PITTBURGH-Seegrid Corporation a provider of industrial mobile robots for the material handling industry, announced that Bastian Material Handling (Indianapolis) has joined its Founding Distributor program, a distribution network of dealers and resellers. Bastian joins Seegrid's eight other Founding Distributors: Amerden AGVS, Atlas Lift Truck and Rental, Engineered Solutions-a Division of Carolina Tractor, Hy-tek Material Handling, Inc., J.H. Ryder Machinery Limited, Morrison Industrial Equipment Company, Penn West Industrial Trucks, LLC, and Wisconsin Lift Truck Corporation.
Seegrid's Founding Distributors currently sell and support the GT3 tugger/tow tractor and the GP8 pallet truck. Seegrid's G Series vehicles are industrial mobile robots designed to free up skilled employees by taking care of non value-added work such as pulling flatbed carts, delivering pallets and positioning supplies in tight areas. They use no wires, guides or lasers but instead use an on-board vision navigation system which allows them to learn, store and travel 16 miles of routes.