We sell a diverse range of products to an even more diverse set of customers. Conveyer & Caster – Equipment for Industry is also a member of a wide variety of industry, community, and trade associations.
The National Caster Alliance (NCA) is a non-profit industry association representing 15 caster distributors across the United States. The NCA membership includes the nation’s leading independent distributors of casters, wheels, and material handling equipment. Albert Stohr, Jr., father of our current owners, Jeff & Trevor, and the late Truman Powers started the organization in 1997. As a founding member company, we continue our leadership role in the organization. Both Jeff and Trevor Stohr have served as Board President and in other board leadership roles.
The Material Handling Equipment Distributors’ Association (MHEDA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing over 600 members worldwide. We have maintained an active MHEDA membership for over 30 years! Rick Andrews, our Vice President of Engineering, has attended every annual convention since 2006. He has also served as a dealer roundtable facilitator. MHEDA recently honored us with their Most Valuable Partner (MVP) award two years in a row, in 2018 and 2019. The MVP award recognizes companies that demonstrate their commitment to business excellence and showcase the best organizations in the material handling industry.
EDGE is a non-profit economic development organization that focuses on developing leaders in Northeast Ohio that are interested in creating learning, value-driven companies. Conveyer & Caster – Equipment for Industry has been a member of EDGE since 2012. Our leadership team members regularly participate in role-based learners’ groups, multi-session training, and leadership development programs.
Manufacturing Works, formerly WIRE-Net, is a non-profit economic development organization dedicated to improving the community by nurturing manufacturing and the jobs and prosperity that comes with it. Manufacturing Works works with manufacturers in Cleveland and Greater Cleveland through issues like workforce development, growth and operational improvement initiatives, peer-to-peer and expert knowledge sharing, supply chain development, governmental issues, and urban redevelopment. Our IT & Marketing Manager, Brian Harrington, serves on their Manufacturer’s Assistance Committee, helping to develop their training and peer-to-peer learning programs.
SCA is an industry association of storage and material handling equipment distributors with members all over the United States. SCA provides a platform for progressive distribution organizations to share solutions, ideas, and challenges. Our membership in SCA allows us to provide better and more creative solutions for our customers. Conveyer & Caster joined SCA in 2013 after acquiring Storage Systems Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. Storage Systems had been a member company for over 20 years.