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Please check your mail. The 2018 Dues Invoices were mailed last week. This year's honors for being the first member to pay goes to Clark Machinery Sales, LLC, and a double shout out to them for becoming a Sustaining Member for 2018.
Below are companies who have applied for membership in the MDNA. If approved at the chapter level, the board of directors will vote on them at an upcoming meeting. If you have any questions or comments, or if you have done business with them, please contact MDNA at 1-703-836-9300.
Hindley Machine Tool Sales, LLC - Regular
Address: 104 Chloe Ct, Lowell, MI 49331
Principal(s): Don Hindley
Specialty: CNC Metal Cutting
Sponsors: F.P. Miller Company and Tramar Industries, Inc.
(Please note the following company (below) was inadvertently published previously as a prospective regular member instead of prospective auctioneer member)
In Place Auction LLC – Auctioneer
Address: 68 S Service Rd, Suite 100, Melville, NY 11747
Principal(s): Edward Castagna
Specialty: All types of Machinery; CNC, Woodworking, Process Equipment, etc.
Sponsors: Koster Industries Inc. and Pearl Equipment Company
|Prospective Premier Vendor
The Premier Vendor networking and marketing program is designed to strengthen and broaden the relationships between MDNA members and our key industry supporting vendors. Below is our next applicant. Please review the information to see full details about the company.
The Review Committee will be considering this company next week. If you have any concerns about this Premier Vendor Applicant, please notify the MDNA National Office by Friday, December 8th.
Premier Vendor Applicant: Leadec, Inc.
Address: 5531 Powder Plant Lane, Bessemer, AL 35022
Year Established: 2003
Name of Principal(s) or Owner(s): Triton Equity Partners
Name of Active Manager(s): Daniel Diehl, Tony Mashburn and Stephen Bentley
Name of Customer Contact: Daniel Diehl
Phone: 205-940-9021 x138
Sponsors: Prestige Equipment (Paul Lashin) and The Branford Group (Andy Duncan)
General Description of Business:
Leadec specializes in equipment relocations and installations in the US, Mexico and abroad. Leadec self performs project management, electrical and mechanical removal/installation and rigging up to 100 tons.
|Get Published! Be Heard as an Industry Expert
The MDNA Public Relations Committee is looking for talented writers to submit useful technical style articles aimed at MDNA customers on used machinery & 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
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 Holiday Party – Dec. 6th
Tri Chapter Meeting – Dec. 7th
Detroit/Toledo Chapter Christmas Party – Dec. 14th
Chicago Chapter's Member Appreciation Dinner – Feb. 15th
MKE/MINN Chapter Meeting — March 8th
See Full Events Calendar Below
Update your listings today and they'll update on the MDNA site too! January directory closing is December 11th.
Have you updated your listings yet for the Locator January 2018 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 January Edition and online at both sites. Don't miss out! Deadline for the Locator Print Directory is close of business December 11th.
If you would like to discuss the advantages of putting a display ad in our directory, a Banner Ad 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.
It is with deep sadness that we inform you that Robert O'Neill, father of AMEA member Brian O'Neill of MDNA member firm Hilco Global, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was a loving husband to Amy L. Hopkins, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who will be greatly missed.
Read full obituary here.
Please extend your thoughts and prayers to the family.
Please visit our Calendar of Events page here!
After years of industrial decline in the world's advanced economies, manufacturing is now experiencing a solid revival. The global manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI), a measurement of the sector's health, rose to 54 in November, up from 53.5 the previous month, and the highest reading since March 2011. Readings above 50 signal expansion.
Theorem Solutions, the software solutions company, has developed a range of Visualisation Experience applications using the latest gaming graphics engines. The applications optimise computer-aided design (CAD) data for interactive and immersive environments of Augmented, Mixed or Virtual Reality on devices.
In 1899, Wilbur and Orville Wright, the inventors of the aeroplane, put their first model to flight. They faced several problems, including insufficient lift and deviation from the intended direction. Following a trial flight in 1901, Wilbur said to Orville that man would not fly in a thousand years. Since this occasion, good design has dispelled Wilbur's theory.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is consider a potential change to how the agency defines "small manufacturer." Currently, the EPA considers a company with a total annual sales of less than $4 million a "small manufacturer." The distinction exempts the company from certain recordkeeping requirements and reporting under TSCA laws.
China has launched the world's first ever completely battery-electric powered cargo ship in Guangzhou last month. The vessel makes use of a huge lithium-ion battery weighing 26 tons and delivering 2,400KWh in order to provide power for its voyages.
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