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|Weekend with the Pros and Business Owners Success Seminar
Mark your calendars and join us for the 2019 WWTP and B.O.S.S. in Cincinnati, Ohio
Hosted by MDNA Ohio Valley Chapter
Dates: Thursday through Saturday, September 19th-21st
More details coming soon.
All members are encouraged to attend Chapter meetings and are invited to attend not only local meetings but any Chapter meeting or event of interest when convenient.
The following are upcoming Chapter events. Click on the Chapter meeting for more details:
Chicago Chapter Meeting — June 13th
Detroit/Toledo Chapter Golf Outing — July 8
See Full Events Calendar Below or Online Here
Update your listings today and they'll update on the MDNA site, too! July print directory closing is June 10th.
Have you updated your listings yet for the Locator July 2019 print directory?
Did you know that your listings at LocatorOnline can also be found on the MDNA website under find machinery? It's exclusive and only MDNA member machinery can be found there, so it's another great advantage for not only being in the MDNA but also advertising with Locator Services. Machine listings on both sites for the price of one! To update your listings, simply follow this link and login through your Dealers' Back Office. Click on Add Listings and add the machines you would like to include in the July Edition and online at both sites. Don't miss out! Deadline for the Locator Print Directory is close of business June 10th.
- Over 100,000 in hard copy distribution!
- New Brand Stamps where you can advertise specifically in the machine categories where you are the specialist!
- July "Specialty Section" is focusing on Roll Formers! Contact us if you would like to put a display ad in this section.
- Our next focus will be on “Coiling Equipment” so please contact us if you would like to advertise in those specialty issues.
- Like to see the machines you specialize in on the cover of an upcoming edition of our directory? Contact us and let us know what machine categories you would like to see in our "Specialty Section!"
If you would like to discuss the advantages of putting a display ad in our directory and online or have never advertised with Locator Services before, simply call Jim Bowman at 703-683-5957 or email JBowman@locatoronline.com. He would be happy to help you round out your sales and marketing strategy and discuss which products and services would work best for you. MDNA members may also qualify for prompt pay discount of up to 10%.
When you think about all the machinery that you need to find success in your work, you may find that there are a lot of options out there. At CIT, we want to help you realize why machine tool leasing could be the best decision for your business.
The More You Know, Latest on AMEA
Randy Koster, CEA, of MDNA Member Firm, Koster Industries Inc. was re-elected for a third term as President of the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers by the MDNA Board of Directors at their recent Board Meeting on May 2nd. AMEA President, Randy also serves as a member of the MDNA Officer and Executive Teams.
How Does a Modern Press Brake Work?
Written by Brad Boatright from MDNA Member Firm, Southern
Fabricating Machinery Sales, Inc.
you are asking yourself “What is a press brake?” or “How does a
Press Brake work?” then this is a great place to start. In this article,
we describe what a press brake is and the very basics to press brake operation while providing some great links to other articles going further in depth into press brakes and their operation.
It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Betty M. Berry, mother and mother in law of Beth and Dan Strand of MDNA Member Strand Industrial Machinery Co. LLC.
Betty passed away May 26, 2019, at the age of 84, surrounded by family.
There will be a Celebration of Life Sunday, July 14, 2019, from 1- 4 p.m. at Medina Golf and Country Club, 400 Evergreen Road, Medina, Minnesota.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Methodist Hospital Hospice Fund, 6500 Excelsior Boulevard, St. Louis Park, MN 55426. David Lee Funeral Home Wayzata 952-473-5577. To read the full Obituary please click here.
Please extend your thoughts and prayers to the family.
Tyler Yoder, the son of Tim and Jenni Yoder of MDNA Member Firm Yoder Brothers Machinery LTD, passed away on May 30, 2019.
Funeral Services will be Tuesday, June 4, at 11:00 a.m. at Hope United Methodist Church: Location: 10610 Waterville Street, Whitehouse, OH 43571
In lieu of flowers, we are asking for contributions to be made in memory of Tyler Yoder to Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence (ADAI) or to Hope United Methodist Church:
Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence (ADAI)
5605 Monroe Street
Sylvania, OH 43560
Hope United Methodist Church
10610 Waterville Street
Whitehouse, OH 43571
Please extend your thoughts and prayers to the family.
Be Heard as an Industry Expert
Submitting Content to MDNA
Educational News Wanted: The MDNA
Public Relations Committee is
looking for writers to submit useful technical style
articles aimed at MDNA customers on used
machinery and equipment to be published on
MDNA.org. All members with any experience writing
are encouraged to participate. You and your
company name will be credited in the byline and
linked back to your website. Learn More Here.
Member News Wanted: MDNA is always looking for content to share with
fellow members about our members. Did your company reach a new milestone or have
some big news happen lately?
Learn more about what things we are looking for here.
The iterative process of prototyping is an essential part of the life cycle of a new product, but these prototypes can also take a notoriously long time to complete. Traditional approaches to short-run or job production and manufacturing may require in-house equipment, outsourcing to a local shop or sending drawings overseas to a contract manufacturer in Asia.
The dollar rose recently, even as investors focused on socking their money into bonds and gold — and to a lesser extent the yen and Swiss franc — with no end in sight in the trade tension between China and the U.S. Investor jitters intensified after the People’s Daily newspaper, owned by China’s ruling Communist Party, said Beijing was ready to use rare earths for leverage in its trade dispute with the U.S.
Food manufacturing involves multiple institutions and businesses involved in the production, processing, packing and delivery of food products to the intended consumers. A misstep in the whole process, whether due to negligence or non-compliance to safety regulations and processes, can render food products unfit for consumption and cause foodborne diseases and losses to the business.
You’ve experienced rapid growth since starting your business venture, and now comes the moment when you’re aiming to push for further advancement. You’re in the right, because small businesses have to strategically expand or else they risk falling behind the competition.
The decision to forge onward with progress brings about numerous challenges; however, even though disruption is almost imminent, you can still minimize it from happening.
There are some powerful reasons for mills to favor the use of stainless steel scrap over virgin materials, not least that it is "the lowest cost option" for consuming mills and the subject of "very competitive pricing at the moment," said Robert Messmer of Austria-based analyst Steel and Metals Market Research in his guest presentation to the latest meeting of the BIR Stainless Steel and Special Alloys Committee.
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