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Advanced Energy Council is Focused on Advanced Energy Solutions

Solutions Spotlight BY KATIE KUEHNER-HEBERT Photo provided by OneCharge Inc. MHI has a brand-new industry group: the Advanced Energy Council, or AEC. The group is focused on advanced energy solutions, including lithium-ion batteries, hydrogen fuel cells, and other technologies and accessories, which now includes lead-acid battery manufacturers that recently added lithium batteries to their offerings. The idea to form the group ...

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Users Save Money, Boost Productivity When Capturing Dimensional Weight

Product Spotlight BY CATHY LANDRY Photo provided by SICK, Inc. As e-commerce continues its explosive growth, warehouse operators must evolve and innovate. Capturing a parcel’s dimensional weight in motion during the Scan, Label and Auto Manifest (SLAM) process allows users to reap huge benefits including quality control, cost savings, increased efficiency and greater productivity, experts say. “An investment in warehouse pack-and-ship ...

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Leading New Hires at a Global Company

Catching up with an MHEFI Scholarship Recipient BRI MALCZEWSKI, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC When Bri Malczewski graduated from Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York, she knew what type of company she wanted to join, even though she did not know what role she wanted in the company. “My engineering and management degree was a business degree that also allowed me to graduate as ...

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Q&A: Lindsey Rooney, Wes Goldberg

The people who work at MHI and its WERC division are the gears that keep the association rolling. They ensure MHI continues to be a valuable association and resource for people involved in the industry, and do so with wit, competence and a smile on their face. The goal of this column in MHI Solutions magazine is to give readers a glimpse ...

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MHI Announces New Industry Group: The Advanced Energy Council

MHI is launching a new Industry Group, the Advanced Energy Council (AEC), focused on advanced energy solutions including lithium-ion batteries, hydrogen fuel cells and other technologies and accessories. The group’s mission is to uplift and promote the safe use and adoption of advanced energy technologies in motive material handling applications by advancing sustainable motive material handling energy solutions. AEC will ...

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WERC Announces 46th Annual Conference Coming to Orlando

The Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC), a division of MHI, is pleased to announce WERC’s 46th Annual Conference coming to Orlando, Florida on June 4-7, 2023. Themed around “Growth Through Disruption,” this in-person event will be hosted at the Hilton Orlando. The conference will feature three days of education sessions that address the current concerns of WERC members, like ...

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WERC Announces New Distribution Logistics Fundamentals Course

The Warehousing Education & Research Council (WERC) announces the availability of a new warehousing e-learning course, called Distribution Logistics Fundamentals. The Distribution Logistics Fundamentals course will introduce different types of facilities, functions and roles within the warehouse or distribution center, future trends and the role of warehousing within the greater supply chain. Topics covered include: Introduction to material handling and ...

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Building Cyber-Resilient Supply Chains

CEO Update The pandemic coupled with supply chain disruptions have led to an increased urgency for the digital transformation of supply chain operations. A defined digital strategy leads to more streamlined and more efficient supply chains that can take advantage of automation and other emerging technologies. However, these supply chain efficiencies and cybersecurity are closely intertwined. While increased reliance on ...

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Core Values: A Powerful Two-Way Contract

Executive Viewpoint BY KEVIN O’NEILL, PRESIDENT AND CEO, STEELE SOLUTIONS INC. AND MHI CHAIRMAN Core values are a big buzzword in business today. They can be very powerful—but not if they’re just a phrase on a plaque or piece of artwork in the conference room. At Steele Solutions, our core values guide what we do every day. They’ve helped us ...

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