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A New Journey

Incoming MHEDA President Scott Hennie finds success in a new endeavor By Steve Guglielmo 2014 promises to be a very busy year for incoming MHEDA President Scott Hennie. In addition to his position at the top of the association, Hennie will be entering his second year at the helm of Elite Supply Chain Solutions (Strongsville, OH). After more than 20 ...

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A Core of Faith and Integrity

W.W. Cannon celebrates 75 years of success and looks forward to 75 more. By Steve Guglielmo W.W. Cannon celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2013. The journey that the Dallas, Texas-based distributor has taken since its founding in 1938 has been marked by significant growth, many triumphs and even a few bumps in the road. But one thing has remained constant. ...

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At Work: Applications Engineer

Name: Adam Brown Company: Schaefer Systems International Location: Charlotte, NC Years On Job: 3 As an Applications Engineer at Schaefer Systems International I have a couple of major responsibilities. First and foremost, I support our sales efforts globally. I serve as a backup to the sales person and deliver presentations, ideas and workshops to our customers to meet their needs. ...

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The Continuous Evolution of Watts Equipment

By Steve Guglielmo The material handling industry has changed quite a bit since Virgil Watts opened Watts Equipment Company in 1967. The needs of customers have changed and the company has evolved and adapted with the times. One thing that has been constant, however, is the unyielding passion and drive of the company’s leadership. From Virgil, who stayed involved in ...

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At Work: National Acquisitions Manager

National Acquisitions Manager Name: Sam Sterner Company: SJF Material Handling, Inc. Location: Winsted, MN Years On Job: 2 I have been working at SJF pretty much my entire life. My father, Frank Sterner, and two uncles, Stafford and Jim, own the company, and I have worked here every summer since high school. I came to SJF full-time in September 2011, ...

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At Work: Systems Design Specialist

Systems Design Specialist Name: Jerry Fredrickson Company: AK Material Handling Systems Location: Maple Grove, MN Years On Job: 15 I began working in the material handling industry 28 years ago. In 1983, I began installing material handling products with a high school friend, eventually working my way into a business manager position where I was in charge of bidding installs, ...

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The Sole Source

Wisconsin Lift Truck provides solutions of excellence in its quest to be its customers' sole source of material handling needs.

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