MHEDA CONNECTION http://www.mhedaconnection.org/ Newsletter RSS Feed. en-us Copyright 2014 4/20/2014 3:15:59 AM 20 Save the Date: June Regional Summit in Syracuse, NY http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262399&issueID=36240 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36240>April 16, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Join MHEDA on June 26, 2014, for a one-day Regional Networking Summit in East Syracuse, NY at Liftech Equipment Companies Inc.</p> 4/14/2014 10:12:42 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262399&amp;issueID=36240 Free MHEDA Member Programs http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262398&issueID=36240 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36240>April 16, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET MHEDA Social Media MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Program</p> 4/14/2014 10:12:42 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262398&amp;issueID=36240 MHEDA Gives You Buying Power http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262397&issueID=36240 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36240>April 16, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Did you know that MHEDA works with several Affinity Partners to save members money?</p> 4/14/2014 10:12:42 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262397&amp;issueID=36240 Distributors...Have Your Completed the 2014 Employee Compensation Survey? http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262396&issueID=36240 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36240>April 16, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Fill out the Employee Compensation Survey by April 18 to be included in the results. </p> 4/14/2014 10:12:42 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262396&amp;issueID=36240 The Next Economic Cycle http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262394&issueID=36240 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36240>April 16, 2014</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />By Steve Guglielmo The Second Quarter 2014 issue of The MHEDA Journal is being printed and shipped as we speak. This issue is our annual Convention issue and features articles from Convention speakers designed to help you unleash your "Superhero Leadership." One of those articles comes from the president of the Institute for Trend Research (ITR), Alan Beaulieu, and discusses how MHEDA members can "Get Aggressive and Start Thinking Big."</p> 4/14/2014 10:12:42 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262394&amp;issueID=36240 First Financial Named Preferred Leasing Partner for TotalTrax, Inc. http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262389&issueID=36240 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36240>April 16, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />First Financial Corporate Services, Inc. (FFCSI) has been named a preferred leasing partner for TotalTrax, Inc. Through this new partnership, First Financial will develop customized leasing and financing programs for TotalTrax products and total equipment packages.</p> 4/14/2014 10:12:42 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262389&amp;issueID=36240 Wisconsin Lift Hosts Forklift Rodeo http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262388&issueID=36240 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36240>April 16, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Wisconsin Lift Truck proudly hosted a forklift rodeo challenge at the PFMA&rsquo;s Plant Engineering and Maintenance Expo March 12th, partnering with Steel King Industries and Storage Battery Systems. The event was held at the Wisconsin Expo Center at State Fair Park with 4,800 Plant Engineers & Maintenance Managers in attendance looking to source solutions to improve the safety and efficiencies of their facilities. </p> 4/14/2014 10:12:42 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262388&amp;issueID=36240 ARPAC Acquires Lambert Material Handling http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262387&issueID=36240 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36240>April 16, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />ARPAC continues on the path of strong and highly focused growth through the acquisition of Lambert (formerly Lamson) Material Handling. Lambert has been an industry leader and manufacturer of conventional palletizers for over 66 years, introducing the first automatic palletizer to the North American market in 1948.</p> 4/14/2014 10:12:42 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262387&amp;issueID=36240 Steel King Announces Most Valuable Dealer http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262386&issueID=36240 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36240>April 16, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Steel King Industries announces RMH Systems of Waukee, IA, as the winner of the 2013 Steel King Most Valuable Dealer (MVD) Award.</p> 4/14/2014 10:12:42 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262386&amp;issueID=36240 UniCarriers Americas Expands in Brazil http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262385&issueID=36240 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36240>April 16, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) continues to expand its South American operations, establishing its Brazilian business unit and appointing Newton Santos as sales operations manager.</p> 4/14/2014 10:12:42 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262385&amp;issueID=36240 Hannibal Industries Announces Strategic Alliance With Twinlode http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262384&issueID=36240 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36240>April 16, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Hannibal Industries and Twinlode announced a strategic partnership at last month's MODEX Show. "Twinlode has been a material handling leader with innovative dual-pallet handling solutions for 30 years," said Steve Rogers, vice president of Hannibal Industries, Inc. "We are proud that our partnership with Twinlode has already resulted in large international installations with major multi-national bottling companies."</p> 4/14/2014 10:12:42 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262384&amp;issueID=36240 Yale Recognizes Top Performing Dealers http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262383&issueID=36240 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36240>April 16, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Yale Materials Handling Corporation recognized its top performing Yale dealers with with its 2013 Dealer of Excellence awards. The awards are based on the dealers&rsquo; industry-leading level of business performance and overall service to their materials handling customers.</p> 4/14/2014 10:12:42 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262383&amp;issueID=36240 Top 5 Most-Read Articles in First Quarter 2014 http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262382&issueID=36240 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36240>April 16, 2014</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />With the 2nd Quarter Issue of The MHEDA Journal online now, we decided to look back at the 1st Quarter issue to see what the most read stories of the quarter were. The Distributor Forecast, which shows robust growth expectations, was the most-read article of the quarter. Read more to find out the other stories that dominated readership in the first quarter.</p> 4/14/2014 10:12:42 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262382&amp;issueID=36240 Save the Date: June Regional Summit in Syracuse, NY http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262134&issueID=34080 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34080>April 15, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Join MHEDA on June 26, 2014, for a one-day Regional Networking Summit in East Syracuse, NY at Liftech Equipment Companies Inc.