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    Seegrid Acquires Box Robotics

    Acquisition will Accelerate Development of Human-Like Awareness for More Consistent and Productive Self-Driving Industrial Vehicles Seegrid Corporation, the leader in self-driving industrial vehicles for material handling, today announced that it ...
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    October 6, 2020

    Seegrid Acquires Box Robotics to Accelerate ...

    Seegrid Corporation acquired Box Robotics, a mobile robotics startup bringing high-definition maps, three-dimensional LiDAR and deep learning to the warehouse and manufacturing automation space. This acquisition will help accelerate next-generation ...
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    October 6, 2020

    Seegrid Acquires Robotics Startup to Boost ...

    Fresh off the news that it had closed a $52 million funding round last month, self-driving vehicle provider Seegrid is keeping its foot on the gas in its drive to position its vision guided vehicles (VGVs) in the material handling sector, announcing ...
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    October 6, 2020

    Seegrid Acquires Mobile Robotics Startup Box ...

    Seegrid Corporation, a provider of self-driving industrial vehicles for material handling, today announced that it acquired Box Robotics, a mobile robotics startup bringing high-definition maps, three-dimensional LiDAR, and deep learning to the ...
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    October 6, 2020

    Seegrid Acquires Philly Robotics Startup

    Seegrid Corp., Pittsburgh-based developer of self-driving industrial vehicles for material handling, on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, announced that it acquired Box Robotics. Financials were not disclosed. Philadelphia-based Box Robotics is a mobile ...
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    October 6, 2020

    Seegrid Bets On The Future Of 3D Perception With ...

    Seegrid announced today, October 6, 2020, that it is acquiring Philadelphia-based Box Robotics. Box Robotics is a mobile robotics startup that is developing high-definition, 3D perception maps for use by autonomous mobile robots (AMR) to localize ...
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    September 22, 2020

    Factory Robot-Maker Seegrid Raises $52 Million

    Cheddar, a live streaming business and financial news network founded by Jon Steinberg, hosts Seegrid CEO Jim Rock on their news show called “Shakers,” which highlights VCs and start-up figures. Cheddar, a business news network covering the most ...
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    September 15, 2020

    Robots Driving Forklifts Score Venture Capital, ...

    Silicon Valley investors are increasing bets on a Pittsburgh company that turns a venerable machine of the past century of industrialization⏤the forklift⏤into a driver of the e-commerce boom. Seegrid Corp., a maker of autonomous forklifts and ...
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    September 15, 2020

    Seegrid Closes a $52 Million Round for ...

    Seegrid, a company that builds self-driving vehicles to transport materials in industrial environments, has added a further $27 million to its recent equity funding. This closes the round at $52 million and takes the company’s total raised to $150 ...
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    September 15, 2020

    Modern Materials Handling Reports on Seegrid’s ...

    Seegrid Corporation, a leader in self-driving industrial vehicles for material handling, today announced that it closed a $52 million growth equity financing round, bringing the company’s total funding to date to more than $150 million. The ...
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    September 15, 2020

    Investment Round Brings Seegrid’s Total Funding ...

    Seegrid Corporation announced that it closed a $52 million growth equity financing round, bringing the company’s total funding to date to more than $150 million. The investment round previously was announced when lead investor G2VP funded the first ...
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    September 15, 2020

    Seegrid has Landed $52 Million Since March for ...

    Pandemic drives demand for material handling automation as company plans to boost hiring, product development, acquisitions. Self-driving vehicle provider Seegrid has landed $52 million in investment funding since March for its automated guided ...
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    August 10, 2020

    How has the Role of Forklift Trucks Evolved in ...

    E-commerce has rapidly become the preferred shopping method for consumers worldwide. In fact, studies have shown that nearly 95% of all shopping will be facilitated through e-commerce by 2040. With ongoing social distancing measures and quarantining ...
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    April 1, 2020

    Seegrid raises $25 million for autonomous ...

    Seegrid has raised $25 million in a round of equity funding from venture capital firm G2VP. Terms were not disclosed, but the company said its valuation was somewhere in the “multi-hundred million dollar” region. UBS Investment Bank, which served as ...
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    September 3, 2019

    Seegrid Celebrates 2 Million Milestone

    Seegrid's vision guided vehicles (VGVs) reached two million production miles at customer sites without a single personnel safety incident. Having reached one million miles just over one year earlier, in April 2018, the two million milestone is a ...
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    August 28, 2019

    Seegrid Celebrates 2M Autonomous Miles Driven ...

    Seegrid Corp. today announced that its vision-guided vehicles have traveled 2 million miles at customer sites without a single personnel safety incident. The company’s self-driving industrial vehicles for materials handling reached 1 million miles ...
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    August 28, 2019

    Seegrid Surpasses 2M Miles Driven Safely for its ...

