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Seegrid announces self-driving vision guided vehicle for materials handling

The company's GP8 Series 6 enables companies to automate for efficiency and safety


November 27, 2017
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PITTSBURGH, PA—Seegrid, a manufacturer of connected self-driving vehicles for materials handling, has expanded the company’s suite of automated solutions with the GP8 Series 6 self-driving pallet truck. The GP8 Series 6 offers fully automated material movement to execute hands-free load exchange from pick-up to drop-off.

In the automotive industry, Seegrid self-driving vehicles are used for delivery of parts to line. The Series 6 self-driving pallet truck picks up and drops off palletized car parts without human interaction, increasing productivity, the company said. In e-commerce, the Series 6 enables fully autonomous delivery of goods to keep up with fulfillment industry growth and demand.

Operating without wires, lasers, magnets, or tape, the Seegrid GP8 Series 6 allows manufacturers and distributors to change routes in-house, operate in manual mode, and effortless scale their fleet as they grow. As part of the Seegrid Smart Platform, the Series 6 is aligned with Industry 4.0 and lean initiatives, helping companies transform into smart factories of the future.