MHEDA CONNECTION https://www.mhedaconnection.org/ Newsletter RSS Feed. en-us Copyright 2017 9/26/2017 5:42:32 AM 20 FREE ONE-DAY CONFERENCE: America Working Forward https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/america-working-forward <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br /><p>You &#8203;are &#8203;invited &#8203;to &#8203;join &#8203;the &#8203;U.S. &#8203;Chamber &#8203;of &#8203;Commerce &#8203;Foundation &#8203;for &#8203;America &#8203;Working &#8203;Forward, &#8203;a &#8203;premier &#8203;national &#8203;workforce &#8203;conference &#8203;that &#8203;will &#8203;showcase &#8203;employer-led &#8203;solutions &#8203;to &#8203;closing &#8203;the &#8203;skills &#8203;gap&mdash;solutions &#8203;that &#8203;are &#8203;benefiting &#8203;workers, &#8203;companies, &#8203;and &#8203;the &#8203;communities &#8203;where &#8203;they &#8203;live &#8203;and &#8203;grow on Monday, October 16, 2017 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Eastern Time)&nbsp; in Washington, DC. </p></p> 9/12/2017 1:33:58 PM https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/america-working-forward Daifuku/Wynright Welcomes Bryan Duncan https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461513&issueID=53523 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>Daifuku/Wynright announced that on October 1, 2017, Bryan Duncan will transition from the Daifuku/Wynright East Solution Team to the position of Senior Account Executive, responsible for Sales to Integrator Partners in the Mountain and Western Sales Regions.</p></p> 9/14/2017 8:27:23 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461513&amp;issueID=53523 Hannibal Industries' Houston Facility Reopens After Labor Day https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461560&issueID=53523 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>After the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey to the people of Southeast Texas, Hannibal Industries is grateful to announce that their Houston, Texas Hannibal South facility was fully operational again on September 5.</p></p> 9/14/2017 8:43:28 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461560&amp;issueID=53523 Komatsu America Corp. pledges $250,000 to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461561&issueID=53523 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>Komatsu America Corp. announced plans to provide a $250,000 cash donation to the American Red Cross, to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Komatsu America will also match, dollar-for-dollar, all contributions made by Komatsu America Corp. (KAC) and subsidiary-company employees. Subsidiary companies include Komatsu Financial, Komatsu Mining Corp., Modular Mining Systems, Inc., Hensley Industries, Inc., NTC America Corp., Komatsu America Industries, LLC, Gigaphoton USA, Komatsu Forklift USA, Komatsu Equipment Company, Komatsu SouthWest, F&amp;M Equipment, Ltd., Komatsu do Brasil Ltda., Komatsu Cummins Chile Arrienda S.A. and Komatsu Holding South America Ltda.</p></p> 9/14/2017 8:45:28 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461561&amp;issueID=53523 Riekes Equipment Announces New Director of Operations https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461574&issueID=53523 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>Riekes Equipment is pleased to announce that Christine Hunt has joined the Omaha-based business as Director of Operations. In her new position, Hunt will provide leadership for the Parts and Service Teams across all six Riekes locations and is responsible for the planning and execution of a service strategy that positions Riekes for continued growth.</p></p> 9/14/2017 9:01:51 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461574&amp;issueID=53523 Flight Systems Industrial Products Acquires ARS Solutions, LLC https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461578&issueID=53523 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>Flight Systems Industrial Products (FSIP) located in Carlisle, PA is pleased to announce that it has acquired ARS Solutions, LLC located at 80 S Fairbank Street in Addison, Illinois.</p></p> 9/14/2017 9:04:51 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461578&amp;issueID=53523 Senator Durbin Visits UniCarriers Americas to Highlight Job Growth and Impact on Commerce https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461590&issueID=53523 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>Attracted by its dedication to creating jobs in Illinois and the premise of essential people creating essential products, Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) visited UniCarriers Americas on August 21st. Senator Durbin toured the manufacturers facility, met with senior staff, and gave a company-wide address followed by a townhall Q&amp;A</p></p> 9/14/2017 9:12:41 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461590&amp;issueID=53523 October 19 - Regional Networking Summit - Toronto, Canada https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2369 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br /><p>Join MHEDA on October 19 for a one-day Regional Networking Summit hosted by MHEDA Member, Concept Storage Solutions in Vaughan (Toronto area) Canada. The Summit includes: Breakfast, Business Workshop, Member Panel Discussion, Lunch, Guided Facility Tour, Happy Hour, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. More information will be available soon. Questions? Contact Rebecca Hein at 847.680.3500 or rhein@mheda.org.</p></p> 9/12/2017 11:54:39 AM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2369 October 26 - Economic Outlook Webinar for 2018 https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2364 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br /><p>Gain a timely snapshot of the economy today, where it is headed over the next three years and what it means to your business. Presented by Alex Chausovsky, Senior Analyst at ITR Economics</p></p> 9/12/2017 11:54:39 AM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2364 September 28 - Webinar - Building Sales Power https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2356 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br /><p>The sales profession has always been changing&hellip;but current conditions often make even the seasoned pro feel powerless. The customer seems to have almost unlimited options while the salesperson sees an often diminishing customer base.</p></p> 9/12/2017 11:54:39 AM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2356 November 2 - Women in Industry Conference https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2360 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br /><p>MHEDA and MHI are partnering to present the first ever Women in Industry Conference on November 2, 2017 at theWit hotel in Chicago. This dynamic and interactive learning and networking opportunity is designed for women who want to fire up their leadership and communications skills, connect with other women in the industry and maximize the multiple learning opportunities offered in one-action packed day.</p></p> 9/12/2017 11:54:39 AM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2360 The Skills Gap https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461507&issueID=53523 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br /><p><strong>By Steve Guglielmo</strong></p> <p>Every year in the 4th Quarter Issue of the magazine, MHEDA&rsquo;s Critical Impact Factors for the next year are published. This is an exciting time for me, not because I&rsquo;m actively working in the industry, but because they really determine the entire road map for the next year for MHEDA. Educational events are planned around them. The editorial plan for the magazine is based around them. I plan my interview questions for the next issue, which is the Economic Forecast issue, around them. It&rsquo;s cool to see what everybody is going to be talking about.</p></p> 9/14/2017 8:18:41 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461507&amp;issueID=53523 A Project Driven by Safety https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461508&issueID=53523 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br /><p>A mattress manufacturer in South Carolina was moving into a new warehouse and needed help with the planning and design of the storage inside the new facility. The company called CMH Services Territory Sales Manager Chad Bouknight who they had worked with for years. Chad began working with Bill Elliott, Engineered Systems Manager for CMH Services, to begin putting together a design.</p></p> 9/14/2017 8:18:41 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=461508&amp;issueID=53523 MHEDA Celebrates Dealers of Distinction http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/DISQ/DISQ0317//index.php#/38 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br /><p>MHEDA is proud to recognize its members who have been identified by their manufacturers and suppliers as dealers of distinction. MHEDA distributors are routinely ranked among the best in the world. The MHEDA-endorsed service partner programs, education and networking opportunities, publications and more that the association offers are valuable resources for material handling distributors. With MHEDA&rsquo;s resources at their disposal, these already great distributors have become even better. The 2016 award winners are listed below. (This list reflects the manufacturer lists we had received as of press time. MHEDA members are bolded.) Congratulations to the honorees!</p></p> 9/14/2017 8:18:41 AM http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/DISQ/DISQ0317//index.php#/38 Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53523>September 15, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br /><p>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.