The EU informed Amazon that its preliminary view is that the acquisition may restrict competition in the market for robot vacuum cleaners.
Agile Robots said it will take over Franka Emika’s operations, keeping its approximately 100-person staff with plans to grow the company.
The acquisitions are part of the Electric Sheep’s long-term strategy to consolidate the landscaping industry.
Nauticus is acquiring the company for approximately $34 million in stock, before certain purchase price adjustments and assumption of debt.
Rockwell Automation said AMRs “are the next frontier in industrial automation and transformation, and this acquisition will supercharge Rockwell’s lead in bringing the connected enterprise to life.”
Jungheinrich has had shares in Magazino since 2020, and in 2022 it increased its ownership to 21.7%, now its increasing its ownership again.
AeroVironment will acquire 100% of Tomahawk Robotics’ equity, and the purchase price will be paid in a mix of cash and stock.
Iris Ohyama, a Japanese maker of appliances for the home, has made plans to acquire Smile Robotics, a serving robot developer.
The EU seems to be ready to open a full-scale anti-trust investigation into the Amazon acquisition of iRobot, according to reporting from Reuters.
Tesla has plans to acquire Wiferion, a source who wished to remain anonymous told The Robot Report.
SoftBank Group has entered into an agreement to acquire a 41.8% stake in Balyo for €11.8 million, around $12.9 million.
Tertill and Harvest Automation have close ties. And the hope is for the new company to be a major player in the automation of food production.
XTEND, the developer an operating system that helps users that have no flight experience operate drones, has acquired Performance Rotors.
Ocado Group is acquiring autonomous mobile robot maker 6 River Systems from Shopify for an undisclosed amount.
Alphatec announced that it acquired all assets related to the REMI robotic navigation system from Fusion Robotics.
John Deere uses SparkAI’s human-in-the-loop technology on its autonomous tractors to resolve edge cases in real time.
The combined company has an intellectual property portfolio with 173 granted and 504 pending patents and a cash balance of over $315 million.
The staff from Roin Technologies joins the engineering team at Built Robotics to help accelerate the growth of construction robotics.
Valencia, Spain-based Robotnik has been developing mobile robots for 20-plus years.
Ondas Holdings plans to accelerate its integration plan for its drone segment ahead of the close of its acquisition of Airobotics.
Hy-Tek Intralogistics announced that it has acquired Winchester Industrial Controls for an undisclosed amount.
Volvo said the acquisition is a strategic step towards owning more of its software that will power key functionalities in future cars.