Friday, January 20, 2012
MODEX 2012 attendees are registering in strong numbers for the event to be held February 6-9 in Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center. When attendees register, they are asked to answer a variety of demographic questions indicating their industry, buying authority and buying plans. Below are some highlights from current MODEX attendee demographics.
52% are corporate or senior management
26% are middle management
85% have buying power
63% buy for distribution centers,
50% buy for warehouses supporting manufacturing
49% buy for a manufacturing facility
29% plan on spending over $1 million over the next 18 months
80% are coming to see new products
62% are coming to network and learn.
These statistics are an early indication that the economic recovery is strengthening for material handling, supply chain and logistics as manufacturing, wholesale and retail industries are planning increased capital expenditures over the next 18 months.
From February 6-9, 2012 the material handling, supply chain and logistics industry will showcase the latest solutions and innovation at MODEX 2012, the Industry's newest expo. With over 500 exhibits, three keynotes, 75 educational show floor seminars and 32 collocated education partner events, MODEX is a one-stop destination for manufacturing and supply chain solutions. MODEX 2012 is the one expo where attendees can see and learn about the latest innovations and solutions the industry has to offer and meet the leading providers face-to-face. To learn more about MODEX 2012 and to register to attend, please visit www.MODEXShow.com.
MHIA is an international trade association that has represented the material handling and logistics industry since 1945. MHIA members include material handling and logistics equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers, and third party logistics providers. Member companies come from all areas of material handling and various parts of the world, making MHIA a strong national and international representative for the material handling and logistics industry. Much of the work of the industry is done within its product-specific Industry Groups. The association sponsors trade events, such as ProMat 2013 and MODEX 2012 to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing, distribution and supply chain professionals on the productivity solutions provided through material handling and logistics. To learn more about MHIA please visit www.mhia.org.
Contact: Carol Miller, Vice President of Marketing & Communications, Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) (704) 676-1190/800-345-1815.