Originally established in 1949, the Material Handling Society is the oldest professional organization of its kind in New Jersey.
are over 300 active members in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and
Connecticut. The Material Handling Society has been recognized as one of
the leading professional organizations by New Jersey Business magazine.
What is the Material Handling Society New Jersey?
MHSNJ is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting material
handling professional by providing an educational forum and fostering
communication among New Jersey's manufacturing, warehousing and
distribution practitioners. MHSNJ will provide a vehicle through which
its members gain a vision of the future regarding material
handling principles. practices, systems and technologies. With this
increased awareness and knowledge, MHSNJ members shall be prepared to
meet the challenges ahead and contribute to the productivity and
efficiency of the organizations that employ them as material handling
What is Material Handling?
Handling can be broadly defined as the science and art pertaining to
the movement, storage, control and protection of goods and materials
throughout the process of manufacturing, warehousing and distribution.
What is a typical MHSNJ meeting like?
typical MHSNJ meeting will start off with a site tour of an interesting
material handling operation followed by a dinner meeting with prominent
guest speakers. These events are scheduled approximately six (6) times
annually and are supplemented by special programs, seminars and
networking functions. It is the goal of the MHSNJ to expose its members
to a verity of industries which utilize a broad spectrum of material
handling technologies in an effort to expand both personal and
Who should join and why?
in the MHSNJ is open to all individuals involved in the operation of
manufacturing, warehousing or distribution facilities as well as
individuals associated with vendor organizations providing material
handling equipment, systems or solutions. As a result the MHSNJ has
attracted members from nearly every sector of industry. From automotive
and pharmaceuticals leaders to consumer distribution professionals. the
MHSNJ member roster includes individuals representing the area's most prestigious corporations. It is the diversity of experience and knowledge
that facilitates the free exchange of ideas and effective
interaction among our members.
Is the MHSNJ a good value?
many national professional organizations and societies, your $100.00
annual dues payment does not subsidize a large paid staff. Board members
are elected by the membership and executive positions are appointed by
the board. None of them are paid for their services, so you get more for
your investment with the MHSNJ. The MHSNJ is truly a
not-for-profit, volunteer organization.
"Material Handling Society New Jersey" is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. MHSNJ 3 Highland Ave. Long Valley NJ 07853