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MIT engineers develop flexible robot
Designed to grow like a plant, the flexible yet sturdy robot can move through tight spaces and lift heavy loads, expanding the role of robotics in industrial settings, researchers say.
Amazon to build robotics innovation hub in Massachusetts
$40 million investment joins Amazon's existing Mass. robotics facility to form the company's "epicenter of robotics innovation," firm says.
Geodis deploys self-driving pallet jacks from Vecna
Dallas DC uses two autonomous vehicles to move pallets through 150,000-square-foot building.
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Users ask for better communication from warehouse robotics vendors
Retailers and manufacturers need automation to help with labor shortages, but vendors tend to overpromise and underperform, MHI panelists say.
Honeywell opens "robotics innovation hub" in Pittsburgh
Division will pull together company's various automation initiatives, be led by former Amazon robotics executive.
RightHand Robotics opens office in Japan
Massachusetts startup will pursue "significant market opportunity" for automated piece-picking technology in Asia Pacific.
Vecna Robotics says automated vehicles can alleviate warehouse labor shortages
Firm consolidates operations in new headquarters facility, will roll out products through UniCarriers partnership.
Vecna and UniCarriers team up on autonomous mobile robots
Navigation technology and workflow orchestration could improve material handling productivity, partners say.
Locus Robotics hires DHL executive to lead European operations
Niezgoda to be based in Germany to manage firm's "aggressive expansion."
Simbe Robotics lands $26 million in funding for rolling retail bot
Deals with Venrock, Softbank will help firm manufacture an additional 1,000 "Tally" robot models over the next two years.

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