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MHI Predicts 8-9% Growth for 2015

By George Prest, CEO, MHI MHI expects economic fundamentals to favorably support expansion for material handling equipment in 2015. Using MHI’s Material Handling Equipment Manufacturing (MHEM) forecast as a proxy, material handling equipment orders are forecasted to grow 8-9 percent in 2014 and 2015. Even though the stock market has been volatile, we are confident in the fundamentals in the ...

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MHI Predicts Double-Digit Growth

By George Prest, CEO, MHI  The material handling industry has seen solid recovery since the recession and that growth should continue into 2014. Using MHI’s Material Handling Equipment Manufacturing (MHEM) forecast as a proxy, material handling equipment orders are forecasted to grow 7 percent in 2013 and 11 percent or more in 2014. Risks certainly remain, but they are not ...

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