MHI Industry News
Emulate3D Ltd.
Top Story
The Coronavirus outbreak has already had significant impact on global supply and demand. Every company and every industry is feeling these impacts in different ways. MODEX 2020 featured a seminar on COVID-19 and the impact on global supply chains that is now available as a podcast on MHIcast. In the podcast, experts discuss the impacts to date, how these are rippling through supply chains, and what is most likely to happen next.
American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) is closely monitoring information regarding COVID-19 and its impact on supply chains. ALAN is officially mobilized to assist with relief efforts for this emergency and is currently working with government and nonprofit partners to assess any potential impacts and response actions.
Innovation. Quality. Service
The Raymond Corporation
It takes a lot to be a global leader. It takes a proud history of engineering material handling solutions that lead the way in innovation. It takes skilled and talented people committed to constant improvement. It requires a level of service that offers end-to-end solutions that anticipate customers’ needs.
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MHI Updates
Manufacturing and supply chain professionals converged on Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center last week as they came together for MODEX 2020 to find new equipment and technology solutions, gain knowledge and network with industry peers to solve common supply chain challenges. Based on the information from the WHO, CDC and local authorities at the time with regard to COVID-19, the MODEX 2020 expo was held as scheduled March 9-12 with 894 exhibits covering 355,790 net square feet.
There was a great deal of news coming from the MODEX 2020 show floor last week. Here are a sampling of stories from last week’s event.
ProMat 2019 has been awarded Trade Show Executive’s Fastest 50 awards. Trade Show Executive curates the top 50 trade shows of the year that have the fastest growth in three categories: by net square feet, by exhibitors, and by attendees. ProMat 2019 has been awarded a Fastest 50 for net square feet and attendee growth.
J-tec Industries
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
Technology and Innovation
MHI announces the release of the seventh in a series of MHI Annual Industry Reports developed in collaboration with Deloitte. The 2020 MHI Annual Industry Report, titled “Embracing the Digital Mindset: Connecting Data, Talent and Technology in Digital Supply Chains” provides new insights into trends and technologies that are having a dramatic business impact on supply chains, the people who run them and how firms need to connect data, talent and technology to compete in a customer centric environment.
When the Doors are Open
Berner International Corporation
Berner Industrial Air Curtains: Maintain temperatures, keep out flying insects, protect perishables, de-stratify the air. Made in U.S.A., we make it easy to reliably give your customer an energy saving solution for the Shipping & Receiving doors.  Berner air curtains are engineered to perform, built to last, and are simple to install, operate, & maintain.
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Tennant Company
Lean Factory America, LLC
Education & Professional Development
MHI announced the launch of MHIcast, a new information source for the latest insights and trends from the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry. Tune in for a direct line to the industry's top thought leaders. The March 2 launch included three episodes on The Economic Impact of the Material Handling Industry, The Supply Chain Digital Consciousness Index and Software and Predictive Analytics. MHIcast episodes also feature live-from-the-show-floor podcasts during MODEX 2020 and podcasts of MODEX show floor educational seminars.
Automated micro-fulfillment centers
As e-commerce sales have increased and customer expectations have shifted, there has been a steady race to move fulfillment closer to the customer. We are seeing the rise of fulfillment centers that focus on localized, direct-to-customer service.
Learn more about this essential part of the supply chain.
Supply Chain Trends
Technologies like robotics, cloud computing, AI, automation and IIoT are supplementing and augmenting human roles in areas such as supply chain planning, analytics, order and inventory management. This issue of MHI Solutions focuses on this important topic from the top technologies driving this change, tips for how to implement and test them to what this change will mean for the future supply chain workforce.
Stanbury Electrical Engineering LLC
HMS Industrial Networks
“Transformation Age: Shaping Your Future” is the third publication in the MHI Roadmap Series. The report provides insights into trends affecting the success of material handling, logistics and supply chain companies over the next 10 to 20 years.