Robotics Industry News
Intelligrated Robotics Lab Hosts St. Louis Elementary Students
Intelligrated Posted 05/20/2011Visit offers students firsthand robotic demonstrations and presentations in new lab
(Cincinnati) Intelligrated®, a leading North American-owned automated material handling solutions provider, is hosting second grade students from 11 Rockwood School District elementary schools May 16-18 at the company’s new Alvey® Robotics Lab in St. Louis, Mo.
Teaming up with Partners in Education, an organization devoted to linking K-12 academically gifted curriculum with “real world” experiences, Intelligrated will offer students firsthand demonstrations and presentations on the role robotics are playing in the world today and the potential for the future.
“These demonstrations introduce many STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) concepts in a motivating environment with minds-on, hands-on activities about a topic fascinating to students, robots,” said Chris Nobbe, gifted education specialist for Rockwood. “The robotics demonstrations bring enthusiasm and inspiration for today’s students who could easily pursue a STEM career.”
“We are excited to host this educational day for the students,” said Steve Ackerman, executive vice president, Intelligrated. “It is an exciting time for the robotics industry and we hope to spark interest for robotics in today’s children.”
Members of the media are invited to tour the lab and speak with attendants at the demonstration. Kim Litzau, supervisor Partners in Education, Intelligrated representatives and Chris Nobbe will be available for interview.
For sales and marketing information, please contact Emily Smith, senior marketing coordinator, Intelligrated, by phone at (513) 881-5239.
To attend the event or schedule an interview, please contact Samantha Devine, public relations, Koroberi, at (919) 945-0566.
Intelligrated® is a leading North American-owned, single-point provider of automated material handling solutions with operations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Intelligrated designs, manufactures and installs complete material handling automation solutions, including conveyor systems, IntelliSort® sortation systems, Alvey® palletizers and robotics, Real Time Solutions® order fulfillment systems, warehouse control software and advanced machine controls—all supported by 24x7 Customer Service and Support.
Serving the warehousing, distribution, consumer product manufacturing, postal and parcel markets, Intelligrated collaborates closely with its clients to develop productivity solutions and support their needs throughout the life of their material handling systems.