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DS Handling at ProMat 2015


The ProMat 2015 Exhibition will take place this year on March 23-26, 2015 in Chicago,Illinois at Chicago’s McCormick Place South. This exhibition is powered by MHI, a resource for finding products and services that give improved safety, productivity and profitability through better material handling, logistics, and supply chain solutions. 

What to Expect

ProMat 2015 is the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America. It is being held at Chicago’s McCormick Place South from March 23-26, exhibitors will be on display with the latest material handling, logistics equipment and technologies.

  • A total of 800 exhibitors
    • Material handling equipment and systems
    • Packing, containers, and shipping equipment
    • Inventory management and controlling technologies
    • Dock and warehouse equipment and supplies
    • Automatic identification equipment and systems
    • Supply chain management
  • 300,000 square foot show room
  • 100 sessions
  • Classroom Day – Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
  • College Student Tour – Thursday, March 26th, 2015

D.S. Handling at ProMat 2015

This is the first year D.S. Handling is able to attend ProMat as an exhibitor. We are looking forward to displaying state-of-the-art equipment that defines us as one of the leading conveyor manufacturers in North America.

  • We will be exhibiting our truck loading extendable conveyors, complete conveyor system, and integration services :
    • Extendable truck loader conveyors
    • 53 foot trailer loader with power cart
    • 30 foot gravity extendable conveyor

Discover the latest solutions to move your business forward, learn more about D.S. Handling at ProMat 2015 by visiting booth #5138.

Recommendation for the Hotel

Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago

Ranked number 10 on Tripadvisor for top 30 hotels in Chicago. 401 North Wabash Ave. Chicago 60611. Distance from McCormick – miles or 39 minutes by transit

  • Stunning views of Chicago- Ask for a room that faces the river and lake
  • Great customer service
  • Close proximity to a lot of amenities in downtown
  • Event Rate: $229 single, $229 double

Conrad Chicago 

Ranked number 18 on Tripadvisor for top 30 hotels in Chicago. 521 North Rush St. Chicago 60611. Distance from McCormick – 3.4 miles or 38 minutes by transit

  • For a better view of the city ask for a higher floor room
  • Close proximity to a lot of amenities in downtown
  • Event Rate: $185 single, $195 double

Blackstone Renaissance Hotel

Ranked number 26 on Tripadvisor for top 30 hotels in Chicago. 636 South Michigan Ave. Chicago 60605. Distance from McCormick – 1.7 miles or 11 minutes by transit

  • Smaller room sizes with spacious bathrooms – Ask for a room facing west or towards the lake to avoid train noise at night
  • Beautiful hotel where a number of films have used as their backdrop
  • 10-15 minutes walk to amenities
  • Event Rate: Sold Out

Chicago: General Information

  • Airport – Chicago O’Hare International Airport is 19 miles away from McCormick Place or approximately a $55 USD taxi ride
  • Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport is 9.5 miles away from McCormick Place or approximately a $32 USD taxi ride
  • Passport – It is highly recommended to travel with your passport if you are leaving your country of citizenship
  • Time Zone – Central Time Zone
  • Currency – U.S. Dollars
  • Third most populated city in the U.S.
  • Lies within the humid continental climate zone – Summers are hot and humid, winters are cold and snowy
  • Perfect city for history buff’s and foodie’s
  • Places to visit