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The FAA Releases Groundbreaking Rules for Commercial Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently released rules regulating the use of commercial drones to ensure the flying robot can safely share the skies with commercial aircraft. FAA Guidelines for Commercial Drones: –Operators must be at least 16 years old –Operators must pass an […]

Intelligent Robots Offer a Competitive Edge

The use of automation and robotics in the supply chain is not new, but it is increas­ingly identified as both a disruptive force and a competitive advantage by supply chain leaders. In the 2016 MHI Annual Industry Report, 51 percent […]

Internet of Things Category Introduced for AIM Competition

The Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility (AIM) has announced the newest version of its annual Case Study Competition. The 2016 competition will present a top prize to the case study that promotes the best use of Internet of Things […]

Not Your Grandfather’s Lift

While there are many standard lifts being manufactured by the industry, there are also applications using lifts that the industry may not think about. Today, it is not just about palletizing and de-palletizing. Recently, MHI Solutions spoke with lift manufacturers and asked […]

Predictive Analytics

The concept of predictive analytics is one that sends many to thinking of the future. Not so for Randy McClary. He’s quickly reminded of the past. As a champion of the theory of dis­ruptive innovation—when a new idea is so […]

Technology is Driving Digital, Always-On Supply Chains

by George W. Prest, Chief Executive Officer, MHI | @mhi_ceo Innovation is transforming traditional, linear supply chains into ones that are more connected, intelligent, scalable, nimble—and digital. Sensors are enabling data collection, advancements in computing power have improved predictive analytics, and […]

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