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Raymond Marks Its 100th Anniversary

MHI News MHI member The Raymond Corporation, a Toyota Industries Company, held a 100th anniversary celebration on June 14 at its headquarters in Greene, NY. This event kicked off a yearlong celebration of Raymond’s 100-year history of innovation. The celebration showcased Raymond’s history of innovation and highlighted its current and future innovations as it looks to its next 100-years of ...

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Raymond Marks Its 100th Anniversary MHI member The Raymond Corporation, a Toyota Industries Company, held a 100th anniversary celebration on June 14 at its headquarters in Greene, NY. This event kicked off a yearlong celebration of Raymond’s 100-year history of innovation. The celebration showcased Raymond’s history of innovation and highlighted its current and future innovations as it looks to its ...

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MHI’s DEI Committee Launches College To Career Webinars

DEI Feature BY CHRISTIAN DOW, MHI EXECUTIVE VP OF MEMBERSHIP AND INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP The recently released Supply Chain Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Survey from Gartner noted that supply chain organizations in publicly held companies employ more people of color than their privately held counterparts. Specifically, people of color comprise 35% of the overall supply chain workforce at publicly held companies, ...

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MHEFI Announces 2022-2023 Scholarship Recipients

MHI News The Board of Directors of the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) recently announced its 2022-2023 Scholarship Winners. A total of $177,100 in scholarships was issued. MHEFI’s mission is to provide financial support for educational programs to engage and retain talent for the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry. For 46 years, MHEFI’s programs have supported over ...

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Ergonomics Practices In Manual Selection Operations

What Grocery Distribution Centers Are Currently Doing to Prevent Musculoskeletal Injuries Higher Education BY STEVEN LAVENDER AND CAROLYN SOMMERICH, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY TRONG NGUYEN/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Musculoskeletal injury rates in grocery and related products continue to be approximately twice the overall industry average. Most of these injuries in grocery distribution centers (DCs) are experienced by the “selectors” who are the people ...

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Using Mathematics to Find Efficiencies and Inform Decisions

Where Are They Now? Catching up with an MHEFI Scholarship Recipient BAILEY WHITMAN BONJOUR, OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY In high school, Bailey Whitman Bonjour was such a talented math student that she studied calculus, trigonometry and advanced algebra at the local junior college. Math wasn’t her favorite subject, but cutting class wasn’t an option since her mom was the professor. It ...

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Eat, Drink and Automate

Food and Beverage Industry Turns to Technology Amid Challenging Market Dynamics Industry Focus   BY NICK FORTUNA ABDUL RAZAK LATIF/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM   It’s been said that Ginger Rogers was more talented than Fred Astaire because she did everything her dance partner did but backwards and in high heels. In a sense, food and beverage (F&B) manufacturers and distributors can make a ...

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Industrial Robots—Trends by Industry

It was a record year for robot sales last year, with non-automotive companies representing 58% of the total North American purchases.

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Culture of Innovation

Establishing a company culture that nurtures innovation from all angles requires balancing groundbreaking ideas with steadfast business sense—incorporating and encouraging change while maintaining a solid base.

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