Award Winners

Listed below are the names of the 2020 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 kcotter@mheda.org.


AHS LLC, Cincinnati, OH (10 years MVP)mvp logo

AK Material Handling Systems, Maple Grove, MN (10 years MVP)

All Lift Service Company, Willoughby, OH (6 years MVP)

Alliance Material Handling Inc., Jessup, MD (2 years MVP)

Atlas Toyota Material Handling, Elk Grove Village, IL (4 years MVP)

“We are honored to receive our 4th MVP Award from MHEDA, and privileged to be recognized for our achievements. We are very proud and thankful to have such a dedicated team to ensure our valued customers and vendors are well supported.” Al Rawson, President & CEO

Bode Equipment Company, Londonderry, NH (10 years MVP)

“Bode is excited and honored to receive the MVP Award 10-years in a row. We continuously strive for excellence and MHEDA has assisted us greatly in our pursuit. Thank you MHEDA, clients, suppliers and most of all, our employees in achieving this award.” Scott Fawcett, President

CE-DFW Warehouse Solutions, Grapevine, TX (7 years MVP)

Concept Storage Solutions, Ltd., Concord, ON Canada (3 years MVP)

Conveyer & Caster – Equipment For Industry, Westlake, OH (3 years MVP)

“Conveyer & Caster – Equipment for Industry is honored to receive the MHEDA MVP award for the third year in a row. Our company is committed to striving for all that this award recognizes, including leadership in our industry and the communities we serve. On behalf of the Conveyer & Caster – Equipment for Industry family, we would like to thank our employees, loyal customers, vendor partners and the MHEDA organization for helping us achieve this award.” Jeff Stohr, CEO, Conveyer & Caster – Equipment for Industry

Conveyor Solutions, Inc,, Schaumburg, IL (8 years MVP)

CSI Materials Handling, Westmont, IL (5 years MVP)

“As has been the case for the past 5 years, we owe our MVP status to the professionals that work here at CSI. It takes the whole team to earn this award; our hard working installers, our outstanding office staff and our very accomplished sales team. Thanks to all of you! Mike Wall, President

DuraServ, Farmers Branch, TX (7 years MVP)

Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc., Maple Shade, NJ (8 years MVP)

Fairchild Equipment, Green Bay, WI (6 years MVP)

Fallsway Equipment Co., Akron, OH (8 years MVP)

Frontier Forklifts and Service Inc,  Pearland, TX (5 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 (10 years MVP)

“To receive the prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Award for 2020 is a great honor that we at Gregory Poole Lift Systems take immense pride in. We have received this award for ten consecutive years now, making us one of only a handful of distributors in the US to achieve this honor. We continue to strive for excellence in all aspects of our business and look forward to exceeding expectations for years to come.” – Hal Ingram, Group Vice President

HODGE, Dubuque, IA (5 years MVP)

“HODGE is excited to once again be recognized for the MVP Award from our partners at MHEDA. We’re proud of this award as it is a direct reflection of the commitment our employees show to our customers and suppliers throughout the year.” – Zach Hodge, Executive Vice President of Material Handling and Logistics

Jamco Inc., Sanford, FL (2 years MVP)

Liftech Equipment Companies, Inc., E. Syracuse, NY (7 years MVP)

Mathand, Inc., Woodstock, GA (6 years MVP)

Maybury Material Handling, E. Longmeadow, MA (10 years MVP)

MH Engineered Solutions, Hudson, OH (7 years MVP)

“Earning the MHEDA MVP designation confirms our commitment to serve our clients with excellence and quality solutions. It also shows our team that we will provide opportunities to nurture and grow their development.” Scott Hennie, President

MH Equipment Company, Peoria, IL, (4 years MVP)

Miner Material Handling, Houston, TX (1st year MVP)

Miner Material Handling – Houston is privileged to accept our 1st MVP Award from MHEDA! The entire MMH Houston Team works hard every day to ensure our customers are satisfied and their equipment stays in tip-top shape. We will continue to strive to be the best and look forward to participating in MHEDA offerings to stay a premium material handling service provider. Jim Evans, VP

Modern Group, Ltd., Bristol, PA (7  years MVP)

Morrison Industrial Equipment Co., Grand Rapids, MI (10 years MVP)

“We are proud to be awarded the MVP award every year since its inception. We see MHEDA as a even more critical partner in our industry as we seek to develop our management staff and sales people.” Roger Troost, Chairman

National Lift Truck, Inc., Franklin Park, IL (7 years MVP)

Nelson Equipment Company, Inc., Shreveport, LA (5 years MVP)

R.H. Brown Co., Seattle, WA (10 years MVP)

Riekes Equipment Company, Omaha, NE (10 years MVP)

“In this 10th year of achieving MVP status with MHEDA, I reflect back on the fact that we have been recommended by a different customer each year. While we do ask for support, there is never any hesitation on the part of our customers. This truly reinforces the focus on service for all members of the Riekes team; the people who really earn this award.” Duncan Murphy, President

RMH Systems, Waukee, IA (5 years MVP)

SEIL Rentals, Saltillo Coahuila, Mexico (2 years MVP)

Southeast Industrial Equipment, Charlotte, NC (5 years MVP)

Springer Equipment Co., Birmingham, AL (8 years MVP)

Storage Solutions Inc., Westfield, IN (1st year MVP)

