Awarded Prestigious MVS Award

by Kevin O'Neill

Steele Solutions Inc, is honored to receive the prestigious MVS (Most Valuable Supplier) Award for 2017. The MVS Award is granted by the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association). This is the second year we have earned this industry award which recognizes companies that have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to their dealer networks, their employees and their community.

To qualify for the MVS Award, we meet a series of criteria in a number of areas important to our distributor companies. 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 truly honored to receive the MVS award for the second consecutive year,” said Kevin O’Neill, president of Steele Solutions. “As an active member of MHEDA, we value the organization’s commitment to serve the material handling industry by offering education, training, benchmarking and best practices for distributors and manufacturing companies worldwide.”

Scott Lee, president of Conveyor Solutions Inc, which is a Steele Solutions distributor, praised the way Steele Solutions works as a supplier. “Since our business partnership with Steele Solutions 20 years ago, they continue to exceed our customers’ expectations by always putting the customer first – reacting and responding quickly to challenges and provide a mutually acceptable resolution for all parties involved,” Lee said. “Steele Solutions’ strategic partnership with Conveyor Solutions is the world-class customer experience all suppliers aspire to.”

“MHEDA members represent the best of our industry; and those who earn the MVS Award have documented that excellence and commitment to their dealers, community, employees and the material handling industry,” said Scott Lee, MHEDA’s 2017 Chairman of the Board and President of Schaumburg, IL based Conveyor Solutions, Inc.   “MHEDA is very proud of our MVS Award winners.”


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 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  


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