April 1, 2019
New Members

Distributor/FOB: Best Line Equipment, State College, PA;  Forklift Systems, Inc., Nashville, TN; Kaco Warehouse Outfitters, Phoenix, AZ; Magnolia Ochoa, Mexico City, Mexico

Mfg-Supplier/Associate: Creditsafe, USA, Allentown, PA;  TriedStone Inc., Charlotte, NC


MHEDA partnered with the Mackay Research Group to administer and improve the Distributor Statistical Comparison Report (DiSC). They targeted lacking areas of the report to make the DiSC an even more useful tool for dealers in all segments of the material handling industry. Click here to watch video.

Download 2019 DiSC Questionnaires and Get Started Today!

Featured Articles

Relax, charge up and connect with members at our booth. Informal networking reception, Tuesday, April 9 from 4:30-6:00pm. RSVP if you plan on attending.

The Second Quarter Issue of The MHEDA Journal is online now. This is the Convention issue and features Exhibitor profiles, Convention speakers, the Convention schedule and much more. Read the full issue online now. 

East Penn Manufacturing Co.,
RICO Equipment, Inc.
Avoid Lost Time if Something Falls
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MHEDA Education

Join MHEDA & MHI for an afternoon of education, discussion and networking for women in our industry. In conjunction with ProMat 2019. Member Price: $99 pp

Join MHEDA and learn business and leadership strategies to “Set the Stage for What’s Next.” Our agenda includes: manage new generations in the workplace; gain digital marketing hacks and insight on tech tools; reduce corporate and individual tax expenses; maximize the value of your business and more!

Includes 2.5 days of practical skills, tools and fundamental disciplines that are essential for sales professionals. Seats are limited. Presented by Don Buttrey. Co-Sponsored with AEA.

Learn how to value a company for its top dollar and how to successfully transfer the company while minimizing the tax liability. By Roman A. Basi. Member Price: $99.

Member only resource providing you with a modern way to enhance your professional career development and track your learning progress. MHEDA will host a Lunch & Learn for your team if requested.

Gain tools and insight to propel your leadership skills to star status. Co-sponsored with MHI. More details coming soon.


Hawker Powersource, Inc.
Kinetic Technologies,Inc.

By Steve Guglielmo
Every year, the MHEDA staff does an unbelievable job finding the best speakers for its annual Convention. Each year, I’m completely blown away by the keynote and think to myself, “There’s no way they can top that next year.” And each year, without fail, they manage to outdo themselves. This year, though, I don’t have to wonder. I couldn’t be more excited about Commander Michael Abrashoff’s keynote presentation on Monday, May 6th, from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Why is ResinDek® Flooring Now Available with a Steel Finish?
Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products, LLC
"We were challenged by a customer to develop a surface 'as strong as steel' that could deliver iron clad resistance to the harshest, most abusive environments," explained Greg Doppler, Founder and President of Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products. "These include areas of extremely high traffic whose floors aren't regularly cleaned, and those utilizing autonomous vehicles." ResinDek® with MetaGard® is the perfect flooring solution for drop zones, heavy wear areas, and robotic applications.
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Sales Success Story

Apple King, a fruit packer in Yakima, Washington, had outgrown its existing cold storage and was in need of an additional cold storage facility. The family-owned fruit business knew they needed more cold storage for its packed fruit and so they called Eric Anderson, a project manager at DACO Corporation.

FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
News From MHEDA

On April 8-11, manufacturing and supply chain professionals will have an unrivaled face-to-face opportunity to network, learn, share, and get a sneak preview of where our industry is headed. You’ll find 900+ exhibits and 100+ education sessions tailored to help you discover equipment and system solutions for your material handling and supply chain needs. With keynotes, networking, education, and product booths, ProMat is where manufacturing and supply chain innovation comes to life.

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Mentors wanted for MHEDA's Women in Industry Mentoring Program. Benefits? Gain satisfaction in sharing expertise with others and giving back to the industry. Receive honest feedback and advice in key areas such as communication and leadership skills.

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