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For the sixth consecutive year, Valley Industrial Trucks has earned an MVP Award from the industry’s trade association, MHEDA

Valley Industrial Trucks has been awarded the prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Award for 2022 for their accomplishments in 2021.  For the sixth consecutive year, Valley Industrial Trucks has earned an MVP Award from the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association).

Award recipients must satisfy a rigorous set of criteria with less than 10% of the association’s membership earning the award.   As a 2022 MVP, Valley Industrial Trucks has successfully demonstrated a commitment to business excellence, professionalism and good stewardship.

To qualify for the annual MVP Award companies are required to 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

“Thank you MHEDA for awarding Valley Industrial Trucks with the 2022 Most Valuable Partner (MVP) award. I greatly appreciate MHEDA recognizing the efforts of our team members. We work tirelessly to make sure every customer is satisfied and that their equipment is performing properly and safely. Receiving this award is a true testament of our dedication, hard work and commitment to be the best.” Jim Hammond, Owner 

Achieving the MVP Award demonstrates a company wide effort to maintain the highest business standards, customer service, employee development and commitment to the betterment of the material handling industry.  MHEDA is very proud of our award-winning members.”  Ted Springer, President of Springer Equipment Co., Inc. and 2021 MHEDA Chairman.

Valley Industrial Trucks serves the Youngstown, Canton, Akron and Western PA for CLARK, Doosan, BYD, Sellick and Flexi forklifts as well as service and parts on all makes and models. In addition, Valley has a full line of used equipment, rentals and provides operator training.

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 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.  For more information, visit