MHEDA CONNECTION
October 15, 2019
Newsflash

Distributor/FOB: Integrated Solutions, Inc., Memphis, TN; Miner Material Handling-Houston, Houston, TX

 

Mfg-Supplier/Associate: Borroughs Corporation, Kalamazoo, MI;   Telematic Consultants LLC, Florence, KY; The CX Edge, Streamwood, IL

Convention Focus
  
MHEDA's 2020 Annual Convention and Exhibitor Showcase will be held May 2-6 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Florida. This is MHEDA's premier industry event where hundreds of industry professionals will gather for four days of endless networking opportunities and high quality education programs. When you attend a MHEDA Convention you get the latest information on industry trends and best practices.
News You Can Use

Each year in the first quarter issue of The MHEDA Journal, we include forecasts from a variety of sources, including ITR Economics, MHI, ITA and CEMA. We also include forecasts from MHEDA Distributors and Suppliers. To make these forecasts as accurate as possible, we need MHEDA member participation. We ask that distributors who would like to participate in the 2020 Economic Forecast, click here. Suppliers who would like to participate in the 2020 Economic Forecast, please click here. Any questions about this year's forecase, please email sguglielmo@naylor.com.

The 2020 Business Trends are significant challenges or opportunities that have recently emerged or become pervasive and should be considered as members develop their internal business plans.
   
East Penn Manufacturing Co.,
      
RICO Equipment, Inc.
   
Events
Hear ITR’s views of what to expect from the economy in 2020 and beyond, covering topics such as industry and consumer trends, business to business activity, tax reform, trade, inflation, interest rates and more.
MHEDA & MHI are proud to present the third annual Women in Industry Conference. Gain leadership insight, unlock your personal best and meet other women who also work in material handling. 
Empower your sales team with the Sales Professional Training Camp. Your sales team will gain the skills they need for strategic selling that drives results. Presented by Don Buttrey. Co-Sponsored with AEA.
  
Power endless supply chain possibilities at MODEX 2020. With 950+ exhibits and 100+ education sessions, MODEX 2020 is where you’ll find the best solutions for your manufacturing and supply chain challenges. Join us March 9-12, 2020 at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
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Spotlight on MHEDA

Get your team engaged with MHEDA by setting up a visit with Katie Richards, MHEDA's Member Engagement Specialist.

Gain satisfaction in sharing expertise with others and giving back to the industry.
Browse a variety of publications on MHEDA's website, and find books for all levels of your organization.
   
Hawker Powersource, Inc.
      
Kinetic Technologies,Inc.
   
MHEDA-TV
This year’s Women in Industry Conference will help you find a little perspective when it comes to your career and your life.
  
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MVP/MVS Awards
  
Be recognized for your outstanding business practices through MHEDA's Most Valuable Partner and Most Valuable Supplier Award Programs. Companies who earn the MVP Award (for Distributors) or the MVS Award  (for Suppliers) have a tangible method for “branding” their excellence.
Why is ResinDek® Flooring Now Available with a Steel Finish?
Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products, LLC
We were challenged by a customer to develop a surface ‘as strong as steel’ that could deliver iron clad resistance to the harshest, most abusive environments,” explained Greg Doppler, Founder and President of Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products. “These include areas of extremely high traffic whose floors aren’t regularly cleaned, and those utilizing autonomous vehicles.” ResinDek® with MetaGard® is the perfect flooring solution for drop zones, heavy wear areas, and robotic applications.
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MHEDA Partners
  
Through savings4members you have access to various discounts with national vendors to help you buy and save on products and services you use every day. A MHEDA Savings Expert will handle every detail to ensure you're saving in no time.
   
WIPOTEC-OCS Inc.
      
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
   
Magazine
The 4th Quarter issue of The MHEDA Journal is online now. The 4th Quarter issue is the "The Trends Issue" and features articles discussing the 2020 Material Handling Business Trends, including an article outlining the planning process of the trends from Chairman of the Board Mike Vaughan and MHEDA CEO Liz Richards, an Ask Your Board article detailing how MHEDA Board Members use the trends in their strategic planning, Sales Success Stories and much more!