David Heilman, Chief Administrative Officer at Seegrid, said “Our customers are growing and innovating by using robots to increase facility productivity and efficiency to become more profitable, thus expanding their operations and adding more jobs. Robots are the high-tech tool companies are using to increase profits and grow their business.”
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) released a report regarding manufacturing migrating back to the U.S. In the report, Harold L. Sirkin, a BCG senior partner said, “Companies are realizing that the economics of manufacturing are swinging in favor of the U.S., for goods to be sold both at home and to major export markets.” BCG partner Michael Zinser shared, “This survey shows that companies are coming to the conclusion surprisingly fast that the U.S. is becoming more competitive when the total costs of manufacturing are accounted for.”
Seegrid has recognized the economic change in manufacturing with the increased demand for driverless industrial robots to transport goods horizontally without wire, tape, laser or other costly automated guided vehicle (AGVs) systems. Seegrid’
The new generation of workforce expects high-technology in their life and workplace. This new generation thrives from challenge and wants to be working with robots and computers. Seegrid has seen robotic education grow already through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Seegrid Corp. (www.seegrid.com)
Seegrid technology transforms industrial vehicles into automated pallet trucks and tow tractors that operate without a need for wire, tape, laser or other automated guided vehicle guidance systems.