January 28, 2010

Kiva Puts Bots in Charge of Distribution

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Kiva Systems, a Woburn company that develops robots designed to automate warehouse operations, said in a press release that Boston Scientific Corp., a maker of medical devices, will use their robots in two distribution centers, one in New England, the other in the Netherlands. The release stated, "Elimination of operator walking and waiting enables worker productivity that may be significantly higher than with other automated systems."

Yeah, and they don't ask for coffee breaks or time off to attend their kids' soccer games.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at January 28, 2010 9:10 AM
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