BOLOGNA, Italy — Taking stage center at the International Exhibition of Agricultural Machinery is a range of implements, equipment, tools and parts that are the pinnacle of innovation.
The first exhibit that visitors to the EIMA show encountered is Innovation Hall, where award winners for technical improvements are not only on special display, but also spotlighted with special presentations throughout the weeklong show.
Exhibition organizers also produce a 106-page color booklet mentioning all of the award winners with photos and profiles, as well as how to find their booth locations in the massive show.
A Committee for Technical Innovations selected the winners based on several criteria, including problem-solving, improved ergonomics and safety at work. This year’s fair also handed out a new category of awards for environmental protection.
The committee was comprised of experts from manufacturing, universities and research centers.