July 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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The Third Quarter Issue of The MHEDA Journal is online now. The 3Q issue is the "Celebrating Success" issue of the magazine, where MHEDA members who are celebrating milestone anniversaries or who have been recognized as top dealers by their manufacturers are recognized. All of this and much more in the 3rd Quarter Issue of The MHEDA Journal. Read the full issue by clicking here
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Only a few days left to register for MHEDA's August 2 Regional Networking Summit in Indiana. MHEDA Member, Toyota Material Handling North America will host this networking event at their Columbus branch so attendees can network and learn with peers who live and work in the Midwest. 

Summit includes: Breakfast, Business Presentation, Lunch, Guided Facility Tour of Toyota’s Factory, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. Learn More...

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Hawker Powersource, Inc.
Member News
MHEDA would like to extend its condolences to the friends and family of Daniel J. MacDonald, Sr. who passed away on July 1, 2017. He was 89. Daniel was the founder and the founder and CEO of M & G Materials Handling Co. located in East Providence, RI. He was a WWII Army veteran serving in the ski troops with the 10th Mountain Div. Daniel served as MHEDA President in 1983.
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As a MHEDA endorsed partner, Caliper will offer MHEDA members a FREE 30-Minute Job Analysis & Interview Guide for the month of July. The job analysis is a systematic process used to identify the tasks, duties, responsibilities, and working conditions associated with a job and the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics required to perform that job. The information revealed in this analysis will help with your next critical personnel decision.

Job analysis information is essential in deciding what to look for and how to use that information to determine who will be the best choice for the role. Download your complimentary interview guide and we will contact you to schedule the free job analysis.

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Frontier Forklifts and Equipment is excited to announce the promotion of Felicia Murry to the position of Service Manager. At Frontier Forklifts and Equipment, she has held the positions of Service Coordinator, Service Dispatcher and most recently Rental and Transportation Manager.
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The Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA), a product group within trade association MHI, has launched the first in a series of educational videos about the importance of protective guarding products in the material handling industry. The short but informative video is titled, "Essential Safety Barriers for Automated / Robotic Workcells".
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Heli Americas announced that Chuck Langley joined is team in the position of Southeast Regional Marketing Manager, reporting to Bruce Pelynio, President / CEO. Chuck will work closely with both existing and potential Heli America’s Authorized Dealers and National Account customers in the Southeast Region to provide world class marketing support for Heli products.
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ForkliftAction Media replaced its Marketplace with a new trading platform for mobile machinery, Machinery-onQ. The new platform builds on the success of Forkliftaction’s long and valued role as a trusted voice within the materials handling industry.
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Bolzoni Auramo, Inc.
MHEDA Education
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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Same Date, Same Location, Two Customized Events Serving Different Industry Segments

Join MHEDA on September 14 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.

Click here for more details - Parts and Service Management Conference

Click here for more details - Engineered Systems/Storage & Handling Conference
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MHEDA offers an online self-study learning management system (LMS) to provide you with affordable education in one convenient location. MHEDA’s LMS includes: Eleven career tracks, archived webinars, conference videos and modules. Also included is general business and soft skills video courses to supplement our industry-specific training. It's affordable training for any budget. Price ranges from $20 to $399.
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Forklift Action News
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How Jefferds Corporation has thrived for more than 70 years
By Steve Guglielmo

For more than 70 years, Jefferds Corporation (St. Albans, West Virginia) has managed to straddle the line between good, old-fashioned business sense and leading edge insight and innovation. The successful combination of the two has propelled the business from a one-man operation to a Corporation with more than 300 employees and 10 branches in two states.
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Hangcha Group China
Sales Success Story
A booming industry, a growing company, and not enough space in their facility. These were the challenges faced by Young Living Essential Oils, the World Leader in Essential Oils.
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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

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: 

Card Connect - MHEDA member since 2011
Track, Process and manage your payments. Provides SMBs and Enterprises with simple and secure credit card processing using industry-leading Tokenization & P2PE
Visit their website www.cardconnect.com

Ohio Gratings Inc. - MHEDA member since 2008
Delivers a blend of artistry, safety and seamlessness that’s unmatched In the grating market. From Designs to manufacturing to custom fabrication services.
Visit their website at www.ohiogratings.com

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Mark Your Calendar! MHEDA's 2018 Annual Convention and Exhibitor Showcase

May 5 to May 9, 2018
Loews Miami Beach Hotel
Miami Beach, Florida

This is MHEDA's premier industry event where hundreds of industry professionals will gather for four days of endless networking and quality education. Click here for a quick overview or call 847-680-3500.

 

MHEDA’s annual MVP and MVS Award programs are a tangible way for member companies to demonstrate their commitment to business excellence. Using the MVP or MVS logo on your marketing material helps set you apart and is recognized throughout the industry.

For more information on the 2018 Awards or to begin your application, go to: MVP Award or MVS Award.

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The Booth Reservation Process will begin on September 12. Members who are interested in reserving a booth for the 2018 Exhibitor Showcase in Miami Beach will be required to complete an online form and submit to MHEDA. The final booth selection process will take place on September 13 when MHEDA will call each company who submitted a form.

Note: If you are a first-time 2017 MVS Award recipient, you will be contacted by MHEDA prior to September 12.  Question? Contact, Cindy Thoren at cthoren@mheda.org or 847-680-3500.

 
 
   
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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