June 15, 2017 In This Issue
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East Penn Manufacturing Co.,
MHEDA TV
MHEDA has identified Critical Impact Factors that are likely to affect technology in the future of the material handling industry. To see how this Critical Impact Factor will shape the industry next year and beyond, watch the latest MHEDA-TV video by clicking here
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RICO Equipment, Inc.
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MHEDA and MHI/YPN invite you to consider "The Power of Different" on July 13 in downtown Chicago at the 2017 Emerging Leaders Conference.

Learn about the impact of social gravity and real-world techniques on how to connect with others; discover practical tools for "Igniting Brilliance" in your leadership and innovation skills; and enjoy networking and brainstorming with young leaders who also work in the material handling industry. To learn more about this conference, click here

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MHEDA’s 62nd annual convention, The Engagement Experience, in Salt Lake City - focused on imparting the tools and inspiration you need to live in the present, with an eye on the future.  This video is sponsored by KION North America and is not necessarily an endorsement by MHEDA. To see the Convention Recap, please click here
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Hawker Powersource, Inc.
Member News
The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association Honor Scholarship was bestowed upon three students for the 2017/2018 academic year. Jose Anhalzer, Ikia Richardson and Christian Collier were each awarded $5,000 toward their continuing education through the scholarship program.
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Hyster Company is honored to announce the 2016 Dealer of Distinction winners. This annual award recognizes top-performing dealers across the country who drive their organizations to the highest level of sales and service performance. To be named a Hyster Dealer of Distinction, companies must meet defined business practices and overall rigorous performance standards that are updated annually to keep pace with evolving customer expectations and industry dynamics.
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The critical need for and proven effectiveness of training was today’s key message at the fourth annual National Forklift Safety Day, held by the Industrial Truck Association (ITA). After completing forklift operator training, operator performance scores improved by 61%, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Furthering its mission to raise awareness and improve safety, ITA has continued its recent alliance with OSHA to provide Compliance Officer Training Seminars to OSHA inspectors across the country. To date, ITA has presented the seminar approximately 30 times, reaching more than 600 OSHA personnel and covering all of OSHA’s 12 regions.
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Wildeck, Inc., has announced the promotion of Paul Mihelich to the position of Vice President, Sales & Marketing, for its Waukesha, Wisconsin and Goodyear, Arizona operations.
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Navitas Systems LLC announced that it has achieved the UL Recognition for its complete line-up of Starlifter 24 Volt, 36 Volt, and 48 Volt lithium forklift batteries for the Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3 Lift Truck categories. This marks the first time that UL has concurrently tested and certified heavy duty Class 1 and Class 2 lithium batteries for forklifts.
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Bolzoni Auramo, Inc.
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Aftermarket Management Compensation - Presented by Dave Baiocchi, President, Resonant Dealer Services, LLC. Develop a system of rewards that promotes teamwork between managers.
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Dayton, OH - Seminar includes 2.5 days of training materials, a complete work binder, electronic course tools, all breaks and lunches during the seminar. Space is limited to 50 attendees so register early!
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1. Parts and Service Conference - Best Practices for Your Success
2. Engineered Systems/Storage & Handling Conference: Selling and Project Management

Same Date, Same Location, Two Customized Events Serving Different Industry Segments
Join MHEDA and your industry peers this Fall at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare for two new conferences designed for different segments of the material handling industry: Industrial Truck, Engineered Systems, Storage and Handling. If you want to improve your Parts & Service Departments’ profitability and operations, you are invited to attend the Parts & Service Conference. If you want to improve your selling and project management skills, please join us for the Engineered Systems/Storage & Handling Conference. Both conferences include multiple roundtable discussions, MHEDA Members speaker panel and more! Complete details available July 1st.
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UPDATED IN 2017! MHEDA offers an online learning management system (LMS) to provide you with a modern way to access and track business training. Enjoy affordable learning in one convenient location. MHEDA’s LMS includes: Eleven career tracks, archived webinars, conference videos and modules. Affordable training for any budget. Price ranges from $20 to $399.
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Charter Software Inc.
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If you attended ProMat this year, you may have had a chance to hear the presentation by Magic Johnson. Since I am not a big sports fan, I wasn’t sure what to expect and frankly, I was blown away. Kudos to our friends at MHI for hiring him and what a great job by Mitch MacDonald from Agile Business Media who interviewed Magic during his fireside chat.
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Hangcha Group China
Sales Success Story
The United States Army Special Forces Base at Fort Carson, Colorado, was facing an ergonomic and space efficiency problem in its parachute rigging and repair facility. The facility had limited floor space to fold its extremely large parachutes and also required storage capacity for packed parachutes. In addition to the facility’s layout concerns, there were ergonomic concerns for the soldiers that inspected and folded the parachutes.
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Forklift Action News
MHEDA Online
18 Ways to Enhance Your Life Journey...Now!
By Dr. Elaine Dembe

1. Explore life and live it as an adventure. – Even if you have no one to do it with. Never deny yourself the pleasure of doing something just because you are alone. Do it anyway. Remember the lyrics from the Tragically Hip song "Ahead by a Century ~ "No dress rehearsal, this is our life." Travel as much as possible, whenever you can. If your funds limit your journey, plan a unique "staycation" or small getaway.
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News From MHEDA
 
   
Join MHEDA on August 2, 2017 for a one-day Regional Networking Summit hosted by MHEDA Member, Toyota Material Handling North America.

The Summit includes: Breakfast, Business Presentation, Lunch, Guided Facility Tour of Toyota’s Factory, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. Questions? Contact Rebecca Hein at 847.680.3500 or rhein@mheda.org.
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Featuring MHEDA members who advertise in the Annual Membership Directory. Buying equipment and services from a MHEDA member assures that you are buying from one of the best! This week we thank: 

Tractel Inc., Griphoist - Member since 1998
Tractel® designs, manufactures and markets lifting & handling material, load measurement devices, temporary & permanent access solutions and antifall safety equipment.
Visit their website at www.tractel.com

WireCrafters LLC – Member since 2008
Manufacturer of woven and welded wire partitions used for safety, security and separation. Partitions are used for rack back, tool cribs and storage lockers. Also manufacture guardrail
Visit their website at www.wirecrafters.com

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Want to network with and learn from women who work in the Material Handling Industry? Be part of MHEDA's Women in Industry Initiative. Mission: To inspire and draw women to the material handling industry by offering resources and a network that foster professional success while furthering the mission of MHEDA.
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WIPOTEC-OCS Inc.
 
Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association
118 S. Main St., St. 11, Wauconda, IL 60084
P: 847-680-3500 F: 847-362-6989
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