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Körber celebrates partnership milestone with robotics provider Geek+
Software provider Körber and Geek+ mark third year as partners, noting 30 implementations in eight regions and thousands of bots deployed.

IAM Robotics rebrands to Onward Robotics
Mobile robotics company rebrands to mark its next chapter, reinforcing its mission to improve order fulfillment by coordinating humans and robots as a cohesive system.

Retailer Otto Group teams with Boston Dynamics on warehouse robotics deployments
Strategic agreement calls for Boston Dynamics robots, including both its Stretch and Spot robots, to be deployed across more than 20 facilities over the next two years.

Rockwell Automation signs agreement to acquire autonomous robotics vendor Clearpath Robotics
Deal for Clearpath and its OTTO Motors division, which is known for larger format mobile robots, is seen as accelerating Rockwell’s autonomous production logistics solutions, providing safer, more efficient manufacturing environments.

Wauseon Machine announces consolidation of aftermarket services through merger
Aftermarket Services by McAlister Design and Automation and Wauseon Machine combine in formal merger

POLA ORBIS taps solution from ForwardX Robotics to transform warehouse operations
The AMR solution uses customized mobile robots equipped with built-in weighing scales to cater to the warehouse’s specific operational requirements.

Locus Robotics passes 2 billion units picked milestone
Mobile robotics fulfillment provider doubles global picks in just 11 months.

Chery Automotive’s deployment of AMRs from ForwardX Robotics tops 100 robots
Autonomous mobile robots from ForwardX automate line-side replenishment of materials in Phase One of Chery's Super Factory.

Locus Robotics breaks ground for new global headquarters
Autonomous mobile robot provider highlights commitment to technological advancements and AI-driven innovation with expanded operations at Wilmington, Mass., facility. The nearly 200,000 square foot/18,580 square meter facility in the Boston area will serve as the hub for Locus Robotics' expanding global operations.

Robotics company Ati Motors secures $10.85 million in Series A funding
Funding round will help mobile robot provider expand into U.S., South East Asia, Japan, and Europe markets while exploring untapped opportunities across pharmaceuticals, chemicals, maritime, and injection molding sectors.

Dorman Products Reduces Travel Waste by 16% with Autonomous Mobile Robots
Decreasing travel time to enable pickers to pick faster and more efficiently.

Autonomous mobile robot provider MiR marks its 10th anniversary
Founded in Denmark in 2013 and now part of Teradyne, MiR currently employs more than 420 people globally

Why Should You Deploy Autonomous Mobile Robots on the Factory Floor?
For managing material handling needs specifically, many manufacturers are deploying Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) to improve efficiency and productivity.

MiR appoints new president, extends strategy for global growth
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR), the global manufacturer of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), has appointed Jean-Pierre Hathout company president, effective May 1, 2023. An experienced business leader, Hathout replaces Walter Vahey, who will remain with the company as an advisor until his planned retirement in 2024.

Addverb collaborates with Purdue University on smart factory
Addverb's on-campus smart factory will help students better understand how robotics and flexible automation work in various industry settings.

September 2023 Modern Materials Handling

Providers of automated packaging and carton right-sizing solutions have thrived by offering systems that deliver on labor and parcel shipment savings— now they’re looking to further evolve by looking to use lighter materials and support flexible “box-first” workflows.

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Conveying Strategies for Robotic Applications: How to Maximize Throughput
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