CoreTigo receives Amazon investment for industrial wireless connectivity

CoreTigo receives Amazon investment for industrial wireless connectivity

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By Jean-Pierre Joosting

CoreTigo, an industrial wireless automation provider, has announced that Amazon has joined their Series B1 round of fundraising. Amazon’s Industrial Innovation Fund investment brings CoreTigo’s Series B1 round to a total of $18M and joins CoreTigo’s strategic investors, including, Emerson Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures LLC, and Verizon Ventures, among others.

“Amazon and CoreTigo share a vision of seamless reliable wireless connectivity, and Amazon’s investment is the next step in advancing our mission to create game-changing offerings for the entire space,” says Eran Zigman, CoreTigo’s CEO.

“Amazon continues to accelerate robotics deployment across our operations, and we see first-hand the need for more seamless, reliable, and scalable communications for industrial machinery,” said Matt Peterson, Director of the Amazon Industrial Innovation Fund. “With CoreTigo’s products, machine builders and manufacturers are able to eliminate wired communication constraints and enable their equipment to be much more flexible and adaptive across a number of different environments.”

CoreTigo address challenges in a variety of industries. In logistics specifically, CoreTigo’s wireless technology enables connection across robots, smart conveyance and sorting systems, machine tooling, and other rotating units. This yields numerous benefits, such as adaptive machine designs that can support a large variety of products and reduce energy consumption, maintenance, and footprint in a cost-effective manner. As an example, wireless connectivity in conveying and sorting systems allows for performing tasks during high-speed motion, effectively minimizing complexity and enhancing the handling flexibility and speed of transported items. In robotics, eliminating the cables and dresspacks increases the maneuverability as well as reducing maintenance operations. In addition, CoreTigo’s Industrial IoT, machine optimization, and data collection offerings facilitate accessibility even in demanding environments. This empowers businesses with valuable insights to enhance operational excellence and improve overall efficiency.

CoreTigo shares Amazon’s vision of a future of manufacturing and logistics systems that are highly flexible and capable of responding quickly to changing market demands, customer needs, and supply chain innovation. The goal is to create an agile, resilient, and adaptive industrial space by connecting people, devices, and machines.

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