Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/04/2016 -- Seegrid, the pioneer and leader in three-dimensional vision navigation, presented at the American Manufacturing Summit this week in Chicago, IL. The presentation, titled, "Disruptive Technology: Scaling automation growth with flexible robotics," was well-received. Mitchell Weiss, Seegrid's Chief Technology Officer presented at the standing room only session. Attendees learned how incremental, scalable, flexible automation works with today's competitive market; how the new norm of customization, seasonal changes, shorter product life cycles, smaller production runs, and volume mix affect productivity; why disruptive technology can mitigate capital risks; and why automation should grow naturally, scaling to an enterprise solution.
The American Manufacturing Summit is a leadership focused meeting designed around improving plant floor operations and manufacturing strategy across the globe. The Manufacturing Summit serves as an annual platform to exchange ideas around the impact of market dynamics and new technologies for current and future manufacturing, operations and supply chain leaders.
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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