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MHEDA Remembers Howard Bernstein

We celebrate the life and legacy of Howard Bernstein, who was a pioneer in material handling, a staunch supporter of MHEDA and a tireless advocate for the industry. Howard opened The Atlas Companies in 1951 and served as CEO until 2011, when he stepped down at the age of 88 to focus on his foundation. Serving 18 years on MHEDA’s ...

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Howard Bernstein and MHEDA

60 Years of Superhero Leadership By Chris Powers This year’s MHEDA Convention theme is “Superhero Leadership.” No one exemplifies that spirit more than industry legend Howard Bernstein, founder and longtime CEO of The Atlas Companies in Schiller Park, Ill. After starting his company in 1951, Bernstein remained at the helm until stepping down in 2011 at the age of 88. ...

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Industry Legend Howard Bernstein Gives Back

By Steve Guglielmo There are very few people as passionate about anything as Howard Bernstein is about the material handling industry. The now 90-year-old Bernstein began his career in material handling all the way back in 1946, when he took a job at Sterling Lumber Company in Chicago, IL, selling wood pallets. In the 65 years since, Bernstein has become ...

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