</p></p> 9/12/2017 11:54:39 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 ARE YOU READY? In 12 Days....MHEDA Booth Reservations Begin for 2018 https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2094 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br /><p><strong>3 NEW Display Choices for the 2018 Exhibitor Showcase<br /></strong>10&rsquo; x 10&rsquo; Premium Booth &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;l &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;10&rsquo; x 10&rsquo; Standard Booth &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;l &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;6&rsquo; Tabletop Pavilion<br /><strong>How to Reserve a Booth or Table<br /></strong><strong>On September 12, 2017:</strong> Complete the online Booth Request Form located on MHEDA's homepage and submit to MHEDA. Forms are time stamped and booth preference is given in order of form submission. (Request Form will be available at 10:00a.m. CT on September 12)<br /><strong>On September 13, 2017:</strong>&nbsp; A MHEDA staff person will call each company that responded in the order they were received to confirm a booth location.</p></p> 8/24/2017 10:22:51 AM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2094 MCFA and Jungheinrich Celebrate Grand Opening of ICOTEX Facility https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459251&issueID=53522 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) and and Jungheinrich Lift Truck Corp., celebrated the successful grand opening of a new joint venture, Industrial Components of Texas, LLC (ICOTEX&reg;). Located at 3479 Pollok Dr. in Conroe, Texas, ICOTEX&rsquo;s new 71,000-square-foot facility will manufacture industrial components.</p></p> 8/31/2017 8:06:50 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459251&amp;issueID=53522 B&B Attachments appoints Business Development Manager https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459252&issueID=53522 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>B&amp;B attachments Ltd, is delighted to announce the appointment of John O&rsquo;Boyle as its Business Development Manager. John has an impressive background within the attachment industry. He has built up extensive product and application knowledge and gained a vast amount of experience throughout his career. His previous roles include Service Manager and Technical Manager positions within the forklift truck attachment industry.</p></p> 8/31/2017 8:08:11 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459252&amp;issueID=53522 Kion North America Unveils First Forklift at Volvo's First American Production Facility https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459253&issueID=53522 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>Volvo Car US Operations, Inc. hosted an unveiling event for their first forklift delivery from KION North America. In January, KION North America announced an agreement with the global automotive manufacturer to supply the material handling equipment for the company&rsquo;s first American factory located in Berkeley County, South Carolina.</p></p> 8/31/2017 8:15:03 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459253&amp;issueID=53522 UniCarriers President James Radous III Discusses Essential Role of Forklifts on Commerce with Illinois Legislators https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459254&issueID=53522 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>Coinciding with the 4th National Forklift Safety Day (NFSD), UniCarriers Americas President and past NFSD Chairman James J. Radous III visited legislators in Washington to discuss the critical impact forklifts have on commerce and the importance of creating more Illinois jobs.</p></p> 8/31/2017 8:16:50 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459254&amp;issueID=53522 Vanessa Hinrichs is Recipient of the 2017 Richard C. Ryan Packaging Education Scholarship https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459256&issueID=53522 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>Vanessa Hinrichs, a student at the University of Wisconsin &ndash; Stout, is the recipient of the 2017 Richard C. Ryan Packaging Education Scholarship, funded by Dorner Mfg. Corp.</p></p> 8/31/2017 8:18:25 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459256&amp;issueID=53522 TVH Hosts Summer Event for Boys & Girls Club https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459257&issueID=53522 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>TVH in the Americas (TVH) hosted a Summer Splash Event at the Lake County Boys &amp; Girls Club with the TVHCares program in early August. The day included a variety of fun activities including games of Twister, capture the flag, sponge launch, water balloon dodgeball and more.</p></p> 8/31/2017 8:21:34 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459257&amp;issueID=53522 September 28 - Webinar - Building Sales Power https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2356 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br /><p>The sales profession has always been changing&hellip;but current conditions often make even the seasoned pro feel powerless. The customer seems to have almost unlimited options while the salesperson sees an often diminishing customer base.</p></p> 8/24/2017 10:22:51 AM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2356 October 26 - Economic Outlook Webinar for 2018 https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2364 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br /><p>Gain a timely snapshot of the economy today, where it is headed over the next three years and what it means to your business. Presented by Alex Chausovsky, Senior Analyst at ITR Economics</p></p> 8/30/2017 2:06:07 PM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2364 November 2 - Women in Industry Conference https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2360 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br /><p>MHEDA and MHI are partnering to present the first ever Women in Industry Conference on November 2, 2017 at theWit hotel in Chicago. This dynamic and interactive learning and networking opportunity is designed for women who want to fire up their leadership and communications skills, connect with other women in the industry and maximize the multiple learning opportunities offered in one-action packed day.</p></p> 8/24/2017 10:22:51 AM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2360 The Skills Gap https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459247&issueID=53522 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br /><p><strong>By Steve Guglielmo</strong></p> <p>Every year in the 4th Quarter Issue of the magazine, MHEDA&rsquo;s Critical Impact Factors for the next year are published. This is an exciting time for me, not because I&rsquo;m actively working in the industry, but because they really determine the entire road map for the next year for MHEDA. Educational events are planned around them. The editorial plan for the magazine is based around them. I plan my interview questions for the next issue, which is the Economic Forecast issue, around them. It&rsquo;s cool to see what everybody is going to be talking about.</p></p> 8/31/2017 8:03:46 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459247&amp;issueID=53522 A Project Driven by Safety https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459248&issueID=53522 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br /><p>A mattress manufacturer in South Carolina was moving into a new warehouse and needed help with the planning and design of the storage inside the new facility. The company called CMH Services Territory Sales Manager Chad Bouknight who they had worked with for years. Chad began working with Bill Elliott, Engineered Systems Manager for CMH Services, to begin putting together a design.</p></p> 8/31/2017 8:03:46 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459248&amp;issueID=53522 MHEDA Celebrates Dealers of Distinction http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/DISQ/DISQ0317//index.php#/38 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br /><p>MHEDA is proud to recognize its members who have been identified by their manufacturers and suppliers as dealers of distinction. MHEDA distributors are routinely ranked among the best in the world. The MHEDA-endorsed service partner programs, education and networking opportunities, publications and more that the association offers are valuable resources for material handling distributors. With MHEDA&rsquo;s resources at their disposal, these already great distributors have become even better. The 2016 award winners are listed below. (This list reflects the manufacturer lists we had received as of press time. MHEDA members are bolded.) Congratulations to the honorees!</p></p> 8/31/2017 8:03:46 AM http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/DISQ/DISQ0317//index.php#/38 SAVE THE DATE: Regional Networking Summit - October 19 - Toronto, Canada https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459300&issueID=53522 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br /><p>Mark your calendar to join MHEDA on October 19 for a one-day Regional Networking Summit hosted by MHEDA Member, Concept Storage Solutions in Vaughan (Toronto area) Canada. The Summit includes: Breakfast, Business Workshop, Member Panel Discussion, Lunch, Guided Facility Tour, Happy Hour, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. More information will be available soon. Questions? Contact Rebecca Hein at 847.680.3500 or rhein@mheda.org.</p></p> 8/31/2017 10:45:44 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=459300&amp;issueID=53522 Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53522>September 1, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br /><p>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.