Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/13/2014 -- The Seegrid automated GT10 tow tractor product has been named a 2014 Award Finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards. The distinguished awards inspired by Thomas Edison’s persistence and inventiveness, recognizes innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.
“It’s exciting to see companies like Seegrid continuing Thomas Edison’s legacy of challenging conventional thinking,” said Frank Bonafilia, Edison Awards’ executive director. “Edison Awards recognizes the game?changing products and services, and the teams that brought them to consumers.” Award winners will be announced at the Edison Awards Annual Gala April 30th, held in the historic Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, CA.
Seegrid Chief Executive Officer, Anthony Horbal noted, “Seegrid is honored to be an Edison Award finalist in the Applied Technology category and Industrial Productivity sub-category. We continually strive to develop game-changing products that revolutionize manufacturing and distribution facilities, and therefore, are very appreciative of being acknowledged for our innovative product, the GT10 robotic tow tractor.”
Edison Award nominees are judged by more than 3,000 senior business executives and academics from across the nation whose votes acknowledge the Finalists’ success in meeting the award’s stringent criteria of quality.
The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. The 2014 Edison Awards are sponsored by Ipsos.
Seegrid Corporation (http://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 just listed as one of Food Logistics Top 100 software and technology providers. Seegrid will be exhibiting at MODEX 2014 from March 17 – 20th at booth #7317 in Atlanta, GA. Follow Seegrid Corporation on Twitter at @Seegrid.
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