“With the help of our MHEDA membership, we have been able to address some of the challenges our industry faces head-on. We continue to benefit from their continuing education on best practices, networking opportunities, and industry knowledge. We are honored to achieve MHEDA’s MVP status for 2020.” Nate Storey, VP of Operations

Thompson & Johnson Equipment Co., E. Syracuse, NY (4 years MVP)

Toyota Forklifts of Atlanta, Scottsdale, GA (1st year MVP)

Tri-Lift NC, Inc., Greensboro, NC (2 years MVP)

“We are excited and honored to be a 2nd time MVP recipient and truly value the partnership opportunities and training MHEDA brings to our dealership.” Tom Duck, VP/General Manager

Valley Industrial Truck, Youngstown, OH (4 years MVP)

“Thank you MHEDA for awarding Valley Industrial Trucks with the 2020 MVP award. I greatly appreciate MHEDA recognizing the efforts of my company and our team members. We work tirelessly to make sure every customer is satisfied and that their equipment is performing properly and safely. Receiving this MVP award is a true testament of our dedication, hard work and commitment to be the best.” Jim Hammond, Owner

Warehouse1, Kansas City, MO (8 years MVP)

“Warehouse1 is el8ed to elev8 the MVP award 8 years str8 to d8! We can’t articul8 enough how much we appreci8 all of those who collabor8 to elev8 Warehouse1 to gr8ness: our first-r8 vendors, customers, and employee owners! I celebr8 and congratul8 you all for what you gener8 and I can’t w8 to see what we cre8 together over the next 8 years at this r8!” Mary Lou Jacoby, CEO

WW Cannon LLC, Dallas, TX (6 years MVP)


mvs logo3D Storage Systems Limited, Newmarket, Ontario Canada (4 years MVS)

Bluff Manufacturing, Fort Worth, TX (5 years MVS)

Cascade Corporation, Portland, OR (5 years MVS)

“We sincerely thank MHEDA for recognizing our commitment to the highest quality products and customer satisfaction along with our continued dedication to make a positive impact within our communities. Cascade is proud to be a recipient of their Most Valuable Supplier award for the 5th consecutive year.” Pete Drake, Senior Vice President – Operations Americas.

Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products, LLC, Cincinnati, OH (5 years MVS)

Cubic Designs, Inc., New Berlin, WI (5 years MVS)

East Penn Manufacturing Co. Inc., Lyon Station, PA (5 years MVS)

“East Penn is honored to again receive the MVS (Most Valuable Supplier) Award. Achieving this award five years in a row is an amazing accomplishment and is only possible through the continued commitment of our employees, our independently owned North American dealer network, and the customers we serve.” Douglas J. Bouquard, Vice President & General Manager

EnerSys, Reading PA (3 years MVS)

Morse Manufacturing Company, Inc., East Syracuse, NY (5 years MVS)

“Morse Manufacturing Co, Inc is proud of its long-standing affiliation with MHEDA and having earned the 2020 MVS, Most Valuable Supplier Award for the 5th 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.” Nathan Andrews, President

Nashville Wire Products, Nashville, TN (5 years MVS)

Rack Builders Inc., Schaumburg, IL (1st year MVS)

Ridg-U-Rak Inc., North East, PA (2 years MVS)

“Ridg-U-Rak is proud to be named one of MHEDA’s 2020 Most Valuable Suppliers. As a distributor-focused rack manufacturer, we take pride in providing distributors outstanding value with high quality products made right here in the USA and unparalleled customer service.” – Dave Olson, National Sales Manager

Site-Seeker, Inc., New Harford, NY (3 years MVS)

It’s an honor and a privilege to be involved with the MHEDA family and to be acknowledged by our friends and clients as a Most Valuable Supplier. We look forward to another year of supporting MHEDA and it’s member companies as they grow through digital marketing. – Brian Bluff, CEO & Co-Founder

SpaceGuard Products, Seymour, IN (4 years MVS)

Steel King Industries Inc., Stevens Point, WI (5 years MVS)

Strong Hold Products, Louisville, KY (5 years MVS)

Superior Tire & Rubber Corp., Warren, PA (5 years MVS)

“We really appreciate all that MHEDA does for the material handling industry. Winning the MVS award requires a company to be of service to the industry and to its home community as well as being the vendor of choice for MHEDA members. We consider the MHEDA MVS award as one of several KPIs we measure ourselves by.” William T LeMeur, Executive Vice President

Thombert Inc., Newton, IA (5 years MVS)

TVH, Olathe, KS (5 years MVS)

UNEX Manufacturing, Inc., Lakewood, NJ (5 years MVS)

Vestil Manufacturing Company,  Angola, IN (3 years MVS)

Wildeck, Inc., Waukesha, WI (5 years MVS)

“Wildeck is incredibly honored to be distinguished as one of MHEDA’s Most Valuable Suppliers for 2020. Our partnerships with MHEDA dealers nationwide are an integral component of Wildeck’s continued success. We look forward to demonstrating our commitment to the dealer network, our employees and the community in the months and years to come.” Dave Milner, Vice President Sales and Marketing

WireCrafters LLC, Louisville, KY (4 years MVS)

Worldwide Material Handling Products, LLC., Romeoville, IL (5 years MVS)

“We are honored and it is our privilege to accept this year’s MHEDA MVS award. This marks our 5th consecutive year and we’re excited about serving the material handling community with higher standards than ever before. My sincere thanks goes to the entire Worldwide staff and the MHEDA organization for this wonderful opportunity!” Vic Kedaitis, President