Bastian Solutions Partners with Seegrid to Offer Clients Flexible, Affordable Automation

by Stefanie Hardy | May 07, 2013
The systems integration firm will distribute Seegrid’s line of robotic industrial trucks, providing clients with a solution that offers a quick return on investment and immediate results.

Seegrid LogoMay 7, 2013 – Bastian Solutions, a global material handling systems integrator, has partnered with Seegrid to distribute the company’s line of robotic industrial trucks.

“Seegrid’s robotic industrial trucks provide flexible and affordable solutions to complement new or existing facilities,” shared Aaron Jones, Vice President of Bastian Solutions. “For clients who desire a partial automation solution, Seegrid offers an excellent product without the limitations presented by similar technologies.”

The flexibility of the Seegrid technology is paramount for the ever-changing demands in distribution and manufacturing environments. With more challenging delivery requirements, shorter contract durations, increasing client demands, and increased product variation, Seegrid robotic industrial trucks prove to be the right answer for many companies.

John Hayes, National Account Manager for Seegrid, was pleased about the new partnership and noted, “Seegrid is very happy to partner with Bastian Solutions. The innovation and dedication they bring to their customers is second to none; not just material handling but to all manner of business solutions. Their list of satisfied customers reads like a 'who's who' of industry. Bastian Solutions can bring years of experience to companies both large and small, and we are proud to have them as a partner.”

“Seegrid robotic trucks can be productive on the first day of implementation and brought up to full capacity very quickly,” Jones added. “As a proven and advanced form of technology, Seegrid robotic trucks are also the kind of innovative solutions our clients have come to expect from us. We look forward to implementing this technology to help our customers achieve their business objectives.”

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About Seegrid
Founded in 2003, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Seegrid Corporation ( brings robotic vision-guided technology to the material handling industry. With more than thirty years of innovation and research by leading robotic scientists, engineers, programmers and logistics practitioners worldwide, Seegrid’s exclusive Robotic Industrial Trucks are revolutionizing the movement of materials in manufacturing and distribution environments. Seegrid’s technology transforms industrial vehicles into unmanned, automated pallet trucks and tow tractors that operate without the need for wire, tape, laser, magnet or other costly automated guided vehicle (AGV) guidance systems. Seegrid offers solutions that optimize workflow processes by increasing productivity and reducing costs, creating economic and operational advantages. Fast Company named Seegrid as one of the Top 50 World’s Most Innovative Company in 2013 and among the Top 10 World’s Most Innovative Robotics Company in 2013. Follow Seegrid Corporation on Twitter at @Seegrid.

About Bastian Solutions
Bastian Solutions, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, is an independent material handling system integrator with clients and offices around the world. Founded in 1952, Bastian Solutions has established itself as an innovator in the field of material handling automation, supply chain software, industrial controls, and robotics. The company includes 15 domestic offices as well as 7 international offices in Canada, India, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Mexico, and Qatar. For more information, please visit