Member News

Great American Equipment Company Tour at WWTP October 4, 2019 - Weekend With The Pros, Great American Equipment Co. Tour with Austin D. Lucas $1,000 Scholarship Challenge It was a great weekend with the Pro’s in Cincinnati Sept 19-21 st.  The enthusiasm and particularly the amount of new youth was very encouraging for our industry.  Lots of comradery and smiling faces which is what it’s all about. […]
Southern Fabricating Machinery Sales, Inc. Welcomes New Addition June 24, 2019 - MDNA Member Firm, Southern Fabricating Machinery Sales, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Scott Courneya to their team. Scott brings a wealth of fabricating machinery knowledge and experience to Southern Fab. Scott is ready to work with partner MDNA Firms and can be reached at or by phone at 813-444-4555 X113
The More You Know, Latest on AMEA May 30, 2019 - A letter from our President 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 […]
Welcome New Premier Vendor, Valley Financial Services February 11, 2019 - Valley Financial Services finances all types of manual and CNC machinery, fabrication equipment, welding equipment, forklifts and wood working equipment. Whether the purchase is a manual mill, manual lathe, machining center, press brake or a five-axis milling center, they are a one-stop solution for fulfilling the funding needs that facilitates business growth.  Harvinder Singh, CEO […]
Norman Machine Tool, MDNA Member The More You Know, Q&A with Norman Machine Tool, LTD February 5, 2019 - MDNA Philadelphia Chapter Member Profile   Question: When and how did you get your start in this business?    David Norman: “We were Established in 1955 by founder Paul Norman, initially serving the local Baltimore community and surrounding counties in the state of Maryland.   Norman Machine Tool LTD, as it is known today, experienced rapid growth in its […]
The More You Know, Q&A With T. J. Snow Company February 4, 2019 - MDNA Southern Regional Chapter Member Profile Question: When and how did you get your start in this business?  Tom Snow: “After a decade of traveling 11 southeastern states as a salesman for Taylor-Winfield, a well-known resistance welder manufacturer, my father founded our family business on April Fool’s Day, 1963. For the next 20 years, he represented a […]
The More You Know, Q&A with Wigglesworth Machinery Co. December 11, 2018 - A letter from our President: MDNA Member Profile Question: When and how did you get your start in this business?  Gifford Wigglesworth: “I am a fourth-generation machinery  dealer.  For us this journey began in Chicago at turn of the nineteenth century, with my Great Grandfather Albert W. Wigglesworth.  He saw a business opportunity and shifted from selling new […]
MDNA Runs Miles for Manufacturing at IMTS 2018 September 12, 2018 - MDNA Members Troy Clark, CEA, Clark Machinery and David Valitt, Machinery Values Inc. were up early to run the M4M 5k with almost 500 other registered racers during the 2018 IMTS show going on this week. Will you join them at the next race?   “Since its debut at IMTS 2014, the Miles for Manufacturing (M4M) 5K has been […]
EAMTM RECOGNIZES MDNA MEMBER July 2, 2018 - John Marshall of Marshall Machinery Ltd. (EAMTM & MDNA Member) has been awarded a Fellowship of the EAMTM, in recognition of his hard work, dedication and commitment. John has been a member of the EAMTM Association since 1991, has been actively involved on the British Board for many years and was Chairman of the British […]
These Members Met at a MDNA Event and Struck a Deal May 30, 2018 - Testimonial from MDNA Member—-Scott Buth, CEA, CSA, Alternative Machine Tool, LLC At the Detroit “Weekend With The Pros” I met a new MDNA Member, Matt Reed with Benchmark Machine Tools LLC. He introduced himself as an “Expert” in Parts Washers. I am happy to report that I kept his card, and recently I came across a late […]
The More You Know, Letter from our President on Harvey September 7, 2017 - Dear MDNA Members, We are Family! Yes, we do business together on one deal, compete on the next and yes, some members conduct auctions while others buy and sell from their inventory, but the greatest attribute of this Association is the undeniable fact that we are one family. During last week’s hurricane, our members in Harvey’s path experienced […]