</p> 4/11/2014 11:25:57 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262134&amp;issueID=34080 Distributors...Have Your Completed the 2014 Employee Compensation Survey? http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262106&issueID=34080 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34080>April 15, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Fill out the Employee Compensation Survey by April 18 to be included in the results. </p> 4/11/2014 10:28:11 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262106&amp;issueID=34080 MHEDA Gives You Buying Power http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262088&issueID=34080 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34080>April 15, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Did you know that MHEDA works with several Affinity Partners to save members money?</p> 4/11/2014 9:30:01 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262088&amp;issueID=34080 Free MHEDA Member Programs http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262087&issueID=34080 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34080>April 15, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET MHEDA Social Media MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Program</p> 4/11/2014 9:26:26 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262087&amp;issueID=34080 The Next Economic Cycle http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262080&issueID=34080 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34080>April 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />By Steve Guglielmo The Second Quarter 2014 issue of The MHEDA Journal is being printed and shipped as we speak. This issue is our annual Convention issue and features articles from Convention speakers designed to help you unleash your "Superhero Leadership." One of those articles comes from the president of the Institute for Trend Research (ITR), Alan Beaulieu, and discusses how MHEDA members can "Get Aggressive and Start Thinking Big."</p> 4/11/2014 9:12:14 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=262080&amp;issueID=34080 Top 5 Most-Read Articles in First Quarter 2014 http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261882&issueID=34080 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34080>April 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />With the 2nd Quarter Issue of The MHEDA Journal online now, we decided to look back at the 1st Quarter issue to see what the most read stories of the quarter were. The Distributor Forecast, which shows robust growth expectations, was the most-read article of the quarter. Read more to find out the other stories that dominated readership in the first quarter.</p> 4/10/2014 11:00:54 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261882&amp;issueID=34080 Wisconsin Lift Hosts Forklift Rodeo http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261865&issueID=34080 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34080>April 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Wisconsin Lift Truck proudly hosted a forklift rodeo challenge at the PFMA&rsquo;s Plant Engineering and Maintenance Expo March 12th, partnering with Steel King Industries and Storage Battery Systems. The event was held at the Wisconsin Expo Center at State Fair Park with 4,800 Plant Engineers & Maintenance Managers in attendance looking to source solutions to improve the safety and efficiencies of their facilities. </p> 4/10/2014 10:11:22 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261865&amp;issueID=34080 Hannibal Industries Announces Strategic Alliance With Twinlode http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261864&issueID=34080 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34080>April 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Hannibal Industries and Twinlode announced a strategic partnership at last month's MODEX Show. "Twinlode has been a material handling leader with innovative dual-pallet handling solutions for 30 years," said Steve Rogers, vice president of Hannibal Industries, Inc. "We are proud that our partnership with Twinlode has already resulted in large international installations with major multi-national bottling companies."</p> 4/10/2014 10:07:16 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261864&amp;issueID=34080 ARPAC Acquires Lambert Material Handling http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261863&issueID=34080 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34080>April 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />ARPAC continues on the path of strong and highly focused growth through the acquisition of Lambert (formerly Lamson) Material Handling. Lambert has been an industry leader and manufacturer of conventional palletizers for over 66 years, introducing the first automatic palletizer to the North American market in 1948.</p> 4/10/2014 10:05:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261863&amp;issueID=34080 UniCarriers Americas Expands in Brazil http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261849&issueID=34080 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34080>April 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) continues to expand its South American operations, establishing its Brazilian business unit and appointing Newton Santos as sales operations manager.</p> 4/10/2014 9:49:06 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261849&amp;issueID=34080 First Financial Named Preferred Leasing Partner for TotalTrax, Inc. http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261840&issueID=34080 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34080>April 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />First Financial Corporate Services, Inc. (FFCSI) has been named a preferred leasing partner for TotalTrax, Inc. Through this new partnership, First Financial will develop customized leasing and financing programs for TotalTrax products and total equipment packages.</p> 4/10/2014 9:40:13 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261840&amp;issueID=34080 Steel King Announces Most Valuable Dealer http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261839&issueID=34080 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34080>April 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Steel King Industries announces RMH Systems of Waukee, IA, as the winner of the 2013 Steel King Most Valuable Dealer (MVD) Award.</p> 4/10/2014 9:36:04 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261839&amp;issueID=34080 Yale Recognizes Top Performing Dealers http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261828&issueID=34080 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34080>April 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Yale Materials Handling Corporation recognized its top performing Yale dealers with with its 2013 Dealer of Excellence awards. The awards are based on the dealers&rsquo; industry-leading level of business performance and overall service to their materials handling customers.</p> 4/10/2014 9:04:54 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=261828&amp;issueID=34080 Free MHEDA Member Programs http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260373&issueID=36239 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36239>April 2, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET MHEDA Social Media MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Program</p> 4/1/2014 6:32:40 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260373&amp;issueID=36239 Connect with Convention Attendees with a PokenTAG http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260371&issueID=36239 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36239>April 2, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />A PokenTAG can store digital documents and multimedia files. And when an attendee "touches" your TAG, they get your information, product brochures, company website links, videos etc, and you get their contact information. </p> 4/1/2014 6:32:40 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260371&amp;issueID=36239 Facing the Forces of Change Available Through MHEDA http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260370&issueID=36239 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36239>April 2, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Facing the Forces of Change - Reimagining Distribution in the Connected World Given the pace of change, business strategies must be living and breathing entities, capable of anticipating and responding to market forces and subject to regular review and refinement.