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Consumer robot manufacturer iRobot and Amazon halt acquisition
A proposed acquisition of iRobot by Amazon ended after European Commission antitrust regulators blocked the deal in the EU. Amazon will pay the robot vacuum cleaner manufacturer a $94 million termination...

PULS Acquires Wiferion to Provide Wireless Power for Robots, Industrial Vehicles
PULS is adding Wiferion's inductive charging for electric vehicles including mobile robots and lift trucks to form its PULS Wireless business unit.

Electric Sheep Acquires Phenix Landscape and Complete Landscaping to Grow Robotic Mowing
Electric Sheep, which provides AI mowing robots, has acquired two landscaping firms as part of its outdoor service expansion strategy.

Trimble Provides Advanced Path Planning, Data Collection to Enable Agile Response
Trimble discusses how autonomy plus precise data collection can provide operational flexibility across industries and applications.

Emerson to Acquire Afag to Enhance Factory Automation Line
Emerson Electric said it will add Afag's electric linear motion to its existing pneumatic factory automation to gain access to new, growing manufacturing segments.

Kiva Systems Founders Share Company’s Story at Robotics Invest Event in Boston
Kiva Systems is considered among the biggest success stories in warehouse robotics. The founders detailed the company's origins and what led to its rise.

Applied Intuition to Acquire Embark Technology to Enhance Autonomous Vehicle Portfolio
Applied Intuition said it expects to integrate Embark's autonomous truck technology into its own self-driving vehicle suite and address customers' specific pain points.

6 River Systems Handoff a Sign for Mobile Robot Vendors to Demonstrate Value, Say Analysts
6 River Systems, which reportedly experienced layoffs around its sale from Shopify to Ocado, is an example of mobile robot suppliers striving to survive current challenges, said investors and analysts.

Ocado to Acquire Fulfilment Robotics Provider 6 River Systems From Shopify
Ocado Group said it plans to acquire collaborative mobile robot provider 6 River Systems from Shopify, which is also selling its logistics unit, as the e-commerce industry shifts.

Nano Dimension Offers to Acquire Stratasys for $1.1B to Create Additive Manufacturing Leader
Nano Dimension has offered to acquire Stratasys for $18 per share in cash at a 36% premium to the March 1 stock price. The combined 3D printing company could be a market leader.

Airobotics Acquires Iron Drone Assets, Implements Drone Defense Systems With Dubai Police
Airobotics has completed its acquisition of Iron Drone's assets and signed a memorandum of understanding with the Dubai Police to deploy counter-drone security systems.

Piab Sells Selected Joulin Grippers Under the Kenos Brand
Piab has integrated Joulin's MiniGrip, FlexiGrip, and Safe&Light grippers into its Kenos line for industries including automotive, food and beverage, and warehousing.

Built Robotics Acquires Roin Technologies, Combining Excavation and Concrete Automation
Built Robotics, whose Exosystem provides autonomy to excavators, is adding Roin Technologies' engineering team and concrete power trowel to its global offerings.

Barcoding Acquires Automated Guided Vehicle Maker FRED Automation
Barcoding, a provider of supply chain automation, will offer FRED Automation's FRED and Freddie mobile robots to help facilities with both simple and complex materials movement.

Alphabet-Owned Intrinsic Lays Off 20% of Workforce
Alphabet-owned Intrinsic, which was commercializing Open Robotics' work, is the latest technology company to announce a reduction in staff in the past few months.



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