Kiva Systems

<p>Kiva Systems, maker of mobile robotic warehouse solutions, has been acquired by retail giant Amazon.com</p> By MMH Staff · March 19, 2012
Amazon.com, Inc. has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Kiva Systems, a developer of mobile-robotic solutions that automate eCommerce order fulfillment and warehouse operations, for $775 million.
By MMH Staff · February 21, 2012
Kiva Systems, a developer of mobile-robotic solutions that automate eCommerce order fulfillment and warehouse operations, was ranked No. 23 in Fast Company Magazine's recent list of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 6, 2012
Kiva Systems (Booth 2500) announced it has implemented and met the standards for ISO 9001 certification, encompassing the areas of solution design, testing, manufacturing, consulting, services delivery and technology support of software, firmware and hardware.
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By George Kokoris · September 20, 2011
Ask yourself this: what would your opportunity costs be if your distribution operations could not accommodate changes in volumes, product assortments or delivery timelines?
By Lorie King Rogers · September 1, 2011
Built with a number of variable components, automatic guided vehicles are flexible, versatile unmanned solutions that can safely and efficiently move product around your facility.
By Mitch Rosenberg · July 27, 2011
Kiva Systems makes its case for a new way of thinking about automation.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 23, 2011
For years, materials handling equipment manufacturers focused on selling products. Now, they’re selling preconfigured solutions.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 1, 2011
If you think AGVs, or automatic guided vehicles, are a mature technology, think again. Since 2005, the industry has seen an unparalleled level of innovation.
By MMH Staff · June 1, 2011
Robotics company celebrated ribbon-cutting at new 160,000-square-foot facility in North Reading, Mass.
By MMH Staff · March 23, 2011
Kiva reported that upgrades to the company’s software-based materials handling mobile-robotic solutions have resulted in as much as 15% higher throughput for some end users.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 30, 2010
Here's a look at the trends that caught our attention in 2010
By Bob Trebilcock · September 7, 2010
Call them robots, AGVs or carts. But first call them solutions.
<p>Mobile robots deliver the modules to the conveyor system</p> SPECIAL REPORT
By Bob Trebilcock · August 20, 2010
Mobile robotics is powering Office Depot’s new demand-driven distribution center.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 25, 2010
Robotic materials handling is coming to the warehouse and distribution center.
By MMH Staff · June 23, 2010
Kiva Systems, a developer mobile-robotic solutions that automate order fulfillment and warehouse operations, has appointed Amy Villeneuve president and chief operating officer. Villeneuve will be responsible for Kiva’s end-to-end customer engagement process, from sales and marketing through customer installation and support, and will report to Mick Mountz, CEO and founder.

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