</p> 4/1/2014 6:32:40 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260370&amp;issueID=36239 Sunbelt Comes Through Just In Time http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260369&issueID=36239 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36239>April 2, 2014</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />A just-in-time warehouse and assembler, and longtime customer of Sunbelt Industrial Trucks (Dallas, TX) was in dire need of extra storage and assembly space. The assembler had commissioned a new project that would require a 70,000 sq. ft. warehouse addition that needed to be outfitted with storage and forklifts with room to spare for an assembly area.</p> 4/1/2014 6:32:40 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260369&amp;issueID=36239 Finding The Next Generation of Workers http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260368&issueID=36239 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36239>April 2, 2014</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />By Steve Guglielmo Last week I wrote about the "skills shortage" in the industry and how many MHEDA members are turning to veterans to fill that skills gap. As I alluded to in that post, there are people who disagree about the severity of the skills shortage. However, I have spoken to several dealers who have lamented the lack of available young talent in our industry.</p> 4/1/2014 6:32:40 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260368&amp;issueID=36239 Battery Watering Technologies Partners with Wetac Motive Power http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260364&issueID=36239 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36239>April 2, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Battery Watering Technologies is excited to announce the partnership with Wetac Motive Power to provide distribution for battery watering systems and accessories throughout Europe. Wetac Motive Power was established in 1985 as a battery specialist and has since become one of the leading independent players in the battery industry in Europe. </p> 4/1/2014 6:32:40 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260364&amp;issueID=36239 Toyota Announces Winners of Facebook Photo Contest http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260363&issueID=36239 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36239>April 2, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) announced the results of the Company's Lift a Co-Worker, Lift a Community Facebook contest designed to recognize outstanding co-workers in the workplace and benefit five nonprofit organizations. The contest, which recently concluded, asked participants to nominate a co-worker for their volunteer efforts and to choose one of five nonprofit organizations to receive a brand new Toyota electric pallet truck.</p> 4/1/2014 6:32:40 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260363&amp;issueID=36239 Continental Adds New Management to Commercial Tires http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260362&issueID=36239 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36239>April 2, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Continental Tire the Americas, LLC has appointed new management to its Commercial Vehicle Tire group, which encompasses medium radial truck tires and commercial specialty tires.</p> 4/1/2014 6:32:40 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260362&amp;issueID=36239 Hy-Tek Promotes Integrated Systems Executives http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260361&issueID=36239 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36239>April 2, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotions of Integrated Systems (IS) Division executives Donnie Johnson, Mark Bruner, Gary Wisniewski, and Mickey Thompson. The four execs oversee Hy-Tek&rsquo;s growing national IS division and team of experienced engineering, sales, logistics, and project management professionals. The promotions were announced jointly by Hy-Tek CEO Samuel Grooms and Integrated Systems Division President Tom Mann at the MODEX 2014 expo in Atlanta.</p> 4/1/2014 6:32:39 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260361&amp;issueID=36239 LiuGong Moves into Larger Facility http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260360&issueID=36239 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36239>April 2, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />LiuGong North America, headquartered in Katy, TX, moved to a larger interim facility to support its expanding dealer network. The move comes after LiuGong North America announced its most profitable year since the company began operations in the U.S. in 2008. The new facility will almost triple the amount of space currently housing the company's operations. The ribbon cutting ceremony for the facility took place March 1.</p> 4/1/2014 6:32:39 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260360&amp;issueID=36239 Hyster Company Names Dealer of Distinction Award Winners http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260358&issueID=36239 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36239>April 2, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Hyster Company announced its 2013 Dealer of Distinction award recipients. The 13 top performing Hyster dealers were chosen for the award based on a range of criteria that enables them to deliver industry-leading materials handling support to their customers.</p> 4/1/2014 6:32:39 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260358&amp;issueID=36239 President Proposes Changes to FLSA Overtime Exemptions http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260357&issueID=36239 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36239>April 2, 2014</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />On March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum directing the Department of Labor to "propose revisions to modernize and streamine existing overtime regulations." The revisions would make more workers eligible for overtime compensation. Currently, the the federal Fair Labor Standards Act provides an overtime exemption for categories of salaried employees who receive at least $455 a week. To be exempt, the positions are subject to tests including a salary basis test, a minimum weekly salary test and a duties test. President Obama intends to increase the weekly $455 salary threshold so that employers must pay affected employees a higher salary, cut their hours, or pay them overtime for work in excess of 40 hours a week. The 2004 FLSA raised the weekly minimum salary for exempt employees, regardless of their hours worked, to $455 ($23,660 if annualized).</p> 4/1/2014 6:32:39 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260357&amp;issueID=36239 MHEDA Social Media http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260352&issueID=36239 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36239>April 2, 2014</a> -- <em>NEWS FROM MHEDA </em></strong><br />Join MHEDA on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter. Signing up is easy and free.</p> 4/1/2014 6:32:38 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260352&amp;issueID=36239 MHEDA-NET: What is it? http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260351&issueID=36239 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=36239>April 2, 2014</a> -- <em>NEWS FROM MHEDA </em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET is a FREE networking service. Click on "learn more" to watch our video.</p> 4/1/2014 6:32:37 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=260351&amp;issueID=36239 Sunbelt Comes Through Just In Time http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259913&issueID=34079 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34079>April 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />A just-in-time warehouse and assembler, and longtime customer of Sunbelt Industrial Trucks (Dallas, TX) was in dire need of extra storage and assembly space. The assembler had commissioned a new project that would require a 70,000 sq. ft. warehouse addition that needed to be outfitted with storage and forklifts with room to spare for an assembly area.</p> 3/27/2014 9:18:22 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259913&amp;issueID=34079 Finding The Next Generation of Workers http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259912&issueID=34079 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34079>April 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />By Steve Guglielmo Last week I wrote about the "skills shortage" in the industry and how many MHEDA members are turning to veterans to fill that skills gap. As I alluded to in that post, there are people who disagree about the severity of the skills shortage. However, I have spoken to several dealers who have lamented the lack of available young talent in our industry.