Locus Robotics Named "Top Robotics Company to Watch" in 2017

Robotics Business Review Unveils Sixth Annual RBR50 List

WILMINGTON, Mass., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Locus Robotics today announced it has been named to the Robotics Business Review's 2017 RBR50. The RBR50 is an international compilation of 50 of the most innovative and noteworthy companies in the robotics industry, recognized for their groundbreaking applications, market influence and industry potential.


"Locus Robotics is honored to be named one of the 2017 RBR50," said Rick Faulk, CEO. "The explosive growth in e-commerce worldwide has fueled the demand for greater productivity in the warehouse.

We are thrilled to be recognized for our contribution to this market, and look forward to continuing to drive greater throughput and operational efficiencies in the warehouse fulfillment space."

Robotics Business Review evaluated RBR50 companies from 10 countries, ranging from startups to some of the biggest robotics makers in the world. The list of honorees represents many different levels and facets of the competitive global robotics industry; identifying companies that are visionaries, trendsetters and companies to watch.

"The RBR50 list represents the cream of the crop of the world's most innovative, influential and commercially successful robotics companies," said Eugene Demaitre, Robotics Business Review's Senior Editor. "We expect the RBR50 honorees to continue to lead the industry across growing markets, and we look forward to tracking their progress in 2017."

ABOUT LOCUS ROBOTICS

Locus Robotics transforms your productivity without transforming your warehouse. Locus's innovative, autonomous robots work collaboratively alongside workers, helping them pick 2x-5x faster, with near-100% accuracy, and less labor compared to traditional picking systems. This proven, powerful technology integrates easily into existing warehouse infrastructure without disrupting workflows. For more information visit www.locusrobotics.com.

Locus Robotics will be demonstrating its collaborative, autonomous robotics solution, LocusEmpower™ at ProMat, April 3-5 in Chicago. ProMat is the industry's premier showcase of material handling, supply chain and logistics solutions in North America.

ABOUT ROBOTICS BUSINESS REVIEW

Robotics Business Review provides business intelligence for the global robotics industry. Members enjoy exclusive insights into global news, tracking of financial transactions, analysis of new technologies and companies, annual and quarterly research reports, access to the RBR50 Top 50 Companies list and much more. Visit RoboticsBusinessReview.com.

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