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Material Handling – It’s Now a Woman’s Prerogative

By Mark Milovich, 2015 MHEDA President “One of these days Alice, ‘Boom’ right to the moon!” That was the memorable line Ralph Kramden would say to his wife, Alice, whenever she got the best of him on the TV show The Honeymooners. Our industry is predominantly male-dominated, but over the past several years we have been witnessing a trend where ...

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Recognizing and Celebrating Milestones and Achievements

By Mark Milovich, 2015 MHEDA President As is tradition, the 3rd Quarter issue of The MHEDA Journal focuses on celebrating the milestones and achievements our members have reached. Some of our members are recognizing their 1st anniversary with MHEDA, while others of us are celebrating many years, if not decades, with the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association. Some members are ...

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Convention – 60 Years of Getting Together

By Mark Milovich, 2015 MHEDA President Sixty years ago, on May 16, 1955, roughly 60 distributors assembled at the Morrison Hotel in downtown Chicago for the first time as a trade association. The order of business for this first meeting was to elect a Board of Directors and establish the bylaws of the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association. In the ...

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A Foundation Built on Loyalty

Lift Atlanta’s “old school” philosophies continue to endure. By Steve Guglielmo Lift Atlanta, Inc. (Decatur, GA) is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2015. And while the products, the people and the industry have all changed drastically since 1975, the same principles that the company was founded on have carried it through to today. One of those core tenets is loyalty. ...

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A Dream Come True

By Mark Milovich, 2015 MHEDA President It’s the usual hot and humid July day in Atlanta. I’m in the back of our shop area talking with one of our sales reps about an opportunity when I hear my secretary over our PA system say, “Mark, 3200 please!” which means I have a phone call holding. As I walk toward the ...

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