2015-2016 Scholarship Recipient
Yoftahe Amsalu, University of Louisville

MHI Order Fulfillment Solutions Honor

2014-2015 Scholarship Recipient
Jonathan Moreau, Universite Laval

MHI Order Fulfillment Solutions Honor

2013-2014 Scholarship Recipient
Christian Pizzino, Texas A&M University

MHI Order Fulfillment Solutions Council Honor

OFS contributes money yearly to the Material Handling Education Foundation Inc. to supply money for a scholarship. The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. was established in 1976 as an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging and supporting material handling education.

The Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to students pursuing an education in material handling. These scholarships are grouped into three types of funds: Company Funds, Named Scholarship Funds and Material Handling Industry Product Section/Trade Association Funds. Contributors can choose a particular fund or an individual scholarship. The affairs of the Foundation are administered at the offices of MHI.

For more information on how you can participate in the efforts of the Foundation, please contact Donna Varner, Sr. Executive Administrator at 704-676-1190 or .

The mission of this Committee is to develop programming that raises awareness of order fulfillment solutions among students and faculty.

Material Handling Student Design Competition

OFS co-sponsorship of the Material Handling Student Design Competitions funds travel for representatives of the winning teams to attend MHI trade shows as well as contributes to the prize money each winning team receives. Below is a photo of the 2012-13 winning team representatives at MODEX 2014.

2012-13 Design Competition Winners Pictured are Rick Fox (OFS Vice-Chair), Brian Keiger (OFS Chair), Abinaya Ulagappa (Texas A&M, Third Place Team Member), Andres Carrano (Rochester Institute of Technology, First Place Team Advisor), Carmen Murphy (Managing Director of OFS and CICMHE), Mike Ogle (CICMHE Consultant).

Event Start Date End Date Sponsor Location
ShowPro Live Exhibitor Workshop for Promat 2023 12/6/2022 12/7/2022 MHI McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
ProMat 2023 3/20/2023 3/23/2023 MHI McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
2023 Spring Meeting 5/21/2023 5/24/2023 MHI Westin Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
2023 WERC Annual Conference 6/4/2023 6/7/2023 MHI Orlando, FL
2023 MHI Annual Conference 10/1/2023 10/4/2023 MHI Diplomat Beach Resort
Fort Lauderdale, FL
MODEX 2024 3/28/2024 3/31/2024 MHI Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA
2024 Spring Meeting 5/19/2024 5/22/2024 MHI Westin Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
2024 MHI Annual Conference 10/13/2024 10/16/2024 MHI JW Marriott Marco Island
Marco Island, FL
ProMat 2025 3/17/2025 3/20/2025 MHI McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
2025 MHI Annual Conference 10/12/2025 10/15/2025 MHI JW Marriott Starr Pass
Tucson, AZ
2026 MHI Annual Conference 9/27/2026 9/30/2026 MHI JW Marriott Desert Springs
Palm Springs, CA
2027 MHI Annual Conference 10/10/2027 10/13/2027 MHI JW Marriott Grande Lakes
Orlando, FL

OFS Managing Executive

Anupam Berry Bose



David Schwebel
Swisslog Logistics, Inc.

Vice Chairman
Brian Keiger
Grenzebach Corporation