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Urbx Logistics and Mitsubishi Electric Automation Collaborate to Enable the Automation of In-Store Picking
Urbx Logistics, which provides automated storage and retrieval systems, is working with Mitsubishi Electric to help retailers optimize their in-store order fulfillment processes.

Berkshire Grey Secures $36M in New Orders, $25M in Repeat Orders
Berkshire Grey has received orders from new and returning customers for its order-fulfillment robots and software, and retailer Bealls is using its automation to speed up replenishment.

Brain Corp Mobile Robot Fleet Covers 100B Square Feet Autonomously
While many companies look for scarce workers, Brain Corp reported that adoption of its AI-powered fleet of mobile robots has grown, particularly in the healthcare market.

Geek+ and GEODIS Optimize Warehouse Logistics With Autonomous Mobile Robots in Hong Kong
Global logistics provider GEODIS is meeting the demands of rapid e-commerce order fulfillment with mobile robots and dense storage at its distribution center in Hong Kong.

Berkshire Grey Robotic Shuttle Product Sortation System Designed to Accelerate Order Fulfillment
Berkshire Grey says its new Robotic Shuttle Product Sortation system can help global retailers, grocers, and logistics providers manage inventory and fulfill orders.

Miso Robotics Unveils Flippy 2 Frying Robot for Restaurants
Miso Robotics, which has raised money through crowdfunding, has incorporated feedback from a pilot at White Castle into Flippy 2, the latest version of its food-frying robot.

FedEx and Neolix Test Autonomous Delivery Vehicle in China
As part of its sustainability and technology innovation efforts, FedEx Express is testing an autonomous delivery vehicle with Neolix this month in China.

Flytrex Expands Drone Delivery Service for Food on Demand to Holly Springs, N.C.
Residents of select North Carolina neighborhoods can now get online retail and food orders delivered by drone through Flytrex and its partners, as service grows with FAA approval.

Starship Technology Begins Robotic Delivery Service at North Carolina A&T
Starship, which has more than 1,000 mobile robots making deliveries on campuses nationwide, will be providing food service at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Webcast: Robots Provide Scalability for Seasonal Demand
Expert panelists in this "Hot Seat" will discuss how robotics and automation can help retailers and supply chains find a "new normal" in the face of accelerated demand.

Amazon Opens New Robotics Manufacturing Facility in Massachusetts
Amazon.com has added a manufacturing facility in Westborough, Mass., to its Amazon Robotics headquarters in North Reading, Mass., saying that it will create jobs as well as robots.

5 Questions With Melonee Wise About New Zebra and Fetch Robots
Melonee Wise, founder of Fetch Robotics, which was recently acquired by Zebra Technologies, explains how three new mobile robots and FetchCore software offer value for warehouse picking.

Miso Robotics Unveils Flippy Wings Robotic Fryer Tested at Buffalo Wild Wings
Miso Robotics has announced Flippy Wings, which is designed to automate the frying of chicken wings at high-volume restaurants and was tested at the Inspire Brands Innovation Center.

Zebra Technologies Expands Fetch Robotics Portfolio With Fulfillment Optimization
Zebra Technologies has rebranded and updated Fetch mobile robots and the FetchCore software to streamline order, batch, case, pallet, and each picking workflows.

DHL and Geek+ to Showcase Robotics, ‘Warehouse of the Future’ in Asia Pacific Innovation Center
Geek+ is providing RoboShuttles that work with OSARO's vision technology and Yaskawa Motoman's cobot arm to demonstrate the value of automation at DHL's Asia-Pacific Innovation Center.

Automation as a Tool to Future-Proof Retail Businesses
Retail automation, which includes everything from inventory management to service robots and mobile robots in warehouses, can help businesses respond to demands for speed and customization.

UVD Robots and OCC Send Disinfection Systems Into Supermarket Aisles
Potentially harmful bacteria and viruses abound in retail grocery environments. UVD Robots and OCC Commercial Consulting are working together on "hospital-grade" robotic disinfection.

Dexterity Obtains $140M in Series B Funding for Supply Chain Robotics
Dexterity, which offers software as a service to enable robots to have human-like perception and manipulation for unstructured piles of goods, plans to deploy 1,000 robots with its funding.

InOrbit Launches Developer Portal, Expands Robot Operations Ecosystem
InOrbit said its new Developer Portal works with InOrbit Free Edition. InOrbit also partnered with 634AI, whose MAESTRO is an AI-enabled "control tower" for warehouse automation.

First Financial Equipment Leasing Offers to Reduce Risk in Adopting Automation
As companies across industries adopt or add automation, they can benefit from leases that make costs more predictable, says First Financial Equipment Leasing.



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