MHIA: Monorail Manufacturer’s Association debuts new logo and product guide

To further promote safety and the proper selection, application, and usage of monorail solutions, the Monorail Manufacturer’s Association (MMA) has created a Product Guide to help explain basic crane and monorail terminology and how to choose the right equipment for a facilities’ unique needs

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The Monorail Manufacturer’s Association (MMA) recently introduced a newly designed logo to better reflect the range of solutions provided by member companies. MMA members are the leading manufacturers of patented and enclosed track workstation cranes and monorail systems. The new design makes the organization name more prominent and easier to identify. In addition, the use of the “hook in motion” helps visualize the movement of goods monorail solutions provide manufacturing or distribution facilities.

MMA is a key driver of safety standards related to monorail products used throughout industry.  Members of MMA voluntarily choose to conform to ANSI MH27.1 – 2009 and MH27.2 – 2009, and developed an MMA-Certified program, open to all manufacturers of patented and enclosed track underhung cranes and monorail systems, to promote confidence in those marked products and in the manufacturers providing that product.It indicates that the marked products meet or exceed ANSI Standards MH27.1 or MH27.2, as applicable. This MMA-Certified program is a registered asset of MMA and is offered under license to members and non-members who are proven to meet these requirements.  The MMA-Certified logo has also changed to reflect the new design.

MMA Product Guide
To further promote safety and the proper selection, application, and usage of monorail solutions, MMA has created a Product Guide to help explain basic crane and monorail terminology and how to choose the right equipment for a facilities’ unique needs. 

This Product Guide is available on the MMA Web site for free viewing and download.  Visit http://www.mhia.org/mma to view the Product Guide, learn more about the MMA-Certified program, or to find a list of member companies. Founded in 1933, The Monorail Manufacturers Association, Inc. (MMA) is an independent incorporated trade association affiliated with the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA). MMA members produce the preponderance of patented and enclosed track underhung cranes and monorail systems.  MMA members voluntarily agree to a certification process administered through a panel of independent USA Registered Professional Engineers. MMA operates through committees with programs and policies reviewed and adopted by the membership with representation from each member company.  Its many activities include an active engineering committee.  MMA is represented on a number of standards developing committees and actively supports the development and certification of safety standards by the ANSI consensus method.


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