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Automated Truck Completes Coast-to-Coast Journey

Tech start-up Embark recently sent a self-driving truck on a southern coast-to-coast journey from Los Angeles to Jacksonville, FL. The automation software on the truck did most of the highway driving, but a driver was behind the wheel at all […]

2018 MHI Annual Industry Report Keynote Panel at MODEX

MODEX Show, Atlanta Wednesday, April 11 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM At MODEX 2018 you’ll have the chance to learn from five keynotes on leading supply chain topics. Among these keynotes, George W. Prest, CEO of MHI and Scott Sopher, Principal, […]

Amazon AGVs

Amazon Applies for Patent for Autonomous Ground Vehicles That Pick up Your Packages

Amazon has applied for a patent for an autonomous ground vehicle that picks up your packages. In this patent published January 25, “Autonomous ground vehicles (AGVs) are utilized to retrieve items from transportation vehicles (e.g., delivery trucks) for delivery to […]

Ergonomics

Benefits of Ergonomic Lifting Equipment

Guest Blog by MHI Member Company, TAWI Ergonomics is the science of work. Ergonomics removes barriers to quality, productivity, and human performance by fitting products, tasks and environments to people. So, what is the purpose of ergonomic lifting equipment in the […]

Autonomous Vehicles

GM to Implement Fully Autonomous Vehicles – with No Steering Wheel – in 2019

by Morgan Cruz, Marketing Content Coordinator, MHI | @mhi_morgan Imagine if the next time you request a ride on your phone, a driverless vehicle pulls up. Not only that, but the car has no steering wheel or pedals. You get in […]

Safer Handling with Electric Chain Hoists

Electric chain hoists have been mass produced since the early 1900s to lift and lower items in industrial facilities. Even for a relatively low-weight item, say 10 pounds, it is beneficial to use a hoist to prevent operator fatigue if […]

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