Award Winners

Congratulations to Worldwide Material Handling Products, Romeoville, IL for being the first to earn the 2020 Most Valuable Supplier (MVS) Award!

Listed below are the names of the 2019 member companies who successful completed the requirements to receive the MVP and MVS Award. If you have any questions regarding your status please contact Kathy Cotter at

AHS LLC, Cincinnati, OH (9 years MVP)

“AHS is excited to be a part of the MHEDA organization and to be recognized for outstanding business practices through its MVP designation. The entire AHS team plays a vital role in supporting AHS’s vision and goals. AHS utilizes the many tools and opportunities MHEDA has to offer to keep us focused on the future. Thank you MHEDA for your proactive approach and providing the outstanding network of peer companies to compliment AHS’s sustainable and continued growth.” Chuck Frank, President

AK Material Handling Systems, Maple Grove, MN (9 years MVP)mvp logo
All Lift Service Company, Willoughby, OH (5 years MVP)
Alliance Material Handling Inc., Jessup, MD (1st year MVP)

“We are honored to be a part of such a great group of companies.” Tom Albero, Pres & CEO

Atlas Toyota Material Handling, Elk Grove Village, IL (3 years MVP)
Bode Equipment Company, Londonderry, NH (9 years MVP)

“Bode Equipment Company is honored to accept our 9th MVP Award from MHEDA. Being an MVP recipient proves that Bode Equipment Company is doing its best representing our clients, suppliers and employees with the same level of attention. The MVP program has guided us in becoming a stronger organization. Thank you to the MHEDA staff for making this possible.” Scott Fawcett, President

Bublitz Material Handling, North Kansas, MO (5 years MVP)
CE-DFW Warehouse Solutions, Grapevine, TX (6 years MVP)
Concept Storage Solutions, Ltd., Concord, ON Canada (2 years MVP)

“We are proud to be included in the best of the best in our industry!” Pete Roell, President

Conveyer & Caster – Equipment For Industry, Cleveland, OH (2 years MVP)
Conveyor Solutions, Inc,, Schaumburg, IL (7 years MVP)
CSI Materials Handling, Westmont, IL (4 years MVP)

“We are honored to receive the 2019 MVP Award from MHEDA. The bar is set high for achievement of the award and we’re happy to be among those that have earned it.” Mike Wall, President

DuraServ, Farmers Branch, TX (6 years MVP)
Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc., Maple Shade, NJ (7 years MVP)
Fairchild Equipment, Green Bay, WI (5 years MVP)
Fallsway Equipment Co., Akron, OH (7 years MVP)
Frontier Forklifts and Service,  Pearland, TX (4 years MVP)

We are thrilled to receive the MHEDA MVP Award for the 4th consecutive year! It is an honor to achieve this recognition and we would like to thank all of our staff here at Frontier Forklifts & Equipment, our great customers, valued vendors and of course MHEDA! Russ Wilkins & Brian Harris

Gregory Poole Equipment Co., Raleigh, NC (9 years MVP)
Jamco Inc., Sanford, FL (1st year MVP)

“I am very proud of my team members at Jamco that have helped us achieve MVP status this year and we are honored to be part of an elite group of MHEDA distributors.” Tim Jamal.

Liftech Equipment Companies, Inc., E. Syracuse, NY (6 years MVP)
LiftOne, Charlotte, NC (7 years MVP)
Mathand, Inc., Woodstock, GA (5 years MVP)
Maybury Material Handling, E. Longmeadow, MA (9 years MVP)
MH Engineered Solutions (Formerly Elite Supply Chain Solutions), Hudson, OH (6 years MVP)
MH Equipment Company, Peoria, IL (3 years MVP) 

“We appreciate receiving this 2019 MVP Award and the acknowledgement it represents of the relationships we enjoy with our Customers, Suppliers and Employees. Thank you to the Team at MHEDA, we appreciate you.” Fred Metzger, President

Mid Atlantic Industrial Equipment, York, PA (2 years MVP)
Modern Group, Ltd., Bristol, PA (6  years MVP)

“The employee-owners of Modern are excited to celebrate another year as a MHEDA MVP. The highest dedication to customer service and industry leadership are commitments we proudly share. Through their heart and determination, we have been able to make a profound and positive difference within our community and material handling industry.” Paul Farrell, President & CEO

Morrison Industrial Equipment Co., Grand Rapids, MI (9 years MVP)

“We are honored to be a recipient of the MHEDA MVP program. It takes hard work and discipline to provide “service excellence” to our customers. It is our dedicated team that makes this happen year after year. We will share this award with them and many of our customers.” Gregory Morrison, Vice President

National Lift Truck, Inc., Franklin Park, IL (6 years MVP)

“We at National Lift Truck feel very dignified to receive our 6th MVP award from a leading industry organization like MHEDA and we are proud to be continuously considered as one of the best in this field. My gratitude goes to the entire National Lift Truck team which contributed to this honor.” Tom Smith, General Manager

Nelson Equipment Company, Inc., Shreveport, LA (4 years MVP)
R.H. Brown Co., Seattle, WA (9 years MVP)
Riekes Equipment Company, Omaha, NE (9 years MVP)
RMH Systems, Waukee, IA (4 years MVP)
SEIL Rentals, Saltillo Coahuila, Mexico (1st year MVP)

“MHEDA is a great organization for its members. We get more than what we actually contribute. This award improves the enthusiasm of SEIL’s team to achieve excellence. It also gives us more responsibilities as part of the MHEDA MVP group.” Gerardo Padilla, President

