Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/16/2016 -- Seegrid will be awarding the first annual Robo Journalist of the Year this year at MODEX 2016. This award is dedicated to bringing recognition to a journalist in the materials handling industry who has reported on the vital roles robots play in today's factories and distribution centers.
To submit application, go to: http://info.seegrid.com/robo-media-award
On April 5th, at the SkyLounge in the Glenn Hotel, 110 Marietta St, Atlanta, GA, Seegrid will announce the winner of the award and recognize silver and bronze recipients. All applicants should attend the event, and the winner must be present to accept the award.
To apply for the award, submit a link to the authored article for the award committee to review. The submission deadline is March 24th at 5:00 p.m. EST.
Jeff Christensen, Vice President of Products and Services, noted, "This year at MODEX Seegrid is taking the opportunity to recognize leading journalists reporting on the critical jobs robots perform for the supply chain. We strongly believe robots are a crucial solution to help companies improve their overall competitiveness."
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