FORT WORTH, TX – December 05, 2017 – Bluff Manufacturing, an international leader in providing material handling and warehouse safety equipment, received the prestigious Most Valuable Supplier (MVS) Award for 2018 from the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) on November 30, 2017. This year marks the third consecutive year that Bluff Manufacturing has earned this award, which recognizes companies who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to their dealer network, employees, and community.
To qualify for the MVS Award, every year Bluff Manufacturing must meet a series of criteria that reflect numerous service points important to the distributor companies with whom they do business. Along with encouraging a constant commitment to safety, Bluff, like other MVS winners, has proven that it represents an overall dedication to business excellence by way of documenting programs in the following areas:
• Industry Advocacy
• Distributor Advocacy
• Business Networking
• Continuing Education
• Business Best Practices
According to Bluff Manufacturing’s president, Andrea Curreri, “We are honored to receive the MVS Award for a third consecutive year. We take great pride in providing excellent service, high-quality products, and solution-focused partnerships to all the wonderful distributors we have the pleasure of working [with].” With this win, Bluff Manufacturing shines as one of the most well-regarded providers in the worldwide network.
In accordance with the criteria required by MHEDA, Bluff Manufacturing is one of a handful of companies currently raising the bar in the material handling industry. As a distributor of equipment across the United States, Canada, South and Central America, the Caribbean, and the Mid-East, Bluff supplies jobs to more than 80 employees and is also a leading producer of rail boards, dock levelers, portable yard ramps, and other products.
The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) is the only national trade association dedicated to improving the proficiency of independent material handling distributors and represents nearly 650 companies in the industry.
For more than 40 years, Bluff Manufacturing has been recognized as an innovative leader in the fabrication and design of high quality dock, warehouse, and industrial safety equipment. Bluff Manufacturing, whose customers include Frito Lay, Lumber Liquidators and ABF, is the only company to meet the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) MH30.2 standard, ensuring the highest quality products and providing customers with the greatest possible value. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Bluff Manufacturing serves the entire U.S., Mexico and Caribbean through a national distributor network, and the company’s 11 distribution warehouses ensure quick delivery of the standard items in the company’s product line including yard ramps, dock boards, dock levelers, wheel risers, and safety barrier product Crash Guard.
Bluff Manufacturing acquired B&L Structures in June 2010, expanding its portfolio to include work platforms, mobile units, stairways, free standing conveyor support structures, caged ladders and mezzanines. These products continue to be available through B&L’s national network of distributors, many of which also work with Bluff Manufacturing.