World land speed record breaker, Richard Noble, to open IMHX 2013 March 7, 2013 News The International Materials Handling Exhibition (IMHX) – which takes place from 19-22 March at the NEC in Birmingham – will be opened by Richard Noble OBE and will showcase thousands of innovative solutions for intralogistics. Registration is now open at www.imhx.biz. IMHX 2013 will feature over 400 exhibitors, many of which will use the show as the launch pad for new products and services. Visitors will enjoy an informative and exciting experience, with a number of feature areas as well as free conference sessions, product launches, live demonstrations and prize competitions. The exhibition will be opened by world land speed record breaker, Richard Noble OBE, in front of his latest record-attempting vehicle, the jet- and rocket-powered BLOODHOUND SSC (SuperSonic Car) – which is sponsored by Linde Material Handling – in the show’s first ever Skills & Apprenticeships Zone. As well as brand-new areas – including the UKWA 3PL Zone, hosted by the United Kingdom Warehousing Association, and the International Visitors’ Lounge – many features will make a welcome return to the show including the Design 4 Safety Competition, the AMHSA Pavilion (hosted by the Automated Material Handling Systems Association) and the heats of the RTITB Operator of the Year Competition, with forklift operators from across the UK and Ireland competing in a special arena. Among thousands of new products and services promoted at the show will be forklift trucks, racking and shelving systems, automated handling solutions, health and safety products, logistics software, storage systems, pallets and palletising equipment, loading bay equipment, recruitment and training services, third party logistics, flooring products, lighting systems, packaging, financial services and warehousing. Pre-register now for FREE to attend IMHX 2013 Visitors who pre-register for IMHX 2013 at www.imhx.biz will receive an exclusive Priority Pass pack containing a delegate name badge, the Little Black Book of handling industry contacts, a fold-out exhibition floor plan and key details of the show’s seminars.