This is an Energy Savings Estimation Tool for your warehouse. A properly designed dock seal can achieve up to 90% efficiency, while a dock shelter can achieve up to 70% efficiency. Refer to a LODEM member company -- your loading dock expert -- for more information.

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Safety Label Brochure for Dock Levelers

The purpose of this publication is to provide voluntary guidelines for the selection and application of safety labels for use on loading dock levelers. This is a voluntary guide and should be incorporated into a comprehensive safety program by owners of loading dock levelers.
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A Guide to Codes and Standards

This paper is concerned with awareness of building codes, available standards, and pertinent regulations related to material handling equipment.
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What You Always Wanted to Know About Dock Levelers

A basic primer which answers the most frequently asked questions from entities considering the purchase of a dock leveling device.
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What You Always Wanted to Know About Vehicle Restraints

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ANSI MH30.1-2015 Performance and Testing Requirements for Dock Leveling Devices

This standard serves as the guide for designers, manufacturers, sellers, installers, owners, users and governing bodies of dock levelers and to provide guidelines for the design and testing of dock leveling devices, to promote the understanding of the respective responsibilities of manufacturers, sellers, installers, owners, users and governing bodies associated with dock leveling devices, and to provide a uniform means of comparison for dock leveling devices.
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ANSI MH30.2-2015 Performance and Testing of Portable Dock Leveling Devices

This standard defines performance and testing requirements for the design, use, and maintenance of portable dock leveling devices. The purpose of this standard is to provide a uniform means of comparison, improve user confidence and knowledge and to define product requirements for portable dock leveling devices.
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ANSI MH30.3-2005 Performance and Testing of Vehicle Restraining Devices

This standard defines performance and testing requirements with regard to design, use, and maintenance of vehicle restraining devices. The purposes of this standard are to provide a uniform means of comparison, to improve user confidence and knowledge, and to define requirements for vehicle restraining devices.
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ANSI MH30.1, ANSI MH30.2, ANSI MH30.3 Bundle

Package includes all three of the LODEM standards: ANSI MH30.1-2015 Performance and Testing Requirements for Dock Leveling Devices. ANSI MH30.2-2015 Performance and Testing of Portable Dock Leveling Devices. ANSI MH30.3-2005 Performance and Testing of Vehicle Restraining Devices.
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Event Start Date End Date Sponsor Location
MODEX 2016 4/4/2016 4/7/2016 MHI Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA
2016 Annual Conference 10/16/2016 10/19/2016 MHI Hilton El Conquistador
Tucson, AZ
ShowPro Live Exhibitor Workshop for ProMat 2017 12/7/2016 12/7/2016 MHI Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA
MODEX 2018 Space Draw 12/8/2016 12/8/2016 MHI Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA
ProMat 2017 4/3/2017 4/6/2017 MHI McCormick Place
Chicago, IL

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Leadership


Chairman
Mike Pilgrim
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Vice Chairman
Bob Hensel
Nova Technology