October 15, 2021
Hangcha Group China
Hawker Powersource, Inc.
News You Can Use
MHEDA member, SalesLeads announced the September 2021 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Industrial Manufacturing industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 162 new projects in the Industrial Manufacturing sector.
Avoid Lost Time if Something Falls
Imagine this scenario in your warehouse: an employee is walking alongside an active walkway behind a large pallet rack filled with inventory. Then someone from the maintenance area accidentally pushes inventory through the pallet rack and causes an injury. This is something that can easily and affordably be prevented with WireCrafters RackBack® safety panels.
Booth Sales
Mark your calendar, November 16, 2021, if you plan to participate in MHEDA's 2022 Exhibitor Showcase in Orlando. The first step in the selection process will begin on Tuesday, November 16 at 10:00 am CT when members will complete an online Booth Request Form. Final table selection will take place on November 17. Returned forms are always timestamped and will be called in the order of the timestamp. More details will be available soon.

2022 Convention Dates & Location: April 23-27 | Loews Sapphire Falls Resort | Orlando, Florida
Virtual Showcase

MHEDA's Online Digital Exhibit Hall. Research material handling products, services and solutions from companies you know and trust. Featured this week are:

  • AmbaFlex - partner for customized material handling systems based on spiral conveying technology! Visit AmbaFlex

  • TVH - worldwide leading supplier of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industries. Visit TVH

Join economist and forecasting expert Eric Post, Senior Economist, ITR Economics, to learn more about the current economic forces that will continue to impact your business in 2022 and what you can do now to best position your business accordingly.
Sponsored and Hosted by TVH in Olathe, Kansas (Approximately 40 minutes from Kansas City Airport) Members will come together as a group to network with others in the material handling industry who live and work in the same area of the country.
Ensure that distributors are armed with new modes of thinking along with information that can help them build robust strategies with staying power.
Bolzoni Auramo, Inc.
Mitek Mezzanine Systems
Member News
Pacline Conveyors Expands North American Operations
VARGO® Expands Operations in the Columbus Region, Investing $4 Million
Equipment Depot Extends Coverage Area in Southern California
stow Group forms Robotics unit and acquisition of Raiser Robotics by stow Group
East Penn Manufacturing Co.,
MVP/MVS Awards

MHEDA offers two award programs:

  • MVP Award for Distributor & Integrator members
  • MVS Award for Supplier and Associate members

Both 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.

The 2022 Award applications are available on the MHEDA website at This is an annual recognition program exclusively for MHEDA Members. Applications for the 2022 Awards are due by January 31, 2022. To see the list of 2021 Award winners, click here.  For questions on the Awards or the application, please contact Kathy Cotter at

MHEDA Partners
Are you looking to earn more from every credit card payment? MHEDA member, CardConnect AIP offers members an easy-to-understand pricing model that typically results in a reduction in fees of up to 40%. Members receive unbeatable customer service with no early termination fees, next day funding, and periodic account audits to ensure you’re always saving with the best rates.
If you have a question for MHEDA’s Board of Directors, please contact Rebecca Hein at or 847-637-5215. Your question could be featured in The MHEDA Journal.
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