Cobot maker Rethink Robotics closes

Bill bregar | October 12, 2018

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Rethink Robotics Inc., a company known for making collaborative robots Sawyer and Baxter abruptly shut down Oct. 3, leaving the injection molders who bought the expressive-faced "cobots" looking for alternatives. Rethink Robotics introduced the two-armed Baxter in 2012 and began shipping them the following year. The single-arm Sawyer came out in 2015.

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