MHEDA CONNECTION
December 15, 2019
Newsflash
Convention Focus
  
Join hundreds of your material handling industry peers May 2-6, 2020 in Orlando, Florida at the Hilton Bonnet Creek. “The Magic Starts Here” centers around giving you an enchanted networking and learning experience designed to unlock mindsets, define goals and plan for an uncertain future. Over 90 companies are participating in the Exhibitor Showcase, giving you access to a variety of material handling solutions. Complete details and early bird registration now available online! 
News You Can Use
With all the challenges facing e-commerce retailers today, and consumer expectations for faster delivery times at no charge rising all the time, it’s become even more imperative for small and midsize online merchants to minimize costs and maximize throughput. One way to do just that is by transitioning from manual picking processes to those supported by automation.
   
East Penn Manufacturing Co.,
      
RICO Equipment, Inc.
   
Events
This sales webinar will discuss how sales professionals can open new accounts and win new business in an increasingly competitive environment.
One-Day Networking Summit hosted by Gregory Poole Equipment Company near Charleston, SC. Network and learn with others who live and work in the same area of the country. Registration will be available soon. Questions? Contact Rebecca Hein at 847.680.3500 or rhein@mheda.org.
This event focuses on the unique needs of the wholesale distribution industry with over 50 courses available! Early bird ends January 11, 2020.
  
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.
An afternoon of education, discussion and networking for women in our industry. Now is the time to look at the connections, communication style and leadership skills needed to advance your career.
WireCrafters 2019 Year in Review
WireCrafters
At the end of the 2018 WireCrafters Year in Review video, we said: “Let’s see what we can do in 2019”. Looking back on this year, we have done a lot. We started the year off with the completion of our new building expansion.
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Spotlight on MHEDA
During the holiday season we gratefully turn our thoughts to the members that make MHEDA possible. In this spirit, the MHEDA staff thanks you and offers best wishes for a beautiful holiday season and a happy, healthy, prosperous New Year! Your friends at MHEDA, Liz, Jamie, AnnaMaria, Susan, Joanne, Kathy, Luann, Katie, Rebecca, Lori and Cindy
  
MHEDA’s staff is helping local families in need to have a special Christmas this year! We participated in the “Adopt a Family” program sponsored by the local chapter of Catholic Charities and collectively purchased and donated toys, clothing and household items for 13 children and two seniors. Each staff member generously adopted several children and/or adults and then purchased items on their wish list. We were able to cover all items on each child’s wish lists! Happy Holidays!
   
Hawker Powersource, Inc.
      
Kinetic Technologies,Inc.
   
MHEDA-TV
MHEDA exists to serve our members and contribute to the industry as a whole. You, our members, collaborate with us, to make changes and strengthen the material handling industry. We know you want to make an impact in your community too. That’s why we started MHEDA’s Give Back Initiative. 
MVP/MVS Awards
MHEDA would like to congratulate sixteen member companies who have been awarded the 2020 MVP Award. Distributors who attain MVP status have demonstrated their committment to business excellense, professionalism, and good stewardship. Read the list of winners and hear what they have to say about their achievement.
MHEDA is proud to announce that eight companies have recieved the 2020 MVS Award. The MVS, Most Valuable Supplier, is an annual recognition program exclusively for MHEDA's Supplier member companies. Read the full list of winners and hear what they have to say about their acheivement. 
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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Targit US
      
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.