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02/17/10 Home furnishings retailer Crate and Barrel selects Kiva Systems to automate its Tracy, Calif. Distribution Complex (DC), the largest industrial facility in the country to achieve Gold designation from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program. Kiva Systems (http://www.kivasystems.com), a developer of mobile-robotic solutions that automate order fulfillment and warehouse operations, announced that retailer Crate and Barrel has purchased a Kiva system for its Tracy, Calif. Distribution Complex (DC). The Tracy DC will fulfill direct-to-consumer orders and improve service levels in thirteen western states. This Crate and Barrel DC is the largest industrial…
01/06/10 Despite the 2009 “Great Recession”, Kiva Systems, a producer of order fulfillment robotics solutions, had a banner year in 2009, doubling the number of its customers and expanding into Canada, the UK and the Netherlands. Kiva Systems, a developer of game-changing mobile-robotic solutions that automate order fulfillment and warehouse operations, announced 2009 was a record year for the company. Kiva Systems grew business organically, significantly outperforming industry expectations in the face of a challenging economy by closing 2009 with increases in both revenue and bookings for new orders compared to 2008. “In a year when the Material Handling Industry of…