The Makinex Powered Hand Truck gets GOLD at the RER Annual Innovative Product Award.It has been a year of recognition for the PHT-140. It started with the UK based Executive Hire Show, Innovation Trail Award early in 2016, and continued to win the most innovative product at the Australian Hire Show, and the Good Design Award in May 2016.
It has become a hit with most of the leading national rental companies in North America and Australia, and is getting known among smaller, independent rental companies as well.
In February a video featuring the powered hand truck went viral and got 10 million views.
As occurs every year in the USA, a panel of a dozen rental industry judges review a bunch of products for RER’s annual Innovative Product Award. This year more than 40 products were entered and narrowing it down to three finalists was no easy task for our judges.
Many of the manufacturers submitting products are prominent names in the rental industry, such as Genie and, Gehl, Case, JCB, Sullair, , Hilti, Generac and more. Others were smaller companies and a few were from companies the judges never had even heard of before, which didn’t stop them from getting votes and contending.
The final vote was extremely close with just……READ MORE HERE