Fairchild Equipment accepts the 2020 MHEDA MVP award for the sixth time.

“At Fairchild Equipment, we are fortunate enough to win many awards from our communities, vendors, customers and more,” said Fairchild Equipment President and MHEDA Board Member Van Clarkson. “We are proud of each of them, and we strive to win them every year.”

Fairchild Equipment accepted the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) MVP award based on Fairchild’s 2019 performance for meeting rigorous criteria discussed below, making the company a six-time recipient of the award.

In order to qualify for the MHEDA award, companies are required to provide evidence of their commitment to their partnerships, employees, suppliers, and their customers. Criteria must be satisfied in:

  • Community involvement & give back
  • Industry advocacy
  • Customer service & safety practices
  • Business networking
  • Continuing education
  • Business best practices

Clarkson also stated, “The MHEDA MVP award has particular significance to me because its criteria truly mirrors our core values: 1. Family values, 2. Safety always, 3. Customers for life, 4. Employer of choice, and 5. Active in our communities.” Fairchild Equipment strives to be the best it can be, for everyone; including customers, employees, partners, suppliers, communities, and vendors. “I believe it is these values that position us to make the right decisions for our family of employees, our customers, and our communities through not only the good times but also the challenging times.”

Fairchild Equipment, founded in 1985 by Gary Fairchild, is a premier materials handling dealership that offers comprehensive solutions and services in materials handling including sales, service, parts, rental, fleet management, training and engineered storage systems. Its dedicated employees proudly serve customers in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Northern Illinois, North Dakota and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan with positive, personalized and innovative solutions to meet their needs.

The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA), located in suburban Chicago, is the only national trade association dedicated solely to improving the proficiency of the independent material handling distributor; representing nearly 650 companies in the material handling equipment business. The MHEDA provides services to companies seeking to improve their business through networking, education, best practices, and benchmarking. To learn more about the MHEDA, visit www.mheda.org.

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