</p></p> 8/24/2017 10:22:51 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 MHEDA Thanks Toyota Material Handling U.S.A.! https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456197&issueID=53521 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53521>August 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>MHEDA's Summer Regional Networking Summit was held on Wednesday, August 2 at Toyota Material Handling U.S.A. Inc. in Columbus, Indiana. MHEDA would like to thank Brett Wood and Shelley Bramlett and the entire Toyota Material Handling team for opening up your factory to host and sponsor this event.</p></p> 8/10/2017 12:34:52 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456197&amp;issueID=53521 TVH Promotes Antonio Velez to General Manager for TVH Mexico https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456749&issueID=53521 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53521>August 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>TVH in the America&rsquo;s (TVH) announced that Antonio Velez has been promoted to General Manger for TVH Parts Mexico. Antonio joined TVH in March of 2016 as the Operations, Technical Information Services and Human Resources manager. In his new role of General Manager, he will be responsible for Sales and Operations for the Mexico location.</p></p> 8/14/2017 3:26:50 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456749&amp;issueID=53521 KION North America adds Bravo Montacargas to Dealer Network https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456751&issueID=53521 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53521>August 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>KION North America Corporation announces the appointment of Bravo Montacargas to its dealer network effective immediately. &ldquo;We are committed to significantly increase our footprint and become a major provider of industrial truck solutions in this region,&rdquo; said Gordon Riske, CEO of KION Group. &ldquo;The addition of Bravo Montacargas is a substantial step towards achieving this goal.&rdquo;</p></p> 8/14/2017 3:28:37 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456751&amp;issueID=53521 Advance Hires Dohrendorf as National Accounts Manager https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456754&issueID=53521 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53521>August 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>Advance Storage Products is proud to announce and welcome Ingo Dohrendorf as National Accounts Manager. Ingo brings with him 20 years of experience in the materials handling industry, most recently with Engineered Products, and will be providing pallet rack system solutions to customers nationwide Ingo holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Clemson University.</p></p> 8/14/2017 3:29:51 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456754&amp;issueID=53521 CLARK Material Handling Company Appoints Electro Mechanical Services Ltd as an Authorized Dealer in Newfoundland Canada https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456755&issueID=53521 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53521>August 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>"Electro Mechanical Services Ltd. is a family business founded in 1976. Since their founding, they have been committed to providing excellent support to the communities they serve.", comments Dale Guckian, CLARK's Director of Dealer Development.</p></p> 8/14/2017 3:31:36 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456755&amp;issueID=53521 H&auml;nel Storage Systems Named Finalist for Pittsburgh Technology Council&rsquo;s Tech 50 Innovator of the Year Award https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456758&issueID=53521 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53521>August 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>H&auml;nel Storage Systems has been named as a Tech 50 Awards Finalist by the Pittsburgh Technology Council in the Manufacturing Innovator of the Year category.</p></p> 8/14/2017 3:36:41 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456758&amp;issueID=53521 September 28 - Webinar - Building Sales Power https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2356 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53521>August 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br /><p>The sales profession has always been changing&hellip;but current conditions often make even the seasoned pro feel powerless. The customer seems to have almost unlimited options while the salesperson sees an often diminishing customer base.</p></p> 8/7/2017 10:06:38 AM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2356 November 2 - Women in Industry Conference https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2360 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53521>August 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br /><p>MHEDA and MHI are partnering to present the first ever Women in Industry Conference on November 2, 2017 at theWit hotel in Chicago. This dynamic and interactive learning and networking opportunity is designed for women who want to fire up their leadership and communications skills, connect with other women in the industry and maximize the multiple learning opportunities offered in one-action packed day.</p></p> 8/7/2017 10:06:38 AM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2360 Self-Study - Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53521>August 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br /><p>MHEDA offers an online self-study learning management system (LMS) to provide you with affordable education in one convenient location. MHEDA&rsquo;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.</p></p> 8/7/2017 10:06:38 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 Get Connected, Get Ahead https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456741&issueID=53521 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53521>August 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br /><p><strong>By Joe Gerstand</strong></p> <p>How to Win Friends and Influence People is one of the best-selling self-help books of all time. Written by Dale Carnegie and published in 1936, the book has sold over 30 million copies, has been translated into dozens of languages, and is still frequently named to most influential book lists.</p></p> 8/14/2017 3:19:57 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456741&amp;issueID=53521 Optimizing Frozen Storage Warehousing in an Irregular Landscape https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456742&issueID=53521 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53521>August 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br /><p>The nation&rsquo;s network of frozen and refrigerated distribution centers forms a logistical supply chain that is vital to our food safety. Yet because of the high operational costs of freezing or cooling pallets of product within confined areas, every square inch of storage and every movement of product must be efficient. A challenge occurs, however, when frozen storage must be expanded across an irregular landscape that makes traditional, space-efficient, rectangular warehousing impossible.</p></p> 8/14/2017 3:19:57 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=456742&amp;issueID=53521 MHEDA Celebrates Dealers of Distinction http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/DISQ/DISQ0317//index.php#/38 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53521>August 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br /><p>MHEDA is proud to recognize its members who have been identified by their manufacturers and suppliers as dealers of distinction. MHEDA distributors are routinely ranked among the best in the world. The MHEDA-endorsed service partner programs, education and networking opportunities, publications and more that the association offers are valuable resources for material handling distributors. With MHEDA&rsquo;s resources at their disposal, these already great distributors have become even better. The 2016 award winners are listed below. (This list reflects the manufacturer lists we had received as of press time. MHEDA members are bolded.) Congratulations to the honorees!</p></p> 8/14/2017 3:38:03 PM http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/DISQ/DISQ0317//index.php#/38 Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53521>August 15, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br /><p>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.</p></p> 8/7/2017 10:06:38 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 Conveyor Orders Rise Month Over Month https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454084&issueID=53520 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53520>August 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br /><p>The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its May 2017 Booked Orders decreased 10.8% when compared to May 2016 orders. May 2017 booked orders when compared to April 2017 booked orders were up 8.5%.</p> <p>May Booked Orders were up 6.7% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 8.9% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to April.</p> <p>CEMA&rsquo;s May 2017 Billed Sales (shipments) increased by 26.8% when compared to May 2016 sales. May 2017 billed sales when compared to April 2017 billed sales were up 11.9%.<br /> <br />May Billed Sales were up 9.4% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 12.9% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to April.