</p> 3/27/2014 9:15:31 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259912&amp;issueID=34079 Battery Watering Technologies Partners with Wetac Motive Power http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259911&issueID=34079 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34079>April 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Battery Watering Technologies is excited to announce the partnership with Wetac Motive Power to provide distribution for battery watering systems and accessories throughout Europe. Wetac Motive Power was established in 1985 as a battery specialist and has since become one of the leading independent players in the battery industry in Europe. </p> 3/27/2014 9:09:29 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259911&amp;issueID=34079 Hy-Tek Promotes Integrated Systems Executives http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259909&issueID=34079 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34079>April 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotions of Integrated Systems (IS) Division executives Donnie Johnson, Mark Bruner, Gary Wisniewski, and Mickey Thompson. The four execs oversee Hy-Tek&rsquo;s growing national IS division and team of experienced engineering, sales, logistics, and project management professionals. The promotions were announced jointly by Hy-Tek CEO Samuel Grooms and Integrated Systems Division President Tom Mann at the MODEX 2014 expo in Atlanta.</p> 3/27/2014 9:06:10 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259909&amp;issueID=34079 Hyster Company Names Dealer of Distinction Award Winners http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259908&issueID=34079 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34079>April 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Hyster Company announced its 2013 Dealer of Distinction award recipients. The 13 top performing Hyster dealers were chosen for the award based on a range of criteria that enables them to deliver industry-leading materials handling support to their customers.</p> 3/27/2014 9:00:45 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259908&amp;issueID=34079 Toyota Announces Winners of Facebook Photo Contest http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259906&issueID=34079 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34079>April 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) announced the results of the Company's Lift a Co-Worker, Lift a Community Facebook contest designed to recognize outstanding co-workers in the workplace and benefit five nonprofit organizations. The contest, which recently concluded, asked participants to nominate a co-worker for their volunteer efforts and to choose one of five nonprofit organizations to receive a brand new Toyota electric pallet truck.</p> 3/27/2014 8:56:58 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259906&amp;issueID=34079 Connect with Convention Attendees with a PokenTAG http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259905&issueID=34079 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34079>April 1, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />A PokenTAG can store digital documents and multimedia files. And when an attendee "touches" your TAG, they get your information, product brochures, company website links, videos etc, and you get their contact information. </p> 3/27/2014 8:55:15 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259905&amp;issueID=34079 Continental Adds New Management to Commercial Tires http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259904&issueID=34079 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34079>April 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Continental Tire the Americas, LLC has appointed new management to its Commercial Vehicle Tire group, which encompasses medium radial truck tires and commercial specialty tires.</p> 3/27/2014 8:52:51 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259904&amp;issueID=34079 LiuGong Moves into Larger Facility http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259903&issueID=34079 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34079>April 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />LiuGong North America, headquartered in Katy, TX, moved to a larger interim facility to support its expanding dealer network. The move comes after LiuGong North America announced its most profitable year since the company began operations in the U.S. in 2008. The new facility will almost triple the amount of space currently housing the company's operations. The ribbon cutting ceremony for the facility took place March 1.</p> 3/27/2014 8:50:56 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259903&amp;issueID=34079 President Proposes Changes to FLSA Overtime Exemptions http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259899&issueID=34079 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34079>April 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />On March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum directing the Department of Labor to "propose revisions to modernize and streamine existing overtime regulations." The revisions would make more workers eligible for overtime compensation. Currently, the the federal Fair Labor Standards Act provides an overtime exemption for categories of salaried employees who receive at least $455 a week. To be exempt, the positions are subject to tests including a salary basis test, a minimum weekly salary test and a duties test. President Obama intends to increase the weekly $455 salary threshold so that employers must pay affected employees a higher salary, cut their hours, or pay them overtime for work in excess of 40 hours a week. The 2004 FLSA raised the weekly minimum salary for exempt employees, regardless of their hours worked, to $455 ($23,660 if annualized).</p> 3/27/2014 8:25:36 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259899&amp;issueID=34079 Facing the Forces of Change Available Through MHEDA http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259377&issueID=34079 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34079>April 1, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Facing the Forces of Change - Reimagining Distribution in the Connected World Given the pace of change, business strategies must be living and breathing entities, capable of anticipating and responding to market forces and subject to regular review and refinement.</p> 3/24/2014 3:36:37 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259377&amp;issueID=34079 MHEDA Social Media http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259190&issueID=34079 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34079>April 1, 2014</a> -- <em>NEWS FROM MHEDA </em></strong><br />Join MHEDA on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter. Signing up is easy and free.</p> 3/21/2014 2:40:48 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259190&amp;issueID=34079 MHEDA-NET: What is it? http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259189&issueID=34079 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34079>April 1, 2014</a> -- <em>NEWS FROM MHEDA </em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET is a FREE networking service. Click on "learn more" to watch our video.</p> 3/21/2014 2:40:48 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259189&amp;issueID=34079 Free MHEDA Member Programs http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259187&issueID=34079 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34079>April 1, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET MHEDA Social Media MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Program</p> 3/21/2014 2:39:34 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=259187&amp;issueID=34079 Racks on Racks on Racks http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257494&issueID=34078 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34078>March 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />When building a factory supply store from the ground up, there is one word that comes to mind. Big! When a national factory supply store approached Hy-Tek Material Handling Executive Vice President of System Sales Donnie Johnson to fill its brand new 800,000 sq. ft. location with storage, he knew that it was going to be a big, big project.