Material handling equipment is known for being fast, sturdy, and reliable. But we don't always think of it as being groundbreaking or innovative. An MHI awards program aims to change all that. Each year, the trade group hands out Innovation Awards to companies that come up with unique solutions to manufacturing and supply chain challenges.
For the 2017 MHI Innovation Awards competition, a panel of seven judges picked the winners from a field of 153 innovations submitted by exhibitors at the ProMat show. The winning entries were chosen for their innovation in creating quantifiable and sustainable results in terms of ROI (return on investment), cost savings, and customer satisfaction. The following awards were handed out at the event: