A Special Report for Manufacturing in America


Rethink Robotics, Inc. (rethinkrobotics.com), based in Boston, Massachusetts, helps manufacturers meet the challenges of an agile economy with an integrated workforce, combining trainable, safe, and cost-effective robots with skilled labor.

Its Baxter™ robot, driven by Intera, an advanced software platform, gives world-class manufacturers and distributors in automotive, plastics, consumer goods, electronics, and more, a workforce multiplier that optimizes labor. Committed to accelerating robotics innovation in manufacturing and beyond, Rethink Robotics’ Baxter Research Robot gives academic and corporate research environments a humanoid robot platform with integrated sensors and an open software development kit for creating custom applications. With Rethink Robotics, manufacturers increase flexibility, lower costs, and can invest in skilled labor — all advantages in fueling continuous innovation and sustainable competitive advantage

In May, Rethink Robotics provided an exciting glimpse into the future of collaborative robotics with the introduction of Sawyer™, a single-arm, high-performance robot designed to execute machine tending, circuit board testing, and other precise tasks that have historically been impractical to automate with traditional industrial robots. Sawyer is a significant addition to the company’s smart, collaborative robot family, which also includes the groundbreaking Baxter robot that defined the category of safe, interactive, affordable automation.

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