</p> 3/12/2014 9:58:52 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257494&amp;issueID=34078 Hiring Veterans http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257493&issueID=34078 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34078>March 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />By Steve Guglielmo For years we have heard about the "skills shortage" in the industry, especially forklift dealers looking to hire technicians. And while there are people that disagree about the severity of this shortage, the fact remains that finding good, quality technicians is harder today than it has been in years past. Being a technician is one of the most difficult jobs in the entire industry and it also lacks the sex appeal that other jobs might have to draw people in.</p> 3/12/2014 9:56:14 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257493&amp;issueID=34078 EnerSys Launches Initial Phase of New Website http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257492&issueID=34078 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34078>March 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />EnerSys announced the launch of the initial phase of its enhanced corporate global website. The first phase of the website, focusing on the North American markets, is completely redesigned and includes detailed information on EnerSys products, applications, technologies and services.</p> 3/12/2014 9:49:15 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257492&amp;issueID=34078 W&H Systems Launches Allied Products Program http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257491&issueID=34078 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34078>March 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />W&H Systems, Inc. launched a new Allied Products program, which focuses of providing niche products for maintenance, packaging, safety, and storage operations within a warehouse. John Niemeyer, who has been with W&H Systems for over ten years and is an expert in the material handling industry, will lead the operation. </p> 3/12/2014 9:43:56 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257491&amp;issueID=34078 Clark Recognizes 2014 Dealer of the Year http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257490&issueID=34078 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34078>March 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Clark Material Handling Company announced that Equipment Depot of Houston, Texas, was named its 2014 Dealer of the Year. Clark selects its Dealer of the Year each year from a North American network of 85 dealers and 200 plus dealership locations, recognizing the dealership&rsquo;s excellence in equipment sales, parts and service, customer satisfaction and overall dealer operations.</p> 3/12/2014 9:39:08 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257490&amp;issueID=34078 Hytrol Appoints Nasato http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257489&issueID=34078 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34078>March 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Hytrol Conveyor hired Dan Nasato as Director of Market Development. He brings more than 25 years of material handling experience to the position. In this role, Nasato will direct Hytrol&rsquo;s business efforts as related to specific markets, which includes developing a strategy for expanding into parcel handling, airport baggage handling, third party logistics, as well as other new markets.</p> 3/12/2014 9:28:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257489&amp;issueID=34078 Toyota Helps Haul Away Hunger http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257488&issueID=34078 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34078>March 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) successfully participated in the Tri-State Toyota Dealers' seventh annual food donation, serving as a key partner, along with Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., and Toyota Financial Services to collect and distribute nonperishable food to benefit the non-profit hunger relief organization, Philabundance. </p> 3/12/2014 9:24:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257488&amp;issueID=34078 MCFA Announces 2014 "Dealers of Excellence" http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257486&issueID=34078 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34078>March 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) announced the recipients of its 2014 "Dealers of Excellence" award. These industry-leading dealers were awarded this honor for delivering the highest levels of customer satisfaction in their sales and support operations. </p> 3/12/2014 9:08:55 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257486&amp;issueID=34078 LiuGong North America Announces Record Year http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257485&issueID=34078 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34078>March 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />LiuGong North America, a subsidiary of Guangxi LiuGong Machinery Co. LTD, achieved record breaking numbers for 2013 with a positive business outlook for 2014. The company closed the year with a record-breaking month in December in the North American market. This achievement brought about a record 4th quarter for the company making 2013 the most profitable year with four consecutive profitable quarters since North American operations began in 2008. </p> 3/12/2014 9:06:43 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257485&amp;issueID=34078 CEMA Reports January 2014 Booked Orders Soar http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257480&issueID=34078 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34078>March 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its January 2014 booked orders increased 24.5 percent when compared to January 2013 orders. That also represents a 12.9 percent increase when compared to December 2013. January booked orders were up 32.1 percent for bulk handling equipment and up 4.9 percent for unit handling equipment when compared to December.</p> 3/12/2014 8:49:30 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257480&amp;issueID=34078 Free MHEDA Member Programs http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257380&issueID=34078 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34078>March 15, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET MHEDA Social Media MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Program</p> 3/11/2014 2:20:16 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=257380&amp;issueID=34078 2014 Annual Convention in Orlando http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255591&issueID=34077 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34077>March 1, 2014</a> -- <em>NEWS FROM MHEDA </em></strong><br />Early bird rate ends February 1 so register soon and save $200. Hotel reservations are now open at the Loews Portofino Bay Resort in Orlando, FL.</p> 2/26/2014 4:20:02 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255591&amp;issueID=34077 Consolidation Without Expansion http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255294&issueID=34077 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34077>March 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />In May 2013, ELITE Supply Chain Solutions completed a tall order, both literally and figuratively. A National Chain Auto Parts distributor made the decision to close a distribution center and consolidate the business into an existing Portland, Oregon, DC. This additional inventory would service 120 stores. Though the customer was bringing a breadth of inventory into an existing facility, they did not want to expand the building. It also was absolutely imperative to the customer that they be able to continue to do business out of both facilities during the consolidation.</p> 2/25/2014 2:34:55 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255294&amp;issueID=34077 Why the Customer Experience Matters http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255292&issueID=34077 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34077>March 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />By Steve Guglielmo One thing that sets MHEDA members apart is their unyielding devotion to serving the customer. When I first started working at The MHEDA Journal, the industry, indeed the whole country, was in the throes of a terrible recession. And the very first article that I ever worked on was the 2011 Distributor Forecast. As the editorial staff sat around and discussed our plan of attack for the forecast, my editor at the time suggested that we ask about how MHEDA dealers handle customers who were looking solely at the bottom line price.