</p></p> 7/31/2017 11:11:46 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454084&amp;issueID=53520 Fairchild Equipment Acquires Arnold Machinery of Minnesota https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454085&issueID=53520 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53520>August 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>Fairchild Equipment announced on Monday, July 10, 2017 that it acquired the assets and Hyster forklift dealership rights of Arnold Machinery locations in Minnesota. The company will continue operating from its current locations in Burnsville and Ham Lake, MN with the addition of two locations from the acquisition in Eagan and Grand Rapids, MN. Along with acquiring the assets and dealership rights to the Hyster brand, Fairchild Equipment also absorbed 33 employees who will transition into the company from Arnold.</p></p> 7/31/2017 11:15:14 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454085&amp;issueID=53520 Ohio Gratings, Inc., promotes Shaun Eller to COO https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454086&issueID=53520 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53520>August 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>In response to continued sales increases, Ohio Gratings, Inc., has named Shaun Eller as the new chief operating officer (COO). The move is designed to keep the company focused on growth around the customer and its commitment to &ldquo;make it right and ship when promised.&rdquo;</p></p> 7/31/2017 11:18:25 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454086&amp;issueID=53520 MCFA Celebrates 25 Years https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454082&issueID=53520 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53520>August 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) celebrates a major milestone this month, marking 25 years of quality material handling production and distribution. The company has continued to grow each year, expanding its 40-acre, Houston-based manufacturing facility and lift truck product offering to drive quality customer support throughout North, Central and South America.</p></p> 7/31/2017 11:07:02 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454082&amp;issueID=53520 TVH Promotes Jeremy McEver to International Sales Manager https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454080&issueID=53520 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53520>August 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>TVH in the America&rsquo;s (TVH), a leading provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industry is pleased to announce that Jeremy McEver has been promoted to International Sales Manager.</p></p> 7/31/2017 11:00:12 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454080&amp;issueID=53520 Autoquip Attends International Paris Airshow https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454083&issueID=53520 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53520>August 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br /><p>Autoquip had the recent honor of attending the Paris Airshow June 19-25 along with other Oklahoma manufacturers who provide goods or services to the aerospace industry. &ldquo;We are proud to represent our company in the Oklahoma Pavilion as a key manufacturer and supplier of specialty lift equipment to the aerospace industry,&rdquo; said Louis Coleman, Director of Sales and Marketing. &ldquo;The show is the largest international gathering of aerospace and defense industry, giving us the great opportunity to talk with many industry decision-makers. Our involvement in the show allowed us to expand our international exposure, generate new sales leads, promote our capabilities, and network within the industry,&rdquo; said Coleman.</p></p> 7/31/2017 11:08:01 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454083&amp;issueID=53520 September 28 - Webinar - Building Sales Power https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2356 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53520>August 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br /><p>The sales profession has always been changing&hellip;but current conditions often make even the seasoned pro feel powerless. The customer seems to have almost unlimited options while the salesperson sees an often diminishing customer base.</p></p> 7/26/2017 12:11:40 AM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2356 November 2 - Women in Industry Conference https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2360 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53520>August 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br /><p>MHEDA and MHI are partnering to present the first ever Women in Industry Conference on November 2, 2017 at theWit hotel in Chicago. This dynamic and interactive learning and networking opportunity is designed for women who want to fire up their leadership and communications skills, connect with other women in the industry and maximize the multiple learning opportunities offered in one-action packed day. This is a great opportunity to meet others just like you - women who work in material handling businesses across the country and face similar daily challenges as you.</p></p> 7/28/2017 2:40:50 PM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2360 Self-Study - Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53520>August 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br /><p>MHEDA offers an online self-study learning management system (LMS) to provide you with affordable education in one convenient location. MHEDA&rsquo;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.</p></p> 7/25/2017 1:20:50 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 Get Connected, Get Ahead https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454075&issueID=53520 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53520>August 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br /><p><strong>By Joe Gerstand</strong></p> <p>How to Win Friends and Influence People is one of the best-selling self-help books of all time. Written by Dale Carnegie and published in 1936, the book has sold over 30 million copies, has been translated into dozens of languages, and is still frequently named to most influential book lists.</p></p> 7/31/2017 10:48:51 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454075&amp;issueID=53520 Optimizing Frozen Storage Warehousing in an Irregular Landscape https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454076&issueID=53520 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53520>August 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br /><p>The nation&rsquo;s network of frozen and refrigerated distribution centers forms a logistical supply chain that is vital to our food safety. Yet because of the high operational costs of freezing or cooling pallets of product within confined areas, every square inch of storage and every movement of product must be efficient. A challenge occurs, however, when frozen storage must be expanded across an irregular landscape that makes traditional, space-efficient, rectangular warehousing impossible.</p></p> 7/31/2017 10:48:51 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=454076&amp;issueID=53520 MHEDA Celebrates Dealers of Distinction http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/DISQ/DISQ0317//index.php#/38 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53520>August 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br /><p>MHEDA is proud to recognize its members who have been identified by their manufacturers and suppliers as dealers of distinction. MHEDA distributors are routinely ranked among the best in the world. The MHEDA-endorsed service partner programs, education and networking opportunities, publications and more that the association offers are valuable resources for material handling distributors. With MHEDA&rsquo;s resources at their disposal, these already great distributors have become even better. The 2016 award winners are listed below. (This list reflects the manufacturer lists we had received as of press time. MHEDA members are bolded.) Congratulations to the honorees!</p></p> 7/31/2017 11:31:22 AM http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/DISQ/DISQ0317//index.php#/38 Financial Benchmarking Reports https://www.mheda.org/i4a/forms/index.cfm?id=531&widgetPreview=0 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53520>August 1, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br /><p>MHEDA's 2017 Distributor Statistical Comparison (DiSC) Report is available now for purchase. The DiSC Report is a summary of dealer member financial data presented in tables and graphs designed to provide a comprehensive guide for analyzing profitability (individual responses are kept strictly confidential). The report, available for Industrial Truck and Storage &amp; Handling/Engineered Systems, provides clear evidence as to how small differences in a few areas translate directly into higher levels of profitability.</p></p> 7/28/2017 2:23:05 PM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/forms/index.cfm?id=531&amp;widgetPreview=0 Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=https://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v4.asp?issueID=53520>August 1, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br /><p>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.</p></p> 7/25/2017 1:20:50 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 MHEDA Mourns Daniel J MacDonald, Sr. https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451713&issueID=53529 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53529>July 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />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.</p> 7/13/2017 10:23:22 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451713&amp;issueID=53529 Frontier Forklifts Promotes Murry https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451711&issueID=53529 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53529>July 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />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.