New England Chapter Meeting – Testimonials/ Recap February 24, 2017 - On February 16th MDNA’s New England Chapter met in Putnam, CT for a manufacturing tour of Phillips-Moldex Company followed by a chapter dinner meeting with special guests from The Smaller Manufacturers Association of CT: Doug Johnson, President of Marion Manufacturing, Board Member of the SMA, Chairs the SMA Education Committee, Ronald Turmel, Vice President and General Manager, H&T Waterbury, Inc., Board Member of the […]
Truckers & Riggers and Technical Services Online Directory – Updates now being accepted November 8, 2016 - The MDNA Truckers & Riggers Directory and Technical Services Directory lists companies recommended by MDNA member firms. This directory is an invaluable resource for member-recommended trucking, rigging, storage, and brokering services and is available on the “Members Only” page of the MDNA website. Click here to download the Truckers & Riggers Directory Recommendation Form. Please […]
Young Guns of MDNA, Meet John Butz November 2, 2016 - Meet Resell CNC’s CEO and Chairman of the MDNA Southern Regional Chapter, John Butz. John’s hardworking, dedicated work ethic allows him to not only run day-to-day operations of his own business, but also sit on two MDNA committees and the Board of Directors. While being heavily involved in the MDNA and his own business, he […]
MDNA Member Firm, Makes Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies August 31, 2016 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, August 31st 2016 Resell CNC Auctions for the third year straight has been on Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies Orlando, FL – Resell CNC Auctions (Machinery Dealers National Association Member Firm) for the 3rd year in a row has been named by Inc. 5000. At #3,871, Resell CNC Auctions has […]
New England Chapter Tours the Famous Fenway Park June 22, 2016 - MDNA’s New England Chapter met on June 9th 2016 for a very unique and special experience touring the famous Fenway Park in Boston, MA. The chapter dinner meeting followed the tour at the local Tony C’s Sports Bar & Grill. A special thank you to Paul Gedenberg with BayState Riggers & Millwrights (Machinery Movers + Auction […]
Meet MDNA’s newest Young Gun, Adam Herman June 6, 2016 - Get to know MDNA’S newest Young Gun, Adam Herman of MDNA Member Firm, Prestige Equipment Corp. Read his own words as he talks about how he got into the industry, hobbies, family, and the machinery business itself. When I met my wife Arielle, I had no idea that I would eventually work with her father, Terry Lashin, […]
Mark Robinson recaps highlights from the Philly Chapter Meeting April 8, 2016 - From Philadelphia Chapter Meeting, Thursday March 31st I had a fantastic time attending the Philadelphia Chapter meeting in Baltimore, MD at MDNA Premier Vendor North American Millwright’s facility.  Once again the value that our Premier Vendors bring to the MDNA was on full display.  Chief Executive Officer and Founder Bruce Baggan and his team hosted […]
MDNA Member Firm’s surplus used on multiple film sets January 14, 2016 - Through the years, a number of film set decorators have purchased items from (MDNA Member Firm) HGR’s showroom for use on the sets of films being shot in Cleveland, including Captain America and The Avengers. One designer stumbled across HGR about four years ago while trying to track down electrical waste (aka computers) for use […]
Oprah Winfrey’s Studio gets Auctioned off by MDNA Member Firm January 5, 2016 - By Paul Finn,  Joseph Finn Co. Inc.  Oprah Winfrey. Not a name you usually associate with auctions. Definitely not a name you associate with industrial auctions. But this year Oprah’s Harpo Studio sold off millions of dollars of state-of-the-art equipment in a two day auction conducted by (MDNA Member Firm) Joseph Finn Co. Auctioneers. As with […]
