Fairchild Equipment Receives 10th Consecutive MVP Award

Posted on 11-30-2023

Fairchild Equipment, a recognized leader in the material handling industry, has been awarded the prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Award for its outstanding achievements in 2023 by their industry trade association, The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA). This achievement marks the 10th consecutive year that Fairchild Equipment has achieved the Award.

The MVP Award is a coveted accolade within the industry, with fewer than 10% of MHEDA’s member organizations earning this distinction. Fairchild Equipment’s continued recognition as an MVP within the industry underscores a commitment to excellence, professionalism, and responsible stewardship in the business world.

To qualify for the annual MVP Award companies must provide evidence of their commitment to their partners in business including their customers, employees, and suppliers. They must satisfy criteria in the following important areas:

Industry Advocacy
Customer Service & Safety Practices
Business Networking
Continuing Education
Business Best Practices

“We find immense value in our MHEDA membership and take great pride in being one of the members who values employees, customers, and the communities we serve” said Van Clarkson, Fairchild Equipment’s President and 2023 Chairman-Elect of MHEDA. “It’s a true testament to our commitment to our core values, and always striving for continuous improvement in these areas!” 

John L. Gelsimino, President of All Lift Service Co. Inc. and 2023 MHEDA Chairman, added, “The MVP Award recognizes the best-of-the-best in our industry and is displayed with honor. To check all the boxes from education, industry best practices, awards, networking, employee engagement, giving back and much more, MHEDA is proud to have so many companies achieve this award. MHEDA appreciates the dedication to MHEDA and being a leader in this great industry that we are so blessed to be in.”

The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) is the premier trade association dedicated to serving all segments of the material handling business community. MHEDA represents close to 600 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.

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, North Dakota, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Northern Illinois with positive, personalized and innovative solutions to meet their needs.