Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/17/2014 -- Pittsburgh Business Times featured Seegrid, maker of automated guided vehicles (AGVs), as an Edison Award finalist for its automatic GT10 tow tractor. The tractor automates the movement of flatbed cars, trains and carts and uses vision-guide technology.
According to the Pittsburgh Business Times, The Edison Awards are named for Thomas Edison and recognize innovation in the global market. Over 3,000 senior business executives and academics judge nominees for the award. Seegrid’s robotic tow tractor is one of four finalists in the industrial productivity category, one of the four applied technology categories.
“Seegrid is honored to be an Edison Award finalist in the Applied Technology category and Industrial Productivity sub-category, said Anthony Horbal, CEO of Seegrid. “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.”
The winner will be announced on April 30 at the Edison Awards Annual Gala in San Francisco.
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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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