November 24 - The Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) has appointed John Connolly as its president.

Connolly, who has served as vice president since 2015, will hold the post for the next two years.

He takes over the reins from outgoing president, Michael Kaye, who has held the post since October 2015. Roy Ball, a longstanding executive committee member, has taken on the role of vice president.