MHI Industry Group promoting AGVS technology at PackExpo

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

The Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVS) Industry Group of MHI is exhibiting at PackExpo (booth E-10739) November 6-9, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Representatives from AGVS member companies are there to promote AGVS technology to the packaging industry.

AGVS will present an educational session at PackExpo titled “No Brainer: Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) Applications” on November 9, 2016 from 10:00AM - 10:30AM on the Innovation Stage. This seminar will present actual projects where AGV/C's have been installed replacing the common ways of material handling. Seminar attendees will learn about both the particulars of these projects and the ROI.

About AGVS
AGVS is an MHI industry group dedicated to promoting the market growth and effective use of Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems in manufacturing, warehousing, distribution and other key markets. AGVS members are the Industry’s leading suppliers of automatic guided vehicle systems. They supply systems worldwide and in virtually every major manufacturing and distribution sector.

AGVS member companies meet regularly to review, discuss and revise the standards for design, performance and safe operation of AGV systems. AGVS members are committed to the development, maintenance and publishing of industry standard specifications for these systems.

AGVS programs include:

--The development of educational and training materials;
--A voice in the development and maintenance of national standards;
--The confidential exchange of market statistics and publication of industry data to the public
--The communication of the benefits of AGVS solutions via trade shows, educational forums, and other national and regional seminars.

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About MHI
MHI is an international trade association that has represented the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling and logistics equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers and third-party logistics providers. MHI offers education, networking and solution sourcing for their members, their customers and the industry as a whole through programming and events. The association sponsors the ProMat and MODEX expos to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing and supply chain professionals.

Contact: For more information on MHI activities and programming contact Carol Miller at 704-676-1190.