Pittsburgh, PA, October 01, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Seegrid Corporation, global leader of robotic automated guided vehicles (AGVs), continue to strengthen the management team with the addition of Jim Rock as Seegrid’s Chief Executive Officer. Rock oversees performance, product expansion, and global strategy for the organization’s next level of growth in robotic vision-guided automated guided vehicles.
In his previous position, Rock served as president of Vocollect Healthcare by Honeywell, leading his team to deliver advanced and innovative mobile healthcare technology voice solutions across multiple industries. Rock graduated from the University of Pittsburgh where he received a Master of Business Administration in Marketing and Finance from Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business.
David R. Heilman, Seegrid’s President oversees finance and operations. In his previous position as chief financial officer of Precision Therapeutics, Inc., Heilman received a Pittsburgh Business Times 2010 CFO of the Year award. Heilman also served as managing director of The Meridian Group, a private mid-market investment banking and management consulting firm.
Seegrid Corporation (www.seegrid.com), global leader of robotic vision-guided automated guided vehicles (AGVs), designs, engineers, and manufactures AGVs for the materials handling industry to operate with simplicity, flexibility, and affordability. The company’s state-of-the-art navigation technology requires no infrastructure for navigation—no wires, lasers, tapes, or magnets. Seegrid vision-guided AGVs are revolutionizing the movement of materials in manufacturing and distribution environments.
Creating economic and operational advantages, robotic pallet trucks, tow tractors, and walkie stackers optimize workflow processes by increasing productivity and reducing labor and operating costs. Seegrid AGVs improve workplace safety, reduce equipment and product damage, and deliver a rapid return on investment.
Maximize efficiency and productivity of vision-guided AGVs by utilizing Seegrid Supervisor, a network appliance that connects, monitors, and controls a fleet of AGVs. Guided by Seegrid® partnerships with leading global industrial truck manufacturers provide businesses with a choice when selecting a brand of robotic vision-guided AGVs. Seegrid and Guided by Seegrid products are available in North America and Europe.
Recent acknowledgements include a 2014 Edison Award, Manufacturer of the Year award, and chosen as one of Food Logistics Top 100 software and technology providers. Seegrid was named to the list of Fast Company 50 Most Innovative Companies and Top 10 Most Innovative Robotic Companies 2013. Follow on Twitter @Seegrid.