News and Media

Keep up on the latest happenings at Vecna Robotics. Find educational articles, podcasts, webinars, news and more, below.

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Kay Perkinson Jun 18, 2020

Vecna Robotics Supports Second Chances

Second Chances, a nonprofit in Somerville, Massachusetts, has provided clothing to homeless and very low-income people in Cambridge and Somerville for over 15 years.  The organization collects gently used clothing, shoes, and accessories and works…

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Daniel Theobald Jun 17, 2020

How Automation Enables a More Resilient and Safer Supply Chain

Orchestration combined with robotics will drastically improve and automate workflows to help the global supply chain keep up with rapidly changing and emerging processes — from the manufacturing floor to last-mile delivery. Today’s supply chains…

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Kay Perkinson Jun 9, 2020

Robotics Firms Lead the Way in Reopening Offices

Lucia Maffei of the Boston Business Journal reports on robotics firms leading the way in reopening offices. As many tech companies are not rushing back employees to their offices, robotics companies are leading the pack…

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Rebecca Lennartz Jun 2, 2020

AMR Safety and Productivity Webinar to be Hosted in Partnership with SICK, Inc.

Autonomous Mobile Robots: The Essential Guide to Safety and Productivity Tuesday, June 9, 2020 | 11am EST From production to delivery, automation is happening in all industries. Industry trends show that the use of autonomous…

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Amanda Baier May 28, 2020

Warehouse Robots Provide Crucial Link In Supply Chain

Rich Blake, senior contributor at Forbes, highlighted Vecna Robotics’ autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) as a critical link in supply chains – especially during the Covid-19 pandemic where most of the country was on lockdown and…

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Kay Perkinson May 28, 2020

Massachusetts Offices are Slowly Opening Up

Hiawatha Bray of the Boston Globe reports on Massachusetts offices reopening to employees. Many office buildings across Massachusetts were officially allowed to reopen their doors Tuesday, but few workers hurried back to their cubicles, and…

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Kay Perkinson May 28, 2020

Celebrating New Hires in the Technology Space

Supply & Demand Chain Executive highlighted Vecna Robotics’ new hire, Denis Lussault, as Vice President of Autonomy. With a growing demand for robotics and autonomy, Lussault will “oversee the division to help meet demand and…

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Kay Perkinson May 20, 2020

Vecna Robotics Appoints Denis Lussault As Vice President of Autonomy

Waltham, MA — May 20, 2020 — Vecna Robotics, the leading automation provider in the materials handling space, today announced the appointment of Denis Lussault as Vice President of Autonomy. In this new role, Lussault…

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Amanda Baier May 18, 2020

5 Trends in Supply Chain Robotics

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chains around the world were under strain from competitive pressures, worker shortages, and the need to be more responsive to shifts in demand. The novel coronavirus has only exacerbated…

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Amanda Baier May 11, 2020

Keeping Robots in Perspective

Even in an environment where remote work is normalizing and investments in robotics are paying rewards, robots are still not taking over the production environment, Peter Fretty reports. In many of the best use cases…

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Rebecca Lennartz May 7, 2020

Vecna Robotics Selected for MIT STEX25 Accelerator

Last week, the MIT Startup Exchange announced that Vecna Robotics has been added to its roster of STEX25 startups for its Spring 2020 cohort. STEX25 is a startup accelerator run by MIT Startup Exchange featuring…

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Kay Perkinson May 4, 2020

Vecna Robotics Named Top 10 Tech Startup in Waltham MA

Waltham, MA is continuing to grow as a hub of industry and innovation in Massachusetts. With a legacy extending back to the Waltham Watch Factory, the first company to mass produce a complete watch under…

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