MHI Announces 2015 Innovation Award and Young Professional Network Award Winners at ProMat 2015


Thursday, March 26, 2015

MHI announced the MHI 2015 Innovation and Young Professional Award winners last night at their 70th Anniversary Celebration during ProMat 2015. 
 
MHI 2015 Innovation Awards
The MHI Innovation Award recognizes the latest manufacturing and supply chain innovative products and services. The award is given in two categories: Best New Innovation and Best Innovation of an Existing Product.
 
The Best Innovation of an Existing Product was CubiScan for CubiScan 25.
 
The Best New Innovation was Forklift Simulator for Forklift Simulator.
 
The Best Innovation of an Existing Product Finalists were: 
A-Safe USA Inc. for the iFlex Rack Guard
Big Ass Solutions for  Big Ass® Light High Bay LED
CubiScan for CubiScan 25
FastFetch Corporation  for Next Generation Light Directed Picking 
Manhattan Associates, Inc. for the 2015 Mobile Labor Management Solution
ORBIS Corporation for OPTE Bulk
 
The Best New Innovation Finalists are: 
Cimcorp for the 3D Shuttle
Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment for Restuff-IT
Forklift Simulator for Forklift Simulator
Nordock Inc for the Vertical Storing TELESCOPING-LI dock leveler
RSW BV for the Stack Assist Tool  
Pcdata for SmartGlass Augmented Reality
 
MHI 2015 Young Professional Network Awards
The winners of the first-ever MHI Young Professional Network awards were: 
 
Mentor Award:
Michael B. Romano of Associated 
 
Outstanding Young Professional Award:
Gregory R. Conner of Bastian Solutions
 
The MHI 70th Anniversary Celebration featured comedian Frank Caliendo. It was also announced that $25,800 in proceeds from event ticket sales was donated to The Material Handling Education Foundation. The Foundation provides scholarships and educational opportunities to students studying in the field of material handling, logistics and supply chain.
 
About MHI
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.
For more information, contact Carol Miller at 704-676-1190.