“There’s a way to do it better. Find it.” These words, attributed to Thomas Edison, are a solid reminder that if you’re doing things the way they’ve always been done, there’s almost certainly a better way.
Consider a time when massive, solid 40-foot posts used to support pole tents were put up completely manually by a large crew using little more than a lot of rope. Sure, it worked. But in 1939, Mahaffey found a way to improve the process. And this improvement resulted in a better end-product and reduced installation time as well as cost-savings for the customer.
One seemingly cardinal business truth that has stood the test of time is: Companies that stand still risk extinction. Customers rightfully expect more from their suppliers and service-providers. Innovative companies are successful because they deliver the superior products and services their customers are looking for.
In Part 1 of this two-part series, learn about Mahaffey’s first 50 years of innovative solutions. These solutions revolutionized what customers have come to expect from a temporary structure provider.