New Director of Sales for Wire and Plastic Machinery Corp. December 21, 2015 - MDNA Member Firm, Wire and Plastic Machinery Corp. hires Erik A. Macs as the new Director of Sales of Bristol, CT. Mr. Macs has over 25 years of experience in wire and cable machinery sales. Previously, he had been involved with ebeam crosslinked wire materials research at Judd Wire, blown film packaging manufacturing at Union Camp, extrusion and […]
2 Axis CNC retrofit Bridgeport Mill T. J. SNOW Donates 2-Axis CNC Retrofit Bridgeport Mill to Benefit Austin D. Lucas Scholarship Fund December 4, 2015 - MDNA Member Firm, T. J. SNOW will donate 100% of the proceeds generated from the auction of a 2 – Axis CNC Retrofit Bridgeport Mill (this is a surplus mill from their own machine shop) to the  Austin D. Lucas Scholarship Fund. Tom Snow understands the benefits of giving back through the ADLSF and challenges all […]
MDNA launches new webinar series -“Lunch & Learn” November 6, 2015 - MDNA is excited to introduce a new webinar series called “Lunch & Learn!”  MDNA is very proud of the educational opportunities that we have made available through: Convention programming, WWTP, B.O.S.S. and articles within our news publications. With this new member benefit, you can take advantage of the expanded educational offerings in both industry relevant and general business […]
HGR Industrial Surplus to Dedicate Nickel Plate Station in Euclid on October 1: Renovated Former Site of GM Fisher Body Plant in Euclid Gets a $10 million Face Lift September 21, 2015 - HGR Industrial Surplus (MDNA member firm) will celebrate the dedication of Nickel Plate Station, the former site of the GM Fisher Body Plant (Source: November 14, 2015 – Crain’s Cleveland Business) and longtime home of HGR Industrial Surplus, Inc. HGR’s ownership group expects to spend $10-12 million on structural renovations and updates during the coming year. To […]
MDNA Member Firm featured in AWS Interview September 1, 2015 - American Welding Society(AWS) recently visited MDNA Member Firm, T. J. Snow Company to record #resistance #welders in action! Shared by Machinery Dealers National Association on Tuesday, August 25, 2015       What is the Resistance Welding School? Originally Posted by American Welding Society on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 bandovetinh
RESELL CNC in Inc. 500 Magazine MDNA Member Firm, RESELL CNC Recognized as the 108th Fastest Growing Company August 14, 2015 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, August 14, 2015 Washington, D.C.- MDNA Member Firm, RESELL CNC was recognized by Inc. Magazine as the #108th Fastest Growing Company in the US for the second year in a row. As a second time honoree they’ve joined an exclusive group of companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Under Armor, Intuit, and GoPro.  […]
Joint Ventures with MDNA July 16, 2015 - A story of how Members work together in ways you would not think By Mark Robinson, Executive Vice President, MDNA This mantra proves itself to be true time and time again and sometimes in ways that surprise us.  On a recent trip to Columbus Ohio to follow one of my passions, I attended a large […]
Young Guns: Meet Mauro Damino July 14, 2015 - MDNA’s next featured Young Gun is a travel-thirsty, Spanish-speaking machinery dealer who believes his family’s business, MDNA member firm, Tramar Industries, Inc. (based in Novi, MI) has a competitive advantage in the industry due to their Argentine beginnings. Mauro says “Our family moved from Argentina to Michigan in 1990, and my father had always worked […]
Young Guns: From Hollywood to Machinery- Chuck Radtke June 30, 2015 - MDNA’s next Young Gun first came onto the machinery scene 5 years ago after leaving Hollywood and the movie production industry behind to start a family.  Chuck Radtke, now with Wisconsin Metalworking Machinery, Inc., reminiscences on his former life… “I worked in Hollywood on several live action feature films on the production side.  My first […]
