Yale Works with Seegrid to Provide Vision Guided Driverless Technology Reports to Material Handling Wholesaler
Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/24/2014 -- Seegrid, a leading provider of vision-guided flexible automated guided vehicles (AGVs), was featured in the current issue of Material Handling Wholesaler. Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces that by working with Seegrid® “Guided by Seegrid” technology will soon be available to Yale customers. The “Guided by Seegrid” technology will allow Yale customers the opportunity to deploy Seegrid’s premier vision-guided, driverless automation solution in their materials handling applications. No additional infrastructure for navigation such as wires, laser targets or magnetic tape is required to operate these innovative breakthrough products.
“Our customers have materials handling challenges, and we’re looking to provide solutions that deliver efficiency to their business,” said Brett Schemerhorn, vice president of marketing for Yale. “Seegrid is the recognized industry leader for vision-guided technology, and the “Guided by Seegrid” technology will enhance efficiency and productivity for our customers’ day-to-day needs.”
Anthony Horbal, CEO of Seegrid said, “This is an important relationship for two strong companies with recognized brands. Seegrid delivers innovative and proven vision-guided navigation technology and with Yale’s sales and service networks and loyal brand customers, the “Guided by Seegrid” technology is poised for extraordinary success.”
The driverless technology helps offset labor and operating costs and allows employees to be redeployed to value-added roles in the business. The automated transportation of materials may help improve facility productivity, creating a more efficient and profitable operation.
Material Handling Wholesaler (MHW) is an internationally known publication serving the wholesale material handling industry. “Wholesaler” has four primary products: a monthly magazine, a user-friendly website, and two e-newsletters.
Seegrid Corporation (www.seegrid.com) provides simple, affordable, flexible vision-guided automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to the material handling industry. Seegrid robotic industrial trucks, flexible AGVs, are revolutionizing the movement of materials in manufacturing and distribution environments. Seegrid automated pallet trucks and tow tractors optimize workflow processes by increasing productivity and reducing costs, creating economic and operational advantages. Robotic industrial trucks deliver a rapid return on investment, improve facility safety, and reduce equipment and product damage. Recently named Manufacturer of the Year, Seegrid was also awarded the Gold Medal Award at the WBT Innovation Marketplace 2013 competitive event. Seegrid was named to the Food Logistics Top 100 software and technology providers. Seegrid is a Finalist for the 2014 Edison Award in the Applied Technology category and Industrial Productivity sub-category.
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