Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/02/2016 -- Seegrid vision guided vehicle (VGV) GT10 tow tractor used with trailers, trains, carts, or dollies is an effective transport solution to support lean manufacturing, improving internal material flow for loads up to 10,000 lbs. The GT10 eliminates waste in labor resources typically used for non-value added transport applications such as parts-to-line, end-of-line, and kitting. Designed for easy operation and flexibility, Seegrid's vision guided tow tractor utilizes RideThruThenWork™ deployment with no infrastructure, facility modifications, or engineering resources required. The flexible automated tow tractor solution transports product in manufacturing and distribution facilities without wires, lasers, tape, or magnets. Seegrid's Vision™ technology provides operators complete vehicle control to quickly modify or add routes without engineering support. Attach the load to the GT10 tow tractor, type in the route on the keypad, and the VGV is ready to transport.
Designed as a lean solution for optimizing material flow and throughput, the VGV tow tractor increases profitability, improves operational efficiency, reduces inventory on the floor, cuts labor and operating costs, improves worker and facility safety, and reduces product, facility, and equipment damage. Integration with current software systems, such as Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) or Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), maximizes the use of VGVs in a facility, improving operational efficiency.
With safety a priority in all Seegrid products, the GT10 tow tractor meets U.S. safety related standards when used as directed by properly trained personnel. The GT10 operates in both automatic and manual mode.
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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.
Experience the maximum benefits of VGVs with Seegrid Supervisor to manage, monitor, and control a fleet of vehicles in context of your operation. Generating economic advantages and operational efficiencies, VGVs optimize workflow processes, increase productivity and throughput, and optimize labor and operating costs. 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, Kohler, Walgreens, Volvo, and 3M.
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