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Integration Makes Industrial Lifts ‘A Piece of the Overall Machine’

Safer Handling BY TOM GRESHAM Operators of factories and warehouses increasingly are seeking to integrate industrial lift devices with other components of their spaces. No longer do lifts operate in relative isolation. In that way, lifts are “a piece of the overall machine now,” said James Johnston, director of engineering at MHI member Autoquip and chair of Lift Manufacturers Product ...

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ASRS Helps Companies Achieve Sustainability Goals

Product Spotlight BY MICHAEL SENECAL The key to understanding sustainability in any industry is understanding the direct relationship between efficiency and the environment—improvements in one also mean improvements in the other. As enterprises with material handling needs strive to become more productive and efficient, they turn to members of MHI’s Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS) Industry Group for tools ...

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The Return to Trend: A High-Stakes Policy Balancing Act

Economic Market Analysis BY JASON SCHENKER, PRESTIGE ECONOMICS To say that 2021 was a strong year for U.S. and global economic growth would be quite an understatement. Coming out of the 2020 COVID-19 recession, growth in 2021 reflected a massive rebound as stimulative fiscal policies and accommodative monetary policies pushed the U.S. economy to post some of the strongest real ...

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Helping Clients Near and Far Implement Autonomous Mobile Robots

Where Are They Now? Catching up with an MHEFI Scholarship Recipient JOSH LINE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH Before beginning his career, Josh Line had been on an airplane only once and rarely strayed far from his home state of Pennsylvania. A native of Carlisle, he went to the University of Pittsburgh, a three-hour drive west, and fell in love with the ...

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MODEX Is Coming to Atlanta, March 28-31

MHI News In-person event to feature keynotes from Marriott’s Erika Alexander, Sanjay Gupta and Shaquille O’Neal. When the largest manufacturing and supply chain trade event of 2022, MODEX, returns to Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on March 28, it will include over 900 exhibits from leading solution providers and a comprehensive Educational Conference of over 100 sessions focusing ...

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