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Steel King Industries receives Industry Award

Steel King Industries, Inc

2700 Chamber St
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Phone: 800 826-0203
Fax: 715 341-8792

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Steel King Industries®, a manufacturer of storage rack and material handling products, has earned the prestigious MVS (Most Valuable Supplier) Award for achievements in material handling 2021. The MVS Award is granted by the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association) to less than 10% of all member companies. This is the 7th consecutive year that Steel King has earned the MVS Award. This industry award recognizes companies who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to their dealer network, their employees, and their community.

Steel King rack system imageTo qualify for the MVS Award, Steel King was required to meet a series of criteria in a number of areas important to the distributor companies who do business with them. In addition to confirming an ongoing commitment to safety and employee training, award recipients must provide documentation of active participation in a program that “gives back” to the community.

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

Jay Anderson, president of Steel King headshot

Jay Anderson

“Steel King is honored to be the only rack manufacturer who has earned this award since its inception. The achievement is particularly significant, as it was earned during a year of unprecedented business demand, global supply chain disruption, freight capacity challenges, and general market uncertainty,” stated Jay Anderson, president at Steel King Industries.

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Ted Springer

“Achieving the MVS 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.

Since 1970, Steel King Industries has been manufacturing a full line of material handling products, including selective pallet racks, dynamic flow storage systems, AS/RS racks for mini-loads or unit loads, cantilever racks, portable racks, and custom shipping racks, along with industrial steel containers and guard railing. Products are made using only U.S. steel. Innovation, customization, and design strength have earned Steel King the reputation as a leader in the material handling marketplace. Steel King has over 500 employees throughout our three facilities including our corporate headquarters located in Stevens Point, WI, and manufacturing facilities in New London, WI, and Rome, GA.

To learn more about MHEDA Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association or the MVS award, visit