The latest entries in the RER Innovative Product Award covered a wide spectrum of rental industry innovation — from new software technologies to make rental business processes more efficient and cost effective; to more fuel- and energy-efficient generators; and scissorlifts engineered to drive at full height and others designed to operate on electric-drive motors. In this, the 10th year of the RER Innovative Product Award, the spectrum of innovation was broad and impressive. The entries were spread across eight categories, posing challenges for the panel of judges who were asked to choose the product that most advanced the rental industry with its innovation.
The 2012 competitors are to be recognized for their perseverance of research and development in the face of tough economic challenges, and their advancements to technology, the environment and the rental industry. The following products were not selected as award recipients, but the innovation in each of these products warrant them honorable mentions.