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Find what’s next. ProMat 2015

Name of Show: ProMat® 2015
Show Sponsor: MHI
Show Dates: March 23-26, 2015
Show Location: McCormick Place South, Chicago, IL, USA

The Show
ProMat 2015, held March 23-26, 2015 at Chicago’s McCormick Place South, is the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America. ProMat provides attendees access to the latest material handling and logistics equipment and technologies. You can register to attend for free by completing a brief online form.

Exhibits
Over 800 exhibitors from industry, commerce and government will display their supply chain solutions and innovations on the 300,000 square foot show floor.

Material handling equipment and systems: Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems, Alternative Fuel Systems, Casters/Wheels/Tires, Hydraulic and Electrical Components and Controls, Robots, Personnel/Burden Carriers, Racks, Forklifts, Batteries, Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Unit Handling Systems, Conveyors and Sortation Equipment, Ergonomic and Safety Equipment, Scissor Lifts, Order Picking, Carousels, Modular Drawer Storage, Sustainable Facility Solutions, Tool Handling, Shelving and Workstations.

Packaging, containers, and shipping equipment: Box and Carton Makers, Packaging Machinery, Wrapping, Inspection of Products by Weight or Scanning, Pallets, Wire Baskets, Plastic and Metal Containers, Palletizing Equipment.

Inventory management and controlling technologies: Computers, Controllers, Software Programs, Systems Integrators, Manufacturing Execution Systems, Warehouse Management Systems, Supply Chain and Logistics Execution Systems, Wireless and Remote Control Systems, Order Management Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning and Transportation Management Systems.

Dock and warehouse equipment and supplies: Dock Levelers, Dock Pads, Doors, Forklift Trucks, Racks, Flooring, Handling Systems, Forklift Attachments, Conveyors, Hoists, Cranes, Monorails, Below/Hook Lifting Devices. Consultants and Distribution System Planners: Simulators, Modelers, System Designers, Distribution Consultants, Reverse Logistics and Third Party Logistics.

Automatic identification equipment and systems: Bar Code Printers and Scanners, Vision Systems, Voice Recognition Systems, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Systems, Systems Integrators.

Supply chain management: Alternative Fuel Systems, Parcel Management and Distribution, Reverse Logistics, Third Party Logistics, Sustainable Facility and Supply Chain Solutions, Supply Chain and Logistics Execution Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning and Transportation Management Systems, Inventory Security Services.

Education educational conference
Along with more than 700 exhibits covering more than 300,000 net square feet of show floor, the ProMat 2015 Educational Conference offers highly-focused seminars in specially designed theaters constructed right on the trade show floor and a Keynote on a topical supply chain issue. The educational seminars will focus on the latest material handling and logistics innovations and applications as well as industry issues such as supply chain visibility, ergonomics and worker safety.

The ProMat Conference will include over 100 sessions and bring together leading experts from the industry to give you the latest information on manufacturing and supply chain trends, technologies and innovations. The conference also includes valuable opportunities to network with your peers.

  • Show floor seminars that complement the solutions you see on the exhibit floor
  • Keynotes on leading supply chain topics
  • Opportunities for networking with solution providers and other industry professionals

The College Industry Council on Material Handling Education (CICMHE) and the Technical Career Education Program (TCEP) are partnering with MHEDA to host Material Handling & Logistics Student Days. Students, professors, and educators, from universities, community colleges and select technical High Schools from across the region are invited to the show in an effort to learn more about material handling, logistics and supply chain solutions.

  • Classroom Day Wednesday, March 25, 2015
  • College Student Tours Thursday, March 26, 2015

Solution centers
To help buyers find the specific products and services they need, ProMat 2015 will organize exhibits into function-specific Solution Centers:

Manufacturing & assembly Exhibiting in this center positions your material handling, logistics and supply chain solutions for those intent on finding more efficient products for manufacturing and assembly operations.

Fulfillment & delivery Whether your business is focused on order fulfillment, order picking and packaging, third-party logistics, warehousing, distribution or transportation, the Fulfillment & Delivery Solutions Center is the ideal location for your booth.

Information technology Many ProMat attendees will be looking for information technology (IT) solutions and consulting services that support or are integrated with manufacturing, warehousing, logistics and supply chain processes. If your company provides IT and supply chain visibility solutions, put your product in front of IT buyers by exhibiting here.

The Knowledge Center is designed to educate and provide resources to build awareness of what the material handling and logistics industry has to offer and is the location of the educational sessions. Your company may consider sponsoring one or more of the educational seminars being held in theaters positioned in the Knowledge Center and offered free to attendees. Share your industry-specific experience, build brand awareness and stand out in an ever- expanding and changing marketplace.

Networking
If you are involved in manufacturing, distribution and the supply chain you will benefit from meeting with other professionals in your field on the show floor. Attendees include:

  • C-level and VP-level manufacturing, distribution, logistics and supply chain executives
  • Manufacturing and production managers
  • Industrial, plant and manufacturing engineers
  • IT, logistics and supply chain directors
  • Third-party logistics professionals
  • Distribution center and warehousing managers
  • Procurement professionals

International visitors
As an international visitor to ProMat 2015, a number of services will be available to you at the ProMat International Visitors Center to make your visit a more productive and rewarding experience.

Show hours
Monday, March 23, 2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, March 24, 2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, March 25, 2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, March 26, 2015: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Show registration fees
There is no cost to attend the show or educational seminars. Visit www.promatshow.com to register.

Show management
MHI
8720 Red Oak Blvd., Suite 201
Charlotte, NC 28217-3992 USA
704-676-1190/800-345-1815
customerservice@promatshow.com

 
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