A Day in the Life of Third Wave

Hi everyone, my name is Brad Powers and I lead the Navigation, Mapping, Localization, Obstacle Detection, and Calibration teams as a Director of Engineering here at Third Wave Automation. Basically that means I work with the engineering team to develop the roadmap, manage execution, and come up with innovative solutions to the problems we encounter.  […]

Third Wave Automation Announces its New VP of Sales, Industry Leader Chris Lingamfelter

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Third Wave Automation (“TWA”), providers of the most versatile and effective autonomous solutions for the materials handling industry, announces logistics and supply chain executive Chris Lingamfelter to lead go-to-market efforts and join its executive team as the VP of Sales. Chris joins TWA as the company has geared up for several announcements including strategic forklift […]

Third Wave Automation and Clark Material Handling Company Announce Partnership and Launch of a New Mixed Mode, Autonomous Forklift

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Union City, CA – Third Wave Automation (TWA), providers of the most versatile and effective autonomous solutions for the materials handling industry and CLARK Material Handling Company, a top-ten global manufacturer of forklift trucks and aftermarket parts, announces its partnership and release of a newly automated reach truck in the spring of 2023, the “TWA […]

Announcing Our Series A

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Third Wave Automation, Inc. Raises $15M in Series A Funding to Bring Advanced Shared Autonomy to Forklifts ‍Company Creating Safer, More Productive Work Environments for Forklift Operators‍ When my co-founders and I first discussed launching our own business we examined many possible routes. We had all worked on countless robotic systems and shared a passion […]

Who is Third Wave Automation?

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We are a Silicon Valley based startup focused on material handling automation. Material handling touches our lives in ways we rarely think about, from groceries to the cars we drive.  When talking to potential customers, having a safe and reliable solution to their staffing needs is imperative. In warehousing, employee turnover is anywhere from 50-150% […]

Material Handling After a Year of Covid

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As we get to roughly a year since Covid-19 shut down the US, we consider some of the impacts and the lasting changes of the pandemic. Online shopping is no longer just for Amazon. Consumers are even more comfortable ordering whatever they need online. E-commerce because of the pandemic is no longer just convenient but […]

Announcement of Strategic Partnership With Toyota Industries

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Third Wave is excited to announce our Strategic Partnership with Toyota Industries! Check out the Toyota Press Release, and the domestic Third Wave Press Release And News Coverage Over the past couple of years we have been developing some groundbreaking material handling solutions. Third Wave’s technology is a proprietary blend of three key ingredients: adaptive automation, shared autonomy, and […]

Third Wave Automation has raised $40 million in pre-emptive B-Round

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Check out the Third Wave Press Release! And News Coverage! The B-round brings total funding to $59 million and will be instrumental in bringing our autonomous vehicles and accompanying learning system to the market.  The pace of warehousing and distribution market growth, as well as continued labor sourcing difficulties, has generated a tremendous customer demand for technology […]