and computer vision.

nTop Platform Meets Advanced Manufacturing
New platform from nTopology integrates CAD, simulation and CAM technologies to accelerate the design of complex and lightweight parts.

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