Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/19/2016 -- Seegrid, the pioneer and leader in vision-based autonomous industrial vehicles, today announced continued customer growth and advances the company's partnerships with leaders in the manufacturing and automotive industries. Daimler Trucks North America has long deployed Seegrid vehicles throughout its facilities.
Seegrid added 10 new customers and increased sales revenue by 100 percent in 2015. With demand growing for VGVs in the world's largest and most complex shipping and manufacturing facilities, Seegrid is a critical component and strategic partner in helping companies prepare for the next generation of manufacturing.
"Seegrid VGVs are the medium-duty automated solution of choice within Daimler Trucks North America production facilities," said Jeremy Tyger, Manufacturing Engineering Manager at Daimler Trucks North America. "We chose Seegrid because the vision technology does not require infrastructure for navigation. Vision guided tow tractors allow Daimler Trucks North America to reduce labor costs and provide a safer work environment for team members."
Seegrid, the sole manufacturer of vision-enabled autonomous vehicles, is uniquely positioned to help customers grow their business with deployment of VGVs that augment workflow and improve safety, flexibility, and efficiency.
"We are thrilled to partner with some of today's most innovative Fortune 500 companies that are leading the transformation within the manufacturing and materials handling industry," said Jim Rock, CEO of Seegrid.
With the materials handling industry poised for a massive shift in the automation of its workflow, Seegrid is proud to lead the industry by working with customers to stay ahead of the trends. With its revolutionary vision guided technology, Seegrid helps new customers become leading innovators in their own industries – including retail, automotive, and manufacturing.
Seegrid (http://www.seegrid.com), the pioneer and leader in three-dimensional vision navigation, provides unique and revolutionary automation technology for materials handling. Engineered with state-of-the-art Seegrid Vision, industrial trucks are transformed into the next generation of AGVs: vision guided vehicles (VGVs). VGVs navigate without wires, lasers, magnets, or tape, and deliver unmatched flexibility. Designed for simplicity and reliability, the Seegrid flexible automation solution is offered in a line of pallet trucks and tow tractors.
Experience the maximum benefits of VGVs with Seegrid Supervisor to manage, monitor, and control a fleet of vehicles in context of your operation. Generating economic advantages and operational efficiencies, VGVs optimize workflow processes, increase productivity and throughput, labor optimization and operating costs. An award-winning organization, Seegrid is experiencing significant growth both in employees and clients. Multi-billion dollar organizations focused on lean manufacturing best-practices are turning to the Pittsburgh-based robotics leader. From large automotive operations to retail distribution centers, Seegrid VGVs are advancing the reality of a Fork Truck Free approach. VGVs improve workplace safety, reduce equipment and product damage, and deliver a rapid return on investment.
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