Magazino, a German robotics company launched in 2014, closed a recent financing round with $24.8 million. New investors included Körber, a holding company for a global technology group; Cellcom, a global conglomerate with diversified interests; Zalando, a retailer of fashion apparel; and Fiege, a logistics company. In return for their financing, the investors get to use Magazino’s technology in their businesses. It is based on the Advanced Cooperative Robotic Operating System software that powers sensors-equipped robots to move around fulfillment centers. They can track down items and identify, grasp, stow, and carry them to another place, all the while dodging humans working on the floor. The robots build on prior technology that could only pick orders as large boxes or pallets. TORU can pull items the size of a shoebox, and SOTO handles heavy lifting. The funding will be used to continue research and development and expand sales and operations internationally.