Kitchener, ON, March 2, 2023 – OTTO Motors, a leading provider of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), today announced that it has been named to Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023 as a top 10 global robotics company. This prestigious, annual award recognizes organizations that are moving the world forward, transforming their industry and shaping societies through both innovation and impact. 

“In 2008, we had this crazy idea that self-driving technology would revolutionize transportation inside factories and warehouses long before mainstream adoption,” said Matt Randall, Co-founder and CEO of OTTO Motors. “Our self-driving technology is powering an operational revolution for the world’s biggest manufacturers. It is an honor to be recognized for those achievements as one of Fast Company’s 2023 Most Innovative Companies. This award is a testament to the incredibly unique team here at OTTO Motors and the dedicated customers who are working with us to push their businesses forward and transform their industries.”

With over four million production hours and 14+ years of innovative robotics experience,  OTTO Motors’ vision is to create safer, more productive and more fulfilling workplaces by putting an innovative OTTO AMR in every manufacturing facility in the world. As the first company to introduce heavy-class AMRs, OTTO Motors has solved material handling challenges for some of the largest companies in the world, including General Electric, Ford, Amway, The Hershey Company, and Berry Global. The company’s currently largest deployment involves 80+ robots working collaboratively. OTTO Motors has the most comprehensive AMR fleet in the industry, with both flatbed and forklift AMRs capable of moving materials up to 4,200 lb.

“What a strange and thrilling year it has been to honor this year’s Most Innovative Companies. This year’s list compiles some of the most cutting-edge groundbreakers who are changing our world every single day, from legacy organizations like McDonalds to upstarts like MrBeast and institutions such as NASA. Everyone on this list does something completely, uniquely different, yet, they all have one thing in common: innovation,” said Fast Company editor-in-chief Brendan Vaughan. 

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About OTTO Motors

OTTO Motors provides autonomous mobile robots for material handling inside manufacturing facilities and warehouses. With over four million hours of driving experience, OTTO is trusted for mission-critical deliveries in the most demanding of industrial environments. Seventy percent of OTTO’s customers are Fortune 500 companies and include some of the world’s most recognized brands, including GE and Toyota. For more information, visit

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