Joe Zoghzoghy Joins Bastian Solutions as Manager of New Mobile Robotics Division
Indianapolis, IN -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/10/2015 -- Bastian Solutions, a global material handling systems integrator, announced today the hiring of Joe Zoghzoghy as Mobile Robotics Manager. The new role and business venture is a result of a rising need for mobile robots to pick orders in automated distribution centers.
"In working with several customers, we realized an opportunity and need for mobile robotic solutions that were not available in the current market," explained Bill Bastian II, CEO of Bastian Solutions. "Based on requests from key customers it became necessary to build our team of experts. Joe is an excellent addition, bringing with him a vast knowledge of robotic systems and product development."
Zoghzoghy has a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Southern Methodist University and a background in robotics, mechatronics, and electro-mechanical design. In his new role, he will oversee the design, development, and commissioning of Bastian Solutions' new mobile robotic systems.
"Product development is a passion of mine and allows me to use my technical and analytics skills," stated Zoghzoghy. "I am looking forward to the new challenge as well as the opportunity to work with a great team of engineers. It is an exciting time to be in this field. Robotic technology and vision based picking systems continue to improve each year."
Bastian Mobile Robotics is located in Dallas, TX, and plans to release two initial mobile robot designs in 2016.
About Bastian Solutions
Bastian Solutions (http://ow.ly/LaOTe), a global material handling systems integrator and expert in e-commerce fulfillment automation is an innovator in the fields of material handling automation, goods-to-person systems, wearable AR technology, supply chain software, and robotics. Bastian Solutions recently announced the acquisition of Forte Engineering. The merge creates a turnkey software suite for beverage distributors and strengthens the companies' overall product offerings and customer support.
Bastian Solutions is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, with an additional 16 domestic offices and 7 international offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Mexico, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia. Uniquely positioned, Bastian Solutions offers customers complete and innovative turnkey material handling systems, from design and simulation, all the way through installation and operations. Modern Materials Handling named Bastian Solutions 2015 Top 20 Systems Suppliers Worldwide.
Bastian Solutions provides integrated material handling systems reducing the total cost of order fulfillment and delivery cycle times for its customers; tremendous productivity gains and a quick return on investment are ensured. Automating supply chain logistics with harmony between material flow, information flow, and operational processes, yields a unique and important competitive advantage. Follow Bastian Solutions on Twitter @BastianSolution.