20.03.2023, St-Sulpice, Switzerland: MasterMover, a leading global manufacturer of electric towing and towing solutions, has announced a new partnership with vehicle automation leader BlueBotics to provide best-in-class ANT navigation technology for its MasterMover range of Automated Guided Vehicles.
Known for its broad portfolio of electric pedestrian operated tugboats and cranes used in Industrial Manufacturing, Logistics and Retail, MasterMover also offers a wide range of advanced solutions, which include remote control operations, track-following navigation and fully autonomous solutions.
AGV’s MasterMover products now include BlueBotics’ ANT natural navigation technology as standard, ensuring customers benefit from the advanced features and functionality available from the vehicle navigation market leader.
“MasterMover has twenty-five years of experience designing, manufacturing and delivering load-shifting solutions synonymous with reliability, quality and performance,” commented James Jones, Partner and Director of MasterMover. “We combine this expertise with world-class technology partners to provide state-of-the-art solutions. This is increasingly being demanded by our customers who are focused on maximizing safety and efficiency in their operations.”
BlueBotics is the global reference in natural feature navigation. For more than 20 years, the Swiss company has helped companies meet vehicle automation challenges, and today there are more than 4,000 ‘ANT driven’ AGVs, automated forklifts and AMRs in operation worldwide.
“At BlueBotics our goal is to work with market leading vehicle manufacturers who have the expertise and experience necessary to fully meet the AGV needs of their customers,” said Dr. Nicola Tomatis, CEO of BlueBotics. “Partnering with MasterMover is a great example of this. We continue to be impressed by the professionalism of the company’s solutions and its team, and we look forward to enjoying many successes together.”
AGV’s MasterMover solution offers Industrial Manufacturing organizations an effective way to automate various load shifting processes, provide a return on investment and drive operational efficiency.
Autonomous solutions are available from MasterMover with the capacity to move up to 30,000kg, meaning companies are prepared for many of the challenges of moving loads with state-of-the-art solutions.
MasterMover combines a strong track record of success building robust and reliable load-switching products, with best-in-class technology from market leaders such as BlueBotics. The company is also working with safety technology specialist SICK for its AGV solution.
“Partnering with BlueBotics was a natural choice, with their ANT navigation technology leading the way. The state-of-the-art capabilities of BlueBotics’ solutions, as well as their focus on innovation, mean they are the ideal navigation partner for MasterMover,” added Jones. “We have worked closely with the BlueBotics team on a number of projects, and the relationship between the two organizations is only going to get stronger.”
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MasterMover is the world’s leading manufacturer of electric towing and towing solutions, designed to increase operational safety and efficiency when moving heavy, large or unconventional loads. MasterMover focuses on innovation, research and development to provide the widest range of electric towing products on the market.
Specific solutions include pedestrian operated, remote controlled and fully Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) options. Additionally, MultiLink technology allows one remote operator to simultaneously control multiple electric tugboats via synchronized motion.
MasterMover operates globally through direct relationships and a network of sales and service partners. The company works with enviable world leading names across industrial manufacturing, retail and logistics. With an expert in-house engineering team, MasterMover has a proven track record of delivering bespoke projects for a wide variety of applications worldwide.
BlueBotics is the reference in natural feature navigation and is on a mission to help companies meet the challenge of vehicle automation. With over 20 years of industry experience, the company provides the autonomous navigation technology (ANT) and expert support customers need to bring their AGV, automated forklift or mobile robot successfully to market. Currently, there are more than 4,000 ANT driven vehicles in operation around the world. Visit www.bluebotics.com to learn more.