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Robotic gripper designer Soft Robotics lands $23 million in VC
Backers include robot arm vendor Fanuc, automation provider Honeywell, as sector sees rising integration.
BYD expands material handling business
Electric vehicle maker adds dealer agreement with Michigan-based Integrity Lift Services.
Toyota Material Handling launches energy solutions platform
Suite of services addresses sustainability concerns with solutions that help cut maintenance costs, lower electric utility bills, reduce forklift downtime, and optimize battery charging efficiency.
Executive in charge of Dematic unit leaves Kion Group
Parent company cites "differing views on corporate strategy" just 19 months after hiring Susanna Schneeberger for five-year term as chief digital officer.
Put your forklift knowledge to the test
Online trivia challenge invites players to show what they know about forklifts and forklift fuels.
Vecna Robotics to accelerate new product development with latest funding round
Firm will use $50 million venture capital funds to meet double-digit annual growth forecast for the mobile robot market.
Streamlining the floral supply chain ... one stem at a time
Royal FloraHolland ships 40,000 varieties of plants and flowers a day to and from scores of countries. Here's a look at how the co-op is streamlining its supply chain via collaborative digitization; better packaging, storage, and transportation methods; and more.
Welcome to the 2020s
How will this decade leave its mark on the supply chain technology landscape?
Driverless forklifts are now a thing
No longer a novelty, automated and semi-automated forklifts are making headway in warehouses where human workers are in short supply. Will they eventually become the norm?
Toyota completes merger of two forklift divisions
Move combines company's forklift manufacturing operations with its sales, marketing, and distribution functions.

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