Southeast Industrial Equipment, Charlotte, NC (4 years MVP)
Springer Equipment Co., Birmingham, AL (7 years MVP)

“We are very proud to once again achieve MVP status and earn the 2019 MVP Award, it is recognized by members, suppliers and customers as an outstanding achievement. Our staff is excited to hear the great news!” Ted Springer, President

Sunbelt Industrial Trucks, Dallas TX (9 years MVP)
Thompson & Johnson Equipment Co., E. Syracuse, NY (3 years MVP)

“The criteria of the MHEDA MVP Award helps a dealer to focus on the activities that will produce long term results.” David Schneckenburger, President

Tri-Lift NC, Inc., Greensboro, NC (1st year MVP)
Valley Industrial Truck, Youngstown, OH (3 years MVP)

“Thank you to MHEDA for awarding Valley Industrial Trucks with the 2019 MVP award. We greatly appreciate you recognizing the efforts of our team members. They work tirelessly to make sure every customer is satisfied and their equipment is up and running. Receiving this award is a true testament of their dedication, hard work and commitment to our success.” Jim Hammond, President

Warehouse1, Kansas City, MO (7 years MVP)

“We’re honored to receive our lucky number 7 MVP Award! Though luck didn’t get us here. Excellence from our outstanding vendors, customers, and employee owners did. Let’s roll another 7!” Mary Lou Jacoby, CEO

Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp., Brookfield, WI (9 years MVP)
WW Cannon LLC, Dallas, TX (5 years MVP)

“We at WW Cannon, llc are honored to be recognized by MHEDA’s MVP Award. MHEDA has been instrumental in providing training and metrics in excellence and process improvement for WW Cannon, llc. to strive for.” Greg Brown, President

mvs logo3D Storage Systems Limited, Newmarket, Ontario Canada (3 years MVS)
Bluff Manufacturing, Fort Worth, TX (4 years MVS)
Cascade Corporation, Portland, OR (4 years MVS)

“At Cascade, we are committed to enure the highest quality products and complete customer satisfaction, while continuing to empower our employees and make a positive impact on our community. It is an honor to be recognized by MHEDA for these commitments and we are proud to receive their Most Valuable Supplier award for the 4th consecutive year.” Pete Drake, Sr VP, Operations Americas

Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products, LLC, Cincinnati, OH (4 years MVS)

“As a member company of MHEDA, we are honored to receive MHEDA’s 2019 Most Valuable Supplier Award. MHEDA is dedicated to serving and improving the material handling community. Receiving this award is an affirmation of the dedication and commitment of all our employees to consistently deliver the highest quality flooring products and outstanding customer service. Thank you MHEDA for giving us the opportunity to shine while serving the industry.” Keith Shipman National Sales Manager

Cubic Designs, Inc., New Berlin, WI (4 years MVS)

“Cubic Designs prides itself on excellence and commitment to their dealers, community, employees and the material handling industry. Receiving the MVS award, for the fourth year in a row, keeps our entire team motivated and driven to continue to be leaders in the industry.” Shannon Salchert, Marketing Manager

East Penn Manufacturing Co. Inc., Lyon Station, PA (4 years MVS)
Morse Manufacturing Company, Inc., East Syracuse, NY (4 years MVS)

“Morse Manufacturing Co, Inc is proud of it’s long-standing affiliation with MHEDA and having earned the 2019 MVS, Most Valuable Supplier Award for the 4th consecutive year. Through multiple generations of leadership Morse Manufacturing Co, Inc continues to realize the integral role that MHEDA has within the material handling industry.” Nate Andrews, President

Nashville Wire Products, Nashville, TN ( 4 years MVS)
Site-Seeker, Inc., New Hartford, NY (2 years MVS)
SpaceGuard Products, Seymour, IN (3 years MVS)

“It is a great honor and privilege to receive the MHEDA MVS Award for the third consecutive year,” said Eddie Murphy, SpaceGuard Products President. “We work hard to provide our distributors with superior products and excellent customer service along with maintaining an overall commitment to our industry and community. We would like to thank MHEDA for recognizing us with this prestigious award.”

Steel King Industries Inc., Stevens Point, WI (4 years MVS)

“It is a great honor and privilege to receive the MHEDA MVS Award for the third consecutive year,” said Eddie Murphy, SpaceGuard Products President. “We work hard to provide our distributors with superior products and excellent customer service along with maintaining an overall commitment to our industry and community. “Steel King is extremely proud of winning MHEDA’s MVS award for the 4th consecutive year. MHEDA dealers are the best of the best in our industry. To have Steel King viewed as a Most Valuable Supplier from this group is an outstanding accomplishment. Steel King is grateful for the support we receive from such a top-notch industry association as MHEDA. Don Heemstra, VP Sales

Strong Hold Products, Louisville, KY (4 years MVS)
Superior Tire & Rubber Corp., Warren, PA (4 years MVS)
Teilhaber Manufacturing Corp, Broomfield, CO (3 years MVS)
Thombert Inc., Newton, IA (4 years MVS)
TVH, Olathe, KS (4 years MVS)
UNEX Manufacturing, Inc., Lakewood, NJ (4 years MVS)
Vestil Manufacturing Company,  Angola, IN (2 years MVS)
Wildeck, Inc., Waukesha, WI (4 years MVS)
Worldwide Material Handling Products, LLC., Romeoville, IL (4 years MVS)