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Technology Amazon to open new robotics hub outside Boston in 2021

23:35  06 november  2019
23:35  06 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Along with North Reading, Amazon Robotics already has a small office in Westborough with a few dozen workers. They will move to the old AstraZeneca plant on Otis Street off Route 9, next year, with the full plant set to open after renovations in 2021 . “This will be a world-class facility where our teams

Opening in 2021 , the company plans to invest more than million in the new site to allow Amazon Robotics to continue to grow its engineering, manufacturing, support and test “This will be a world-class facility, where our teams can design, build, program, and ship our robots , all under the same roof.

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Amazon says it plans to open a $40 million robotics innovation hub west of Boston.

The technology giant said Wednesday the complex will open in 2021 in Westborough, Massachusetts. Amazon says the expansion will create about 200 tech and advanced manufacturing jobs.

Amazon says it has created more than 4,000 full-time jobs in Massachusetts and has invested over $3 billion in the state since 2011.

Tye Brady is Amazon Robotics' chief technologist. He says the new hub will be a place where robots are designed, built, programmed and shipped.

Amazon's robotics division has been focused on making warehouse robots that stack and move goods at its distribution centers.

Massachusetts has been the center for Amazon's robotics research since the company acquired North Reading-based Kiva Systems for $775 million in 2012.

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