January 14, 2021: East Penn has won the Most Valuable Supplier award for 2020 from the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association for the sixth year in a row, as well as marking 45 years since joining the trade association.
“We are extremely proud of both accomplishments,” said Doug Bouquard, general manager and VP of sales, motive division. “They are a testament to our partnership with MHEDA, our employees, our independently owned North American dealer network, and the customers we serve.”
The award is handed out to companies that can demonstrate a commitment to business excellence in industry advocacy; distributor advocacy; business networking; continuing education; and best business practices.
Based in Chicago, MHEDA has around 600 members from the material handling sector, and provides services to them through education, networking, benchmarking and information on best practices.