</p> 2/25/2014 2:32:22 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255292&amp;issueID=34077 SI Systems Relocates http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255289&issueID=34077 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34077>March 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />SI Systems, a subsidiary of Paragon Technologies, Inc., will commence operations at 101 Larry Holmes Drive, Suite 500, Easton, PA 18042-7727 effective February 17, 2014. This move reflects SI Systems&rsquo; high-tech position in the marketplace as a major supplier of advanced WCS, WMS, and order fulfillment solutions. </p> 2/25/2014 2:27:32 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255289&amp;issueID=34077 CE-DFW Warehouse Solutions Named Small Biz of the Year in Texas http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255288&issueID=34077 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34077>March 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />CE-DFW Warehouse Solutions was awarded "Small Business of the Year, 51 to 150 employees" by the Fort Worth, Texas Chamber of Commerce. Winners were chosen from a record setting field of 95 nominees, 40 applicants and a total of 12 finalists in four categories. </p> 2/25/2014 2:25:21 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255288&amp;issueID=34077 Toyota's "Giving Veterans a Lift" Program Extends Through 2014 http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255287&issueID=34077 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34077>March 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) announced the extension of the company&rsquo;s "Giving Veterans a Lift" dealership technician career and operator safety training program through Dec. 31, 2014. Toyota created the program to help veterans find employment and equip them with job skills to support a career in the material handling field.</p> 2/25/2014 2:20:20 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255287&amp;issueID=34077 W&H Systems Named 2014 Best Place to Work in New Jersey http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255286&issueID=34077 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34077>March 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />W&H Systems, Inc. was named one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in New Jersey. This survey and award program identifies, recognizes and honors the top places of employment in New Jersey that benefit the state's economy, its workforce and businesses.</p> 2/25/2014 2:16:41 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255286&amp;issueID=34077 Elite Supply Chain Solutions Joins MH Logistics http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255282&issueID=34077 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34077>March 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Scott Hennie, President of Elite Supply Chain Solutions, announced that as of February 1, 2014 the company will be joining MH Logistics. MH Logistics is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois and includes material handling solutions provider MH Equipment and construction equipment solutions provider MH JCB amongst its family of companies. </p> 2/25/2014 2:08:53 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255282&amp;issueID=34077 Gregory Poole Acquires AHS Incorporated http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255281&issueID=34077 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34077>March 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Gregory Poole Equipment Company announced an agreement to acquire Advanced Handling Systems, Incorporated (AHS). Under this agreement AHS will operate as an affiliate of Gregory Poole Equipment Company and work in conjunction with the Gregory Poole Lift Systems Division, one of the largest forklift and material handling distributors in the Southeast.</p> 2/25/2014 2:04:07 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255281&amp;issueID=34077 MHEDA Member Takes Mission Trip to India http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255277&issueID=34077 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34077>March 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />In January of this year, Starrco President Bryan Carey traveled to Kerala, India, with his Entrepreneur&rsquo;s Organization as part of a mission trip to a village called Ullannur.</p> 2/25/2014 1:42:13 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255277&amp;issueID=34077 Networking Reception at MODEX http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255242&issueID=34077 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34077>March 1, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br /> </p> 2/25/2014 10:30:51 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255242&amp;issueID=34077 Free MHEDA Member Programs http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255239&issueID=34077 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34077>March 1, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET MHEDA Social Media MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Program</p> 2/25/2014 10:30:50 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=255239&amp;issueID=34077 Networking Reception at MODEX http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253359&issueID=34076 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34076>February 15, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br /> </p> 2/11/2014 10:50:07 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253359&amp;issueID=34076 Free MHEDA Member Programs http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253358&issueID=34076 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34076>February 15, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET MHEDA Social Media MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Program</p> 2/11/2014 10:44:06 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253358&amp;issueID=34076 Company Snapshot: Raymond Handling Solutions http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253012&issueID=34076 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34076>February 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Company Snapshot</em></strong><br />Company Snapshot: Raymond Handling Solutions Founded: 1949 Headquarters: Santa Fe Springs, CA Joined MHEDA: 2006 "At Raymond Handling Solutions, we establish and maintain lifetime relationships by listening to our customers and satisfying their needs better than anyone else."</p> 2/10/2014 1:08:00 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253012&amp;issueID=34076 The Unsung MVP in New Jersey http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253011&issueID=34076 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34076>February 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />By Steve Guglielmo As you may have heard, there was a pretty big sporting event in New Jersey a couple of weeks ago. And while gambling sites (if such sites were legal!) had the odds in favor of Peyton Manning or Marshawn Lynch to win Super Bowl MVP, the unsung MVP of the game was pretty clearly the material handling and logistics industry.</p> 2/10/2014 1:07:07 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253011&amp;issueID=34076 The Early Bird Gets the Worm http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253010&issueID=34076 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34076>February 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />On some projects, a customer has a clear and vivid picture of everything that they want and when all is said and done it ends up 100-percent different. Such was the case with Cree Manufacturing&rsquo;s new 208,000 sq. ft. building addition. As Cree prepared to move into its new facility, the company was in need of a new fleet of trucks to use in the addition. They had a very clear idea of what they were looking for, three-wheel electric lift trucks, walkie rider pallet trucks, and turret trucks. And they put this massive project up for bid. </p> 2/10/2014 1:04:34 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253010&amp;issueID=34076 Holman Named Vice President, Engineering and Project Management http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253008&issueID=34076 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34076>February 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />UNARCO Material Handling, Inc. announced the hiring of Robert Holman for the position of Vice President Engineering & Project Management. Holman bring years of engineering and operations management experience in a variety of industrial and consumer manufacturing environments and will be responsible for engineering functions at all three UNARCO plants.