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@ Work: Vice President, East Region

Name: Jill Comer Company: NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. Location: Greenville, NC Years On Job: 5.5 You could say that material handling is in my blood. My father, David Coward, worked for Yale Materials Handling Corporation for 31 years and that was really my first exposure to the industry. Some people kind of fall into the industry, but I’ve known ...

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@ Work: Writer

Name: Heather Angus-Lee Company: EquipSoft Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada Years On Job: 2 As companies have begun to dabble with online technology and marketing automation they have come to the realization that content is king. Two years ago, my position didn’t even exist. My company realized that creating content that truly helps our customers understand and make better decisions when ...

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A Dealer of Choice

Lift Power strives to provide turn-key solutions for its customers BY STEVE GUGLIELMO Lift Power, Inc. was formed in 1971 by LD Mohrman Jr. and LD Mohrman Sr., along with a group of investors. The company began as a full service lift truck dealership. Shortly after its founding, Paul Mohrman joined the company as a sales representative and eventually, Donn ...

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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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