Short description

Proxaut, brand of Middleby Group Food Processing since 2022, specializes in the design and development of AGV automatically guided vehicles for a wide range of sectors, including innovative solutions for bakery and confectionery industry. We combine technology to meet the requirements of customers.


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Range of products

  • P Components and machine accessories
  • P Oven loading systems
  • P Floor conveyor technology
  • P Conveyor systems and conveyor belts
  • P Freezer transport systems
  • P Automatic fermentation machines
  • P Cooling transport systems
  • P Oven loading and unloading
  • P Preparation of ingredients and storage technology
  • P Dough transport systems
  • P Transport trolleys
  • P Transfer tables
  • P Automation
  • P Production management
  • I Industry software
  • I Control systems
  • I Stock management systems
  • F Turnkey solutions

About us

At Proxaut we specialize in the design and development of automatically guided vehicles for a wide range of sectors. We create our AGVs with the pioneering spirit that has guided our actions since 1996.Headquartered in north of Italy, in Castelfranco Emilia (Modena), we provide sales and service globally. Further production support is available through the Middleby worldwide network of brands and representatives. The Middleby Corporation, headquartered in the United States with over 10,000 employees worldwide in 100 countries, acquired Proxaut in June 2022.A publicly traded corporation operating in the foodservice industry, developing and manufacturing a broad line of solutions used in commercial foodservice, food processing, and residential kitchens Powerful brands under the same roof of Middleby will be reunited at IBA 2023 to offer equipment and innovative solutions for bakery and confectionery industry.At Proxaut we respond to the specific needs of customers: in order to offer targeted expertise which leads to tailor-made solutions. With more than 600 AGVs designed, manufactured and delivered for indoor and outdoor use (no ATEX), we can handle in temperatures even below 0°C. Workplace and employee safety is a priority. We care about the aesthetics of the machine: Italian design is always recognized as an added value.We meet the requirements of different markets and sectors with our laser-guided or combined driving AGV vehicles, the LIFTER series. Typically used to lift pallets, our AGVs are the ideal solution to meet customers’ handling and storage needs. We make standard models with front, bilateral and trilateral forks, which can be used in even the tightest spaces.We make special models, including side-up models, with bucket or forks, AGVs with single rod, double rod, clamp, or a variety of custom designed features.We increase productivity by automating our customers’ plants with indoor and outdoor AGVSHUTTLES. These vehicles are the ideal solution to replace traditional fixed transport systems, gaining in flexibility and configuration of the entire production cycle. Equipped with an adaptable and customizable loading platform and different types of covers, they connect seamlessly to production lines, robotic islands or packaging lines, allowing different types of products to be handled.

The Middleby Corporation,

PROXAUT S.R.L.,