Purpose and Activities

Purpose and Activities


To contribute to the growth of the industry through efficient collaborative activities with the public sector and other organizations when tackling common challenges facing the material handling (MH) industry from a global perspective.


The Institute’s business year runs from April 1st to March 31st, and includes the following activities.

  • Holding various research meetings, lecture meetings, study tours, informal discussion meetings, exhibitions, etc.
  • Statistical surveys, theme-based research, personnel training, promoting various plans and proposals
  • Collaboration with the public sector, including support and commissioned work, and collaboration and joint activities with other organizations
  • Other activities necessary to fulfil the purpose of the Institute
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