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MAXXgrip Promises to Advance Material Handling Robotics Performance
The Gripper Co. said its new MAXXgrip robotic gripper combines compliance with suction for hybrid grasping with speed and gentleness for e-commerce.

Bespoke Manufacturing Selects Fetch Robots and Zebra Industrial Scanners to Increase Efficiency
Bespoke Manufacturing Co. worked with S&H Systems to use Zebra and Fetch technology to increase visibility into workflows, from printing fabric to shipping.

Ouster Introduces 3D Lidar Suite for High-Volume Material Handling Applications
Ouster's new high-resolution OS0 and OS1 lidar sensors are designed for forklift and mobile robot manufacturers automating production fleets.

TK Elevator Installs Elevators With Robotic, Remote Capabilities at New Calgary Cancer Centre
TK Elevator has installed 30 elevators that robots can wirelessly call using an API, leading to more efficient movement of patients and medical supplies.

NFI to Pilot Boston Dynamics Stretch Robot at Georgia Warehouse Next Year as Part of $10M Deal
NFI, a major North American supply chain systems provider, plans to soon use Boston Dynamics' Stretch truck-unloading robot.

Picking Robots Gain Speed and Accuracy
MHS, which provides materials handling systems including goods-to-robot and singulation robots, describes how technology has increased throughput.

Fraunhofer IML Research Uses NVIDIA Isaac Sim on Omniverse to Advance Robot Design With Simulation
Fraunhofer IML, a German institute for material flow and logistics, is using NVIDIA Omniverse, Isaac Sim, and Jetson for simulation in its logistics robot research.

How to Break Through Barriers to Material Handling Automation, According to Vecna Robotics
Vecna Robotics is aware of the challenges facing newcomers to material handling automation and has described five steps to deploying and scaling mobile robot fleets.

SortIE 3D Sorter Shuttle System From Addverb Technologies Offers to Speed Fulfillment
The new SortIE put-to-wall system can sort up to 450 items per hour, work with other systems, and quickly scale automated fulfillment, said Addverb Technologies.

Yale Materials Handling Keeps Tight Focus on Customers With Robotic Lift Trucks
Yale Materials Handling explains its approach to automating vertical and horizontal lift truck applications in warehousing and logistics operations.

Vanderlande Partners With Kollmorgen to Provide, Service Autonomous Forklifts
Vanderlande is combining Toyota Material Handling forklifts with Kollmorgen's automated guided vehicle hardware and software for warehouse and logistics customers.

Geek+ Closes $100M Series E1 Funding With Strategic Investment From Intel
Geek+, which develops and sells autonomous mobile robots and software for warehousing, supply chain, and logistics operations, said it's now valued at more than $2 billion.

Numina Group Continues Double Digit Growth in 2022 in Response to Demand for Warehouse Automation
Numina's design engineering and software-driven, integrated warehouse automation remain in high demand as distribution centers seek to increase efficiency and reduce manual labor.

AHS and Hy-Tek Partner With Tompkins Robotics to Expand Automated Material Handling
AHS, formerly Advanced Handling Systems and now a unit of Hy-Tek Material Handling, will offer Tompkins Robotics' modular and scalable tSort to its integrated supply chain offerings.

Siemens Switchgear Expands Deployment of Geek+ Mobile Robots for Lean Production
Siemens Switchgear has expanded its deployment of four types of Geek+ mobile robots as the electronics components maker automates both picking and picking-line distribution.



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