MVS Award 2023—SpaceGuard Wins 7th Consecutive Year!

Most Valuable Supplier Award for 2023

SpaceGuard Products has earned the prestigious MVS (Most Valuable Supplier) Award for achievements in 2022. 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 SpaceGuard Products 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.

Qualifications for MVS Award

To qualify for the MVS Award, SpaceGuard Products 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.”

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

According to John L. Gelsimino, President of All Lift Service Co. Inc. and 2023 MHEDA Chairman, “The MVS Award recognizes the best-of-the-best in our industry and is displayed with honor. To check all the boxes from education, industry best practices, awards, networking, employee engagement, giving back and much more.”

“SpaceGuard excels in many areas, with quick and reliable quoting and design services, and a knowledgeable team that offers valuable suggestions to meet clients’ objectives. Their experienced team is a valuable asset, and I consider them a valuable member of the team when it comes to Woven Wire Partition, Tenant Cages and DEA Cages.” –Ken Pahlke, Account Manager, Wolter Inc.

SpaceGuard Products is proud to receive this recognition and looks forward to continuing to serve its clients with excellence in the years to come. Eddie Murphy, President and CEO of SpaceGuard Products expressed his gratitude by saying, “It’s an honor for SpaceGuard to receive the Most Valuable Supplier award from the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association. To be recognized for a seventh consecutive year stands as a testament to our team’s dedication to support the network of distributors in this association. We will continue to strengthen our customer service and innovate our safety product offerings to ensure future success with these incredible partners.”

About SpaceGuard Products

SpaceGuard Products is a leading manufacturer of wire mesh partitions and area guarding products. These products include machine & robotic guarding, wire mesh storage lockers, rack safety panels, aisle guarding, mezzanine rail guarding and rack repair kits. With over 100-years of product experience, SpaceGuard Products is the most experienced wire company in the market today. All of SpaceGuard products/brands are proudly manufactured in Indiana along with all the raw materials purchased locally. We are committed to providing excellent products and service to our dealers and customers. For more information, visit


The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) is the premier trade association dedicated to serving all segments of the material handling business community. MHEDA represents close 600 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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