Friday, December 28, 2018

Modern Named 2019 MHEDA MVP

Modern Group Ltd has been awarded the prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Award for 2019, based on accomplishments in 2018. This is the sixth consecutive year that Modern has earned an MVP Award from the industry’s trade association, Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA).

Award recipients must satisfy a rigorous set of criteria with less than 10% of the association’s membership earning the award. As a 2019 MVP, Modern has successfully demonstrated a commitment to business excellence, professionalism and good stewardship.
To qualify for the annual MVP Award companies are required to provide evidence of their commitment to their partners in business including their customers, employees and suppliers. They must satisfy criteria in the following important areas:
  • Industry Advocacy
  • Customer Service & Safety Practices
  • Business Networking
  • Continuing Education
  • Business Best Practices
“The employee-owners of Modern are excited to celebrate another year as a MHEDA MVP” said Paul Farrell, President and CEO of Modern Group. “The highest dedication to customer service and industry leadership are commitments we proudly share. Through their heart and determination, we have been able to make a profound and positive difference within our community and material handling industry.”

“MHEDA MVP winners are among an elite group of distributors that have reached a pinnacle of the best service to customers combined with industry leading business practices,” said Doug Carson, 2018 MHEDA Chairman of the Board and VP of Marketing & Sales for Fallsway Equipment Company in Akron, OH.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Hyundai Construction Equipment Recognizes Modern Equipment & Supply Reps During 2017 Dealer Sales Awards

Ron Dortone Sr. and Sam Maury Earn Honors For Their Hard Work and Dedication For Modern's Customers

Ron Dortone Sr. and Sam Maury
(Bristol, PA) Modern Equipment & Supply is proud to announce that in just its second full year as a Hyundai Construction Equipment dealer two sales representatives were ranked among the top 5 Hyundai sales reps in the United States. This was a team achievement for the company, combining individual knowledge and attention to detail with the skill and dedication of a robust service operation to deliver the best products to Modern's customers.

Ranked the #2 Hyundai Sales Representative in the United States was Ron Dortone Sr. A veteran of 10 years with Modern, Ron began focusing extensively on the Hyundai product line this past year. Throughout his career he has excelled at understanding the needs of his customers and expressing the value that a relationship with Modern and its product lines can bring to their businesses. With Hyundai Ron has found that he can deliver clear advantages to his customers like never before.

Sam Maury has been with Modern for a decade and 2017 marks his second consecutive year being honored by Hyundai, this year coming in #4 in the nation. Sam is the product manager for Hyundai at Modern and has been instrumental at developing large municipal fleet and contract accounts. Through Sam's leadership Modern's stature as a heavy equipment sales and service operation has grown remarkable since the company reentered that business in 2015.

"I would like to thank Ron and Sam for their dedication, hard work and contribution to the team" Said Paul Farrell, President and CEO of Modern Group. "We look forward to what 2018 has in store as we continue to transition and grow our construction equipment business."

Modern Equipment & Supply represents Hyundai Construction Equipment throughout New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. Showcasing the full line of Excavators, Wheel Loaders, Mini-Excavators and compaction equipment recognized across the industry for its low cost of ownership and impressive set of standard features. Backed by an industry leading warranty and outstanding dealer support Hyundai truly delivers tomorrow's edge today.

All customers interested in learning more about Hyundai's impressive line-up of construction equipment, including scheduling on-site demonstrations, can contact Modern's Hyundai Construction product manager Sam Maury: 717-682-4236 or MauryS[at]

About Modern Group, Ltd
Modern Group, one of the nation’s leading equipment distributors, provides sales, leasing, short term rental, service, parts, training and financing solutions through its forklifts, power systems, arborist, construction, and warehouse products businesses serving Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. For more information visit

Friday, January 5, 2018

Total Team Work Turnaround

    A group of seasoned Modern Equipment & Supply technicians recently completed a total off-chassis rebuild and re-certification of a Paxton Mitchell under-bridge inspection crane in Edison, NJ. This was a complete tear down, they replaced every pin and bolt on the machine. They replaced all hydraulic hoses, fittings and repacking numerous cylinders. Once reassembly was completed we dropped it off for a fresh coat of paint, then shipped to our customer. This machine looks brand new off the line and ready to be put into service by our customer. We couldn't be prouder of our techs for delivering such speed and skill on this project! The Honor Roll:
    • Rick DIJacklin
    • William Francisco
    • Tim Gardener