MH24.1: Safety Standard for Horizontal Carousel Material Handling and Associated Equipment
This newest standard, approved January 15, 2005, for horizontal carousels, was developed by the Carousel and Vertical Lift Module (C/VLM) Working Group of the AS/RS Product Section following the ANSI Public Canvass method.
B30.13 - 2003: Storage/Retrieval (S/R) Machines and Associated Equipment
This AS/RS safety standard published in 2003 deals solely with the Crane and Aisle (C/A) technology for automatic storage and retrieval. This standard, also following the ANSI Public Canvass method, was developed by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
ASRS-F/A of MHI Presents: 21st Century Latest Advancements and Total Cost / Cost Benefit of Ownership
The only thing certain in this world is Change and the main driver of technology and innovation is the Speed of Change! In this educational session, a few industry leaders will divulge the latest and greatest advancements in the world of Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS). Deployable innovative ASRS solutions providing the flexibility required by the Speed of Change in time to achieve the benefits before the next round of change. In addition, never before seen on the MHI stage, our experts will go “full Monty” with the bare numbers and disclose the Total Cost/Cost Benefit of ASRS ownership.
ASRS C/VLM of MHI Presents: Current Trends and Technologies in Automated Storage and Inventory Management
Learn about the latest trends and technologies that are influencing dynamic storage, inventory management, workflow, and labor optimization. Brought to you by the C/VLM Working Group of the Automated Storage / Retrieval Systems (ASRS) Industry Group of MHI, this seminar will present new technologies that are improving the speed and accuracy of automated storage and allowing C/VLM technology to do more than ever before. The presenters will cover current and emerging trends in material handling, storage methodologies, and workflow optimization and will show how these methods are combined with C/VLM technology to lower labor and operating costs while boosting productivity. This seminar is equally suited for those who are new to C/VLM technology and want to discover its benefits and experienced users who are seeking ways to upgrade and improve their operations. Presenters from multiple equipment manufacturers will be on hand to share their most recent technological innovations and discuss the latest best practices being used in the industry.
New Products, Trends & Benefits in AS/RS
Sponsored by ASRS
As the order fulfillment world strives for same day delivery, Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (ASRS) have never been in more demand. The ASRS Product Section composed of the industry leaders will discuss how to apply the latest technologies. During the course of the presentation the audience will learn technology benefits of the systems. This gives the audience a better standing in discussions with the general contractors or planners.
Easy C/VLM Cost Justification: Calculate the True Cost and ROI of Carousels and Vertical Lifts
Sponsored by ASRS
You know that a carousel or vertical lift module will greatly improve operations, but how do you justify the cost? This seminar, presented by the C/VLM Working group of the MHI, will provide you with the knowledge and tools to better understand the true costs of automated storage and how to calculate the return on investment (ROI) that you can expect at your facility. By reducing or even eliminating fixed and ongoing operating expenditures, you can quickly recoup the investment in C/VLM equipment while enjoying better productivity and space utilization.
2014 Automation: See Latest & Greatest Modex & the Industry Has to Offer in 45 Minutes
Sponsored by Automation Alliance
Get up to speed on material handling technologies and leading edge applications in a single 1hr session. The Automation Alliance Group of MHI has collected new developments in automation. These will be presented in a company agnostic pressure free environment via video/pictorial case study briefs. Technologies ranging from complex to simple will be presented, detailing the application, operational benefits, and financial justifications for each.
Building the Business Case for Automation
Sponsored by Automation Alliance
Your business is on the upswing, but with customer demands for shorter cycle times, capacity constraints and workforce challenges are undermining productivity and throughput. This is the sweet spot for automated material handling, but how do you build the business case and justify the investment? In this session, sponsored by MHI’s Automation Alliance, you will learn how users are profiling the value proposition and securing C-level approval for moving ahead with the right level of automation for your operations.
Event Start Date End Date Sponsor Location
ProMat 2017 4/3/2017 4/6/2017 MHI McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
2017 Spring Meeting 5/22/2017 5/24/2017 MHI Marriott Center City
Charlotte, NC
2nd Annual MHI Solutions Conference 5/22/2017 5/23/2017 MHI Marriott City Center
Charlotte, NC
2017 Strategic Planning Meeting 7/19/2017 7/22/2017 MHI Ritz Carlton
Half Moon Bay, CA
Fundamentals of Material Handling Systems 8/17/2017 8/9/2017 MHI Allentown, PA
2017 Annual Conference 10/1/2017 10/4/2017 MHI Boca Raton Resort
Boca Raton, FL
MODEX 2018 4/9/2018 4/12/2018 MHI Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA

AS/RS Managing Executive

Andy Drozinski



Roger Stubbs

Vice Chairman
Juan Cadrecha Menendez
Schaefer Systems International, Inc.