April 15, 2019
New Members

Distributor/FOB: Camara Industries, Inc., Orlando, FL;  Material Handling Solutions, Long Beach CA; Santana Equipment Trading Company, Gurnee, IL


Mfg-Supplier/Associate: Irdeto, Pontiac, MI;  Master Plan Communications, Inc., Rancho Santa Margarita, CA; Sunhill America LLC, Grand Rapids, MI


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.

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Featured Articles

Join MHEDA and learn business and leadership strategies to “Set the Stage for What’s Next.” We have an exciting agenda to help you: 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.

Thank you to all MHEDA members who stopped by the MHEDA Booth at ProMat and helped make ProMat 2019 such a successful event. MHEDA also co-hosted the Women in Industry Event, Classroom Day and hosted its own networking reception on Tuesday Night. Pete Roell, president and CEO of Concept Storage Solutions, said, "Your booth was a welcome oasis of comfy couches, water, phone chargers, snacks and nice people amongst a 500,000+ square foot, 45,000+ attendee extravaganza of Material Handling Madness!"

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. 

RICO Equipment, Inc.
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MHEDA Education

Join MHEDA and learn business and leadership strategies to “Set the Stage for What’s Next.”

Practical skills essential for sales professionals. Seats are limited. Presented by Don Buttrey.

Learn how to value a company for its top dollar. By Roman A. Basi. Member Price: $99.

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

Enhance your professional career development and track your learning progress. MHEDA will host a Lunch & Learn for your team if requested.

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

Members have access to a fully customizable On-Boarding template. The template, a $2,500 value, is available at no cost and was created for the internal use to help members train and maintain the best workforce possible. 

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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