Standish, MI -- (ReleaseWire) -- 02/24/2014 -- Magline, manufacturers of innovative lightweight route distribution solutions including the CooLift Delivery System, was selected as a finalist for the MHI Innovation Award competition in the best new product category.
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 given to winners in two categories: Best New Innovation and Best Innovation of an Existing Product.
Finalists will be evaluated by the judging panel on the morning of Monday, March 17. The award winners will be announced on Tuesday, March 18, just prior to the MODEX keynote at 8:30 AM in the Georgia World Congress Center Room B 312-314.
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. A total of 64 companies and 76 innovations were submitted by MODEX 2014 exhibitors for the competition.
Magline, Inc. (http://www.magliner.com) manufactures a complete line of innovative lightweight route distribution solutions under the Magliner brand. Named one of the Great Supply Chain Projects of 2013 according to Supply & Demand Chain Executive, Magliner solutions are used in the beer, soft drink, food service, parcel delivery, home healthcare, and other distribution industries. Magline also offers implementation consulting and solutions for reducing service times and eliminating waste during deliveries. Magline, the manufacturer of the innovative CooLift Delivery System, allows distributors to deliver more product in less time, combining an easily maneuverable and high capacity hydraulic lifting truck with integrated plastic “half” pallets for improved safety and efficiency. Founded in 1947, Magline continues to lead the industry in manufacturing hand trucks. The innovative designs of two-wheel hand trucks, convertible hand trucks, bulk delivery trucks, special application trucks, and ramps are durable and enhance workplace safety. Magline will exhibit at the largest expo, MODEX, for the manufacturing and supply chain industries. Attendees visiting Magline Booth #2531 will learn about the Narrow Aisle Hand Truck (NAHT) and CooLift Delivery System innovation in Atlanta, GA on March 17-20, 2014. Follow Magline on Twitter at @MaglineInc.