Moorestown, NJ - March 16, 2020 — At the 2020 MODEX meeting, MHI selected OPEX® Corporation's micro-fulfillment solution as the winner of the prestigious "MHI Innovation Award" in the Best Innovation of an Existing Product category. The OPEX solution prevailed over more than 150 competitive entries.
The winners of the MHI Innovation Awards were announced on March 10th during MHI Industry Night at the MODEX show in Atlanta, Georgia. The MHI Innovation Award serves to educate and provide valuable insights on the latest manufacturing and supply chain products and services.
The OPEX micro-fulfillment solution showcases Perfect Pick® HD goods-to-person technology and the Sure Sort™ high-speed sorting system's ability to solve the challenges of accurate order fulfillment as well as last mile delivery. With a warehouse footprint as small as 5,000 square feet, these cutting-edge technologies are based around energy efficient iBOT® robots that travel through the system to deliver and sort items at industry leading rates.
"We are honored to be recognized by MHI and the industry with this Innovation Award for our micro-fulfillment solution," said Jeff Hedges, OPEX Warehouse Automation President. "We are constantly looking for ways to apply our technology to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers. The key to our success is our ability to provide versatile and scalable solutions that handle fluctuations in demand without increasing space requirements or labor. In today's world, orders need to be fulfilled fast, and returned items need to be quickly integrated back into inventory. Perfect Pick and Sure Sort systems are proven technologies that are ideal for both eCommerce customer fulfillment and reverse logistics."
In addition to the receiving this honor, OPEX announced the launch of a new website highlighting their award-winning warehouse automation solutions. For more information, visit www.warehouseautomation.com.
About OPEX Corporation
OPEX Corporation is a recognized global leader delivering state-of-the-art warehouse automation technologies, document imaging platforms and high-speed mailroom automation. Since 1973, OPEX systems have provided performance-enhancing workflow solutions and cost-effective results to thousands of organizations worldwide. Their satisfied customer list includes fulfillment operations, distribution centers, financial services, healthcare, government, utilities, service bureaus, insurance and educational institutions. For more information, visit www.warehouseautomation.com.
MHI is an international trade association that has represented the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry since 1945. MHI 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 customers and the industry as a whole through programming and events. The association sponsors the ProMat and MODEX expos to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing and supply chain professionals.
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