Join MHI

Cost to join is $2,625 for a calendar year.

Benefits of membership in MHI

Membership in MHI provides opportunities and exposure that are second to none. MHI members are the pioneers and leading manufacturers in the field of material handling, supply chain, and logistics. These companies demonstrate their commitment to safety and excellence through their membership in MHI. Membership provides the advantages they need to excel in the $156 billion material handling and logistics industry.

MHI member companies enjoy the support and prestige that membership in an industry-leading organization exemplifies. Membership also presents valuable member benefits that allows MHI members to connect with their peers, grow their business and shape the industry.

Trade Expos

MHI provides members the opportunity to reach out to new markets and prospects by exhibiting in the premier material handling, supply chain, and logistics events held in the Americas - ProMat and MODEX.

Industry Group Membership

MHI members have the opportunity to join the ranks of specialized product-specific industry groups. These industry groups bring their members together to promote and influence a specific solution or technology by participating in the creation of specifications, standards and safety guidelines.

Membership Meetings and Executive Conferences

MHI members have the opportunity to build business relationships and network with their peers by attending MHI membership meetings and executive conferences, such as the MHI Annual Membership Meetings and the MHI Spring Meetings. These meetings also give members the opportunity to stay informed of industry data and trends as members and world industry leaders address commercial and business issues facing specific product groups and the industry as a whole.

Exposure and Resources on

MHI member companies receive a complimentary listing and URL link on MHI's official Web site, Over 800,000 manufacturing and supply chain buyers visit annually to find the latest industry news, information and to search for the solutions offered by MHI members. MHI members can also post content on their member microsite. This valuable on-line exposure is an exclusive benefit of MHI membership. In addition, MHI members can log on to a secure Members Only site to obtain valuable information and educational resources exclusively as a benefit of their membership.

Global Opportunities

MHI members have the exclusive opportunity grow their business globally through participation in selected international trade fairs.

Quarterly Economic Forecasts

MHI Members gain use of MHI market information to analyze market trends and develop strategic plans to expand their marketplace. The Material Handling Equipment Manufacturing (MHEM) Quarterly Analysis and Forecast and the MHEM Annual Rate of Change (ARoC) Workbook are provided at no cost to MHI Members. These important business planning tools offer a $780 annual member savings.

Trade and Business Press Database

MHI members are allowed exclusive use of the MHI Trade and Business Press database. MHI maintains contact with trade publications, business journals and freelance authors, as well as with local and national newspapers, to communicate the importance of the material handling, supply chain, and logistics industry and MHI programming.

MHI Solutions Publications

MHI members receive a free subscription to MHI Solutions - the official publication of MHI. Published quarterly in print and monthly digitally, MHI Solutions provides the latest news and information on issues and trends impacting manufacturing and the supply chain.

For more information on the benefits of MHI membership, please contact our Member Services Department at 704-676-1190 or via email to MHI Membership.