RightHand Robotics Establishes Japan Entity to Better Serve Japan and the Rest of Asia Pacific

~ First picking robot installation in Japan at a PALTAC CORPORATION distribution center ~

RightHand Robotics Establishes Japan Entity
to Better Serve Japan and the Rest of Asia Pacific


RightHand Robotics (RHR), one of Dream Incubator’s (DI) invested companies in the U.S. and a leader in providing autonomous robotic piece-picking solutions, established a new corporate entity in Japan.  The subsidiary will enable RHR to better serve the fast-growing demand for robotic piece-picking in Japan and the rest of Asia Pacific.

“As the world’s second-largest retail sector as well as the second-largest industrial robotics market, Japan represents a significant market opportunity for supply chain automation.  Expanding into the Japanese market with the establishment of Japan entity is a major accomplishment for our team.  Having a presence in Japan will increase our opportunities in Asia Pacific and play a pivotal role in our global growth.” said Leif Jentoft, co-founder of RHR.

Furthermore, RHR’s first deployment in Japan is with PALTAC CORPORATION (PALTAC), Japan’s largest wholesaler of cosmetics, daily necessities and general pharmaceutical products.  PALTAC has implemented RHR’s piece-picking solution at its newly established distribution center, RDC Saitama, which commences operation in November.
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■About RightHand Robotics
RightHand Robotics (RHR) is a leader in providing robotic piece-picking solutions that improve performance and efficiency in e-commerce order fulfillment and intralogistics. The platform is a software-driven, hardware- enabled solution that handles the core task of picking and placing individual items as part of a wide range of workflows and processes. With this technology, businesses can reduce the cost of order fulfillment in electronics, apparel, grocery, pharmaceuticals, and many other industries. RHR was founded in 2014 by a DARPA challenge-winning team from the Harvard Biorobotics Lab, the Yale GRAB Lab, and MIT, intent on bringing grasping intelligence powered by computer vision and applied machine learning to bear on real-world problems. The company is based in the U.S. near Boston, Massachusetts, with an office in Tokyo, Japan.
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