MODEX Update – ATTENDEES planning major supply chain investments over the next 18 months

MODEX 2016 attendees are registering in record numbers for the event to be held April 4-7 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.

Looking at attendees that have registered to date, they are high in quality from a buying authority perspective and represent the majority of the Fortune 1000 and top 100 retailers.

When attendees register, they are asked to answer a variety of demographic questions indicating their industry, product interest, buying authority and spending plans. Below are some highlights from current MODEX attendee demographics.

–50% are corporate or senior management
–27% are middle management
–85% have buying power
–62% buy for distribution centers
–50% buy for manufacturing facilities
–54% buy for warehouses supporting manufacturing
–32% plan on spending over $1 million over the next 18 months
–80% are coming to see new products
–62% are coming to network and learn.

When it comes to the solutions MODEX attendees are looking for, the top categories are:
–Conveyor & Sortation Equipment (52%)
–Racks, Shelving and Storage Equipment (48%)
–Automation Equipment and Systems (48%)
–Fork Lift Trucks (45%)
–Packaging and Shipping Shipping Solutions (45%)
-Automatic Identification & Data Collection/Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) (40%)

These statistics are an early indication of investments in the manufacturing and supply chain equipment and systems. For more information and to register to attend MODEX, visit