Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, the Firecracker stores up to 200 cost codes and works with the company's JobClock time and attendance system. Each worker uses a thumbwheel and LCD menu display to select a cost code, then touches the Firecracker to the JobClock located at the jobsite, instantly clocking in for the selected activity. Exaktime. 888-788-8463.

The 2009 Most Innovative Products (MIP) contest, held in concert with World of Concrete, showcases innovation in the concrete and masonry construction industry. A total of 100 entries in 14 categories were submitted. Each entry was reviewed for their unique attributes and contributions to the concrete industry by the readers of Concrete Construction, Concrete & Masonry Construction Products, Masonry Construction, and The Concrete Producer; World of Concrete attendees; and a panel of industry experts.

Combining the results from text messaging and online ballots as well as expert feedback, this is one of the 2009 MIP winners relevant to Concrete Construction.