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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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By MMH Staff · April 26, 2017
The four-day event, April 3-6, covered 384,000 net square feet of exhibit space on two show floors at Chicago's McCormick Place with 956 exhibiting companies.
By MMH Staff · April 25, 2017
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) has announced that the Automate 2017 show and conference broke all previous attendance records with show attendance of 12,960 people, which is a 37% increase over 2015.
By MMH Staff · April 18, 2017
Sproat began her journey at ITC as a receptionist and now works as the company’s COO.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 13, 2017
Innovation, new business models and new alliances were on display at Promat. It’s a whole new world.
By MMH Staff · April 6, 2017
Today marks the conclusion of ProMat 2017, four days of comprehensive problem solving and networking to provide solutions to the complex manufacturing and supply chain challenges faced by industry today.
By Roberto Michel, Contributing Editor · April 6, 2017
Keynote panelists agreed it is time to embrace the shift to digital supply chains seen in MHI’s latest annual industry report, titled “Next-Generation Supply Chains: Digital, On-Demand and Always-On.”
By MMH Staff · April 6, 2017
The 2017 Innovation Awards were given to ProMat exhibitors in three categories: Best New Innovation, Best IT Innovation and Best Innovation of an Existing Product.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 6, 2017
With a record number of exhibitors and attendees seen at ProMat 2017, MHI anticipates more of the same at Modex 2018—the industry’s premier supply chain event.
<p>Earvin “Magic” Johnson told a packed auditorium at ProMat 2017 that his athletic accomplishments were nothing compared to the success of his employees and scholarship recipients</p> By Josh Bond · April 5, 2017
During his keynote presentation Wednesday afternoon, Earvin “Magic” Johnson told a packed auditorium at ProMat 2017 that his athletic accomplishments were nothing compared to the success of his employees and scholarship recipients.
<p>Pete Bucci, eastern regional sales manager, demonstrates the real-time monitoring capabilities of DataLink3 and the Wireless Battery Identification Device.</p>

By Josh Bond · April 5, 2017
Based on feedback from end-users and dealers, Ametek Prestolite Power (Booth S2292) developed its enhanced Wireless Battery Identification Device (WBID) that allows managers to monitor battery and charger usage for an entire fleet through continuous data collection.
By Roberto Michel · April 5, 2017
Regal Power Transmission Solutions (Booth S1881) demonstrated its Modsort Transfer Module, which in addition right-angle transfers, can divert goods to either side of a line.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 5, 2017
Blake Nealey, national sales and account manager at Elite Storage Solutions (Booth S4535) and Lawrence “Skip” Eastman, CEO of Twinlode Corp., shared details on their companies’ design/manufacture collaborative partnership, which supports Twinlode’s shift in focus as a complete materials handling systems integrator.
<p>Wayne Lyall, director of custom projects</p> By Bridget McCrea · April 5, 2017
International Technical Coatings (ITC; Booth S2452) is displaying a few new components from its product lineup this week at ProMat 2017, including a new wire flue spacer for use in any racking system.
<p>Kevin Walker, national account manager, in front of the Octopus. </p>

By Bridget McCrea · April 5, 2017
Signode Industrial Group (Booth S2062) is displaying the Muller’s Octopus 1825 B automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper at ProMat 2017.
<p>Blanton Bartlett, president of Hannibal, said the company’s recent growth has helped it add employees across its U.S. facilities.</p>

By Roberto Michel · April 5, 2017
Hannibal Industries, a manufacturer of steel pallet racks, (Booth S1827) announced at ProMat that 2016 was a historic year of growth for the company, which manufactures its products in two U.S. locations.

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ProMat closes: Make your plans for Modex 2018
With a record number of exhibitors and attendees seen at ProMat 2017, MHI anticipates more of the...
Keynote: Magic is the result of over-preparation and over-delivering to customers
During his keynote presentation Wednesday afternoon, Earvin “Magic” Johnson told a packed...

Keynote panel confirms digital supply chain shift seen in new MHI study
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On Wednesday, during MHI Industry Night with Dana Carvey, the winners of the 5th-annual MHI...