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March 24, 2014 - YaleŽ MO50T Tow Tractor Guided By SeegridŽ requires no additional infrastructure for navigation such as wires, laser targets, or magnetic tape. Operator trains vehicle by driving desired route while programming selected behaviors. During training, vision system captures images of environment and compiles images into 3D map for route navigation. Capable of learning and storing up to 25 miles of routes, MO50T is suited for towing flatbed cars, trains, or carts with payloads up to 10,000 lb.

Vision-Guided Technology Offered on Yale® Tow Tractor Guided by Seegrid®


Yale Materials Handling Corp.
1400 Sullivan Drive
Greenville, NC, 27834
USA



Press release date: March 17, 2014

ATLANTA – Yale Materials Handling Corporation announced the YaleŽ MO50T tow tractor Guided by SeegridŽ today at MODEX 2014. The new product showcased in the Yale booth (#6123) this week at the Georgia World Congress Center is a result of the relationship announced last week with leading vision-guided automated guided vehicle (AGV) manufacturer SeegridŽ.

“Adding Seegrid’s vision-guided technology to our already cost-effective MO50T provides another customizable materials handling solution that will boost performance and efficiency for our customers,” said David McNeill, warehouse products manager for Yale. “The technology is easy to implement in existing warehouse applications and provides the versatility for the MO50T tow tractor to function as an AGV or in manual operator mode.”

“Our teams worked together closely to create a superior product, and the integration of the Guided by Seegrid navigation system and the YaleŽ tow tractor is seamless,” said Jeff Christensen, director of product development for Seegrid. “Our vision guidance technology provides a simple and affordable automation solution that Yale customers are going to love.”

The Yale MO50T tow tractor Guided by Seegrid is simple to train and operate, and requires no additional infrastructure for navigation such as wires, laser targets or magnetic tape. An operator trains the vehicle by driving a desired route while programming selected behaviors. During training the vision system captures images of the environment and compiles the images into a three-dimensional map for route navigation. The vehicle can learn and store up to 25 miles of routes.

Customers can use the Yale MO50T tow tractor Guided by Seegrid to easily tow flatbed cars, trains or carts with payloads up to 10,000 lbs.

About Yale Materials Handling Corporation
Yale Materials Handling Corporation markets a full line of materials handling lift truck products and services, including electric, gas, LP-gas and diesel powered lift trucks; narrow aisle, very narrow aisle and motorized hand trucks. Yale has a comprehensive service offering including Yale Vision wireless asset management, fleet management, Yale service, parts, financing and training. YaleŽ trucks are manufactured in an ISO 9001:2008 registered facility and range in capacity from 2,000 to 36,000 lbs. For more information, or to find the YaleŽ lift truck dealer nearest you, call 1-800-233-YALE or visit www.yale.com.

Yale Materials Handling Corporation is part of NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY).  Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. and its subsidiaries, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, employ approximately 5,100 people worldwide.

Yale is a Registered Trademark and   is a Registered Copyright of Yale Materials Handling Corporation.  People. Products. Productivity. is a Trademark in the United States and certain other jurisdictions.

About Seegrid Corporation
Seegrid Corporation (www.seegrid.com) provides simple, affordable, flexible vision-guided automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to the material handling industry. Seegrid flexible AGVs are revolutionizing the movement of materials in manufacturing and distribution environments. Seegrid automated pallet trucks, tow tractors, and walkie stackers optimize workflow processes by increasing productivity and reducing costs, creating economic and operational advantages. Flexible AGVs deliver a rapid return on investment, improve facility safety, and reduce equipment and product damage. Seegrid recently received the 2013 Manufacturer of the Year award by the Pittsburgh Business Times, as well as the Gold Medal Award at the WBT Innovation Marketplace 2013 competitive event. Follow Seegrid Corporation on Twitter at @Seegrid. Visit Seegrid at MODEX at booth #7317. 
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