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MHI announces 2020 innovation award finalists

Twelve finalists in three categories will be judged on March 9 at MODEX


February 11, 2020
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CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – MHI has announced the finalists for the 2020 MHI Innovation Awards. After receiving 155 submissions for this year’s awards, five independent judges from the material handling and supply chain industry completed the initial vetting process.

Four finalists were chosen as the most innovative products in each category – Best New Innovation; Best Innovation of an Existing Product; and Best IT Innovation based on concept, value, and impact.

The finalists are:
Best New Product

Agility Robotics – Booth #1508 – Digit
6 River Systems, Inc. – Booth #7489 – Wall-to-Wall Fulfillment Solution 
Quarion Technology Inc. – Booth #1709 – DokSAFE™
PINC – Booth #8281 – PINC AIR (Aerial Inventory Robots)
Best Innovation of an Existing Product
OPEX Corporation- Booth #8819 – Perfect Pick HD & Sure Sort Micro-fulfillment Solution
Dematic – Booth #5619 – DEMATIC MICRO-FULFILLMENT  
Fetch Robotics – Booth #9011 – TagSurveyor  
AutoGuide Mobile Robots – Booth #3403 – High Bay Pallet Lift Module for Robotic Autonomous Mobile Robots
Best IT Innovation
Honeywell Intelligrated – Booth #7619a – Connected Assets by Honeywell Intelligrated
Optimal Discovery LLC – Booth #7478 – Optimal Picking  
ORTEC – Booth #9426 – Cost to Serve solution
Yard Management Solutions – Booth #8178 – Yard Management Solutions
The MHI Innovation Award provides valuable insights on the latest manufacturing and supply chain products and services to MODEX attendees.
MODEX 2020 exhibitors were called to submit a new product, product line, technology or service or new application of existing products or technology that create quantifiable and sustainable results in terms of ROI, cost savings and customer satisfaction.
On Monday, March 9, 2020, finalists will make an in-booth presentation to a panel of judges at MODEX 2020. The winners products will be announced on March 11th during MHI Industry Night with Colin Jost in the Thomas Murphy Ballroom on Level 5 of the GWCC.
Individuals from the following companies volunteered their time as Innovation Award judges: Groupe Deschenes; Ace Hardware Corp.; Kitchen Cabinet Distributors; 3M; and Purolator.