EnerSys to Participate in 17th Annual Student Day at MODEX® 2020 Presented by the Material Handling Industry (MHI)
READING, Pennsylvania, February 26, 2020 –
EnerSys(NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, will be participating in Student Day at MODEX® 2020 as a designated tour guide, leading a group of students interested in pursuing a career in the supply chain industry and introducing them to representatives of exhibiting companies who are seeking new talent. The Material Handling Industry (MHI), in partnership with the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) and the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA), hosts the annual event to offer students a real-world understanding of the products, services and technologies relevant to the material handling industry. This year’s program will be held on Wednesday, March 11 at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
In its 17th consecutive year, this interactive event draws hundreds of students and faculty from universities, community colleges and high school Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs from across the region to connect with industry professionals to learn about material handling, logistics and supply chain solutions.
“We are committed to educating future leaders by fostering a culture of support and empowerment to guide students towards a rewarding career in logistics and supply chain management,” said Chad Uplinger, Vice President, Motive Power Americas at EnerSys. “We commend MHI for their dedication to holding an annual event that truly values students by placing them in an ideal situation to learn directly from the professionals who influence the industry.”
EnerSys Sales Manager, Jarrod Smith, will serve as the EnerSys ambassador who will lead one of this year’s Student Day tours. Jarrod joined EnerSys in June 2008 and has more than 20 years of experience in the material handling industry. As a designated tour guide, Jarrod will be responsible for initiating introductions with on-site exhibitors, serving as a resource for fielding student questions and offering insight on career opportunities within the industry.
“Jarrod’s high-energy persona and extensive background in the industry, make him the perfect candidate to represent EnerSys at this event,” continued Uplinger. “It’s an honor to be working alongside MHI and other leading industry professionals to help foster the supply chain experts of tomorrow.”
Students participating in this year’s program will also have the chance to meet MODEX 2020 keynote speakers, two-time Super Bowl champion Peyton Manning and his father, National Football League (NFL) legend, Archie Manning.
To learn more about Student Day at MODEX 2020, including event itinerary and participating organizations, visit www.modexshow.com/education/default.aspx#sd.
For more information about EnerSys and its full line of products, systems and support, visit www.enersys.com.
EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes reserve power and motive power batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other commercial electric powered vehicles. Reserve power batteries are used in the telecommunication and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications requiring stored energy solutions including medical, aerospace and defense systems. EnerSys provides highly integrated power solutions and services to broadband, telecom, renewable and industrial customers. Outdoor equipment enclosure products are utilized in the telecommunication, cable, utility and transportation industries, and by government and defense customers. The company also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers from over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.
MHI is an international trade association that has represented the industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling, logistics and supply chain equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers, and third-party logistics providers. Much of the work of the industry is done within its product- and solution-specific groups. The association also sponsors trade events, such as ProMat and MODEX, to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to education industry professionals on the productivity solutions provided through material handling and logistics.
The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) is the premier trade association dedicated to serving all segments of the material handling business community. MHEDA represents close to 650 companies in the material handling equipment business. Located in suburban Chicago, the association provides services to companies seeking to improve their business through education, networking, benchmarking and best practices. For more information, visit www.mheda.org. ABOUT MHEFI The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) is an independent charitable organization that was established in 1976. Its mission is to attract students to the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry by providing financial support and educational resources. For more information, visit www.mhi.org/mhefi.
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