OTTO Motors finds first AMR reseller in UK


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The OTTO Motors 1500 autonomous cellular robotic.

OTTO Motors, the economic division of Clearpath Robotics and a developer of autonomous cellular robots (AMRs), named Steering Automation its first reseller in the UK. OTTO Motors gives AMRs for materials dealing with inside manufacturing services and warehouses and has greater than three million hours of driving expertise.

Leicester-based Steering Automation will supply the OTTO 100, 750 and 1500 AMRs. The AMRs might be supplied with Steering Automation’s attachments and assist companies for a whole resolution for materials dealing with automation. 

Steering Automation’s attachments embrace briNgbot and iNcaart. briNgbot is provided with light-directed selecting modules and cabinets to move a number of totes or transport cartons.  iNcaart gives a conveyor-top for AMRs for payload switch from conveyor-to-conveyor or vehicle-to-vehicle masses.

“Usually, automation is seen as a fancy disruption which can utterly overhaul present processes – significantly for SMEs (small and medium enterprises),” mentioned Paul Rivers, managing director, Steering Automation. “However logistics companies don’t have to utterly perceive or have the abilities and data to realize automation success. As a substitute, we might be doing this for the client. We are going to make sure that the software program is updated, preserve the AMRs, present extra performance with our high modules, and supply the assist 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,” mentioned head of vendor relations, Dan Gill, OTTO Motors. “We’re proud to accomplice with Steering Automation, to be the primary to convey OTTO materials dealing with AMRs to the UK.”

The Robotic Report just 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 clients deploy AMRs. Rendall additionally spoke on the 2022 Robotics Summit & Expo, which is produced by The Robotic Report‘s guardian firm WTWH Media.

OTTO just lately launched new software program that offers clients higher visibility and depth of their fleet’s efficiency. It additionally just 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.

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