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Q&A: Maurice Rahman, Katie Dean

Inside MHI 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 ...

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Dates Set for ProMat 2025

MHI recently announced the dates for ProMat 2025. In 2025, ProMat will be held March 17-20 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. ProMat is the largest international manufacturing and supply chain show and conference held in the United States. ProMat brings together solution providers who demonstrate their equipment, systems and services to over 50,000 manufacturing and supply chain professionals from around the ...

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MHI’s MODEX Named to TSE’s Gold 100 Honoree List

MHI’s MODEX has made Trade Show Executive’s (TSE) Gold 100 honoree list. This recognition is given to the “100 largest trade shows in the U.S. that took place in 2022,” according to TSE. Additionally, MODEX, has achieved a finalist distinction in two categories of the TSE 2023 Gold 100 Grand Awards program: Best Attendee Acquisition Model and Greatest Trade Show ...

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MHEFI Awards $200,000 in Scholarships to Material Handling, Logistics and Supply Chain Students

The Material Handling Education Foundation Inc. (MHEFI) has awarded $200,000 in scholarships to 56 students for the 2023/2024 academic year. This is the largest amount of financial support MHEFI has ever awarded. The scholarships were given to 56 undergraduate students who have a focus on material handling, logistics and/or supply chain management. All recipients were required to be full-time students ...

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MHEFI Announces Formation of Al Wurz Scholarship Fund

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) is pleased to announce the formation of the Al Wurz Scholarship Fund. This fund was made possible from generous contributions totaling $176,621 from Jane, Ron and Dave Wurz, his loving family. The Al Wurz Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student studying at universities and colleges in the United States in the ...

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New Distribution Logistics Equipment Course Now Available in the WERC Distribution Logistics Learning Program

The Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) is pleased to announce the release of an online Distribution Logistics Equipment course. This course follows the successful launch of the Distribution Logistics Fundamentals module earlier this year. These two courses are part of a series of six that lead to a WERC certificate for warehousing education. The new Distribution Logistics Equipment course ...

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MHEDA Names CEO as Liz Richards Retires

The Board of Directors of the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) recently announced the hiring of Jeannette Walker as incoming CEO. Jeannette will serve immediately as interim CEO during which time, the knowledge transfer phase will take place until the current CEO, Liz Richards, retires on December 31, 2023. Liz Richards Jeannette brings a wealth of experience to MHEDA ...

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Responsible, Data-Driven Supply Chains

CEO Update Supply chain technology investment is growing as it enables firms with more resilient, transparent and data-driven operations that are providing a key competitive advantage. In fact, nearly 74% of supply chain leaders are increasing their supply chain technology and innovation investments, according to the survey results from the 2023 MHI Annual Industry Report, “The Responsible Supply Chain: Transparency, ...

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On a Mission to Improve People’s Lives

Executive Viewpoint BY BRIAN REH, CEO, GORBEL INC. AND MHI VICE PRESIDENT As the second-generation leader of a business with solid values and entrepreneurial spirit, I know I’ve been blessed. Since 1977, Gorbel Inc. has been known for great culture and great products. But we also abide by a great mission: to build a business that improves people’s lives. About ...

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