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ProMat is the premier showcase of material handling and logistics solutions in North America. The show is designed to offer productivity solutions and information by showcasing the products and services of over 800 leading material handling and logistics providers.


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Keynotes on sustainability, Industry 4.0 and speaker Magic Johnson highlight upcoming ProMat Conference.
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Use mathematical modeling to tailor an automation strategy to your business
Mathematical modeling — more complex in warehouse design than in sizing a church or synagogue — helps find the balance between peak and normal...

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By Michael Levans · January 13, 2017
It’s a vast understatement to say that e-commerce has changed the way the supply chain game is played.
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By MMH Staff · November 3, 2016
Mathematical modeling — more complex in warehouse design than in sizing a church or synagogue — helps find the balance between peak and normal activities to right-size the distribution center and its material handling equipment
By MMH Staff · October 5, 2016
Keynotes on sustainability, Industry 4.0 and speaker Magic Johnson highlight upcoming ProMat Conference.
By MMH Staff · April 22, 2015
With registrations topping 37,091 attendees, show producer MHI announced a 8.8% attendance jump over 2013.
By MMH Staff · April 7, 2015
The contents of the mock warehouse at Raymon'd booth included 12,000 pounds of food and essentials valued at more than $14,000.
By Michael Levans · April 1, 2015
To come back from ProMat 2015 and simply say the mood was “upbeat” would be an understatement of substantial proportions.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 30, 2015
Conveyors, shuttles and robots were on display, but as with last year's Modex, software is where the action is in today’s materials handling industry.
SPECIAL REPORT
By LM Staff · February 1, 2015
Celebrating 30 years as an industry mainstay, ProMat 2015 is set to open with more than 800 exhibitors and a comprehensive educational program. With an additional 25,000 square feet of exhibition space, this will be the biggest ProMat ever. Here’s a guide to every inch.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 28, 2013
Here are some of the things to be watching over the next year in the materials handling sector.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 24, 2013
While final numbers won’t be available until after the show, attendance topped 2011’s figure as of noon on Wednesday, with well more than 30,000 attendees, including more than 1,000 walk up registrations.
By Josh Bond · January 24, 2013
Panelists and moderator discuss how to start preparing today for the industry of tomorrow.
By Josh Bond · January 24, 2013
Presenter says growth in automation among small and medium businesses will lead the way.
By Jeff Berman · January 17, 2013
This year, ProMat features three keynote presentations, each offering critical insights from experts into future developments in robotics, business and the supply chain.
By Josh Bond · March 24, 2011
“If you are successful, America will be successful,” and with those words Tom Ridge, the first Secretary of Homeland Security, welcomed attendees to ProMat 2011 and to his keynote speech, titled “Fortune Favors the Brave: The Net Gain of Supply Chain Security in a Risk-Based World.”
ProMat 2017 Video Showcase

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