ProMat 2015

McCormick Place South
 | Chicago
March 23
-26, 2015
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago
,
IL
60616

On-floor Seminars



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1. Automatic Guided Vehicle and Cart Solution Options
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 11:15 AM Starts 10:30 AM Location Theater A Seminar # 101

Automated material movement with AGVs is growing rapidly. For most Automatic Guided Vehicle solutions there are usually many options. There are various models of AGVs, different navigation types, and several ways of solving the same issues. In this seminar, ...

 
2. Order Picking Trends For Increased Productivity
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 11:15 AM Starts 10:30 AM Location Theater C Seminar # 102

Order picking accuracy and efficiency are some of the most important operational performance metrics for evaluating supply chain performance today. This seminar will provide insight into recent developments in order picking, including new product trends, and ...

 
3. ProMat 2015’s Newest Automated System Solutions & their Impact in Warehousing, Distribution and Manufacturing Applications
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 11:15 AM Starts 10:30 AM Location Theater E Seminar # 103

The Automation Alliance will present a high impact overview of the very latest and greatest automated technologies available for warehousing, distribution and manufacturing applications. These technologies are from the world’s leading systems manufacturers. ...

 
4. North American E-Commerce Supply Chain Logistics Strategies
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 11:15 AM Starts 10:30 AM Location Theater G Seminar # 104

How have various retail organization successfully grown their e-commerce logistics infrastructure? What are the pro’s and cons of service store infrastructure to service e-commerce customers at any time in the life cycle of the retailer’s e-commerce business? ...

 
5. Not Batteries, But Energy Systems
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 11:15 AM Starts 10:30 AM Location Theater I Seminar # 105

Maximizing the energy efficiency of your electric lift truck means more than selecting a battery or battery alternative. Above all, maintenance matters – whether its routine maintenance, such as watering and charging, or unplanned repairs. Maintenance often ...

 
6. The Value of Software Intelligence and Integration to Leverage Automation
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 12:00 PM Starts 11:15 AM Location Theater B Seminar # 106

As the mechanical portions of automation (the conveyors, sorters, and AS/RS, etc.) have become more or less similar from the various manufacturers and suppliers, it’s the Software that has moved to center stage becoming the brains of the entire operation. ...

 
7. Understanding Food Safety and Reusable Packaging
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 12:00 PM Starts 11:15 AM Location Theater D Seminar # 107

Cleanliness and hygiene are critical to today’s food plants. Learn how plastic totes and pallets can be a hygienic solution for handling, storing and moving product throughout the supply chain, from the processing plant to retail distribution. We will take ...

 
8. PROMAT 2015’s Latest Advances in Handling Equipment, Systems & Controls
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 12:00 PM Starts 11:15 AM Location Theater F Seminar # 108

Before you tour the show floor, get up to speed on the latest material handling equipment, controls, software, and integrated systems developments in a single 45-minute session delivered by MHI’s Integrated Systems & Controls Group. This seminar will feature ...

 
9. The Distribution Center of the Future: Disruptive Technologies and Justifiable Solutions
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 12:00 PM Starts 11:15 AM Location Theater H Seminar # 109

Do you wish you had a crystal ball to tell you what your distribution center will look like in 5 or 10 years? Join this session to hear the experts describe their vision of the “DC of the Future.” Will everyone be wearing Google glasses? Will robots replace ...

 
10. LIFT TRUCK MANAGEMENT FOR ALL: NEWEST GENERATION OF WIRELESS, CLOUD-HOSTED TECHNOLOGY IS EASIER TO BUY, INSTALL, SCALE, SUPPORT, AND SUSTAIN
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 12:00 PM Starts 11:15 AM Location Theater J Seminar # 137

Wireless Vehicle Management Systems (VMS) for industrial trucks have become a best practice among Fortune 500 enterprises. With the growth of cloud-based services, development of new hardware innovations, and a wider choice of wireless communication options, ...

 
11. How AGVs Improve Safety and Flexibility at Minimal Cost in Warehouses and DCs
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 12:45 PM Starts 12:00 PM Location Theater A Seminar # 110

Increasingly competitive industrial environments are challenging warehouse and distribution center managers to reduce costs and increase productivity, while raising quality and safety standards. Learn how AGVs can benefit warehouse operations by improving ...

 
12. OPENING NEW FRONTIERS OF EFFICIENCY AND PRODUCTIVITY WITH MOBILE POWER TECHNOLOGY
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 12:45 PM Starts 12:00 PM Location Theater C Seminar # 111

It’s easy to underestimate how much excess worker motion, product transportation, touches, etc. can cost an organization. Bringing Mobile Power Technology into the receiving, picking, shipping, and/or inventory management process eliminates costly footsteps ...

 
13. Falling Barriers to Automation in North America
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 12:45 PM Starts 12:00 PM Location Theater E Seminar # 112

For decades European facilities, faced with higher land and labor casts and different order profiles, have seen more attractive business cases to bring automation in their facilities. Additionally how they have weighed certain qualitative aspects has differed ...

 
14. ProMat 2015’s Newest Order Fulfillment Products & Solutions to Improve Efficiencies & Productivity
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 12:45 PM Starts 12:00 PM Location Theater G Seminar # 113

MHI’s Order Fulfillment Systems group will review the newest products and solutions found on the ProMat floor. A wide range of technologies will be presented in a logical format that improve labor, throughput, space utilization, order packing density, accuracy ...

 
15. Warehouse 2018 – Three Key Technology Trends
Date Monday, March 23 Ends 12:45 PM Starts 12:00 PM Location Theater I Seminar # 114

Whether in manufacturing, wholesale distribution or in retail, the warehouse is a critical component of the supply chain and key to both good customer service and to the financial success of the enterprise. Greater visibility in the supply chain combined ...

 

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