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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Planate Management Group (Planate), an engineering and architecture firm that innovates for technology solutions, is proud to announce that it has received the ISOA Innovation Award for its pioneering work in revolutionizing robotics and mail room operations. By incorporating robotics into the normal workflow, Planate’s introduction of Cobots (collaborative robots) has significantly enhanced efficiency, safety, and accuracy in the mail room industry. 

Cobots are designed to work alongside humans, enabling direct interaction and collaboration within a shared workspace. Unlike traditional industrial robots that operate in isolation, Cobots mimic essential tasks in business workflows, including sorting, scanning, indexing, isolation, and more. They excel in performing repetitive, dangerous, physically demanding, or tedious tasks, augmenting human capabilities, and mitigating risks associated with workplace hazards. 

One of the key advantages of Cobots is their ability to handle hazardous operations, keeping staff safe through remote operations. They can safely handle potentially contaminated mail, conduct surveillance in hazardous areas, and provide staff augmentation, ensuring a safer work environment for employees. 

The core objective of Planate’s innovative project is to revolutionize mail room operations by providing cutting-edge technological solutions. By programming and customizing Cobots to scan and sort incoming mail based on various criteria, such as recipient name, department, and location, businesses can significantly reduce human error and enhance mailroom speed and accuracy. This transformative technology will optimize existing mailroom processes, making them more efficient, safer, and cost-effective, aligning with each client’s unique goals and objectives. 

After an extensive series of testing, Planate is delighted to announce that Cobot mail room services will be available starting in the second half of 2023. This groundbreaking development presents a momentous opportunity for businesses to elevate their operations in a rapidly evolving, digital world. By harnessing the potential of Cobots as an advancement in automation and robotic solutions, companies in the mail room industry can create flexible, efficient, and collaborative work environments, fostering synergy between humans and automation. 

Planate is committed to pushing the boundaries of technological innovation and anticipates that the application of Cobots will extend beyond mail room operations, unlocking new possibilities through the creative minds of its engineering team. 

Receiving the ISOA Innovation Award is a testament to Planate’s dedication to excellence and its commitment to delivering transformative solutions to the industry. This recognition reinforces Planate’s position as a pioneer in automation technology and highlights its ongoing efforts to revolutionize business processes. 

For media inquiries or further information about Planate and its robotics and mailroom automation solutions, please contact: 

Name: Roja Mae Luna – Manabat 

Email Address: [email protected] 

About Planate: 

Planate Management Group is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business with a unique business model that provides service delivery excellence with responsive, innovative technical solutions for facilities engineering and management consulting services to clients in both traditional and difficult environments worldwide. Our installation management expertise covers Planning, Architecture and Engineering (A/E) Design Services, Engineering Support Services, and Environmental Services.  

Planate is now offering technological solutions to improve mailroom operations. They are transforming the mailroom industry through the introduction of robotics, Process Automation, and high-hazard detection solutions to improve current mailroom practices. Planate aims to make existing processes more efficient, safer, and more cost-efficient, all tailored to each client’s goals and objectives. 

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