2015 MHI Innovation Award Finalists Announced

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MHI announces the finalists for the 2015 MHI Innovation Award competition. The MHI Innovation Award serves to educate and provide valuable insights on the latest manufacturing and supply chain innovative products and services.

This award will be awarded in two categories: Best New Innovation and Best Innovation of an Existing Product. A total of 94 innovations were submitted by ProMat 2015 exhibitors for the competition. All submissions were reviewed by a panel of judges who determined the following six finalists in each category.

Best New Innovation Finalists
Cimcorp (Booth 4237)
Product: 3D Shuttle

Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment (Booth 4214)
Product: Restuff-IT™

Forklift Simulator (Booth 3491)
Product: Forklift Simulator

Nordock Inc (Booth 2384)
Product: Nordock NVTL model Vertical Storing TELESCOPING-LIP™ dock leveler

RSW BV (Booth 4441)
Product: LIP™ dock leveler

Pcdata (Booth 4564)
Product: SmartGlass AR (Augmented Reality)

Best Innovation of an Existing Product Finalists
A-Safe USA Inc. (Booth 415)
Product: iFlex Rack Guard

Big Ass Solutions (Booth 431)
Product: Big Ass® Light High Bay LED

CubiScan (Booth 3923)
Product: CubiScan 25

FastFetch Corporation (Booth 5241)
Product: Next Generation Light Directed Picking - Dynamic Slotting During Picking

Manhattan Associates, Inc. (Booth 3681)
Product: Manhattan Associates' 2015 Mobile Labor Management Solution

ORBIS Corporation (Booth 1803)
Product: 1200 x 1000 OPTE Bulk

The contest defines innovation as 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. All innovation award submissions will be showcased at McCormick Place during ProMat. Finalists will be evaluated by the judging panel on the morning of Monday, March 23.

The award winners will be announced on March 25 during the MHI 70th Anniversary Celebration with Frank Caliendo at ProMat 2015.

ProMat will be held March 23-26, 2015 at Chicago's McCormick Place. For more event information, visit www.ProMatShow.com.

ProMat is produced by 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, logistics and supply chain equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers, and third party logistics providers. The association sponsors trade events, such as ProMat and MODEX to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing and supply chain professionals on the productivity solutions provided through material handling and logistics.

Contact: Carol Miller, MHI VP of Marketing and Communications/704-676-1190.