WALL-E to the rescue for Panton McLeod

by Scott Douglas

Friday, January 9th, 2009

Panton McLeod’s underwater cleaning robots have been getting more coverage in the local English press.

This time, the Leicester Mercury ran a story about the company using the innovative robot during a cleaning job in the Severn Trent Water region. They highlighted the fact that, by using the VR600, Panton McLeod were able to ensure that the underwater reservoir being cleaned did not have to be taken out of service – which would potentially have disrupted supplies for tens of thousands of people.

But after the newspaper was sent a photo of the robot, they noticed the VR600 bore an uncanny resemblance to WALL-E – the star of the blockbuster Pixar animated movie.

You can read the full article here or by clicking on the following link: http://www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/news/Wall-E-s-latest-clean-8211-water-supply/article-575475-detail/article.html  

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