</p> 7/13/2017 10:18:35 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451711&amp;issueID=53529 ProGMA Launches Educational Video Series About Protective Guarding https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451712&issueID=53529 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53529>July 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />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".</p> 7/13/2017 10:20:34 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451712&amp;issueID=53529 Heli Americas hires new Southeast Regional Marketing Manager https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451714&issueID=53529 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53529>July 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />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&rsquo;s Authorized Dealers and National Account customers in the Southeast Region to provide world class marketing support for Heli products.</p> 7/13/2017 10:26:03 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451714&amp;issueID=53529 New ForkliftAction Marketplace Goes Live https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451715&issueID=53529 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53529>July 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />ForkliftAction Media replaced its Marketplace with a new trading platform for mobile machinery, Machinery-onQ. The new platform builds on the success of Forkliftaction&rsquo;s long and valued role as a trusted voice within the materials handling industry.</p> 7/13/2017 10:28:29 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451715&amp;issueID=53529 July 27 Webinar - Aftermarket Management Compensation https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2345 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53529>July 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Aftermarket Management Compensation - Presented by Dave Baiocchi, President, Resonant Dealer Services, LLC. Develop a system of rewards that promotes teamwork between managers.</p> 7/13/2017 10:13:30 PM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2345 Self-Study - Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53529>July 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />MHEDA offers an online self-study learning management system (LMS) to provide you with affordable education in one convenient location. MHEDA&rsquo;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.</p> 7/13/2017 10:13:30 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 A Successful Symphony for 70 Years https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451704&issueID=53529 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53529>July 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br /><i>How Jefferds Corporation has thrived for more than 70 years</i> 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. </p> 7/13/2017 10:13:30 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451704&amp;issueID=53529 Upward Expansion, Seismic Design Help Young Living Essential Oils Extend the Life of Their Facility https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451705&issueID=53529 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53529>July 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />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.</p> 7/13/2017 10:13:30 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451705&amp;issueID=53529 My Hindsight Could Be Your Foresight https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451706&issueID=53529 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53529>July 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br /><i>18 Ways to Enhance Your Life Journey...Now!</i> <b>By Dr. Elaine Dembe</b> 1. Explore life and live it as an adventure. &ndash; 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. </p> 7/13/2017 10:13:30 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=451706&amp;issueID=53529 MHEDA's Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53529>July 15, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />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.</p> 7/13/2017 10:13:30 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 MSSC CEO Awarded for Game-changing Careers in Both Manufacturing and Foreign Policy https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449289&issueID=53528 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53528>July 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />The Manufacturing Leadership Council gave its coveted Lifetime Achievement Award to Leo Reddy at its Gala Awards Dinner in Huntington Beach CA. In introducing Leo, the Council commented, "Throughout his long and distinguished career, Leo Reddy has been an inspiring and continuous source of leadership, founding and growing institutions that continue to benefit the manufacturing industry while also serving his country with distinction."</p> 6/29/2017 8:51:07 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449289&amp;issueID=53528 Crown Honors Top-Performing North American Branches and Dealers https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449281&issueID=53528 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53528>July 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Crown Equipment Corporation recently recognized the outstanding performance and commitment to customer service by its best North American company-owned branches and independent dealers.</p> 6/29/2017 8:23:43 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449281&amp;issueID=53528 KION North America Celebrates Start of Production on New Forklifts https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449283&issueID=53528 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53528>July 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />KION North America employees celebrated the start of production for two of its newest forklifts. Assembled at the company&rsquo;s South Carolina facility, the Linde Series 1347 and Linde Series 1319 were initially announced at ProMat in April&mdash;the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America held biannually in Chicago.</p> 6/29/2017 8:25:34 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449283&amp;issueID=53528 Dematic Appoints Jan Vercammen as Managing Director &ndash; Central Europe https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449290&issueID=53528 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53528>July 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, today announced the appointment of Jan Vercammen as Dematic Managing Director for Central Europe effective immediately, replacing Barbara Wladarz.</p> 6/29/2017 8:53:56 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449290&amp;issueID=53528 H&auml;nel Storage Systems Chief Executive Receives Patriotic Employer Award https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449291&issueID=53528 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53528>July 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />H&auml;nel Storage Systems, a MHEDA member and leader in the manufacture and integration of automated vertical storage units, announced that its Chief Executive, Brian Cohen, has been recognized by the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The Patriotic Employer Award is a means of distinguishing employers who support their National Guard and Reserve employees.</p> 6/29/2017 8:57:01 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449291&amp;issueID=53528 July 27 Webinar - Aftermarket Management Compensation https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2345 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53528>July 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Aftermarket Management Compensation - Presented by Dave Baiocchi, President, Resonant Dealer Services, LLC. Develop a system of rewards that promotes teamwork between managers.</p> 6/28/2017 1:32:33 PM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2345 September 14, 2017 - Two New Conferences from MHEDA https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2349 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53528>July 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />1. Parts and Service Management Conference 2. Engineered Systems/Storage & Handling Conference Same Date, Same Location, Two Customized Events Serving Different Industry Segments Join MHEDA on September 14 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O&rsquo;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&rsquo; profitability and operations, you are invited to attend the Parts & Service Conference. If you want to improve your selling and project management skills, join us at the Engineered Systems/Storage & Handling Conference. </p> 6/28/2017 1:32:33 PM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2349 Self-Study - Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53528>July 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />MHEDA offers an online self-study learning management system (LMS) to provide you with affordable education in one convenient location. MHEDA&rsquo;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.</p> 6/28/2017 1:32:33 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 Do You Believe in Magic? https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449222&issueID=53528 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53528>July 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />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&rsquo;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.