October 15, 2020
This 16-week leadership series combines engaging on-demand learning modules with LIVE weekly coaching/peer networking sessions. Gain practical communication tools to become a better leader.  Weekly peer networking sessions will take place via Zoom on Wednesday at 12:00 pm ET from October 21, 2020 – February 17, 2021. Register by October 19 to save your seat. Upon completion of the program, you will receive a certificate. Questions? Contact Katie Richards at 847.483.5693 or email today!
East Penn Manufacturing Co.,
CIT Group
News You Can Use
Forkliftaction News has published a two part industry feature report on forklift safety that features key insights from leading materials handling manufacturers.
Having a strong digital presence is vital for your company. Site-Seeker created a Digital Marketing eBook exclusively for MHEDA members to help them create successful digital marketing strategies. This FREE eBook is based on the 2020 Site Seeker webinar series and showcases the latest technologies and tactics that members can use to connect with current or prospective customers.
Data & Server Security for Spectrum
This Spectrum branch has multiple clients that use their servers, and each client needs their system separated so only their employees can have access to those servers. So, the end-user needed secure separation in their data storage server room.
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Virtual Showcase

Over 100 companies can be searched by company name, Product Category or Service Category.
Featured Virtual Showcase Exhibitors are: 

We encourage you to visit these exhibitor's booths and learn about their company’s latest offerings.

MHEDA has a number of programs scheduled in late October and early November. Vist the MHEDA Calendar to learn more and register today. New programs are added regularly, so check the Calendar often.
Hawker Powersource, Inc.
Kinetic Technologies,Inc.
The COVID-19 pandemic has provided unique challenges to businesses across the world. As companies are being allowed to bring their employees back to the office, MHEDA members are being faced with the dilemma of how to do so safely and in an organized manner.
NEW Fully Customizable ResinDek® Shelving System
Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products, LLC®
The ResinDek Shelving System is a newly developed and designed shelving system that easily stores and supports case goods in rack or shelving structures inside a warehouse, distribution, or manufacturing center. The ResinDek Shelving System consists of three basic components: ResinDek horizontal shelving, ResinDek vertical dividers, and lumber supports. This system easily installs without hardware, and our ResinDek dividers are far superior to cardboard and is less expensive than steel.
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MVP/MVS Awards
MHEDA is proud to announce that Wholesale Pallet Rack Products / WPRP of E Stroudsburg, PA has earned it's first MVS Award. "WPRP is honored to receive MHEDA’s MVS Award as it shows our commitment to our Team, our Customers and our Industry, and we are honored to be a part of MHEDA, an organization who provides valuable resources to our industry and keeps us moving in a positive direction," Josh Smith, President.
Applications are being take now for both the MVP Award for distributors & integrators and the MVS Award for supplier and associate members. These awards require companies to complete an application that covers key areas of business excellence, letters of recommendation, a company Give Back effort and documentation of involvement in continuing education.
Spotlight on MHEDA
Whether you are new to the industry or an experienced veteran who needs additional knowledge, this 6 part series covers all aspects of the material handling industry in easy-to-digest chunks of content. Register in the MHEDA LMS for each of the courses individually or the discounted complete series.
MHEDA understands the challenges every member faces on a daily basis and have compiled a list of educational programs that were recorded and are now available On-Demand. These are easy to access and available when it’s convenient for you.
On the Bright Side
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida has doubled its daily distribution during pandemic relief efforts.
(CNN) As news of mass layoffs were happening at their favorite theme park, Disney bloggers from Florida tapped into their online audience to raise over $40,000 for their local food bank. Sarah and Tom Bricker have been offering advice since 2011 about all things Disney on their blog,, according to the website.
When the Central Florida couple heard that Disney would be laying off thousands of employees, they created a virtual fundraising drive for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, which has been helping to feed "miles long lines" of Floridians affected by the pandemic, the couple said on their blog.
"Whether you live in Central Florida or not, we're all part of the same community as Walt Disney World fans," the Brickers said on their blog after donating $500 to the cause themselves. "Please join us in helping to give back to those who have made so much magic for us all over the years."
Propane Education & Research Council