Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/13/2016 -- Seegrid continues it personnel growth and expansion to address the strong demand in the marketplace. Staff has increased dramatically over 2015 and continues well into 2016. The company's strength is due to the growth of fork truck free mandates among large manufacturers and e-commerce distribution. Several Fortune 1000 firms are selecting Seegrid as the best option in lieu of AGVs, automated guided vehicles. The DCs (distribution centers) with several hundred thousand square feet and large manufacturing facilities are finding better throughput, operational efficiency, and lean manufacturing best practices.
New staff member Darryl Piening, Strategic Account Manager, is now part of the fast-growing Seegrid team. Jim Rock, CEO of Seegrid commented, "We are thrilled to have the best and brightest talent as part of the Seegrid Team."
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.
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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, labor optimization 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, Kahler, Walgreens, Volvo, and 3M.
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