Author Archives: Shani Calvo

MHI Mourns Death of Ergonomics Pioneer Jim Galante

The MHI community entered the new year mourning the death of Jim Galante, a leading expert in ergonomics whose distinguished career in the material-handling industry spanned more than five decades. Galante, 76, died unexpectedly at his home in Falmouth, Maine, on Dec. 22.

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The Economy of What Lingers: Inflation, Debt and COVID

The outbreak of the COVID pandemic has created chaos over the past two years. But some of the after-effects continue to linger for the economy. Looking to the months ahead, addressing these lingering risks will be critical for the U.S. economy—and the outlook for material handling.

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Sensors, Data Up Efficiency at Loading Docks

The pandemic has shed light on the importance of cutting-edge technologies and products among members of MHI’s Loading Dock Equipment Manufacturers. LODEM members are aiding warehouse managers, grocers and other customers with a number of innovations, from IIoT technology to optimize operation.

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