OTTO Motors finds first AMR reseller in UK


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The OTTO Motors 1500 autonomous cell robotic.

OTTO Motors, the commercial division of Clearpath Robotics and a developer of autonomous cell robots (AMRs), named Steering Automation its first reseller in the UK. OTTO Motors supplies AMRs for materials dealing with inside manufacturing amenities 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 can be provided with Steering Automation’s attachments and assist companies for an entire resolution for materials dealing with automation. 

Steering Automation’s attachments embody briNgbot and iNcaart. briNgbot is provided with light-directed choosing modules and cabinets to move a number of totes or delivery cartons.  iNcaart supplies a conveyor-top for AMRs for payload switch from conveyor-to-conveyor or vehicle-to-vehicle hundreds.

“Typically, automation is seen as a fancy disruption which is able to fully overhaul present processes – significantly for SMEs (small and medium enterprises),” mentioned Paul Rivers, managing director, Steering Automation. “However logistics companies don’t must fully perceive or have the talents and data to realize automation success. As an alternative, we can be doing this for the client. We’ll be 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 companion with Steering Automation, to be the primary to carry OTTO materials dealing with AMRs to the UK.”

The Robotic Report not too long ago 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 dad or mum firm WTWH Media.

OTTO not too long ago launched new software program that offers clients higher visibility and depth of their fleet’s efficiency. It additionally not too long ago 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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