Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!



Welcome to ProMat from MHIA

As chairman of The Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA), and on behalf of our officers and members, it is my privilege to welcome you to ProMat 2011.
By E. Larry Strayhorn, President Chairman, MHIA
March 21, 2011

As Chairman of The Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA), and on behalf of our officers and members, it is my privilege to welcome you to ProMat 2011.

ProMat 2011 will be four days of non-stop solutions for your manufacturing, distribution and supply chain operations. To make it easier for you to find the solutions you need, the ProMat show floor is organized into convenient solution-specific centers: manufacturing and assembly solutions; information technology (IT) solutions; fulfillment and delivery solutions; and a Knowledge Center featuring 90 educational sessions. Please visit the Knowledge Center Show Floor Theaters at the back of the show hall for session titles and times.

The ProMat conference will also feature Keynotes today and tomorrow morning that will explore supply chain security and the next generation of robotic innovation. Today, former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge will address supply chain security at 8:45 a.m. in Room S102. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the ProMat Conference will feature two full-afternoon educational tracks on supply chain sustainability and workforce talent development.

Welcome to all those attending today’s Material Handling and Logistics Classroom Day beginning at 9:30 a.m. in Room S403 A&B.

MHIA is proud to sponsor ProMat 2011 and Modex 2012 (February 6-9, 2012 in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center) and to represent the industry that provides the essential material handing and logistics solutions that make the supply chain work.  For more information on MHIA programs, visit the Industry Resources booth in The Hub at the center of the ProMat show floor or visit http://www.mhia.org.

Enjoy the show!

E. Larry Strayhorn, President
Chairman, MHIA

 

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

Fast and easy access to real-time business intelligence is critical to meeting demands and keeping pace with change. Download this complimentary white paper to learn why manufacturers are embracing mobile technology to stay competitive -- and what you should know before you invest.

Data capture, data collection, barcoding, and mobility technologies are not new. However 70% of warehouses and distribution centers report significant technology gaps preventing them from capturing the benefits of data capture innovations.

Event size has increased more than 200-fold since 1985.

Alliance enhances biopharmaceutical cold chain solutions and enVista’s cold chain capabilities.

Expansion doubles the size of the company's US headquarters.

Article Topics

Blogs · MHI · ProMat · MHIA · All topics


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