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OTTO Motors, the economic division of Clearpath Robotics and a developer of autonomous cell robots (AMRs), named Steering Automation its first reseller in the UK. OTTO Motors offers AMRs for materials dealing with inside manufacturing amenities and warehouses and has greater than three million hours of driving expertise.
Leicester-based Steering Automation will provide the OTTO 100, 750 and 1500 AMRs. The AMRs might be provided with Steering Automation’s attachments and help companies for an entire resolution for materials dealing with automation.
Steering Automation’s attachments embody briNgbot and iNcaart. briNgbot is supplied with light-directed choosing modules and cabinets to move a number of totes or transport cartons. iNcaart offers a conveyor-top for AMRs for payload switch from conveyor-to-conveyor or vehicle-to-vehicle hundreds.
“Typically, automation is seen as a fancy disruption which can fully overhaul current processes – significantly for SMEs (small and medium enterprises),” stated Paul Rivers, managing director, Steering Automation. “However logistics companies don’t must fully perceive or have the abilities and information to attain automation success. As a substitute, we might be doing this for the shopper. We are going to be certain that the software program is updated, keep the AMRs, present extra performance with our high modules, and supply the help required to make sure the transition to automation is seamless.”
“OTTO Motors has been on the forefront of fabric dealing with automation and a pacesetter in North America since 2015,” stated head of vendor relations, Dan Gill, OTTO Motors. “We’re proud to associate with Steering Automation, to be the primary to deliver OTTO materials dealing with AMRs to the UK.”
The Robotic Report lately interviewed OTTO Motors co-founder and CEO Matt Rendall to debate the present state of AMRs and the significance of simulation in serving to prospects deploy AMRs. Rendall additionally spoke on the 2022 Robotics Summit & Expo, which is produced by The Robotic Report‘s father or mother firm WTWH Media.
OTTO lately launched new software program that offers prospects higher visibility and depth of their fleet’s efficiency. It additionally lately launched an autonomous counterbalanced fork truck that may raise as much as 2,640 lb.
In December 2021, OTTO Motors named Carolyn Garvey and Don Leslie as co-presidents of the corporate. Each of the brand new executives got here from Prodomax Automation Ltd, the place they served as co-CEOs.