Twin Cities Business Magazine Acknowledges Ranking of Seegrid as Most Innovative Companies by FAST COMPANY
Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/01/2013 -- Twin Cities Business is a leading provider of business news, insight, and analysis through a monthly magazine, twice-weekly e-newsletter, daily online news stories, events, and an annual business information guide. The publication discusses today’s most pressing issues, examine trends and outlooks, and provide the context, perspective, and information leaders have come to depend upon. Twin Cities Business recently reported that Seegrid makers of robotic industrial trucks was named to Fast Company magazine’s 2013 list of “Most Innovative Companies” featuring “the businesses whose innovations are having the greatest impacts across their industries and our culture as a whole.”
Robotics manufacturer Seegrid, located in the Pittsburgh International Airport corridor, is growing in the Pittsburgh region. Seegrid was co-founded in 2003 by Dr. Hans Moravec and is proud to be among the cutting-edge companies that call Pittsburgh home. The company is a spin-off from Carnegie Mellon University and has remained in the Pittsburgh area. Moravec knew the company’s vision-guided technology could play a major role for ground vehicles and would revolutionize the material handling and supply chain industries. They recognized there was a more advanced and efficient way to move product from point A to point B – robots not operators. Seegrid’s technology transforms industrial vehicles into unmanned, automated pallet trucks and tow tractors that operate without the need for wire, laser, tape or magnet. Seegrid robots optimize workflow processes by increasing productivity and reducing costs, creating economic and operational advantages. Seegrid’s robots are manufactured exclusively in Pittsburgh and support U.S. manufacturing and warehousing companies, keeping the U.S. at the forefront of innovation and technology.
Fast Company's annual Most Innovative Companies issue honors leading businesses including Apple, Amazon, Google, and Seegrid along with such rising newcomers as Square, Fab and Tumblr. In additional to this great honor, Seegrid was also ranked in the world’s top 10 most innovative companies in robotics.
Founded in 2003, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Seegrid Corporation (http://www.seegrid.com) brings robotic vision-guided technology to the material handling industry. With more than thirty years of innovation and research by leading robotic scientists, engineers, programmers and logistics practitioners worldwide, Seegrid’s exclusive Robotic Industrial Trucks are revolutionizing the movement of materials in manufacturing and distribution environments. Seegrid’s technology transforms industrial vehicles into unmanned, automated pallet trucks and tow tractors that operate without the need for wire, tape, laser, magnet or other costly automated guided vehicle (AGV) guidance systems. Seegrid offers solutions that optimize workflow processes by increasing productivity and reducing costs, creating economic and operational advantages.