MHI Announces the 2024 MHI Innovation Award Finalists

Charlotte, NC – February 9, 2024 – MHI has released the list of finalists for the 2024 MHI Innovation Awards. 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. 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.


Product: Dexory View | Booth Number: B708

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

Geekplus America, Inc.
Product: Pallet-to-Person | Booth Number: C6076


Verity AG
Product: Autonomous inventory drones featuring coexistence | Booth Number: C3692

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

ForwardX Robotics
Product: Apex C1500-L | Booth Number: B3209


Optimal Discovery, LLC
Product: Optimal Slotting | Booth Number: B8056

Configura, Inc.
Product: CET Material Handling | Booth Number: B7853

Product: Deepsky from Exotec® | Booth Number: B4202


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
Product: Logistics Grade Linerless | Booth Number: A10123

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 2024 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. 

On Monday, March 11, 2024, finalists move onto 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 13th during MHI Industry Night with Colin Jost.

MHI would like to thank the seven industry professionals for graciously volunteering their time as Innovation Award judges.

To see more information and learn more about all the Innovation Award entries, visit For questions, contact Greg Baer at 704-714-8725.

About MHI
MHI is an international trade association that has represented the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry since 1945. MHI’s over 970 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 members’ customers and the industry as a whole through programming and events. The association sponsors the ProMat and MODEX exhibitions to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing and supply chain professionals. The Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) is a division of MHI and provides education and research to the warehousing, distribution, and logistics community

MODEX 2024 will be held March 11-14 in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. Over 1200 exhibitors will showcase their solutions on MODEX’s show floor totaling over 579,000 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, e-comm fulfillment and last mile logistics. MODEX 2024 will also feature a comprehensive educational conference including keynotes and show floor educational seminars led by industry experts and leading authorities. For more information on exhibiting or attending MODEX, visit   


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