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1) Solutions Community of MHI presents: Latest & Greatest Advances @ ProMat in 25 Minutes
Starts 12:00 PM Ends 12:45 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater G Sponsor MHI

MHI's Solutions Community is presenting the Latest & Greatest products and services that you will find at ProMat this year. Don't spend your time walking the hall hoping you find the technologies and services that will help turn operations from a cost to a profit center in under 25 minutes. Every facet ...

2) EASE (Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment) of MHI presents: Maximize workplace safety and minimize risk: Ask an Ergonomist
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater H Sponsor MHI

Workplace safety almost always includes a healthy dose of ergonomics, particularly when it involves manual material handling. This unique interactive panel hosted by the EASE (Ergonomics Assist Systems & Equipment) Council will be a focused Q&A with ergonomic experts that will cover ergonomic best practices ...

3) SMA (Storage Manufacturers Association) of MHI presents: The New SMA Standards and S-Mark Certification Program along with best practices that can help mitigate risk
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater I Sponsor MHI

With an increased industry focus on ecommerce, microfulfilment and last-mile delivery, shelving and work platforms have become a crucial part of efficient facility operations. The new SMA standards highlight best practices, are a key component to ensuring safety, and will help you prepare your facility ...

4) MAG (Mobile Automation Group) of MHI presents: Highflying Automation: How to Maximize Vertical Storage
Starts 3:00 PM Ends 3:45 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater G Sponsor MHI

This education seminar will discuss use cases for different automated compact storage concepts, as Automated Very Narrow Aisle turret truck (AutoVNA), Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (AS/RS), and 3D Shuttle systems. More and more US metro areas see steadily increasing real estate prices. Combined ...

5) TRG (The Robotics Group) of MHI presents: The Importance of Risk Assessments in Automation
Starts 3:45 PM Ends 4:30 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater H Sponsor MHI

Goal of the panel is to discuss, identify, and explore plans for mitigating risks when deploying automation. • What automation risks should companies be aware of? o Hardware o IT • How do you develop a risk mitigation strategy for automation? o What to do? o What not to ...

6) CSS (Conveyor and Sortation Systems) of MHI presents: Adoption of Automated Conveyance and Sortation Systems
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater G Sponsor MHI

Today’s warehouses are changing to become more agile, more scalable and more adaptable to the shifting trends of consumer demand. This impacts the conveyor and sortation systems in many ways but one consistent theme is the addition of automation and information solutions that enable these outcomes. ...

7) SLAM (Scan | Label | Apply | Manifest) of MHI presents: The Business Case for SLAM Systems in Fulfillment Centers
Starts 12:00 PM Ends 12:45 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater I Sponsor MHI

Members of MHI’s SLAM Industry Group discuss the business case for optimizing the last 100 feet of the warehouses, fulfillment, and distribution centers. With advances in high-tech robotics and smart systems being developed and implemented upstream (e.g. robotic picking, high tech ASRS systems, etc.) ...

8) ASRS (Automated Storage/Retrieval Systems) of MHI presents: Reality Check: How ASRS Assists in the Digitization of the Supply Chain
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater G Sponsor MHI

Panel Discussion: The fragility of many supply chains was brutally exposed during the outbreak of the pandemic: poor visibility, lack of information, lengthy lead times, missing inventory, lack of manpower, over corrections, and the list goes on. Some companies fared much better than others, thanks to ...

9) RMI (Rack Manufacturers Institute) of MHI presents: Storage Rack Safety 101
Starts 3:00 PM Ends 3:45 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater I Sponsor MHI

The safe use of a storage rack system is key to the productivity of a warehouse. We discuss the resources available from the Rack Manufacturers Institute that can be used to design and implement a safe rack system. We discuss the inspections necessary in maintaining a safe rack system. We discuss how ...

10) TRG (The Robotics Group) of MHI presents: What’s Possible Now in Warehouse Robotics
Starts 4:15 PM Ends 5:00 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Robotics Theater Sponsor MHI

Warehousing and distribution thought leaders will discuss what's new and what is needed to tap into the immense value that both people and technology bring to their supply chain performance, how robots (working in harmony with the human factor) can deliver labor savings and what innovative automation ...

11) TRG (The Robotics Group) of MHI presents: Tracking Project ROI
Starts 10:15 AM Ends 11:00 AM Date Wednesday, March 22
Location Robotics Theater Sponsor MHI

As businesses continue to seek insight on prioritization of their limited investment dollars, how will you generate the business case for your project? This moderated panel session will share insight, learnings and mistakes on projects focused on ROI outcomes. In addition, how that differs from the business ...

12) Advanced Energy Council of MHI presents: Integrated Lithium Battery in MHE - Types, Standards, and Benefits
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Wednesday, March 22
Location Theater G Sponsor MHI

Following many decades of electric forklifts’ engineering evolution based on the single power-source technology (the lead-acid battery), electric lift trucks have finally adopted a new power source: a lithium-ion battery pack. The benefits of lithium solutions are well-known by now: longer runtime and ...

13) RMI (Rack Manufacturers Institute) of MHI Presents: Planning Your Rack System - Traditional and E-Commerce
Starts 11:15 AM Ends 12:00 PM Date Wednesday, March 22
Location Theater H Sponsor MHI

As ecommerce becomes the norm in warehousing and distribution, the need to adapt storage and retrieval systems is imminent. RMI industry experts will share how rack system designs are changing to meet the requirements in the ecommerce world.

14) Solutions Community of MHI presents: Condition Monitoring and Reliability: Foundations of a new frontier
Starts 12:00 PM Ends 12:45 PM Date Wednesday, March 22
Location Theater I Sponsor MHI

MHI’s newly formed Condition Monitoring & Reliability Committee will share lessons from real industry experiences – both painful lessons and shining successes when seeking to transform your business with condition monitoring. You can expect to learn about fundamentals of a condition monitoring solution ...

15) TRG (The Robotics Group) of MHI presents: Integrating in Workflows
Starts 2:15 PM Ends 3:00 PM Date Wednesday, March 22
Location Theater G Sponsor MHI

Integrating workflows in your operations is a critical task – and can make or break your facility. But have you considered all the aspects that impact your operations at an enterprise level? On this panel we will discuss integrating robotics with humans and other standard automation including utilizing ...