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Amanda Baier Dec 13, 2019

How cobots are changing the nature of fulfillment

If you type the word “cobot” into a Word document, it will think you made a mistake, and try to correct the word to “robot.” And while most cobots are robots, the two aren’t necessarily…

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Amanda Baier Dec 13, 2019

DHL tests emerging tech in Chicago innovation center

Contract logistics provider DHL Supply Chain opened an innovation center today near Chicago where the company plans to work hand-in-glove with a range of startup firms to apply emerging technologies to the challenges being faced by its…

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Amanda Baier Dec 13, 2019

Vecna, UniCarriers Team Up on New Autonomous Vehicles

WALTHAM, Mass. – Vecna Robotics announced today it is collaborating with UniCarriers Americas, a division of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, to create a line of autonomous material handling vehicles for warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing environments. Vecna…

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Amanda Baier Dec 13, 2019

See inside the new Waltham HQ of Vecna Robotics

Now that humans and robots from Vecna Robotics Inc. are under the same roof, some traffic signals are necessary. The maker of autonomous warehouse robots recently unified its manufacturing facility, testing space and offices into a single,…

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Amanda Baier Dec 13, 2019

UniCarriers Americas announces collaboration with Vecna Robotics

Material handling equipment manufacturer UniCarriers Americas, Marengo, Ill., has announced its collaboration with Vecna Robotics, Waltham, Mass., a provider of autonomous material handling systems, to offer a line of self-driving vehicles for warehouses, distribution centers,…

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Amanda Baier Dec 13, 2019

6 Autonomous mobile robot trends to watch

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Autonomous mobile robots have reached new levels of maturity and adoption, but technical and business challenges remain, said speakers and attendees at a conference here last week. More than 430 people attended…

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Amanda Baier Dec 13, 2019

How Robotics Companies Are Evolving to Meet the Needs of the Modern Workforce

The topic of automation and robotics comes with equal part excitement, concern and question. Robots are efficient, reliable and inexpensive, but what would widespread implementation mean for manufacturing jobs? David Clear, Vice President of Business…

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Amanda Baier Dec 13, 2019

Vecna Robotics Shows Off New Headquarters to Partners, Public

WALTHAM, Mass. – Vecna Robotics, which develops software and technology that gives mobile autonomy to vehicles such as tuggers, pallet jacks and forklifts, last night held a free event here showcasing its technology to customers,…

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Amanda Baier Nov 15, 2019

Ask Me Anything: What it Really Takes to Run a Robotics Company

At the center of the robotics revolution is Boston. Our city boasts more than 30 robotics companies and is home to the industry’s top thought leaders and innovators. On October 23, we gathered industry leaders…

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Amanda Baier Nov 13, 2019

Vecna Robotics Receives Award for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing by Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council

WALTHAM, Mass. November 13, 2019 — Vecna Robotics (Vecna), a leader in autonomous logistics solutions, has received the Digital Transformation in Manufacturing award from the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC), for its Pivot.al software. The…

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Amanda Baier Oct 31, 2019

Vecna Robotics and GEODIS Partner to Advance Autonomous Logistic Solutions

Vecna Robotics partnered with GEODIS to implement unique and autonomous solutions for the GEODIS distribution center. GEODIS has deployed two pallet jacks driven by Vecna’s autonomous technology and Pivotal orchestration system in their distribution center.…

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Amanda Baier Sep 24, 2019

Vecna Robotics Introduces New Line of Autonomous Material Handling Solutions in Collaboration with Unicarriers Americas Corporation

WALTHAM, MASS, SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 Vecna Robotics a leader in autonomous material handling solutions, is teaming with UniCarriers Americas (UCA), a leading manufacturer of material handling equipment and part of the family of one of the…

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