New AGV Supplier Enters North American Market
8th January 2015
CHARLOTTE AGV Solutions of Charlotte, NC has entered the North American AGV systems market with a complete line of standard AGV designs. The line includes forklift AGVs, unit-load AGVs and specialty AGVs to handle loads ranging from light-duty in hospital logistics to heavy loads in the steel industry.
AGV Solutions is a collaboration between AGVE, a Swedish AGV system supplier, and AGV Solutions founder and president Mats Herrstromer, who has more than 35 years experience in the AGV industry in Europe and North America. Herrstromer had been president of AGV Products for more than 20 years when HK Systems acquired the company in 2008. HK Systems ownership subsequently passed to Dematic in 2010.
AGV Solutions is a new company that has decades of experience with AGV System technology in the North American market, said Herrstromer. We look forward to serving the market with a wide range of superior products.
AGVE, formerly AGV Electronics, has been a leading manufacturer of AGVs and AGV controls since 1985, having manufactured and installed more than 1,000 vehicles and 3,000 AGV control units worldwide. The company offers a complete line of standard and custom AGVs accommodating payloads from a few pounds to 65 tons. Lifting heights extend up to 36 feet with the use of any type of navigation including laser, vision, contour, wire, magnet and tape. AGVE also provides a Windows-based AGV control system with an intuitive graphical user interface for order management, traffic control and route management.