Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/26/2014 -- Seegrid, makers of automated guided vehicles, was featured in the current issue of Industrial Engineer. Hans Moravec, chief scientist and co-founder of Seegrid, said he expects a growth trend to continue with rapid advancement of robotic vision-guided technology. The melding of workforce capacities with technology almost requires the use of industrial engineering tools for an optimized system.
According to the article, the heart of any supply chain is the movement of material. All sites face that challenge, whether their part of the supply chain concentrates on manufacturing to distribution. In past decades, such movement required a strong back. But in recent years, warehouses and distribution centers have turned to automated systems. Simultaneously, the speed at which manufacturing facilities deplete raw materials and components drives replenishment to the upstream supply chain. This is also known as consumption-driven replenishment.
To read the entire article, go to: https://seegrid.com/sites/default/files/brochures/industrial_engineer_feb_seegrid_cover.pdf.
MODEX 2014 is giving exhibitors one minute to convince every attendee that they need to come to their booth. Seegrid has been awarded the one-minute video award for each of the past two years. 2014 will continue that trend. Registration is required to vote for the video. MODEX is designed to offer supply chain efficiency solutions, learning opportunities and information by showcasing the products and services of exceptional companies, like Seegrid. To view and vote for the one-minute video about Seegrid, go to www.modexshow.com/attendees/youroneminute.aspx.
Seegrid Corporation (www.seegrid.com) provides simple, affordable, flexible vision-guided automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to the material handling industry. Seegrid robotic industrial trucks, flexible AGVs, are revolutionizing the movement of materials in manufacturing and distribution environments. Seegrid automated pallet trucks and tow tractors optimize workflow processes by increasing productivity and reducing costs, creating economic and operational advantages. Robotic industrial trucks deliver a rapid return on investment, improve facility safety, and reduce equipment and product damage. Recently named Manufacturer of the Year, Seegrid was also awarded the Gold Medal Award at the WBT Innovation Marketplace 2013 competitive event. Seegrid was named to the Food Logistics Top 100 software and technology providers. Seegrid is a Finalist for the 2014 Edison Award in the Applied Technology category and Industrial Productivity sub-category.
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