Raymond Receives Edison Award for Courier 3030 Automated Stacker

May 20, 2020

The Raymond Corporation has been awarded an Edison Award bronze medal in the Transportation and Logistics — Autonomous Work Solutions category for the Raymond Courier™ 3030 automated stacker.

GREENE, N.Y., May 20, 2020 — The Raymond Corporation has been awarded an Edison Award bronze medal in the Transportation and Logistics — Autonomous Work Solutions category for the Raymond Courier 3030 automated stacker. The award recognizes excellence in materials science and engineering equipment technology.


The Raymond® Courier 3030 automates a wide variety of tasks. The Courier 3030 is operational from day one, provides flexibility with on-the-fly programming and reprogramming, and features exclusive Seegrid vision-guided technology to capture a 360-degree view of the work environment.


“Raymond is proud to receive this recognition,” said Michael Field, president and CEO, The Raymond Corporation. “The Edison Award underscores our commitment to providing innovative solutions for warehouse operations. Our versatile, man-on/man-off Courier 3030 is just one example of our forward-thinking products. We look forward to continuing to produce innovative, award-winning material handling solutions.”


Unlike traditional AGVs, the Courier series utilizes Seegrid vision-guided technology, unique to the industry, offering a 360-degree view of the surroundings while providing the ability to map locations, identify obstructions and control vehicle behaviors. Ideal for handling and transporting products between connected manufacturing and warehouse facilities, the Courier 3030 stacker helps maximize workforce productivity. With a second-level vertical reach capability of up to 72 inches and a weight capacity of 2,500 pounds, the automated stacker is ideal for pickup/drop-off, end-of-aisle and end-of-line applications, as well as conveyor picking.


“After thorough review, the Edison Awards judges recognized the Raymond Courier 3030 stacker as a game-changing innovation, standing out among the best products and services within the Materials Science and Engineering Equipment Technology category,” said Frank Bonafilia, executive director of the Edison Awards. 


About the Edison Awards

The Edison Awards is the world’s most revered Innovation Award, dedicated to recognizing and honoring the best in innovation and innovators since 1987. For more information about the Edison Awards complete program and a list of past winners, visit www.edisonawards.com.


About The Raymond Corporation

The Raymond Corporation, a Toyota Industries Company, is a leading global provider of best-in-class material handling products and intelligent intralogistics solutions. Built on principles of innovation and continuous improvement for over 95 years, Raymond’s integrated automation, telematics, virtual reality and advanced energy solutions provide ways to optimize operations and bring warehouse and distribution operations to a new level of performance. Raymond® electric forklift trucks are engineered to achieve increased productivity and efficiency and are designed to provide ecological and economic benefits. In partnership with Toyota Advanced Logistics Solutions, Raymond delivers solutions to material handling and logistics markets in North America and globally. Combining operational excellence, award-winning innovation and world-class global customer support, we work together to run better, manage smarter and keep our customers always on.




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