Young Guns of MDNA, Introducing Bill Melvin Jr. May 27, 2015 - Bill Melvin Jr. owner of MDNA member firm, Liquid Asset Partners, LLC is a family man with three young children and baby number four due this coming September. When asked if this was a family business Bill replies “Yes, I have grown up in the business helping move around equipment and stirring the pot since […]
U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez visits MDNA Member Firm May 21, 2015 - David Gold from MDNA member firm Gold Machinery Group gave a tour of his facilities to U.S.  Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, U.S. Rep David Cicilline, Senator Jack Reed, Congressman Jim Langevin, State Senator Gayle Goldin, RI Department of Labor and Training Director Scott Jensen, Rhode Island AFL-CIO President George Nee and District 1199 SEIU Executive Vice President Patrick Quinn on Friday, April 24, 2014.  These representatives visited both of Gold’s facilities, […]
Liquidity Services MDNA Online Auction Partner May 21, 2015 - MDNA has partnered with Liquidity Services to provide a free online auction program exclusively for MDNA members. You list your own assets, set reserves; we market the sale, invoice and collect the proceeds and send you a check/wire. Best of all, there is no charge to members who choose to participate! There will be (3) […]
YOUNG GUNS OF MDNA, MEET WILLIAM May 4, 2015 - William Culp, CFO, Pearl Equipment Company, AEA, MDNA Southern Regional Chapter Vice Chairman He’s a good ole southern boy from Tennessee with a finance background and a love for his cattle and the countryside. He’s been working with the family machinery business, Pearl Equipment Company, for the last eight years in strategic planning roles or on the […]
In honor of the 40th Anniversary marking the fall of Saigon- An MDNA member and Veteran reflects April 30, 2015 - Posted: April 30, 2015 I was reminded of something driving to work today. Forty years ago today, Lt.(jg) Conroy was Officer of the Deck on the 550 Foot long USS Vancouver (LPD 2) steaming in slow circles in a 2 mile x 2 mile quadrant  off the coast of South Vietnam. My main job was […]
MDNA and Direct Capital: A Well-Tooled Relationship April 13, 2015 - A special message from Direct Capital (MDNA Premier Vendor) to MDNA members… Direct Capital’s relationship with the MDNA goes way back. Since 2005, Direct Capital has been the company most MDNA dealers have turned to when their customers have needed financing. A decade later, our relationship is still going strong. We are proud to have […]
Young Guns of MDNA, Meet Carl Davis April 2, 2015 - He is one of the MDNA’s newest members—just joining in January of 2015. An ambitious, young, marketing, tech-savvy, machinery dealing entrepreneur, Carl Davis, is the founder of the new Georgia base industrial equipment company, The Equipment Hub and we know he’ll be bringing some fresh energy into this Association with his background. Carl says “I started […]
C.W. Wood Machinery, Inc. hires new Director of Outside Sales and Marketing March 26, 2015 - (March 18, 2015) —- C.W. Wood Machinery, Inc. (an MDNA member firm) is pleased to announce that Dave Edwards has recently joined their company as Director of Outside Sales and Marketing. Dave comes to C.W. Wood with over 40 years of professional experience in the metalworking industry including 30 of those years in various leadership […]
Young Guns of MDNA, Brewster March 18, 2015 - In high school and adolescent years in his small hometown of Sandusky Michigan he was better known as “Brew Ha,” “Bangin Bear” and “Kiss of Death.”  If you dare to be so bold, you’d challenge him for his title of “fastest pin in wrestling” which was a record 5 seconds time. Kevin Brewster, President and […]
Young Guns of MDNA, Clark March 10, 2015 - Introducing Troy Clark of Clark Machinery Sales, LLC. Troy’s business, Clark Machinery Sales, LLC, is located in a town called Hunt Valley, Maryland, which is approximately three hours south of New York and just over an hour north of Washington, D.C. He’s known to be an early bird, often on the green squeezing in the […]
