Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/07/2014 -- Seegrid, maker of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) was featured in Cisco-Eagle’s company blog titled, “Ten Insights on 2014 Manufacturing Trends.” Amanda Merrell, Director of Marketing for Seegrid discussed how Seegrid AGVs reduce labor costs and increase productivity, “In an industry where businesses are being tasked to do more with less while increasing productivity and profitability, it is clear companies will turn to automated guided vehicles in 2014 to accomplish these demands. AGVs provide manufacturing and distribution operations with a high-tech tool to increase efficiency and throughput, while reducing labor and operating costs, and improving facility and employee safety. With automation solutions becoming more affordable and available to the masses, robotic pallet jacks, tuggers, and forklifts will be a norm in materials handling facilities everywhere. In 2014 we will see manufacturing plants and warehouses filled with automated guided vehicles working alongside manually driven forklifts.”
Cisco-Eagle is a material handling and automation company for warehousing and manufacturing, including conveyor systems, robotics, ASRS, storage equipment, and AisleCop safety systems.
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 and Fast Company magazine named Seegrid as one of the Top 50 World’s Most Innovative Company in 2013 and among the Top 10 World’s Most Innovative Robotics Company in 2013. Seegrid is exhibiting at the largest expo, MODEX, for the manufacturing and supply chain industries at Booth #7317 on March 17-20, 2014 in Atlanta, GA.
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