North America's premier material handling, supply chain and logistics trade show introduces new social media channel

Friday, February 04, 2011 - Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) announces the launch of a blog for ProMat, the premier material handling and logistics expo in North America that will take place March 21- 24, 2011 at Chicago's McCormick Place.

The ProMat blog offers readers perspectives on trends in the industry, tips for having a successful ProMat show, information about exhibitors and educational opportunities at the show and a behind the scenes view of the material handling, supply chain and logistics industry. Readers can also catch up on what's new for products in the upcoming year. The blog will allow show producer, MHIA, to engage in regular communications with show attendees and exhibitors to ensure they are able to maximize on all opportunities presented at ProMat 2011.

To read the latest blog entry or learn more about ProMat please go to

About ProMat 2011
From March 21 - 24, 2011 the material handling and logistics industry will showcase the latest supply chain solutions at ProMat 2011, the Industry's premier trade show and educational conference. With over 700 exhibits, two keynotes, two educational tracks and 90 educational sessions, ProMat is a one-stop destination for manufacturing, distribution and supply chain solutions. ProMat 2011 is the one show where attendees can see the latest innovations and solutions the industry has to offer and meet the leading providers face-to-face. To learn more about ProMat 2011 please visit

About MHIA
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 2011 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

From: MHIA

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