MHI announced the winners of the 2017 MHI Innovation Awards during MHI Industry Night at ProMat 2017. After receiving a record 153 submissions for this years’ awards, seven judges comprised of professionals from the material handling and supply chain industry completed the initial vetting process.
Four finalists were previously chosen and announced 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.
On April 3, finalists presented their unique solutions to a panel of judges on the show floor at ProMat 2017. The winners in each category were announced at ProMat 2017 on April 5 during MHI Industry Night with Dana Carvey.
The 2017 MHI Innovation Award winners are:
Best New Product:
Proship, Inc. for CVP-500 Automated Packaging System
Best Innovation of an Existing Product:
EuroSort Inc. for Twin Push Tray Sorter
Best IT Innovation:
Ubimax GmbH for Enterprise Wearable Computing Suite
The MHI Innovation Award serves to educate and provide valuable insights on the latest manufacturing and supply chain products and services to ProMat attendees. ProMat 2017 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, customer satisfaction, etc.
MHI would like to thank the individuals who graciously volunteered their time as Innovation Award judges.
MHI is an international trade association that has represented the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling and logistics equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers and third-party logistics providers. MHI offers education, networking and solution sourcing for their members, their customers and the industry as a whole through programming and events. The association sponsors the ProMat and MODEX expos to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing and supply chain professionals.
ProMat 2017 will be held April 3-6 in Chicago’s McCormick Place. Over 900 exhibitors will showcase their solutions on ProMat’s two show floors totaling over 360,000 square feet of manufacturing and supply chain solutions. ProMat exhibits will represent all segments of the material handling and logistics industry, from traditional, manual equipment to computerized, automated systems. ProMat 2017 will also feature a comprehensive educational conference including keynotes and show floor educational seminars led by industry experts and leading authorities.
ProMat is the largest international material handling, logistics and supply chain show and conference held in North America and South America. For more information on exhibiting or attending ProMat, visit www.ProMatShow.com
Contact: For more information on the MHI Innovation Awards or ProMat contact Greg Baer at 704-676-1190.