As previously announced in RER Reports, the top three awards in our annual Innovative Product Award went to Makinex for its powered hand truck PHT-140 (Gold Award); United Academy (powered by United Rentals) for its aerial work platform virtual reality simulator (Silver Award); and Genie Industries for its Z-60/37 FE and DC boomlifts (Bronze Award).
Equally innovative and deserving are the range of category winners that include Sullair’s 400HH Tier 4 Final air compressor (Compressors/Air Tools); Point-of-Rental Software’s Elite (Computer Software); the Makinex Hose 2 Go (Cutting/Drilling Equipment); Terramac’s RT14R 360° rotating rubber track carrier (Earthmoving); MMD Equipment Hybrid Fuel System (Generators/Welders); Generac Mobile Products PLT240 LinkTower (Light Towers); GroundWorks Safety Systems Self-descending High Arch Trench Box (Miscellaneous); the Hilti Breaker TE 800-AVR (Power Tools); Thompson Pump’s Enviroprime System (Pumps).
Makinex’s powered hand truck won the Material Handling category; United Academy won in the Technology Enhancements category; and Genie won the Lifts category.
In the coming weeks we will offer more information about the category winners as well as more than 30 “honorable mention” candidates that are more than worthy candidates. Stay tuned!