    Seegrid, which develops self-driving industrial vehicles for materials handling purposes, today announced that its vision-guided vehicles have reached 2 million production miles at customer sites without a single personnel safety incident. The ...
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    December 14, 2018

    The "Holiday Shutdown" Re-visited

    Although the holiday season as a whole is a busy time for many companies, the window between Christmas Day and New Year’s has long stood as a valuable opportunity for manufacturing facilities to implement much-needed improvements. While retail, ...
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    December 12, 2018

    Adapting to Automation: Lessons for Long-Term ...

    What’s the top next-gen technology that’s on strategic agendas across executive war rooms? The answer is automation and robotics, according to a recent survey of more than 800 financial executives from companies worth over $1bn. Always on the ...
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    December 11, 2018

    How Employers and Employees Can Adapt to an ...

    As companies increasingly bring automation to the supply chain, it's important for employers and employees to work together to make their workplace safer, more efficient, and more beneficial to humans than ever before. Despite the fact that ...
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    November 30, 2018

    AMRs and AGVs Rev Their Engines

    The manual warehouse is fast becoming a thing of the past. These days, DCs are increasingly turning to automation as they struggle to cope with a surging tide of e-commerce orders in the midst of a worsening labor shortage. Vendors have stepped up ...
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    November 16, 2018

    Automating the Warehouse: These Self-Driving ...

    In autonomous robotics, the area of materials handling is often overshadowed by the pizzazz of self-driving cars. But a rapid shift toward automation in e-commerce distribution centers and manufacturing plants has led to a thriving subset of robotic ...
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    October 17, 2018

    Don't Get Beaten by a Robot: 3 Ways to Ensure ...

    Although it’s still unclear exactly what the future workforce will look like, it's safe to predict that it will differ from today and that robots and automation will play an important role in that shift. Of course, just because certain jobs will no ...
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    September 25, 2018

    Hitting 1 Million Miles – Automation on Factory ...

    In April, Seegrid, the maker of connected self-driving vehicles for materials handling, made a big announcement. Its fleet logged 1 million miles in warehouses, distribution center and factories around the country without a single personnel safety ...
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    September 13, 2018

    Seegrid adds latest self-driving vehicle for ...

    Self-driving vehicle provider Seegrid Corp. on Monday unveiled a vision guided vehicle with expanded capabilities for automated materials handling for manufacturing, distribution, and e-commerce companies. In announcements at the IMTS / Hannover ...
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    September 12, 2018

    Self-Driving Vehicle Innovator in Multi-Product ...

    Seegrid, which makes connected self-driving vehicles for materials handling, has announced a multi-product launch with the release of a new vision guided vehicle, a new data analytics and reporting offering, and enhanced functionality of its Seegrid ...
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    June 1, 2018

    Smart Mobile Robots are Everywhere

    Simple is better when it comes to training a self-driving vehicle. Forbes notes just how easy it is to create new routes with Seegrid vision guided vehicles (VGVs). Check out this article from Forbes about intelligent AGVs and AMRs like Seegrid ...
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    May 17, 2018

    The Human Side of the Autonomous Warehouse

    In April, Seegrid announced that its self-driving vehicles reached 1 million production miles at customer sites without a single personnel safety incident. The milestone is significant, and Seegrid’s vision guided vehicles (VGVs) have now logged ...
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    April 25, 2018

    Cool Vendors in Supply Chain Execution ...

    Leading supply chain organizations gain competitive advantage by exploiting emerging technologies. Higher maturity organizations likely recognize the value of supply chain execution Cool Vendors; however, all supply chain leaders can use this ...
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    April 11, 2018

    Seegrid Announces 1 Million Accident-Free Miles ...

    Having now traveled the equivalent of 40 times around the earth, Seegrid’s vision-guided vehicles (VGVs) have logged more infrastructure-free miles at customer sites than any other infrastructure-free AGV company.   Read Article  
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    February 8, 2018

    General Motors Increases Manufacturing ...

    General Motors operates hundreds of manufacturing facilities across the world and produces millions of vehicles annually. GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant—one of its most complex manufacturing assembly facilities—employs about 1,800 workers in its ...
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    January 30, 2018

    More Proof the Revolution in Self-Driving ...

    Seegrid, which makes self-guided vehicles for materials handling, is the latest robotics company to announce record-setting results for 2017. The company's revenue and profit milestones track broader trends for industrial robotics companies helping ...
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    January 29, 2018

    Record Growth for AGV Supplier

    Seegrid, supplier of self-driving vehicles for materials handling, announced record-setting results for 2017, continuing the company’s upward trajectory and surpassing 2016’s revenue and profit milestones. “Manufacturing and e-commerce companies are ...
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    January 18, 2018

    Advance Your Materials Handling Operations with ...

    While warehouse operations will change significantly over the next decade thanks to analytics, there are ways companies can reap the benefits of data right now and improve operations for both the short-term and long-term. Learn how your facility can ...
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    December 15, 2017

    The Big Picture: Navigation Gets a Reboot for ...

