Seegrid Subway Platform Displays to Supervisor Product Profiled in Supply Chain Brain
Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/09/2016 -- Seegrid's Subway Platform was recently profiled in Supply Chain Brain. The platform displays to its Supervisor product. The Subway Platform concept was developed in coordination with Whirlpool Corp., which uses Seegrid's vision-guided pallet trucks and tow tractors in its manufacturing operations. Users track automated operations at a glance, without having to run reports; the tool displays VGV status, so that assembly operators known when their materials will arrive.
Designed to reduce downtime in the supply chain, Seegrid provides a "subway-style" estimated time-of-arrival projections and data-collection capabilities at each station where Seegrid's vision-guided vehicles (VGVs) retrieve or deliver materials. Seegrid Supervisor is the vendor's fleet-management tool, allowing users to remotely connect, monitor, and control VGV fleets.
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Seegrid (http://www.seegrid.com), the pioneer and leader in three-dimensional vision navigation, provides unique and revolutionary automation technology for materials handling. Engineered with state-of-the-art Seegrid Vision, industrial trucks are transformed into the next generation of AGVs: vision guided vehicles (VGVs). VGVs navigate without wires, lasers, magnets, or tape, and deliver unmatched flexibility. Designed for simplicity and reliability, the Seegrid flexible automation solution is offered in a line of pallet trucks and tow tractors. Seegrid's vision guided vehicles were recently featured in the Wall Street Journal. To read the entire article, go to: http://on.wsj.com/1XHqbaJ
An award-winning organization, Seegrid is experiencing significant growth both in employees and clients. Multi-billion dollar organizations focused on lean manufacturing best-practices are turning to the Pittsburgh-based robotics leader. From large automotive operations to retail distribution centers, Seegrid VGVs are advancing the reality of a Fork Truck Free approach. VGVs improve workplace safety, reduce equipment and product damage, and deliver a rapid return on investment. Seegrid customers include: Whirlpool, Kahler, Walgreens, Volvo, and 3M. Follow Seegrid on Twitter at @Seegrid. Follow Seegrid on Twitter at @Seegrid.