</p> 6/28/2017 5:43:12 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449222&amp;issueID=53528 Parachute Rigging Facility Space Issue Solved With Mobile Aisle Storage Systems https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449223&issueID=53528 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53528>July 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />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&rsquo;s layout concerns, there were ergonomic concerns for the soldiers that inspected and folded the parachutes.</p> 6/28/2017 5:43:12 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449223&amp;issueID=53528 My Hindsight Could Be Your Foresight https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449224&issueID=53528 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53528>July 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br /><i>18 Ways to Enhance Your Life Journey...Now!</i> <b>By Dr. Elaine Dembe</b> 1. Explore life and live it as an adventure. &ndash; 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. </p> 6/28/2017 5:43:12 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=449224&amp;issueID=53528 Regional Networking Summit in Indiana on August 2 https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2340 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53528>July 1, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />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&rsquo;s Factory, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. Questions? Contact Rebecca Hein at 847.680.3500 or rhein@mheda.org. </p> 6/28/2017 1:32:33 PM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2340 MHEDA's Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53528>July 1, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />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.</p> 6/28/2017 1:32:33 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 MHEDA Awards Three Scholarships https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=446727&issueID=53519 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53519>June 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />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.</p> 6/14/2017 7:53:20 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=446727&amp;issueID=53519 Hyster Announces Dealer of Distinction Award Recipients https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=446731&issueID=53519 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53519>June 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />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. </p> 6/14/2017 8:11:19 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=446731&amp;issueID=53519 Importance of Operator Training Focus of National Forklift Safety Day 2017 http://www.mmh.com/article/importance_of_operator_training_focus_of_national_forklift_safety_day_2017 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53519>June 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />The critical need for and proven effectiveness of training was today&rsquo;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&rsquo;s 12 regions.</p> 6/14/2017 8:04:07 AM http://www.mmh.com/article/importance_of_operator_training_focus_of_national_forklift_safety_day_2017 Wildeck Announces Promotion of Paul Mihelich as New Vice President, Sales & Marketing https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=446728&issueID=53519 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53519>June 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />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.</p> 6/14/2017 7:55:59 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=446728&amp;issueID=53519 Navitas Systems Announces First UL Recognized StarlifterTM Lithium Batteries for Both the Heavy Duty Class 1 and 2 Lift Truck Market http://www.navitassys.com/2017/06/07/navitas-systems-announces-first-ul-recognized-starliftertm-lithium-batteries-for-both-the-heavy-duty-class-1-and-2-lift-truck-market/ <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53519>June 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />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.</p> 6/14/2017 8:01:36 AM http://www.navitassys.com/2017/06/07/navitas-systems-announces-first-ul-recognized-starliftertm-lithium-batteries-for-both-the-heavy-duty-class-1-and-2-lift-truck-market/ July 27 Webinar - Aftermarket Management Compensation https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2345 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53519>June 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Aftermarket Management Compensation - Presented by Dave Baiocchi, President, Resonant Dealer Services, LLC. Develop a system of rewards that promotes teamwork between managers.</p> 6/14/2017 9:46:17 AM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2345 The Four Pillars of the Sales Profession Training Camp - August 8-10 https://associationdatabase.com/aws/AEA/pt/sd/calendar/48544/_PARENT/layout_details/false <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53519>June 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />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! </p> 6/14/2017 8:14:52 AM https://associationdatabase.com/aws/AEA/pt/sd/calendar/48544/_PARENT/layout_details/false September 14, 2017 - Two New Conferences from MHEDA in Chicago https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=446754&issueID=53519 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53519>June 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />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&rsquo;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&rsquo; 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. </p> 6/14/2017 9:49:04 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=446754&amp;issueID=53519 Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53519>June 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />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&rsquo;s LMS includes: Eleven career tracks, archived webinars, conference videos and modules. Affordable training for any budget. Price ranges from $20 to $399.</p> 6/14/2017 8:14:52 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 Do You Believe in Magic? https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=446721&issueID=53519 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53519>June 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />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&rsquo;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.</p> 6/14/2017 7:39:52 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=446721&amp;issueID=53519 Parachute Rigging Facility Space Issue Solved With Mobile Aisle Storage Systems https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=446722&issueID=53519 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53519>June 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />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&rsquo;s layout concerns, there were ergonomic concerns for the soldiers that inspected and folded the parachutes.</p> 6/14/2017 7:39:52 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=446722&amp;issueID=53519 My Hindsight Could Be Your Foresight https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=446723&issueID=53519 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53519>June 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br /><i>18 Ways to Enhance Your Life Journey...Now!</i> <b>By Dr. Elaine Dembe</b> 1. Explore life and live it as an adventure. &ndash; 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. </p> 6/14/2017 7:39:52 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=446723&amp;issueID=53519 Regional Networking Summit Coming to Columbus, Indiana - August 2 https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2340 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53519>June 15, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />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&rsquo;s Factory, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. Questions? Contact Rebecca Hein at 847.680.3500 or rhein@mheda.org. </p> 6/14/2017 8:14:52 AM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2340 MHEDA's Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53519>June 15, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />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.</p> 6/14/2017 8:14:52 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 Emerging Leaders Conference - July 13 - Early Bird Rate Ends Today! http://www.mhi.org/emerging <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=60919>June 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />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 the 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.</p> 6/1/2017 8:41:49 AM http://www.mhi.org/emerging Clark Material Handling Exceeds Fundraising Goal to Support Centennial Year Habitat for Humanity Home https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444720&issueID=60919 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=60919>June 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />CLARK Material Handling Company announced that its fund-raising efforts to support a dedicated Habitat for Humanity house have exceeded target goals. The company which began fund raising for this initiative in November of 2015 has been a traditional participant in Habitat builds. This is the first time the company has solely funded a Habitat home. The build which began on March 29, 2017 is scheduled to be completed June 10th.