Robotics in the warehouse

Amazon keeps expanding its robotics division by acquiring machinery maker Cloostermans.

Based in Belgium, Cloostermans expertise ranges from electrical hardware engineering to software programming for PLC controls, servo motion and HMI operator interfaces. The e-commerce giant stated they aim to build a next-generation supply chain mechatronics by leveraging Cloostermans’s deep experience in engineering, machinery, and robotics.

The latest announcement follows the earlier merger agreement under which Amazon acquired iRobot, the makers of the Roomba vacuum. Whether for warehouses or smart homes, with the acquisition of Cloostermans, Amazon continues investing in state-of-the-art robotics.

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