Tag Archives: MHI

75-Year Historical Timeline for Material Handling

From 1850 when Sir William Fairbairn patented the industrial crane to 2020 when COVID-19 tested every joint in the supply chain, these are some of the milestones in the material handling industry.

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The History and Future of College-Industry Collaboration

Since 1952, the College-Industry Council on Material Handling Education (CICMHE), an independent organization founded by MHI, has provided the structure to help develop connections between industry and academic leaders that have allowed for a deep appreciation across the divide and a sharp understanding of the ways university-industry partnerships can lead to valuable insight and benefits to the material handling field.

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MHI Leadership (1943 to 2020)

While MHI came about in 1945, it got its start in 1943 under the leadership of Larry J. Kline. See who else has been part of MHI's leadership over the years.

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WERC Becomes a Division of MHI

The Material Handling Industry (MHI) and the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) announced on August 3, 2020, MHI’s acquisition of WERC.

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MHI Annual Conference Preview

See what’s in store at the MHI Annual Conference, which will be held at Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin in Orlando, Oct. 11-14. Read More…

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