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mhEDa InDUsTRY nEWs mILESTONES Moore named finalist for 2016 next generation indie Book awards Former MHEDA President Gary Moore's new book, "Navigating in Organizations: How to Impact Organizations and Get Things Done!" was named a finalist in the Career category for the 2016 Next Generation Indie Books Awards. The achievement will be published at MHEDA would like to congratulate Gary Moore on this wonderful achievement. For more information, or to order the book, please visit aK Material Handling systems named Best company to Work for AK Material Handling Systems was once again named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016 by Minnesota Business Magazine. This award recognizes Minnesota's top companies and, time after time, helps the winners attract key employees who make all the difference. To be eligible, a company must: Be headquartered in Minnesota, have a minimum of 10 full-time, Minnesota-based employees and reach a benchmark of 40% employee survey completion. Winners will be formally recognized on June 2, 2016 at The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel. Jeff Woroniecki named President of seizmic, inc. Seizmic, Inc. announces the appointment of Jeff Woroniecki as President. In his new role, Mr. Woroniecki will oversee the overall operations of the Covina, CA-based material handling engineering firm. Woroniecki's appointment comes at a time of tremendous growth for Seizmic, which has recently doubled their manufacturing and office footprint. teilhaber names elite supply chain solutions top Distributor Elite Supply Chain Solutions (Hudson, OH) was recognized by Teilhaber Manufacturing Corporation as the Top Distributor for 2015. Company President Scott Hennie was presented with a statue commemorating the honor in February by Western Regional Manager Chris Rutkowski. "Congratulations to Elite Supply Chain Solutions for having a fantastic year in 2015. Elite was the highest sales distributor last year among many valuable partners. We look forward to another great year." 104 MHEDA | Partnerships, acquisitions and expansions * Wolter Group LLC announced the acquisiton of Ellis Systems, a storage and shelving distributor based out of Lake Forest, IL. Ellis Systems will operate as a member of the automated material handling & storage sector of Wolter Group LLC. * Continental Tire has selected a site in Mississippi for a new plant to drive the future growth of its tire business in the North American market.  * KION North America Corporation announced the appointment of Reliable Forklift Sales to its dealer network effective earlier this year. Locally-owned and operated, Reliable Forklift Sales is based in Phoenix, AZ.  * Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc. announces the acquisition of Gems Conveyor Installation, Inc. (GEMS) and Applied Handling Equipment Co. (AHECO). The acquisitions are expected to boost Hy-Tek's 2016 sales to approximately $125 million.  * Doosan Industrial Vehicle America Corp. announces Jamco, Inc. as a new authorized dealer of Doosan forklifts and material handling equipment. * Modern Group, Ltd and Carer Electric Forklift Solutions have announced a dealer agreement which grants Modern exclusive distribution of Carer Electric Forklift Trucks in its Mid-Atlantic sales territory. * Lift Truck Center, Inc. announced the recent groundbreaking for their new Springfield, Missouri location. The new location is a state of the art 32,000 ft. facility that will be located on the northeast side of Springfield. * Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. announced that it acquired Speedshield Technology, Pty Ltd's telematics installation and distribution businesses in the United States and the United Kingdom.  * Fairchild Equipment announced that it has acquired the assets of Lift Truck Specialists in Menomonee Falls, WI.  * DuraServ Canada ULC, an entity of Southern Acquisitions in Dallas, TX, has acquired BestDoor Company Ltd in a share purchase transaction.

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

Chairman’s Perspective
From the Desk of Liz Richards
Editor’s Note
MHEDA University Calendar
Ask Your Board
MHEDA Member Profile
Women @Work
Industry Pulse
Best of the Best
MHEDA Member's Populate Dealer Recognition Lists
MHEDA's MVP Program Turns Five
MHEDA MVP and MVS Award Recipients
Happy Anniversary!
Enhancing Safety in the Warehouse
A Look at Ergonomics in the Distribution Center
How to Keep Pallet Rack Safer
Is Your Warehouse Really Safe?
2016 Emerging Leaders Conference
Building and Protecting Your Personal Brand in an Online World
MHEDA Convention Recap
Forklift Dealership Management Conference
Memo to Material Handling Millenials
New Members
Spotlight on Association News
MHEDA Milestones
Index of Advertisers by Product Category
The Last Word

The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2016