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Waypoint Launches Kingpin™ All-In-One Lift and Hitch Top Module

By: Patty Katsaros | Director of Marketing & Growth
Kingpin lift and hitch top module

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Introducing the Waypoint Kingpin™ AMR top module for automatic load/unload AND cart pulling


NASHUA, NH, March 9, 2020 – Waypoint Robotics announces the launch of Kingpin™, a simple but powerful automation top module that enables Waypoint’s industrial strength, omnidirectional AMRs to automatically load and unload payloads AND connect to a variety of carts offering the ultimate in flexibility for material movement. Kingpin enables Vector™ to do two critical jobs with one simple top module, as opposed to having a dedicated fleet of lift deck robots for automatic load/unload, and another dedicated fleet of cart connecting robots for cart transport. With Kingpin, Vector can automatically pick up a tote on one side of the factory, deliver it to the other side of the factory, and then connect to a cart on the way back to the starting point. With Kingpin you get an AMR equipped to do both tasks – automatic loading and unloading, as well as the ability to connect to carts commonly used in factories and warehouses.

Waypoint’s Kingpin combined with Vector (600 lb payload capacity AMR) or MAV3K™ (3000 lb payload capacity AMR), offers customers unrivaled autonomous navigation, omnidirectional movement, 3D perception, and 360 degree safety lasers. Waypoint Robotics’ Dispatcher™ software for robot setup and management makes Vector, MAV3K, and Kingpin easy to use for the workers who are on the job today.

“Waypoint’s Kingpin is the first of its kind dual-purpose top module that enables Vector and MAV3K AMRs to automatically load and unload payloads as well as hitch onto carts of all sizes,” says Waypoint Robotics CEO, Jason Walker. “Now you don’t have to dedicate a robot for one task or another, with Kingpin you can do both.”

Waypoint’s Kingpin enables workers to have their Waypoint AMRs autonomously load and unload materials and/or autonomously connect to common carts in factories and warehouses, allowing them to focus more on work that matters and let the AMRs do all the heavy lifting.


About Waypoint Robotics:
Waypoint Robotics, located in Nashua, NH, develops and manufactures fully autonomous mobile robots that are easy to use, industrial strength, and designed to be setup and used by the workforce that is on the job today. Vector™ , MAV3K™ and supporting products can be put to work immediately, adding to workers’ capabilities, increasing their efficiency, and strengthening their companies.

Waypoint Robotics, Inc.
248 Main Dunstable Road
Nashua, NH 03062



Please contact us today if you have questions or would like to schedule a live demo of Vector & MAV3K and our growing family omnidirectional, autonomous industrial robots designed to empower your manufacturing workforce.


Patty Katsaros | Director of Marketing & Growth

Patty has over 20 years of marketing experience in the world of manufacturing, leading successful marketing and sales campaigns for several major organizations. In her work, she has helped small to medium-sized manufacturers focus their marketing on effective digital and in-person efforts that attract leads, nurture qualified prospects, and provide sales with more opportunities to close business.

Before coming to Waypoint, Patty served as the Owner and Principal Consultant at P.H Koules Consulting, where she led sales and marketing initiatives for manufacturers in the greater Boston area. In this role she spearheaded major brand development, web development, digital marketing, and SEO efforts, improving lead generation and sales for her clients.

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