Geek+ robots achieved a groundbreaking milestone of 10 billion pieces picked in a single year.
Geek+ raises another $100M for AMRs
Geek+ plans to use the fresh funding to further expand in the global market and invest in research and development.
Jasmin and Lavender disinfection robots launched by Geek+ worldwide in response to pandemic
Lavender and Jasmin are being offered worldwide to autonomously disinfect a wide range of spaces amid the ongoing novel coronavirus crisis.
Geek+ closes $200M Series C fundraising round for logistics robots
Geekplus Technology said it has closed its Series C investment round, which it said it intends to use to continue its global expansion as a leader in autonomous mobile robots.
C200M mobile robot from Geek+ features greater reach, cargo capacity
Geek+ said its new C200M autonomous mobile robot can use warehouse space more efficiently and reach farther into shelves, with an extended cargo storage range.
Bosch Rexroth and Geek+ partner on mobile robot development
Geek+ and Bosch Rexroth, both of which are among the largest suppliers of autonomous mobile robots and drive and control technologies, respectively, are collaborating on logistics robotics.
Geek+ expands mobile robot presence in North America
China-based logistics mobile robot maker Geek+ announced its expansion in the Americas.
Geek+ raises another $150M for global expansion of autonomous mobile robots
Geek+ has raised more funding as it expands production and sales of its autonomous mobile robots for supply chains.
Geek+ raises $150M Series B for logistics robots
Geek+ has another $150 million reasons to be thankful. The Beijing, China-based company that specializes in AI-enabled logistics robots completed a $150 million Series B round. The round was led by New York-based Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm that has invested more than $11 billion in over 100 companies in China since 1994. Volcanics Venture and Vertex Ventures also participated…
Chinese Mobile Robot Maker Geek+ Coming to America
Chinese artificial intelligence and robot maker Geek+ (Beijing Geekplus Technology) will be demonstrating its line of picking, moving and sortation robots April 9-12 in Atlanta, GA at MODEX, the largest supply-chain trade show in the Americas. Geek+ is a leading provider — and China’s #1 supplier — of warehousing and logistics solutions in China and…
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3PL GEODIS deploying 1,000 more Locus Robotics AMRs
The new deal is strictly for the Locus Origin AMRs. However, the two companies are actively discussing new use cases and form factors.
MODEX 2022 Show Guide
Going to MODEX 2022? Our show guide is a filtered view to all of the important robotics product launches and highlights of the show as you plan your visit to the show floor.
Mark Messina on the future of warehouse automation
Mark Messina, CEO Americas Addverb Technologies, discusses the warehouse automation market in the Americas and the breadth of solutions from Addverb.
Addverb announces U.S. expansion
In addition to establishing its U.S. office, Addverb announced Mark Messina will be the CEO of Addverb Technologies USA.
Scallog AGVs coming to U.S. market via Bastian Solutions
Mobile robots for materials handling is already a crowded space. Now another company is set to enter the U.S. market. Scallog, a French developer of goods-to-person robots, signed an integration agreement with Bastian Solutions, a well-known materials handling expert owned by Toyota Industries. Founded in 2013, Scallog’s Boby automated guided vehicles (AGVs) pick up and…
4 robotics applications accelerated by COVID-19
The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has dominated 2020, affecting daily lives and every industry around the world. Early in the year, it aggravated a manufacturing slowdown that was the result of both expected economic cycles and trade tensions between China and the U.S. At the same time, COVID-19 has accelerated demand for robotics in supply chain and…
Robotics investments recap: October 2020
Robotics investments slowed somewhat in October 2020, but transportation, healthcare, and software remained strong.
Mobile robots benefit from pandemic demand, but no universal solution, says study
Although the global market for autonomous mobile robots is likely to continue growing through the pandemic, developers should be aware of the larger economic factors.
Sea Machines Robotics raises $15M for unmanned maritime tech
Sea Machines Robotics closed $15 million in financing. The investment marks one of the largest venture rounds for an advanced maritime technology company.
Robotics startups: Lessons from the 2020 fundraising trail
Robotics startups have a tough time right now, with venture capital firms tightening their belts and looking for sure bets, writes Rags Gupta, a serial entrepreneur.
Robotics investments recap: June 2020
In June 2020, autonomous vehicles, industrial automation, and mobile robots benefitted from an uptick in funding.