MHI Announces Finalists for 2020 MHI Innovation Awards

Winners to be announced during Industry Night at MODEX 2020

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

MHI is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2020 MHI Innovation Awards. After receiving 155 submissions for this year’s awards, five independent judges comprised of professionals 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
6 River Systems, Inc. - Booth #7489
Wall-to-Wall Fulfillment Solution 
Quarion Technology Inc. - Booth #1709
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
Fetch Robotics - Booth #9011
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 serves to educate and provide 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. View all submissions for the 2020 MHI Innovation Awards.
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.  For more information on MHI Industry Night and to purchase tickets please visit
MHI would like to thank the individuals from the following companies for graciously volunteering their time as Innovation Award judges: Groupe Deschenes; Ace Hardware Corp.; Kitchen Cabinet Distributors; 3M; and Purolator.  
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. 
MODEX 2020 will be held March 9-12 in Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center. Over 950 exhibitors will showcase their solutions on the MODEX show floor totaling over 370,000 square feet of manufacturing and supply chain solutions. MODEX exhibits will represent all segments of the material handling and supply chain logistics industry, from traditional, manual equipment to computerized, automated systems. MODEX 2020 will also feature a comprehensive educational conference including four keynotes and 150 show floor educational seminars led by industry experts and leading authorities. 
For more information on exhibiting or attending MODEX, visit   
Contact: For more information on the MHI Innovation Awards or MODEX contact Greg Baer at 704-676-1190 or