Introducing the BCC – The Bluff Cares Crew

Bluff Cares Crew

Bluff has started a new program called the BLUFF CARES CREW. The purpose of this group is to give back to our community through acts of service. Our first official event is in September.

At Bluff, we believe in making a difference in our community. We hope to inspire our employees and those around us to help those less fortunate. Our Steel Structures sales executive, Cindy Holybee, is heading up the crew. Cindy, along with the rest of BBC, are looking forward to making a difference in our community.

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Bluff Manufacturing To Feature Full Product Line at the 2016 MHEDA Annual Convention & Exhibitors’ Showcase

FORT WORTH, TX – May 2016 – Bluff Manufacturing, a leader in the fabrication and design of high quality material handling, dock and warehouse equipment, storage structures, and safety barriers, is proud to announce that they will be an exhibitor at the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) Annual Convention & Exhibitors’ Showcase from April 30-May 4th in National Harbor, MD.

Bluff Manufacturing will showcase their full line of American made products in Booth 112. In following with the MHEDA 2016 Theme, “Passion for Purpose”, Bluff will be providing a donation to one participants “Passion for Purpose” by donating to the winners’ charity of choice.

Bluff Manufacturing To Feature Full Product Line at the 2016 MHEDA Annual Convention & Exhibitors' Showcase

Of note – the 2016 MHEDA Convention is going to be one of the most attended by distributors in the history of MHEDA conventions. With 104 material handling companies represented and nearly 200 distributors, this will be a 9% increase over any year in MHEDA history. In addition to the distributors and vendors, MHEDA is bringing the next generation into material handling. With 4 Universities represented (one bringing 30 students), there will be a lot of teaching and learning going on at the Gaylord National Harbor from the 30th – May 4th.

As Cindy Thoren from MHEDA says, “As an organization, MHEDA is thrilled with how many distributors are joining us this year.”

“We are proud to continue our tradition in supporting the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association, ” says Andrea Curreri, President of Bluff Manufacturing. “The 2016 Convention looks to be a stellar line-up of events and speakers and we look forward to both learning and showcasing our products in Maryland this year. ”

Visit Bluff Manufacturing at the MHEDA Exhibitors’ Showcase Booth #112 to learn more about Bluff’s full line of material handling products – from Yard Ramps to Wine and Craft Keg Flow systems, as well as the company’s steel structures, storage structures, and safety products.

To learn more about Bluff Manufacturing’s product offerings, visit www.bluffmanufacturing.com.

About Bluff Manufacturing

For more than 40 years, Bluff Manufacturing has been recognized as an innovative leader in the fabrication and design of high quality dock, warehouse, and safety equipment. Bluff Manufacturing expanded its portfolio to include steel structures such as, mezzanines, cantilever rack, stairways, free standing conveyor support structures, catwalks, work platforms, and caged ladders. Bluff Manufacturing, whose customers include Frito Lay, Lumber Liquidators and Airgas, adheres to the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) MH30.2 standard, ensuring the highest quality products and providing customers with the greatest possible value. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Bluff Manufacturing serves the entire U.S., Central & South America and the Caribbean through a national distributor network, and the company’s 7 distribution warehouses ensure quick delivery of the standard items in the company’s product line including yard ramps, dock boards, and dock levelers.

Bluff Manufacturing Now Has Regional Sales Managers Across the US and Canada

March 24, 2016

FORT WORTH, TX – March 24, 2016 – Bluff Manufacturing, a leading provider of Material Handling and Warehouse Safety Equipment to companies throughout the U.S, Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean and South America, announced two new sales managers for the company: Joe Howethand and Charlie Wood. Both bring a proven sales track record, strong management skills and professional training to the company.

4158621a-ea36-4ad4-9e92-b9de55a4b92dMr. Howeth will serve as Regional Sales Manager – South and West, based in Texas and Mr. Wood will serve as Regional Sales Manager – Midwest and Canada, based in Michigan.  They join Jay Bodnar, Regional Sales Manager – Northeast.

Joe Howeth was most recently a National Delivery Systems Sales Manager and Business Development Manager with Magline, Inc., where he set the company on track toward a new company sales record of $5 million+ total delivery system revenue. He spearheaded the establishment of a new sales division for Magline, Inc, that now represents 25 percent of total revenue.

Howeth’s previous experience includes Sales Management positions with President Baking/Keebler Cookies and Pepsi Bottling Group. In 2000, Howeth was named Southwest District Manager of the Year for the Dallas region for President Baking/Keebler Cookies.  To reach Joe, email him here or call him at (817) 372-6291.

 

Jay Bodnar Joins Bluff Manufacturing

February 23, 2016

FORT WORTH, TX – February 17, 2016 – Bluff Manufacturing, a leading provider of material handling and warehouse safety equipment to companies throughout the U.S, Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean and South America, announced Jay Bodnar as its new Northeast Regional Sales Manager.

With more than 20 years of experience in sales management for manufacturing companies throughout the U.S., Bodnar will oversee sales efforts in Bluff Manufacturing’s Northeast region, which includes: Maryland, New Jersey, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maine, Delaware and Virginia. He brings a proven track record identifying opportunities and bringing parties together to create solutions.

Bodnar began his career as a regional sales manager with Magline Inc., developing contacts and mentoring sales teams. His career advancements led him from Missouri to Arkansas to Kansas to New York and now to Texas. He earned a degree in Business Management through the Champlain College in Burlington, VT.

“Jay is a great addition to the Bluff Manufacturing team and we know he will do a fantastic job working with our distribution network. His experience and knowledge representing manufacturers and working with material handling distributors will greatly increase our presence in the Northeast,” states Bluff President Andrea Curreri.

Outside of developing his talents professionally, Bodnar enjoys skiing and sailing on the Hudson River.

For additional information, email amy@bluffmanufacturing.com or call Bluff Manufacturing’s office at (800)433-2212.

About Bluff Manufacturing

For more than 40 years, Bluff Manufacturing has been recognized as an innovative leader in the fabrication and design of high quality dock, warehouse, and safety equipment. Bluff Manufacturing expanded its portfolio to include steel structures such as, mezzanines, cantilever rack, stairways, free standing conveyor support structures, catwalks, work platforms, and caged ladders. Bluff Manufacturing, whose customers include Frito Lay, Lumber Liquidators and Airgas, adheres to the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) MH30.2 standard, ensuring the highest quality products and providing customers with the greatest possible value. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Bluff Manufacturing serves the entire U.S., Central & South America and the Caribbean through a national distributor network, and the company’s 7 distribution warehouses ensure quick delivery of the standard items in the company’s product line including yard ramps, dock boards, and dock levelers.

New for 2016….Even More Support for Our Distributors

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This year, we are increasing our local presence though sales personnel located in various regions and dedicated inside sales personnel at our HQ in Texas.

Jay Bodnar will be covering the Northeast region.  He lives and will be based out of the Albany, New York area. Jay has over 20 years of sales and business development experience representing manufacturers, both inside and outside, the material handling space. We are happy to have him on the Bluff team.

What does this mean for you?  Jay is ready to train and serve your teams and your customers.  You can reach Jay at (817)546-8580 or  JayBodnar@bluffmanufacturing.com

As we continue to move into 2016, we will announce our local Midwest salesperson and other exciting initiatives we have cooking here at Bluff.