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SpOTLiGhT ON AssociATion nEWs Most Valuable Supplier Award (MVS) In 2015 MHEDA launched the MVS, Most Valuable Supplier, Award and received an overwhelmingly positive response. The Award was created to publically recognize MHEDA's Supplier members who have made it a point to support their dealers and MHEDA. Award winners have successfully demonstrated a commitment to safety in addition to documenting their company's activities in five key Areas of Excellence. MHEDA congratulates the following twenty-three members for earning the 2016 MVS Award. 2016 MVS Awardees as of 2/1/2016 Starrco Company, Inc., Maryland Heights, MO 3D Storage Systems Limited, Newmarket, Steel King Industries, Inc., Stevens Point, WI Ontario canada Steele Solutions Inc., Franklin, WI Autoquip Corporation, Guthrie, OK Strong Hold Products, Louisville, KY Bluff Manufacturing, Fort Worth, TX Superior Tire & Rubber Corp., Warren, PA Cascade Corporation, Portland, OR Thombert, Inc., Newton, IA Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products, Toyota Material Handling U.S.A. Inc., columbus, IN LLc, cincinnati, OH TVH, Olathe, KS Cubic Designs, Inc., New Berlin, WI UNARCO Material Handling, Springfield, TN East Penn Manufacturing Co., Lyon Station, PA UNEX Manufacturing, Inc., Lakewood, NJ Flight Systems Industrial Products, carlisle, PA WireCrafters, Louisville, KY Morse Manufacturing Company, Inc., Worldwide Material Handling Products, LLc, East Syracuse, NY Nashville Wire Products, Nashville, TN Southworth Products Corp., Portland, ME Romeoville, IL For more information on the MVS Award go to Benchmarking Survey Results Available MHEDA conducted two industry specific benchmarking surveys this year. The results are available for purchase and will give you the insight to help your management team plan for the challenges and opportunities ahead. Employee Compensation Survey - The results will show how your company compares to others in the areas of: salaries, bonuses, perks, sales compensation plans, holiday pay and healthcare. With this report, you'll have all the benchmarks and backup you need to budget employee pay and benefits with confidence. A great retention tool for your HR team! DiSC (Distributor Statistical Comparisons) Survey - These reports, available for Industrial Truck and Storage & Handling/Engineered Systems provides clear evidence as to how small differences in a few areas translate directly into higher levels of profitability. Financial data is presented in tables and graphs designed to provide a comprehensive guide for analyzing profitability. The Report's format is organized into the following sections: Executive Summary; Detailed Results; Expense in Relationship to Gross Margin; Financial Ratios; Departments and Regions to name a few. To order these Reports, visit 66 MHEDA | #MHEDA Keep up with the latest association and industry news using #MHEDA on twitter and by following @MHEDA_Journal, @MHEDAOffice and @MHEDARebecca

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The MHEDA Journal - Second Quarter, 2016

Chairman’s Perspective
From the Desk of Liz Richards
Editor’s Note
Ask Your Board
MHEDA University Calendar
MHEDA Member Profile
Women @Work
Industry Puluse
Teamwork and Personal Accountability
Exhibitors' Showcase Product Guide and Floor Plan
Exhibitor Summaries
Global Citizenship
Six C-Level Cyber Blunders (And Solutions)
What to Look Forward to in 2016
How to Build a sense of Community for Your Business
Women Mean Business
What's Your Exit Strategy?
Creating Great Customer Experiences: Why, How and Why Now?
Turning Near Misses into a Winning Safety Environment
Too Much of a Good Thing
Matuson's Sixteen Workplace Predictions for 2016
New Members
Spotlight on Association News
MHEDA Milestones
Index of Advertisers by Product Category
The Last Word

The MHEDA Journal - Second Quarter, 2016