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Fairchild Equipment Earns Fourth MVP Industry Award

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December 4, 2017                                                                 


Fairchild Equipment Received Fourth MVP Industry Award

Green Bay, WI – Fairchild Equipment has been awarded the prestigious Most Valuable Partner (MVP) Award for 2018. This is the fourth consecutive year that Fairchild Equipment has earned an MVP Award from the industry’s trade association, Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA).  

Van Clarkson, President of Fairchild Equipment said, “Materials handling, storage and handling, and systems integrations businesses are all in a much better situation today because of the many programs, countless resources, and strong advocacy of MHEDA.  There are hundreds of great member companies and to be considered one of the best is a true honor.”  

Award recipients must satisfy a rigorous set of criteria with less than 10% of the association’s membership earning the award. As a 2018 MVP, Fairchild Equipment has successfully demonstrated a commitment to business excellence, professionalism and good stewardship. To qualify for the annual MVP Award companies are required to provide evidence of their commitment to their partners in business including their customers, employees and suppliers.  They must satisfy criteria in the following important areas:

  • Industry Advocacy
  • Customer Service & Safety Practices
  • Business Networking
  • Continuing Education
  • Business Best Practices

“MHEDA MVP winners represent the very best in dealership management,” said Buddy Smith, 2017 MHEDA Chairman of the Board and CEO of CMH Services in Columbia, SC.  “These dealers have demonstrated their commitment to excellence in all aspects of their business.”

About the MHEDA:

The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) is the only national trade association dedicated solely to improving the proficiency of the independent material handling distributor.  MHEDA represents close 650 companies in the material handling equipment business.  Located in suburban Chicago, the association provides services to companies seeking to improve their business through education, networking, benchmarking and best practices.  For more information, visit

About Fairchild Equipment:

Fairchild Equipment is a leading distributor for materials handling, warehouse, construction and agriculture equipment in Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Upper Michigan and Northern Illinois. With a commitment to exceed industry standards, Fairchild Equipment proudly represents strong manufacturer product lines that perform with productivity, efficiency and innovation. Fairchild Equipment is recognized by Hyster-Yale as a distinguished dealer for their products and has received the Dealer of Excellence award 22 times, recently awarded Dealer of Distinction as well as Most Valuable Partner from MHEDA. Fairchild Equipment was also named Top 10 Business of the Year by Waukesha County Business Alliance and BizTimes Media 2017. Additional company information can be found on its website,




Andrea Jorgensen


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