Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


Overhead handling: O’Brien joins MHIA

Material Handling Industry of America welcomes crane manufacturer to association.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
July 19, 2012

O’Brien Installations Limited (O’Brien’s) has announced its membership to the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA).

The company said that the decision to become a member seemed like a natural fit as MHIA’s vision of being a world class association aligned with our vision of becoming the benchmark in the crane industry. In addition, O’Brien’s has been a long-time supporter of MHIA hosted tradeshows, attending both ProMat and Modex.

O‘Brien Installations Limited is a manufacturer of overhead cranes, jib cranes, workstation bridge cranes and a supplier of industrial doors and dock equipment, serving the industry for 48 years, with sales, service and manufacturing facilities in Burlington, Ontario and Memramcook, New Brunswick and a sales and service office in Quebec, Quebec.

Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

MHI announced the MHI 2015 Innovation and Young Professional Award winners last night at their 70th Anniversary Celebration during ProMat 2015.

Today marks the conclusion of ProMat 2015, four days of comprehensive problem solving and networking to provide solutions to the complex manufacturing and supply chain challenges faced by industry today.

With a record 155,000 square feet of exhibit space reserved by nearly 350 companies back in December 2014, Modex 2016 will continue the show’s expansion in both solution offerings and popularity.

Doosan (Booth 662) highlighted the new BR18/20SP-7 narrow aisle reach truck, its first product in the class. It also showcased its first engine, which replaced third-party engines and is now used in all Doosan products.

During Wednesday’s afternoon keynote address, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, affectionately known as “The Woz,” suggested the future of technology now is every bit as uncertain to him as it was 30 years ago.

Article Topics

News · MHI · Overhead Handling · MHIA · All topics


© Copyright 2015 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA