PITTSBURGH, PA — February 9, 2021 — Seegrid Corporation , the leader in autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) for material handling, today introduced the Seegrid Palion AMR product family, representing the company’s newest line of mobile robots that uniquely provide automated material flow—increasing throughput productivity, improving employee and facility safety, reducing labor and operation costs, and driving continuous improvement. Seegrid announced that Palion is the new label for all its new and forthcoming autonomous mobile robots, as the company continues to build upon record-breaking growth . The company proudly unveiled an all new Palion Pallet Truck with enhanced pallet staging and auto-charging capabilities.
“Our customers span the global supply chain and are looking to accelerate productivity amidst pressures to reduce costs and improve safety,” said Jim Rock, Seegrid’s Chief Executive Officer. “It’s a challenge we Seegrid are uniquely equipped to solve, and we are very proud of our demonstrated track record helping some of the largest global brands in manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, and e-commerce realize the full potential of AMR technology.”
The new Palion Pallet Truck Series 8 with enhanced features and functionality is Seegrid’s latest version of its pallet truck. Most notably, the new pallet truck includes lane staging capabilities—autonomously identifying, building, and depleting lanes for precise, efficient pick-up and drop-off of palletized goods. The new pallet truck also features Auto-Charge, which removes a costly and dangerous human touchpoint and boosts productivity by automating the scheduling, dispatch, and charging to keep operations running 24/7.
“Now more than ever, our customers need flexible and reliable end-to-end automation solutions to safely move materials in their dynamic environments,” said Jeff Christensen, Seegrid’s Vice President of Product. “Seegrid Palion AMRs are designed specifically to help customers improve safety, increase throughput, and address labor shortages. As the market leader, we will continue to deliver on our commitment to provide innovative solutions for customers to automate even more processes and applications for continued improvement and safety across their facilities.”
Seegrid’s ability to build and deliver best-in-class AMRs offers compelling advantages for its growing list of customers, as companies across the supply chain accelerate automation initiatives amidst pressures to increase throughput and optimize workflow. With proprietary, patented technology, Seegrid provides the most robust and advanced navigation system on the market, uniquely designed and delivered with customer needs in mind. The approach is working; Seegrid recently reported it doubled revenue year-over-year for two years in a row, and the company projects continued increased growth in and demand for its automation solutions in the year ahead.
Seegrid combines autonomous mobile robots, enterprise software, and best-in-class services for a complete, connected material handling automation solution. With millions of autonomous production miles driven and zero personnel safety incidents, Seegrid Palion AMRs are reliable, flexible, and proven. The world’s largest manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics companies rely on Seegrid to automate material flow in highly complex environments. From project design through deployment, change management, user training, and data-driven consultation, material flow is both safe and optimized, accelerating automation initiatives today and into the future. www.seegrid.com.