Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/09/2014 -- Seegrid, makers of automated guided vehicles (AGVs), named Amanda Merrell as the MHI AGVS group delegate for Seegrid. In January Seegrid joined MHI AGVS Group, the industry’s leading suppliers of automatic guided vehicles. Merrell is currently the marketing director for Seegrid and oversees all marketing and public relations initiatives for the company.
Merrell shared, “I am honored to be named the delegate for Seegrid and am confident that a unique prospective with creative ideas can be provided to the established group. I am looking forward to working with the best and brightest AGV thought leaders throughout the industry.”
At MODEX AGVS industry group spokesperson, Sarah Carlson, reported AGV sales hit $140 million, a 39% increase from 2012. Carlson also noted there were 1,047 vehicles installed in 182 systems, a 47% and 42% increase from 2012.
Merrell noted, "As a member of the MHI AGVS Group, Seegrid is thrilled to see the AGVS industry rapidly growing. AGVs are becoming the solution of choice for companies seeking to boost productivity, reduce cost, and improve the overall safety on the floor. With AGV technology advancements providing increased flexibility and simplicity, I am confident the AGVS industry will continue to expand."
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 named to the Food Logistics Top 100 software and technology providers.
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