Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/07/2016 -- Seegrid, the pioneer and leader in vision-based autonomous industrial vehicles, announced the addition of an industry veteran to its operations and product teams, marking the company's continued growth and advancement as a leading robotics company. Tim Spang joins Seegrid as the Vice President of Operations.
"We are thrilled to have Tim join our team," said Jim Rock, Seegrid's CEO. "As we continue to grow as a company, our employees, customers, and products will benefit from the diverse expertise and perspective of a leading industry veteran. We are all excited for what we will achieve next."
A senior executive with extensive experience in international business, product development, and operations, Spang will play an integral role in expanding Seegrid's manufacturing capacity and guiding company strategy. Spang will oversee Seegrid's supply chain operations and all aspects of the production, assembly, and fulfillment process.
"Our team will ensure that Seegrid continues to advance within the growing industry segment created by our VGVs," said Spang. "Seegrid's commitment to expand its production capabilities is a testament to the increasing demand for VGVs as the optimal solution for industrial automation."
Seegrid finished a record year for growth in 2015 with 10 new marquee customers and a 100-percent increase in sales revenue. With demand growing for vision guided vehicles (VGVs) in the world's largest and most complex distribution and manufacturing facilities, Seegrid is a critical component and strategic partner in helping companies prepare for the next generation of material handling.
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, 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. Robotics Business Review recently named Seegrid a Top 50 company based on innovation, ground breaking application, commercial success, and commercial potential.
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