Seegrid Robotic Industrial Trucks Hosted White House Job Council
Thursday, October 13, 2011
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seegrid Vision-Guided Pallet Trucks are a leader in Robotic Industrial Trucks. Today Seegrid hosted President Obama’s Job Council for a Manufacturing Listening and Action Session roundtable. This session provided industrial executives the opportunity to share their views and network with those advising the president. The roundtable session was held at Seegrid’s headquarters located in Pittsburgh, PA.
“We are delighted to have hosted this event allowing other industrial leaders to share what can create jobs in the sector and how Seegrid has taken an important leadership role in material handling and manufacturing.”
Scott Friedman, CEO of Seegrid Corporation said, “We are delighted to have hosted this event allowing other industrial leaders to share what can create jobs in the sector and how Seegrid has taken an important leadership role in material handling and manufacturing.”
The session was run by Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and CEO, General Electric Company; Paul Otellini, President and CEO, Intel Corporation; Antonio Perez, Chairman and CEO, Eastman Kodak Company; Karen Mills, Administrator, Small Business Administration.
Seegrid is completing the second expansion within two years, recently completed renovating a 10,000-square-foot facility; connected to the current 30,000-square-foot location in RIDC Park West. Seegrid’s rapid growth includes doubling the employee base in the past two years, plans to continue to grow in the region, and bringing new jobs to Pittsburgh.About Seegrid
Founded in 2003, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Seegrid Corp. (www.seegrid.com) brings robotic vision-guided technology to the material handling industry. With more than thirty years of innovation and research by some of the 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 un-manned, automated pallet trucks and tow tractors that operate without the need for wire, tape, laser 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. Seegrid is now poised as a leader in the $38 billion forklift market.
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