FT. WORTH, TX – BLUFF MANUFACTURING has earned the prestigious MVS (Most Valuable Supplier) Award for 2016. The MVS Award is granted by the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association). This newly initiated Award recognizes 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 are thrilled to receive this recognition from MHEDA. The Bluff team is passionate about partnering with material handling sales professionals to bring the best solutions in the timeliest manner to industry users. To be recognized for both the support that we provide to our distribution networks and also the internal best practices of our company is something that we are proud of.” says Andrea Curreri, President of Bluff Manufacturing. “We pride ourselves on our commitment to business best practices and education that enhances the selling efforts of our distributors to meet customer challenges with quality solutions.”
“MHEDA members represent the best of our industry; companies that take the initiative and make the investments to be not just good, but great at what they do” said 2015 MHEDA President Mark Milovich of Lift Atlanta, Inc. “Recognition as a MHEDA MVS further demonstrates the member’s desire to shine above the brightest stars in all areas of running their business- both internally and externally. MHEDA’s MVS member companies are simply the ‘Best of the Best’!”
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 safety equipment. Bluff Manufacturing, whose customers include Frito Lay, Lumber Liquidators and Airgas, adheres to 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., Central & South America and the Caribbean through a national distributor network, and the company’s 7 distribution warehouses ensure quick delivery of the standard items in the company’s product line including yard ramps, dock boards, and dock levelers. Bluff Manufacturing acquired B&L Structures in June 2010, expanding its portfolio to include steel structures such as, cantilever rack, stairways, free standing conveyor support structures, catwalks, work platforms, caged ladders, and mezzanines. For more information, visitwww.bluffmanufacturing.com.
Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA)
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.