Who are MDNA’s Young Guns? March 9, 2015 - There are many new and younger faces throughout our MDNA membership.  This new marketing program aims to introduce the new faces of these companies as well as introduce key people at new MDNA member firms. If you are interested in this incredible “Young Guns” marketing opportunity please reach out to the MDNA office. Stay tuned […]
Young Guns of MDNA, Wheeler February 20, 2015 - Meet the first of our featured Young Guns, Dan Wheeler of Wheeler Machinery Sales, Inc. A west coast family man, President of Wheeler Machinery Sales, and walker to a furry dog named Elvis, Dan is a car loving, motorcycle riding, boar & bird hunting, football & little league coaching, father of 3 ranging in age from 3 […]
ReSell CNC Growing Fast December 23, 2014 - Machinery Dealers National Association (MDNA) Member Firm, ReSell CNC was recognized in The 2014 Inc. 5000 Magazine as the #155th fastest growing privately held company in the United States and the #8th fastest growing Business Services Company. ReSell CNC was established in 2008 and is headed by MDNA member, John Butz. ReSell started as a […]
Radio DJ Turned Machinery Dealer December 16, 2014 - MDNA Member Jon Arnold celebrates his 20th Anniversary with Arnold Equipment Company, and shares his interesting beginning Written by Jon Arnold, President, Arnold Equipment Company                                                               […]
BRUCE REDENZ RECEIVES HABITAT FOR HUMANITY AWARD November 17, 2014 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOV 17, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bruce Redenz of MDNA Member firm Madison Tool Inc. received the Habitat for Humanity of Dane County, Wisconsin ‘Volunteer of the Year’ 2014 Award. In October of 2014 Bruce and other award recipients were honored at a special banquet that featured keynote speaker Amy Matthews, Host, […]
Q&A With Jerry Blumberg November 5, 2014 - Member Spotlight Interview Get To Know Your Fellow Members  Jerry Blumberg is the President of Blumberg Machinery Corporation, a family owned and operated stocking dealer located in the small town (est. population of 1,583, 2010 census) of Bannockburn, Illinois which is just under an hour’s drive from the city of Chicago. Some of you may […]
Q&A With Troy Clark October 24, 2014 - Member Spotlight Interview Interview Conducted by: Kim Khoury Person Interviewed: Troy Clark Title/Position: Owner/President Company: Clark Machinery Sales Company’s website: What year did you join the MDNA: 2007 Q: What was your first Job with the company and how did you get it? A: I was living in Chicago looking for part time work and answered […]
New Officers Elected for New England Chapter October 10, 2014 - Reported 10.10.2014 The New England Chapter met on October 9th, 2014 at the Harpoon Brewery in Boston, MA for a private plant tour, catered dinner and a significant meeting, where a new slate of officers was voted in to represent their chapter. Event Sponsor Ross Finn with brother Paul Finn (pictured left) of Joseph Finn Co., Inc. expressed how much […]
Absolute Machinery team to walk for cancer research September 17, 2014 - MDNA Member firm Absolute Machinery Corporation will walk for cancer on September 28th, 2014 in honor of Don Detenber, who passed away this year after battling multiple myeloma. Nate Smith, President of Absolute Machinery said  “Don, a dear family friend…was my mentor when I was a very young child, had me clean machines for him […]
Chicago Chapter Reception/ IMTS 2014 September 15, 2014 - Over 200 people were on hand including MDNA Member firms, Premier Vendors, Prospective Member Companies and their guests for what many have described as “the best MDNA Chicago Chapter Reception and Dinner ever held.” We would like to thank the Chicago Chapter leadership team and the sponsors for making this evening such a success. Chapter […]
Exhibiting MDNA Member Companies August 4, 2014 - Published in the MDNA News, 2014 Summer Edition- Written By Jennifer Gray, MDNA The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS 2014) is from September 8-13, and anticipates to see over 100,000 people from countries all over the globe marching their way into Chicago’s McCormick Place to view the latest technology, tools and services, of close to 2,000 […]