READING, Pennsylvania, January 24, 2018 – EnerSys® (NYSE: ENS), a global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, has received the 2018 Most Valuable Supplier (MVS) Award from the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA). This marks the third consecutive year that EnerSys has earned the MVS Award, which was created to recognize MHEDA supplier member companies that have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to their dealer network, employees and community.
In order to qualify for the MVS Award, EnerSys was required to satisfy a series of seven eligibility requirements to demonstrate the company’s dedication to business excellence.
We are proud to receive the MVS award for the third year in a row, and equally as proud to be a part of the MHEDA organization,” said Chad Uplinger, vice president motive power Americas at EnerSys. “The MVS Award exemplifies our ongoing commitment to all aspects of the material handling industry and to everyone associated with it.”
“MHEDA’s MVS Award winners represent a commitment to excellence in managing their business and providing outstanding support to the distributor,” said Buddy Smith, MHEDA’s 2017 Chairman of the Board and CEO of CMH Services in Columbia, South Carolina. “MHEDA is proud of all the MVS winners.”
EnerSys®, a global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes reserve power and motive power batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other commercial electric-powered vehicles. Reserve power batteries are used in the telecommunication and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications requiring stored energy solutions including medical, aerospace and defense systems. Outdoor equipment enclosure products are utilized in the telecommunication, cable, utility, transportation industries and by government and defense customers. The company also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers from over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.
ABOUT THE MATERIALS HANDLING EQUIPMENT DISTRIBUTORS ASSOCIATION (MHEDA)
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 to 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.
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