Registrants’ strong buying plans are a positive sign that the economic recovery is taking hold ProMat 2015 attendees are registering in record numbers for the event to be held March 23-25 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. When attendees register, they are asked to answer a variety of demographic questions indicating their industry, product interest, buying authority and spending plans. Below are some highlights from current ProMat attendee demographics. 50% are corporate or senior management 27% are middle management 88% have buying power 67% buy for distribution centers 56% buy for manufacturing facilities 54% buy for warehouses supporting manufacturing 38% plan on spending over $1 million over the next 18 months 83% are coming to see new products 58% are coming to network and learn. When it comes to the solutions ProMat attendees are looking for, the top categories are: –Conveyor & Sortation Equipment (54%) –Fork Lift Trucks (53%) –Racks, Shelving and Storage Equipment (52%) –Automation Equipment and Systems (44%) –Ergonomics & Safety Equipment (43%) –Packaging and Shipping Shipping Solutions (40%) These statistics are an early indication that the economic recovery is impacting the manufacturing, retail and supply chain industries as they are planning increased capital expenditures over the next 18 months. For more information and to register to attend ProMat, visit www.ProMatShow.com. About ProMat From March 23-25, 2015 the material handling, supply chain and logistics industry will showcase the latest solutions and innovation at ProMat, the Industry’s largest North American expo. With 800 exhibits, four keynotes, over 100 educational seminars and Supply Chain Workforce Summit, ProMat is a one-stop destination for manufacturing and supply chain solutions. ProMat is the one expo where attendees can see and learn about the latest innovations and solutions the industry has to offer and meet the leading providers face-to-face. To learn more about ProMat and […]
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