</p> 2/10/2014 12:59:57 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253008&amp;issueID=34076 SI Systems Adds To Management Team http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253007&issueID=34076 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34076>February 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />SI Systems, a subsidiary of Paragon Technologies, Inc., is pleased to promote Victor Egberts as its new Director of Operations. Egberts has previously worked in the engineering and finance departments as well as project management at SI Systems. Egberts will be responsible for overseeing the daily activities within the facility, the parts department, and the facilitation of the SI Systems project work.</p> 2/10/2014 12:55:34 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253007&amp;issueID=34076 Dematic Invests in Community, Children's Hospital http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253004&issueID=34076 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34076>February 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Dematic is continuing to support the community in which it operates by sponsoring the Helen DeVos Children's Hospital. The company was an Emerald Sponsor for the hospital&rsquo;s Auto Show Charity Spectacular, made possible by the Grand Rapids New Car Dealers Association, which was held on February 5, 2014, at DeVos Place. Dematic's gift of $6,000 will support vital programs and services for the hospital&rsquo;s patients and families. </p> 2/10/2014 12:45:02 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253004&amp;issueID=34076 Schulte Named UniCarriers General Counsel http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253003&issueID=34076 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34076>February 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) announced Ben Schulte, J.D., as general counsel for the company. Schulte will be responsible for all corporate governance and compliance functions, for providing legal review in support of all company departments, and for supervising outside counsel and corporate risk management. </p> 2/10/2014 12:42:31 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253003&amp;issueID=34076 Autoquip Appoints Thompson http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253002&issueID=34076 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34076>February 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Autoquip Corporation is proud to welcome Nicholas Thompson as its new Mechanical Engineer. Nicholas is a recent Oklahoma Christian University graduate with a bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Shortly after graduating, Nicholas worked as a planner for a small manufacturing company in Duncan, Oklahoma that manufactures small airplane parts. He was responsible for routing and building parts to the appropriate aerospace standards. </p> 2/10/2014 12:37:12 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=253002&amp;issueID=34076 Thombert's Lockwood Honored http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251868&issueID=34076 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=34076>February 15, 2014</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Dr. Maureen Lockwood, Manufacturing Manager at Thombert, Inc., Newton, Iowa, was awarded the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Award. The STEP Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory-floor to senior management. The STEP Awards were presented in Washington, DC on February 7, 2014.</p> 1/31/2014 11:26:31 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251868&amp;issueID=34076 MODEX University Presented By CICMHE http://www.mhedaconnection.org/pdf/MODEX_University_flyer.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>FEATURED ARTICLES</em></strong><br />The College-Industry Council on Material Handling in partnership with MHEDA is hosting Classroom Day on March 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at MODEX 2014. The event is an opportunity for students to enjoy a personalized tour of the trade show in Atlanta led by experts in our industry! This is a great opportunity to network with 200+ students from other universities.Travel grants are available. Please contact Carmen Murphy (cmurphy@mhi.org) for more information.</p> 1/28/2014 6:08:06 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/pdf/MODEX_University_flyer.pdf U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics Released http://www.mhedaconnection.org/pdf/mhl_roadmap_final.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>FEATURED ARTICLES</em></strong><br />The U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics was released. Published on www.MHLroadmap.org, the 67-page Roadmap&rsquo;s report and action plan will help the industry determine how logistics and supply chain trends and challenges can be turned into action plans to develop needed capabilities in the U.S. between now and 2025. The Roadmap was developed in an 18-month-long process. Its content is based on input from more than 100 thought leaders, including material handling and logistics practitioners, suppliers, academia, associations and government. MHEDA was an association partner that helped in putting the roadmap together. For more information about the report, visit www.mhlroadmap.org.</p> 1/28/2014 5:54:57 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/pdf/mhl_roadmap_final.pdf Out of the Cold http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251413&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>SALES SUCCESS STORY</em></strong><br />Martin Bros. Distributing, Inc. in Cedar Falls, IA, is one of the largest food distribution and restaurant supply companies in Iowa and is continuing to grow throughout the Midwest. Like many food service and grocery distributors, however, Martin Bros. struggled with inefficient and labor-intensive order selection. The distributor picked orders within a Planned Inventory Management (PIR) System with random selection of cases throughout all vertical racking levels using a man-up order picker. This process was not only slow, but also required double handling of cases as they were merged back into their order routes. </p> 1/28/2014 2:19:43 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251413&amp;issueID=34075 The Importance of Social Media http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251412&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>EXECUTIVE DIALOGUE</em></strong><br />By Steve Guglielmo, As I mentioned in my last blog, 2014 will be a year full of exciting changes for The MHEDA Journal. We&rsquo;re celebrating MHEDA&rsquo;s 60th Anniversary by giving our media package a face lift. That means an increased emphasis on the Internet in the form of MHEDA-TV, blogs, and especially Social Media platforms. MHEDA has an active presence on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.</p> 1/28/2014 2:16:58 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251412&amp;issueID=34075 Wireway Husky Rebrands to HUSKY Rack & Wire http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251411&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>MEMBER NEWS</em></strong><br />Wireway Husky Corp. is rebranding in order to better communicate the broad range of products it offers. Effective December, 2013, Wireway Husky Corp. will do business as Husky Rack & Wire. </p> 1/28/2014 2:13:53 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251411&amp;issueID=34075 DACO Corporation Acquires Assets of Applied Handling Northwest http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251396&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>MEMBER NEWS</em></strong><br />DACO Corporation acquired the assets and trade name of Applied Handling Northwest Inc. (AHNW). AHNW, located in Kent, Washington, specializes in providing integrated storage and material handling solutions for storage, transportation, warehousing, distribution, and manufacturing environments throughout North America. </p> 1/28/2014 1:37:36 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251396&amp;issueID=34075 Fairchild Appoints Clarkson http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251381&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>MEMBER NEWS</em></strong><br />Van Clarkson joined the Fairchild Equipment executive management team. His primary objective within the company will include growth and development in both the forklift and construction equipment business segments. Prior to joining Fairchild, Clarkson was the Vice President of JCB North American Dealer Sales.