PITTSBURGH, PA – July 27, 2016 – Seegrid, the pioneer and leader in vision-based autonomous industrial vehicles, today announced it has become a member of Automation Alley. Recognizing that Michigan’s tech sector is growing stronger every day, Seegrid is proud join the innovation conversation as a member of Automation Alley. Automation Alley’s mission is to enhance the global competitiveness of Southeast Michigan and to advance the region as a high-tech powerhouse at the forefront of innovation worldwide through initiatives in advanced manufacturing, entrepreneurship, international business, talent development, and defense.
According to Pete Chryplewicz, Seegrid Strategic Account Manager, who is heading up Seegrid’s Michigan robotics initiative, “We are proud to be part of Automation Alley, which helps technology-focused businesses across Southeast Michigan grow and prosper through programs and services tailored to meet their needs.”
Automation Alley’s Technology Center, located on the campus of Oakland University, showcases cutting-edge advanced manufacturing technologies. Partnered with leading engineering and manufacturing firms like Seegrid, the organization provides affordable training on the latest manufacturing equipment and software available. Automation Alley and Seegrid work together to ensure Michigan’s workforce has the skills necessary to compete in today’s rapidly changing manufacturing environment.
Seegrid, the sole manufacturer of vision-enabled autonomous vehicles, is uniquely positioned to help customers grow their business with deployment of VGVs that improve safety, flexibility, and efficiency.
Seegrid is the leading provider of connected self-driving vehicles for materials handling with more than a million miles driven. The Seegrid Smart Platform combines flexible and reliable infrastructure-free vision guided vehicles with fleet management software for a complete connected solution. Seegrid accelerates Industry 4.0 and lean initiatives with incremental automation, helping companies achieve a truly connected enterprise and transform into smart factories of the future. www.seegrid.com
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