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Apr 16, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Rethink Robotics Completes $40M Series D Financing

 Rethink Robotics announced that the company's Series D financing is now closed with the addition of Wellington Management Company LLP joining...

Mar 19, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Rethink Robotics Unveils Its Newest Smart, Collaborative Robot

 Rethink Robotics today provided an exciting glimpse into the future of collaborative robotics with the introduction of Sawyer™, a...

Feb 04, 2015, 08:40 ET

Rethink Autism Honored at SmartCEO 2015 Future 50 Awards Ceremony in New York

 Rethink Autism was chosen by SmartCEO Magazine as a 2015 Future 50 award winner at a Hollywood-themed awards ceremony, which took place on...

Jan 29, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Baxter Helps Stonecutting Tools Manufacturer Maintain its Edge on the Competition

 Rising demand at Trow & Holden has led the company to integrate Rethink Robotics' Baxter robot into its production lines to help increase...

Jan 15, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Baxter Robot Injects Packaging Innovation into Leading Plastics Manufacturer

 Koller-Craft Plastics has joined the ranks of the world's most innovative manufacturers by adding a smart, collaborative robot to its custom...

Jan 08, 2015, 10:00 ET
Rethink Robotics.

Rethink Robotics Announces $26.6 Million Series D Round of Financing

 Rethink Robotics today announced $26.6 million in Series D financing, led by GE Ventures, with additional participation from Goldman Sachs,...

Dec 16, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Wood Component Manufacturer Lays the Groundwork for Growth with Collaborative Robotics

To maintain competitive prices and improve product quality, Walnut Creek Planing has integrated two of Rethink Robotics' Baxter robots onto its...

Dec 04, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Baxter Handles the Daily Grind for Leading Abrasives Manufacturer

Klingspor Abrasives is the latest industry-leading manufacturer to integrate a collaborative robot onto its packaging line by adding Rethink...

Dec 02, 2014, 07:00 ET

reThink Wood Sponsors U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, Encourages Education About Responsible Forestry And Wood Construction

 reThink Wood, a coalition of interests representing North America's wood products industry, has proudly announced sponsorship of this year's...

Nov 18, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Ceramics Manufacturer 'Fires Up' its Production Line with Rethink Robotics' Baxter

 Du-Co Ceramics is the latest complex material manufacturer to leverage robotics as an innovation platform, adding Rethink Robotics' Baxter...

Nov 12, 2014, 08:35 ET

Rethink Announces Launch of Transition Curriculum to Support Student Success Post-Graduation

 Rethink, an educational technology company focused on making evidence-based practice a standard in every special education classroom across...

Nov 03, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Rethink Robotics Introduces Industry-First Robot Positioning System

 Rethink Robotics today announced the availability of its new Robot Positioning System, a groundbreaking technology that will allow the Baxter...

Oct 21, 2014, 11:21 ET
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Rethink Robotics Receives 2014 Game Changer Award for Education

 Rethink Robotics' Baxter Research Robot has won a RoboBusiness 2014 Game Changer Award for Education, as announced during the 10th annual...

Oct 16, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Baxter Sparks Innovation and Improves Workforce Flexibility at Schneider Electric Facility

Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management, has taken the next step forward in optimizing its manufacturing processes, adding Rethink...

Oct 02, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Sheet Metal Manufacturer Uses Baxter as a Workforce Multiplier in Machine Tending

 Tradesman Manufacturing has joined a growing group of innovative manufacturers using collaborative robots to streamline operations and improve...

Sep 23, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Major Aircraft Manufacturer Integrates Collaborative Robotics

 Cutting Dynamics today joined the roster of advanced manufacturers using collaborative robotics to transform its business, adding Rethink...

Sep 16, 2014, 10:00 ET
The ReThink initiative and four-time Grammy Award nominated singer-songwriter Jewel unveil a new song, "Home to Me," to raise awareness for the benefits of public housing and to encourage Americans to rethink their perceptions of public housing. "Home to Me" is available for free download at www.ReThinkHousing.org. (PRNewsFoto/Housing Authority Insurance, Inc.) (PRNewsFoto/ReThink)

Jewel Debuts New Song "Home to Me" to Raise Awareness for the Importance and Benefits of Public Housing

 Today, the ReThink initiative and four-time Grammy Award nominated singer-songwriter Jewel will unveil a new song, "Home to Me," to raise...

Sep 10, 2014, 14:54 ET
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New Applications of Rethink Robotics' Baxter Propel Global Innovation, Research and Education

Robotics research and education is no longer limited to advanced programs at the most prestigious universities. Today, Rethink Robotics is working...

Aug 13, 2014, 08:40 ET

Rethink Announces New Tool to Help Teachers Support Students with Behavioral Challenges

School districts across the country are beginning to adopt a new tool that will make it easier for educators to help students overcome behavioral...

Jul 22, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Rethink Robotics Inks Three New Partnerships to Satisfy its Global Demand in the Research and Education Markets

Rethink Robotics, a leading provider of interactive robots for research and education, has partnered with three new distributors to deliver the...