December 7, 2016, Fort Worth, TX – Bluff Manufacturing has earned the prestigious MVS (Most Valuable Supplier) Award for 2017. The MVS Award is granted by the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association). This is the second consecutive year that Bluff Manufacturing has earned this industry award created to recognize companies who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to their dealer network, their employees and their community.
To qualify for the MVS Award, Bluff Manufacturing was required to meet a series of criteria in a number of areas important to the distributor companies who do business with them. In addition to confirming an on-going commitment to safety, MVS Award winners have demonstrated an overall commitment to business excellence by documenting programs in the following areas:
- Industry Advocacy
- Distributor Advocacy
- Business Networking
- Continuing Education
- Business Best Practices
“We’re honored to receive the Most Valuable Supplier award for the second consecutive year,” said Bluff Manufacturing’s President Andrea Curreri. “We’ve always aimed to provide impeccable value to all customers. Fast delivery, quality products, creative solutions, and safety have always been our focus. We’re looking forward to continuing to provide customers these benefits and establishing the highest industry standards for a long time.”
“MHEDA members represent the best of our industry; and those who earn the MVS Award have documented that excellence and commitment to their dealers, community, employees and the material handling industry,” said Scott Lee, MHEDA’s 2017 Chairman of the Board and President of Schaumburg, IL based Conveyor Solutions, Inc. “MHEDA is very proud of our MVS Award winners.”
Bluff Manufacturing began as a local company in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in 1968. Since then, Bluff has expanded to also serve Canada, South and Central America, the Caribbean and the Mid-East. Bluff has now grown to a company of more than 80 employees, and is a leading producer of rail boards, dock levelers, portable yard ramps, steel and aluminum dock boards and plates, safety products, stairways, ladders, and slab handling products.
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 www.mheda.org.