SAN ANTONIO, TX, APRIL 5, 2019 – Plus One Robotics, Inc., has announced the appointment of Chris Cole as an independent board director. Plus One Robotics is a 3-D vision and controls developer for robotic automation in the logistics and e-commerce markets. In his role, Mr. Cole will leverage decades of industry experience to reinforce Plus One’s position as a market leader in supply chain robotics.
Mr. Cole founded Intelligrated in 2001 and led it to become one of the world’s leading material handling systems integrators. Mr. Cole also managed Intelligrated’s acquisition by Honeywell in 2016 for $1.5B. Prior to founding Intelligrated, Mr. Cole served as Group Vice President at Cincinnati Milacron, one of the pioneers in industrial robotics.
“The time is now for robotics in supply chain and logistics. Plus One’s technology and market strategy are what it takes to win, and I am excited to lend my expertise to leading massive growth,” says Chris Cole. “I fully support Plus One’s leadership team as they scale.”
“The historically tight labor market in conjunction with broad acceptance of our products means Plus One’s growth is rapidly accelerating. Chris’ long history in robotics and deep experience in the material handling sector makes him a uniquely qualified voice and we are thrilled to add him to our board,” says Erik Nieves, Plus One Robotics CEO.
About Plus One Robotics
Founded in 2016, Plus One Robotics develops computer vision software to enable robotic automation in supply chain applications. The integration of off-the-shelf high-performance manipulators with Plus One’s advanced vision capabilities enables robots to bridge the gap between steady state volume and surge. Plus One’s technology mitigates the persistent shortage of manual labor and allows warehouse personnel to flow from monotonous tasks to higher-value work. Plus One’s novel approach to human-robot collaboration and supervised autonomy ensures the systems are scalable, flexible and fault-tolerant. For more information, visit www.plusonerobotics.com.