</p> 6/1/2017 8:41:49 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444720&amp;issueID=60919 AS/RS Honor Scholarship Awarded to Montana State University Student https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444721&issueID=60919 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=60919>June 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Katie Kelly from Montana State University-Bozeman has been awarded the Automated Storage/Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) Honor Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year.</p> 6/1/2017 8:41:49 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444721&amp;issueID=60919 WIPOTEC GROUP Sets Course for Further Growth https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444722&issueID=60919 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=60919>June 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />WIPOTEC GmbH (formerly Wipotec Wiege- und Positioniersysteme GmbH), one of the world&rsquo;s leading companies in weighing and inspection technology, released a new brand architecture and corporate identity, both of which reflect the Group&rsquo;s core values and 30-year history as well as its future strategic direction.</p> 6/1/2017 8:41:49 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444722&amp;issueID=60919 Custom Built Plastic Pallets Launches New E-Commerce Website With Design-Buy-Ship Option https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444723&issueID=60919 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=60919>June 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Custom Built Plastic Pallets (Sheboygan Falls, WI), is proud to announce the launch of its newly updated website www.custombuiltpallets.com. The new site features a secure e-commerce system that allows customers to design and order a custom sized pallet or multiple pallets, pay on line and ship direct with lead times of 1 - 3 weeks.</p> 6/1/2017 8:41:49 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444723&amp;issueID=60919 TVH is a Healthiest Employer in Florida and Ohio https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444724&issueID=60919 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=60919>June 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />TVH in the Americas (TVH), has been recognized by both the Cincinnati Business Courier and South Florida Business Journal as a Healthiest Employer. The award recognizes TVH for its commitment to the health and wellness of its 1000 employees. </p> 6/1/2017 8:41:49 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444724&amp;issueID=60919 The Four Pillars of the Sales Profession Training Camp - August 8-10 https://associationdatabase.com/aws/AEA/pt/sd/calendar/48544/_PARENT/layout_details/false <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=60919>June 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />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! </p> 6/1/2017 8:41:49 AM https://associationdatabase.com/aws/AEA/pt/sd/calendar/48544/_PARENT/layout_details/false Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=60919>June 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />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&rsquo;s LMS includes: Eleven career tracks, archived webinars, conference videos and modules. Affordable training for any budget. Price ranges from $20 to $399.</p> 6/1/2017 8:41:49 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 Creating a Legacy That Lasts https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444727&issueID=60919 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=60919>June 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />As some of you might have noticed, I was unable to attend this year&rsquo;s MHEDA Convention in Salt Lake City. This is the first Convention I have missed since I started working with The MHEDA Journal in 2011. For those of you who haven&rsquo;t heard, the reason I missed this year&rsquo;s Convention is because my wife and I were anxiously awaiting the birth of our first child. And I&rsquo;m happy to report that on May 11, 2017, we welcomed a beautiful, happy and healthy boy into the world!</p> 6/1/2017 8:41:49 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444727&amp;issueID=60919 Don&rsquo;t Give Up, Don&rsquo;t Ever Give Up https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444728&issueID=60919 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=60919>June 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />Sure, we all know these famous words uttered by Jim Valvano as he accepted his humanitarian award from ESPN prior to his final battle with cancer. But how many of us truly take those words to heart?</p> 6/1/2017 8:41:49 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444728&amp;issueID=60919 My Hindsight Could Be Your Foresight https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444729&issueID=60919 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=60919>June 1, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br /><i>18 Ways to Enhance Your Life Journey...Now!</i> <b>By Dr. Elaine Dembe</b> 1. Explore life and live it as an adventure. &ndash; 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. </p> 6/1/2017 8:41:49 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=444729&amp;issueID=60919 Regional Networking Summit Coming to Columbus, Indiana - August 2 https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2340 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=60919>June 1, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />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&rsquo;s Factory, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. Questions? Contact Rebecca Hein at 847.680.3500 or rhein@mheda.org. </p> 6/1/2017 8:41:49 AM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2340 MHEDA's Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=60919>June 1, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />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.</p> 6/1/2017 8:41:49 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 Material Handling Equipment Market to hit $190bn by 2024 https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2017/04/18/961546/0/en/Material-Handling-Equipment-Market-to-hit-190bn-by-2024-Global-Market-Insights-Inc.html <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />According to a recent study by Global Market Insights, Inc., the Material Handling Equipment Market size is posed to cross $190 billion by the year 2024. Read the full report by clicking here. </p> 5/14/2017 9:23:22 PM https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2017/04/18/961546/0/en/Material-Handling-Equipment-Market-to-hit-190bn-by-2024-Global-Market-Insights-Inc.html April ITR Economics Report Now Available to MHEDA Members http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2302 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />MHEDA has partnered with ITR Economics on a new economic report featuring material handling industry specific data and is available only to MHEDA Members. ITR Economics has a 94.7% forecast accuracy that will allow you to plan with confidence, becoming proactive to coming economic forces rather than reactive.</p> 5/14/2017 9:19:21 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2302 KION North America Corporation and Illinois Material Handling Host Product Showcase and Test Drive Experience https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442160&issueID=53517 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />KION North America and Illinois Material Handling joined together to offer a unique driving experience held at Illinois Material Handling's Bolingbrook location on Apr. 6. The event marked the conclusion of KION NA's product launch at ProMat-the largest material handling tradeshow in North America held bi-annually at Chicago's McCormick Place.</p> 5/14/2017 9:06:54 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442160&amp;issueID=53517 Pettibone Adds ARDCO Equipment as Louisiana Dealer https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442161&issueID=53517 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC announces the addition of ARDCO Equipment to its dealer network for material handling equipment. Located in New Iberia, Louisiana, ARDCO Equipment will represent Pettibone in Louisiana.</p> 5/14/2017 9:07:50 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442161&amp;issueID=53517 Jungheinrich Receives Product of the Year Award https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442162&issueID=53517 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Recognized for manufacturing and innovation in product development, Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), the provider of Jungheinrich&reg; lift trucks and narrow aisle products in the United States, Canada and Mexico, announced that the EKX 514/516K/515 man-up turret truck series was named a 2016 Plant Engineering Product of the Year in the material handling systems category. Equipped with 3,000-3,500 lb. lifting capacities, these turret trucks are designed to offer high performance and flexibility in high-rack warehouse applications.</p> 5/14/2017 9:09:15 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442162&amp;issueID=53517 Yale Honors Outstanding Performers with 2016 Dealer of Excellence Award https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442163&issueID=53517 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Though popular movie and music awards have come and gone, this awards season is not quite over. Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces the recipients of its 23rd annual Dealer of Excellence Award, recognizing top performing dealers that have exhibited focused leadership and continuous commitment to customers.