Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/08/2014 -- Seegrid Corporation is the award-winning global leader of robotic vision-guided automated guided vehicles (AGVs). Seegrid has consistently received accolades that highlight the products, company, and people. Most recently Seegrid was awarded the 2014 Edison Award. Additionally, Seegrid was named Manufacturer of the Year and the Food Logistics Top 100 software and technology providers. Seegrid was also named Fast Company 50 Most Innovative Companies and Top 10 Most Innovative Robotic Companies 2013.
Flexible automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are used in a variety of applications for the warehousing industry. Driving interest for flexible automation in warehouses is operational flexibility and reducing labor costs. Companies like YUSA Corporation yielded immediate benefits from flexible AGVs with improved customer shipment service levels, increased customer satisfaction, reduced labor costs, and increased safety. From an efficiency standpoint, flexible AGVs reduce manned travel for putaway, improve dock-to-stock productivity, and increase throughput.
The benefits experienced by the warehousing industry with the use of flexible AGVs are a big reason for all of these awards. The Seegrid robotic AGVs are:
-Consistent, reliable, and timely transport
-Consistent internal product flow
-Improved efficiency and productivity
-Reduction in labor, operating, and over-time costs
-Reduction in workforce, facility, product, and equipment damage
-Improved operational safety
-Reduction in capital expense
Seegrid Corporation (www.seegrid.com) is the global leader of robotic vision-guided automated guided vehicles (AGVs). Seegrid AGVs are revolutionizing the movement of materials handling in manufacturing and distribution environments with simplicity, flexibility, and affordability. Robotic pallet trucks, tow tractors, and walkie stackers optimize workflow processes by increasing productivity and reducing labor and operating costs, creating economic and operational advantages. Seegrid AGVs improve workplace safety, reduce equipment and product damage, and deliver a rapid return on investment. The company’s state-of-the-art navigation technology requires no infrastructure for navigation—no wires, lasers, tapes, or magnets.
Guided by Seegrid partnerships with leading global industrial truck manufacturers provide businesses with a choice when selecting a brand of robotic vision-guided AGVs. Seegrid and Guided by Seegrid products are available in North America and Europe. Follow on Twitter @Seegrid.