</p> 1/28/2014 1:03:12 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251381&amp;issueID=34075 Hy-Tek Material Handling Acquires Two Atlanta Companies http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251376&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>MEMBER NEWS</em></strong><br />Hy-Tek Material Handling acquired the Atlanta-based Conveyor Solutions, Inc. and Allied Conveyor Systems, effective immediately. Together, the two companies form the Atlanta office of Hy-Tek&rsquo;s Integrated Systems Division. The acquisition is expected to boost Hy-Tek&rsquo;s 2014 revenues to $95 million, an increase of $15 million over 2013 sales of $80 million. </p> 1/28/2014 12:51:58 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251376&amp;issueID=34075 Company Snapshot: W&H Systems http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251365&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>MEMBER NEWS</em></strong><br />W&H Systems in Carlstadt, NJ, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014. The systems integrator has grown quite a bit since it was founded in 1964, but at its core, remains very much the same. </p> 1/28/2014 12:29:05 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251365&amp;issueID=34075 Today is the Last Day for the Convention Early Bird Discount! http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251228&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>FEATURED ARTICLES</em></strong><br />Planning on attending MHEDA&rsquo;s 2014 Convention, May 3-7 at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel and Resort in Orlando, Florida? Today is the last day for members to receive the early bird discount of $200 off the regular registration fee. Don&rsquo;t miss out on this dynamic industry event!</p> 1/27/2014 10:01:57 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251228&amp;issueID=34075 MHEDA Social Media http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251227&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>NEWS FROM MHEDA </em></strong><br />Join MHEDA on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter. Signing up is easy and free.</p> 1/27/2014 9:28:40 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251227&amp;issueID=34075 MHEDA-NET: What is it? http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251226&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>NEWS FROM MHEDA </em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET is a FREE networking service. Click on "learn more" to watch our video.</p> 1/27/2014 9:28:40 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251226&amp;issueID=34075 Regional Networking Summit, February 11 http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251224&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>NEWS FROM MHEDA </em></strong><br />Time is running out to sign up for MHEDA's one-day Regional Networking Summit, February 11, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.</p> 1/27/2014 9:28:40 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251224&amp;issueID=34075 DiSC Benchmarking Survey Starts Today http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251223&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>NEWS FROM MHEDA </em></strong><br />New features have been incorporated in the 2014 DiSC Survey to provide more valuable results. FREE "How To" tutorials offered on February 12. Sign up Now!</p> 1/27/2014 9:28:40 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251223&amp;issueID=34075 Compensation Survey of Wages & Benefits http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251221&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>NEWS FROM MHEDA </em></strong><br />MHEDA's 2014 Distributor Employee Compensation Survey is underway. The results will help you determine where your compensation plan stands not only within the industry but also compared to other companies in distribution. Every company that participates will receive a complimentary copy of the two volume Report. Click on "Learn More" for details about this survey and links to download the questionnaire. </p> 1/27/2014 9:28:40 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=251221&amp;issueID=34075 Company Snapshot: W&H Systems http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=250982&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Company Snapshot</em></strong><br />Founded: 1964 Headquarters: Carlstadt, NJ Joined MHEDA: 2006 W&H Systems in Carlstadt, NJ, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014. The systems integrator has grown quite a bit since it was founded in 1964, but at its core, remains very much the same.</p> 1/24/2014 2:30:28 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=250982&amp;issueID=34075 2013 MHEDA University Schedule http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=250840&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br /> Turn to MHEDA University for access to a variety of training topics and formats. We gathered the best minds in the material handling industry to help you plan for the future. We have new, low cost webinars and conferences where you can meet face-to-face with your industry peers. View 2013 MHEDA University Calendar Upcoming Educational Programs Putting Technology to Work for Your Dealership February 21, 2013, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. John Maybury, President of Maybury Material Handling University of Industrial Distribution (UID) - Co-Sponsored with AEA March 10-13, 2013 JW Marriott - Indianapolis, IN </p> 1/23/2014 2:24:49 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=250840&amp;issueID=34075 yu3635uhy5tehw5w http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=250826&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />jye666e7j563ej</p> 1/23/2014 1:54:26 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=250826&amp;issueID=34075 Suppliers http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=250824&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>New Members</em></strong><br />Supplier/Associate: Cherokee Industrial Tire Inc., Lexington, SC; Emkay, Itasca, IL; Fabenco, Inc., Houston, TX; Gamber-Johnson, Stevens Point, WI; Goalogix, Richmond, VA; Graphic Savings Group LLC, Brooklyn, NY; Lewco Inc., Sandusky, OH; Material Handling Installation Group, Blaine, MN; Midac SPA, Soave-Verona, Italy; Quinn & Associates, LLC, Lexington, KY; Tab D.D., Mezica Slovenia; Zasche Sitec Handling, Germany </p> 1/23/2014 1:54:12 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=250824&amp;issueID=34075 Distributors http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=250823&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>New Members</em></strong><br />Distributor: Conveying Solutions, Inc., Winder, GA; Dakota Storage Products, West Fargo, ND; Dock & Door Tec, Elk River, MN; Forklift America, Bridgeton, MO; Intercon Material Handling Automation, Mississauga, ON Canada; Stewart Handling Systems, Inc., Riverside, CA; Vebar USA, LLC, Monroe, NC; Warehouse Design Inc., Thomasville, NC</p> 1/23/2014 1:54:08 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=250823&amp;issueID=34075 MHEDA Social Media http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=250822&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />wh4twhw5w56w5thbw5t</p> 1/23/2014 1:53:54 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=250822&amp;issueID=34075 yrjmyeythnrweg http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=250821&issueID=34075 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter.asp?issueID=34075>February 1, 2014</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />hwtjetyjetyjt</p> 1/23/2014 1:53:38 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=250821&amp;issueID=34075