</p> 5/14/2017 9:10:18 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442163&amp;issueID=53517 Clark Appoints Miner Material Handling As Authorized Dealer in Tempe, AZ https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442164&issueID=53517 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Clark Material Handling Company today announced it has appointed Miner Material Handling as an authorized distributor of Clark products in Phoenix, Arizona. Miner Material Handling is a division of Miner Company which has a rich history of providing industry leading service and support to their customers. "The Miner Material Handling team is well established and well known in the Arizona market" comments Dale Guckian, Clark&rsquo;s Director of Dealer Development. "The Miner Company is a strong and growing company in North America and we are confident that their material handling division will bring professional and focused support to the Clark customers in the Arizona market".</p> 5/14/2017 9:11:56 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442164&amp;issueID=53517 TVH Canada is a National Service Dog Sponsor https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442165&issueID=53517 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />TVH in the Americas (TVH), is sponsoring two male puppies in training at the National Service Dogs (NSD) organization in Ontario, Canada. This TVHCares initiative takes care of each puppy&rsquo;s veterinary, training and care expenses for the first year. </p> 5/14/2017 9:13:13 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442165&amp;issueID=53517 May 25 - Webinar http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2315 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />The 6 Biggest Trends, Tools and Technologies for Finding and Motivating Millennials Millennials make an enormous part of today&rsquo;s workforce. Learn what technologies and best practices you can use to motivate and retain your team. </p> 5/12/2017 8:23:26 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2315 Emerging Leaders Conference - July 13 http://www.mhi.org/emerging <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />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 the 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.</p> 5/12/2017 8:23:26 AM http://www.mhi.org/emerging The Four Pillars of the Sales Profession Training Camp - August 8-10 https://associationdatabase.com/aws/AEA/pt/sd/calendar/48544/_PARENT/layout_details/false <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />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! </p> 5/12/2017 8:45:24 AM https://associationdatabase.com/aws/AEA/pt/sd/calendar/48544/_PARENT/layout_details/false Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />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&rsquo;s LMS includes: Eleven career tracks, archived webinars, conference videos and modules. Affordable training for any budget. Price ranges from $20 to $399.</p> 5/12/2017 8:23:26 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 The Seven Tools of Highly Effective Sales Organizations https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442166&issueID=53517 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br /><b>By Joseph C. Ellers</b> Effective sales organizations deploy a series of tools. When I go into companies that are not as effective as they want to be, normally one or more of these tools is either missing or some of the messages are in direct conflict with each other. </p> 5/14/2017 9:15:11 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442166&amp;issueID=53517 W.W. Cannon Helps Put Volkswagen&rsquo;s Distribution Center into Drive https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442167&issueID=53517 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />Volkswagen Group of America was looking to repurpose an existing storage warehouse at its Sacramento, California location into a parts distribution center. The repurposed building required an array of materials including a three-level storage mezzanine, metal shelving and drawers, a material lift to move items for shipping and restocking, and additional lighting and sprinklers.</p> 5/14/2017 9:18:48 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442167&amp;issueID=53517 Second Quarter Issue of The MHEDA Journal Online Now http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/DISQ/DISQ0217//index.php#/0 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br />The Second Quarter issue of <i>The MHEDA Journal</i> is online now. This issue features articles from the speakers that presented at this year's Convention! Couldn't make it to Convention? Here's a peek at what these speakers covered!</p> 5/14/2017 9:19:21 PM http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/DISQ/DISQ0217//index.php#/0 Regional Networking Summit Coming to Columbus, Indiana - August 2 https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442058&issueID=53517 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Mark your calendars to 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 Workshop, Lunch, Guided Facility Tour of Toyota&rsquo;s Factory, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. More information will be available soon. Questions? Contact Rebecca Hein at 847.680.3500 or rhein@mheda.org. </p> 5/12/2017 8:26:12 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=442058&amp;issueID=53517 MHEDA's Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53517>May 15, 2017</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />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.</p> 5/12/2017 8:23:26 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 MHEDA Convention Kicks Off https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2277 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53516>May 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />The MHEDA Convention officially kicked off last night with the Opening Party at Top Golf. Thank you to all who attended. The educational portion of the Convention kicks off this morning, with the Opening Remarks & Keynote presentation at 8:00 a.m. and the Exhibitor Showcase from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. For a complete schedule of events and locations, be sure to download the MHEDA Convention App!</p> 4/28/2017 11:40:12 AM https://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2277 Distributors: DiSC Survey Data Deadline Extended to TODAY! http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2010 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53516>May 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />The DiSC Report is one of the most valuable tools that distributor members have at their disposal for improving profitability. The numbers are realistic and provide financial and operating guidelines along with personalized reports for your company. Your data will be 100% confidential. The success of this survey depends on you. It's a free member service. Survey results will be provided to all participants. Deadline to participate is today, <b>May 1</b>!</p> 4/23/2017 1:26:14 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2010 April ITR Economics Report Now Available to MHEDA Members http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2302 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53516>May 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />MHEDA has partnered with ITR Economics on a new economic report featuring material handling industry specific data and is available only to MHEDA Members. ITR Economics has a 94.7% forecast accuracy that will allow you to plan with confidence, becoming proactive to coming economic forces rather than reactive.</p> 4/23/2017 1:31:56 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2302 KION Honors Top Dealers https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=439899&issueID=53516 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53516>May 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />KION North America Corporation awarded their top dealers based on 2016 performance at an exclusive, private event held at Harry Caray's in Chicago on Apr. 5. The top honor, the President's Award, was awarded to Ameco Services S. De R. L. De C. V. for achieving the highest total combined sales for lift trucks and parts.</p> 4/28/2017 11:58:36 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=439899&amp;issueID=53516 Tri-Lift Inc. Named Cat Lift Truck, Jungheinrich and Mitsubishi Forklift Truck Dealer for Worcester County, MA https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=439901&issueID=53516 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53516>May 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) announced today that it has appointed Tri-Lift Inc. (Tri-Lift) to represent its Cat lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklift trucks and Jungheinrich forklift and warehouse product lines in the Worcester County, Massachusetts area, effective immediately. With this territory expansion, Tri-lift will add a new facility in the Worcester area in the coming months.</p> 4/28/2017 12:03:48 PM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=439901&amp;issueID=53516 Jamco Becomes Skyjack Dealer for Central Florida https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=439898&issueID=53516 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=53516>May 1, 2017</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Jamco Inc is now the official dealer for Skyjack Aerial Lift Equipment for Central Florida. The partnership was effective April 15. Throughout Central Florida Jamco Inc offers sales, rentals, parts and service for Doosan & Heli Forklifts, JLG & Skyjack Aerial Equipment. For more information about the company's offerings, including Skyjack, visit http://www.jamco1.com/ "We are excited with the Skyjack partnership and we look forward to serving the needs of the Central Florida market."</p> 4/28/2017 11:55:39 AM https://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=439898&amp;issueID=53516