Applied Manufacturing Technologies Announces Strategic Partnership with Autonomous Mobile Robot Manufacturer OTTO Motors

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AMT and OTTO Motors partner to provide cutting-edge material handling solutions utilizing autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) amid growth in eCommerce and food and beverage industry projects.

AMT and OTTO Motors announce strategic partnership
We are excited to partner with AMT to implement state-of-the-art industrial AMR systems and to augment the automation solutions that AMT offers to their customers.

Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT), North America’s largest independent full-service systems integration provider supporting manufacturers, robot companies, systems integrators, line builders, and users of robotic automation worldwide, today announced a strategic partnership with autonomous mobile robot (AMR) manufacturer OTTO Motors, a division of Clearpath Robotics.

“We have seen tremendous growth in opportunities to provide ‘smart’ material transport systems, especially with the use of autonomous mobile robots for pallet and case handling in warehouse and product pack out applications,” said Vice President of Sales Rick Vanden Boom. “To meet that challenge, we have chosen to partner with OTTO Motors because of their customer-centric culture and leading-edge technology in moving heavy payloads.”

“We are excited to partner with AMT to implement state-of-the-art industrial AMR systems and to augment the automation solutions that AMT offers to their customers,” said Hank Heupel of OTTO Motors. “Together we can provide robust material handling solutions using mobile robots in a wide variety of industries.”

A leader in robotic and guided material transport solutions, AMT works closely with customers in the warehousing, eCommerce, food & beverage, and other industries to provide custom turnkey material transport systems for a variety of types of cargo. AMT specializes in material handling projects, ranging from hardware-based conveyor systems and robotic palletizing to GPS- and LiDAR-based “smart” material transport.

AMT is a specialist in full-service systems integration, also offering engineering services such as turnkey industrial controls, robotic programming, and automation consulting. Bringing together best-in-class technologies and custom automation, AMT provides high-quality, cost-effective automation solutions. Our solutions have benefited manufacturers in automotive, aerospace, medical, alternative energy, fabricated metal, industrial machinery, rubber and plastics, food and beverage and many other industries. AMT also designs customized hardware and software packages to support automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) and distribution center systems integrators, providing unique solutions to speed up and optimize the order fulfillment process for e-commerce fulfillment centers.

About Applied Manufacturing Technologies
Founded in 1989, Applied Manufacturing Technologies is an industry leader in robot automation engineering, manufacturing systems integration, and turnkey industrial controls globally. More than 120 experienced and highly-trained controls and automation engineers with over 1,250 combined years of experience are engaged in automation projects across an array of industries. With a deep bench of experienced, innovative automation engineers, consultants, and programmers, AMT assists customers with projects at any stage of development, from conceptualization and design to troubleshooting and expansion. From AMT’s Orion, Michigan headquarters, the company has engineered over 25,000 automation systems worldwide on 5,500 projects for more than 600 customers. For more information, visit AMT’s website, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

About OTTO Motors
OTTO Motors is a division of Clearpath Robotics, Inc., a global robotics company dedicated to automating the world’s dullest, dirtiest, and deadliest jobs. Founded in 2009, the company successfully commercialized one of the world’s first platforms to support robotics research. OTTO Motors provides autonomous mobile robots for material handling inside manufacturing facilities and warehouses. OTTO is trusted for mission-critical deliveries in the most demanding of industrial environments. Customers include some of the world’s most recognized brands, including GE and Toyota.

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