Seegrid Expands Company Headcount by Over 35% in 2019 Due to Record Growth

Industry leader continues to increase talent acquisition efforts to propel innovation and support growing customer base

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Seegrid, the leader in self-driving industrial vehicles for materials handling, reported a 35% increase in employee headcount for 2019 to support their expanding customer base and commitment to delivering innovative products that drive the industrial automation industry. The company is projecting an even larger boost for staffing growth in 2020.

“Seegrid is wrapping up on a record-breaking year, with strategic initiatives in place to ensure this momentum continues,” said Jim Rock, Seegrid chief executive officer. “Our company is highly dedicated to customer success, and we will continue to grow our teams to stay true to our mission of moving material as safely, effectively, and efficiently as possible with unmatched technology, expertise, and passion.”

With proprietary, patented technology, Seegrid provides the most robust and advanced navigation system for automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), delivering maximum reliability and flexibility in dynamic environments. In addition to leading technology, Seegrid also offers unmatched support with teams of application engineers, deployment specialists, and service and support representatives working hand-in-hand with customers from initial consultation to analysis of facility performance. In order to deliver unmatched products and services, the company aims to attract and retain top tier talent.

The organization’s people strategy is working. For the past two consecutive years, Seegrid achieved a 95% employee retention rate – significantly above the industry standard. In addition, the company was named the #2 workplace in Pittsburgh for the small company category by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for 2019. Seegrid was also awarded as having the #1 workplace benefits among all company sizes in Pittsburgh. In 2018, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette named Seegrid the #1 top workplace in Pittsburgh in the small company category as well as the #1 healthiest workplace overall.

To support upcoming initiatives, Seegrid is currently focused on expanding their engineering and product implementation teams. For more information and a list of open positions, visit

About Seegrid

Seegrid is the leading provider of connected self-driving vehicles for materials handling with more than 2 million miles driven. The Seegrid Smart Platform combines flexible and reliable infrastructure-free vision guided vehicles with fleet management software for a complete connected solution. Seegrid accelerates Industry 4.0 and lean initiatives with incremental automation, helping companies achieve a truly connected enterprise and transform into smart factories of the future.


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