Tonight First Robotics Journalist to be Awarded Recognition by Seegrid at MODEX
Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/05/2016 -- Seegrid will announce the recipients of the first annual Robo Journalist of the Year Award tonight during MODEX 2016. Jeff Christensen, Vice President of Products and Services, shared, "I would like to thank the many experts in robotics journalism who applied for this award. It was difficult to choose between all the leading journalists reporting on the critical roles robots perform in the supply chain."
The finalists include:
- John Hitch, Staff Writer at New Equipment Digest
- Bob Trebilcock, Executive Editor at Modern Materials Handling
- Frank Tobe, owner and publisher of The Robot Report
The award acknowledges the top journalists in the materials handling industry who have reported on the vital roles robots play in today's factories and distribution centers. The journalists will be recognized on April 5th, at the SkyLounge in the Glenn Hotel, Atlanta, GA.
MODEX 2016, the largest expo for the manufacturing and supply chain industries, ran from April 4-7, 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. MODEX Supply Chain Conference brings together leading experts from the industry to give the latest information on manufacturing and supply chain trends, technologies, and innovations. The conference also includes valuable opportunities to network with industry 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. Seegrid's vision guided vehicles were recently featured in the Wall Street Journal. To read the entire article, go to: http://on.wsj.com/1XHqbaJ
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. Follow Seegrid on Twitter at @Seegrid.