Aethon manufactures autonomous mobile delivery robots for use in hospitals and manufacturing environments. We are located in Pittsburgh, PA and all of our robots are made in the USA. Founded in 2004, we have quickly become a leader in the AGV industry. In fact, our solutions are in use at some of the most prestigious medical centers in the world. Our name, Aethon, comes from a horse in ancient Greek mythology that pulled the sun across the sky each day. Similarly, our products work hard 24 hours a day so companies can focus on other matters.
We are best known for the TUG robot, the number one selling autonomous mobile robot for material handling. The TUG is a safe, flexible, and connected robot with proven success. It uses an array of lasers and sensors to work among people. Additionally, there is no new infrastructure needed for navigation. The TUG can perform automatic drop-off and pick-up of carts up to 1,400 lb in your current manufacturing space. The robot can connect to the Cloud Based Command Center, building systems, and integrate to ERP/MES systems. Furthermore, the TUG has successfully made over 30 million deliveries and traveled over 2.5 million miles. You can rely on the TUG day after day to perform its job.Our industry leading autonomous mobile robot enables hospitals & manufacturers to automate and improve the delivery and retrieval process in their facility. Our staff are passionate about using robotic technology to automate material movement and delivery to improve efficiency, labor utilization, and safety. For more information about how Aethon can help save your staff time, resources, and money, please contact us.