MHI Industry Groups

MHI Industry Groups Help Shape the Future of Our Industry

MHI member companies have the opportunity to join any of MHI’s Product or Solutions Groups. Product Groups share information and conduct research to stay at the forefront of their industry. Solutions Groups bring MHI members  together with equipment and systems users to collaborate and address common challenges an opportunities in manufacturing and the supply chains in a “safe harbor” environment. MHI currently has 16 groups that work hard everyday to help better their industry. Here’s what they’ve been up to this July.

SMA to Present Webinar: Taking Warehouse Efficiency to New Heights with Mezzanines and Shelving Systems
Presented by MHI’s Storage Manufacturers Association (SMA) Industry Group
Tuesday, July 23 | 2:00 PM EST

Register today to learn ways SMA can solve your storage needs using mezzanines and shelving systems, standards and how they affect your business and ensure your storage needs are safe, efficient and code compliant.

AGVS to Exhibit at PackExpo

The Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVS) Industry Group of MHI AGVS provides educational material for end users of AGV systems. They will be exhibiting at PackExpo this September 23-25, 2019 in Las Vegas. AGVS members are committed to safety, innovation and providing the right solution to ensure peak performance. Please visit their Booth US-8414 at PackExpo!

MHI Launches New Blog – Warehouse Automation

MHI recently launched a blog that concentrates on warehouse and distribution center automation and robotics solutions. The AGVS, ASRS, CSS, Solutions Community and TRG Industry Groups of MHI collaborated on the creation of this new informational and news resource for manufacturing and supply chain professionals. The MHI Warehouse Automation Blog will feature regular updates from industry experts on the latest trends and technologies in this space. MHI will also distribute a monthly newsletter featuring the latest news on these topics. Sign up for the newsletter and never miss a post!

MHI Launches New Blog – Overhead Lifting

A new blog page, Overhead Lifting, has been created to highlight the benefits of Overhead Lifting. The blogs posted will feature and promote information created by CMAA, HMI, and MMA, groups which form the Overhead Alliance. New blogs will be posted several times a month and will contain information such as the latest specifications, operational manuals, best practices, product guides, and operational and safety checklists with links to get more details. Sign up for the newsletter and never miss a post!

CSS Publishes New Handbook

Handling Applications with Conveyor and Sortation Systems, provides an overview of the different possible functional applications of conveyors and sortation systems within warehouses and distribution centers.

LODEM Video Published

LODEM recently published a new video on MHI View titled, Improving the Safety and Efficiency of Your Loading DockA loading dock that’s tailored for your unique business can be a huge contributor to your productivity, but choosing the wrong equipment can result in a loading dock that is a major bottleneck and safety hazard.

At the 2019 MHI Annual Conference this October, industry group members will have the opportunity to meet as well as enjoy an interactive conference setting in Palm Springs, California. In 2018, over 600 material handling and logistics professionals joined us and we expect even more in 2019! Come network with some of the brightest in the business and experience 14 education tracks and 4 keynotes presented by leading minds in the industry.