The Home Depot has announced the winners of its annual 2021 Innovation Awards. Each year, the retailer recognizes suppliers that deliver new products that make projects easier and more efficient for its DIY and Pro customers.
The 2021 overall winner was the Milwaukee M18 FUEL Cordless Framing Nailer. The first runner up was Hubspace – Powered by Afero. The second runner up was the Pergo Defense+ line of waterproof and antimicrobial flooring.
Jeff Kinnaird, executive vice president of merchandising for The Home Depot, said: "It's incredible how our suppliers continue to make home improvement easier, safer and even more fun by applying the latest technologies to common tools and household products in every category across the store and online. Our annual Innovation Awards ceremony recognizes the remarkable work that goes into providing these new, innovative and exclusive products to our customers at the best value."
In addition to the top three winners, The Home Depot recognized these finalists for their high marks in product innovation:
- 12 ft Giant-Sized Skeleton from Home Holiday Accents
- Andersen LuminAire
- Commercial Electric Premium LED Canless Recessed Lighting
- Everbilt Ventilated Wire Closet System
- LG Washtower
- Ryobi 18V ONE+ HP Products