Mastermover expands with new divisions

Derbyshire electric tug specialist, MasterMover, has added two new divisions to the business.

The company, based in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, now features an automated guided vehicles (AGV) division and a special projects division.

The automated guided vehicles (AGV) division follows the increasing demand for automation in the manufacturing industry. The division’s automated electric tugs will move loads from three to 30 tonnes without the need for a pedestrian operator.

The AGV 300 TOW, MasterMover’s first AGV product offering, is now available for demonstration and is capable of towing three tonne loads autonomously by navigating using its environment.

MasterMover says it will look to expand its AGV weight capacity throughout 2018, as well offering a bespoke AGV design service to its customers.

“In many manufacturing plants, MasterMover’s existing customers are increasingly looking towards automated machines to improve efficiency, particularly in low value add processes that involve repeated transportation of loads over long distances”, explained James Jones, special projects director at MasterMover.

He added: “By integrating the latest in guidance technology across our electric tug range, we’re providing our customers with products that offer a solution to move towards safer, leaner operations.”

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