    There’s a battle underway to win hearts and minds in the world of automatic guided vehicles (AGVs). In a word, it’s all about navigation. Not long ago, every AGV system was guided by wires buried in the floor, laser targets on the walls, tape on the ...
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    December 14, 2017

    Selection Criteria for a Self-Driving Industrial ...

    Manufacturers are increasingly turning to automation to solve their materials handling challenges. But as many are realizing, not all self-driving industrial vehicle companies are alike. The various robotic solutions on the market have vastly ...
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    November 21, 2017

    A Look at Supply Chains of the Future

    We're living in an age when technology never seems to slow down, and the supply chain is no exception. There's no end to new ideas and tools for streamlining the movement of goods from the plant to D.C. and on to the consumer. Just keeping up with ...
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    November 14, 2017

    Seegrid Partners with Bell and Howell to Expand ...

    Bell and Howell has announced that it has been selected by Seegrid, a leader in connected self-driving vehicles for materials handling, for technical service and support in North America. The partnership expands Seegrid’s service capabilities as the ...
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    October 31, 2017

    Warehouse Technology Drives Cost Down

    Warehouse efficiency has always been an integral part of business systems. As costs and competition increase and profit margins decrease, this efficiency has become essential for the continuation of a company's existence. Methods of efficiency will ...
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    August 24, 2017

    Self-Driving Forklift Takes the Human Factor Out ...

    Robots and autonomous vehicles are taking over a growing number of domains, and jobs in warehouses are no exception to that rule. That is where self-driving industrial vehicle company Seegrid's new GP8 Series 6 forklift enters the picture. The GP8 ...
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    August 23, 2017

    Seegrid Rolls Out Self-Driving Pallet Truck

    Seegrid has rolled out a self-driving pallet truck the Pittsburgh-based robotics company said doesn't need human intervention. The GP8 Series 6 "offers fully automated material movement to execute hands-free load exchange from pickup to dropoff," ...
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    August 22, 2017

    New Seegrid Offering Puts Self-Driving Vehicles ...

    Automation in the supply chain increases efficiency, reduces costs, and decreases errors. Today, Seegrid, which makes connected self-driving vehicles for materials handling, has announced the GP8 Series 6 self-driving pallet truck. The truck is ...
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    August 22, 2017

    Seegrid Introduces Self-Driving Vision-Guided ...

    Seegrid Corporation has introduced a self-driving pallet truck. The GP8 Series 6 utilizes Seegrid's Smart Platform, which combines flexible, infrastructure-free, vision-guided vehicles with fleet management, says the company. "The GP8 Series 6 ...
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    August 1, 2017

    Bringing Robots With Eyes to a Warehouse Near You

    Seegrid is the leading provider of self-driving vehicles for materials handling, with its vehicles having driven more than 670,000 miles across factories and warehouses on behalf of companies like Amazon, GM, Whirlpool and Boeing. Chris Visnic ...
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    June 27, 2017

    From Steel City to Roboburgh: Pittsburgh Still ...

    The story of Pittsburgh’s role in the Industrial Revolution is undisputed. So is the well-worn, late 20th-century narrative of the city’s declining manufacturing base. So it might come as a surprise that manufacturing is once again strong in Steel ...
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    June 20, 2017

    4 Steps On Your Journey Toward Industry 4.0

    Introducing new technology can be disruptive: upending the status quo is always challenging for businesses and their employees. For manufacturers, though, the idea of the smart factory of the future is quickly becoming a reality, and even those ...
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    June 6, 2017

    Vision-Guided Vehicles Deliver Parts to Appliance ...

    If Ohio ever needs a catch phrase to promote its manufacturing success, “five out of eight is great” would be appropriate. The reason is because Ohio is home to five of Whirlpool Corp.’s eight U.S. assembly plants. Those five factories are located ...
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    June 1, 2017

    As More Robots Join the Workforce, Some Say It ...

    Bob Zorn's coworkers were waiting for him when he started his shift at Giant Eagle's warehouse in Pittsburgh. The two blue, autonomous pallet jacks sat idle near the receiving bays. Their stately calm was out of place in the chaos — organized chaos ...
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    May 28, 2017

    Turning Auto Plants Into WALL-E Worlds

    While Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been laying out a futuristic vision of highly automated, human-free car factories staffed by robots, it's the legacy auto industry that's quietly putting a version of that vision into motion. Jaguar Land Rover, BMW, ...
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    May 12, 2017

    Embracing Automation: Preparing the Workforce to ...

    Seegrid works with customers to train their frontline men and women to be the first generation of automated robotics operators, supporting the transition to a robotics-integrated workforce, which ultimately enables companies to be more productive ...
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    May 3, 2017

    Seegrid, Raymond Partner on Autonomous Lift Truck

    Jeff Christensen, vice president of products at Seegrid, discusses its unique partnership with The Raymond Corporation in creating an automated tow tractor lift truck. Watch the video from Food Logistics.   Watch Video  
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