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Seegrid COVID-19 Policies to Protect Employees, Customers, and Community
Seegrid Corporation Posted 03/19/2020
Company remains fully operational to support supply chain while following CDC recommendations and federal guidelines
PITTSBURGH, PA – Seegrid, the leader in self-driving industrial vehicles for material handling, announced they are taking steps to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) while remaining fully operational to service and support their customers, who in turn, are helping the public at large.
“To help ensure our manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics customers can continue to provide essential products and services to support our communities, we are quickly implementing new approaches and policies company-wide to adjust to the evolving circumstances,” said Tim Spang, Seegrid senior vice president of operations. “With safety constantly at the forefront, Seegrid is closely following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended precautions and federal guidelines surrounding COVID-19. We will also keep agile, as mitigation efforts unfold, in order to effectively comply with our customers' most current policies.”
To operate as smoothly and safely as possible, and to protect employees, customers, and partners, the majority of Seegrid team members are working virtually, with a smaller subset of employees performing in-person job duties under group gathering restrictions. Every Seegrid employee is receiving regular, streamlined communications on COVID-19 regulations and health guidelines, with special paid leave policies in place. In addition, Seegrid employee travel is reserved to serve the essential business needs of their customers, traveling only as necessary to assure safety and the attainment of customer critical business objectives.
“Our company’s track record of growth is due to our proficient, dedicated teams, led by highly experienced pathfinders of future and emerging technologies,” said Seegrid chief executive officer Jim Rock. “Seegrid is well positioned to remain committed to our customers’ success, and we are confident that the challenges we are all facing today will produce new approaches and create opportunities for even more innovations in automation and robotics.”
Seegrid combines infrastructure-free vision guided vehicles, fleet management software, and actionable analytics for a complete, connected, material handling solution. Seegrid Vision navigation technology is reliable, flexible, and proven with millions of autonomous production miles driven and zero personnel safety incidents. Manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics companies around the world leverage Seegrid smart automation solutions. With Seegrid’s best-in-class service and support that extends from project design through deployment and training, material flow is both safe and optimized, accelerating Industry 4.0 initiatives today and into the future.