MHI released the list of finalists for its 2024 MHI Innovation Awards last Friday after receiving 192 submissions for this year’s awards; seven independent judges, comprised of professionals from the material handling and supply chain industry, completed the initial review process. 

In a Feb. 9 news release, the trade association representing the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry announced that three finalists were chosen as the most innovative products in each category based on concept, value, and impact, including the inaugural “Best Innovation in Sustainability” category. 

Here are the finalists, in no particular order, and their booth numbers at this year’s MODEX 2024 trade show, which takes place March 11-14 in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.

BEST NEW INNOVATION

Dexory

Product: DexoryView | Booth Number: B708

Slip Robotics

Product: Automated Loading Robots (ALRs) for 5-minute truck loading/unloading | Booth Number: A11318

Geekplus America, Inc.

Product: Four-Way Shuttle | Booth Number: C6076

BEST INNOVATION OF AN EXISTING PRODUCT

Verity AG

Product: Autonomous inventory drones featuring coexistence | Booth Number: 3692

Schneider Electric

Product: Ecostruxure Expert Twin for Logistics | Booth Number: B7232

ForwardX Robotics

Product: Apex C1500-L | Booth Number: B3209

BEST IT INNOVATION

Optimal Discovery, LLC

Product: Optimal Slotting | Booth Number: B8056

Configura, Inc.

Product: CET Material Handling | Booth Number: B7853

Exotec

Product: Deepsky from Exotec® | Booth Number: B4202

BEST INNOVATION IN SUSTAINABILITY

PAC Machinery

Product: PAC FW 650SI INVERTED FLOW WRAPPER | Booth Number: C4488

WAGNER Fire Safety

Product: OxyReduct Fire Prevention System | Booth Number: B7845

Avery Dennison Smartrac

Product: Logistics Grade Linerless | Booth Number: A10123

Colin Jost, MC of the MHI AwardsThe MHI Innovation Award educates and provides valuable insights on the latest manufacturing and supply chain products and services to MODEX attendees. MODEX 2024 exhibitors were called to submit a new product, product line, technology or service, or new application of existing products or technology that creates quantifiable and sustainable results in terms of ROI, cost savings, customer satisfaction, etc.

On Monday, March 11, finalists move on to the next round of judging and will present their unique solutions to a panel of independent judges on the show floor at MODEX 2024. The winners in each category will be announced at MODEX 2024 on March 13 during MHI Industry Night with Colin Jost.

To learn more about all the Innovation Award entries, click HERE.