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Awards

2020 Product of the Year Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Plant Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your votes at www.plantengineering.com/NP4E.

By Amanda Pelliccione November 12, 2020

Voting for the 33rd annual Product of the Year awards is now open! This year, companies submitted their new and improved products introduced to the North American market between October 2019 and September 2020 to be judged for this distinguished honor. Here, we have listed the finalists in each of the 12 categories.

Use the links below to read about each of the Finalists and you feel are the best in their categories by Feb. 5, 2021. The product that receives the most votes within the program will be named the Grand Award winner of 2020. The results will be announced at the 2021 Engineering Awards in Manufacturing Dinner in Chicago in early April 2021 (event is tentative on the status of the global pandemic); online early April 2021; and in the May 2021 issue of Plant Engineering magazine.

2020 Product of the Year Finalists

Asset Management

  • , Emerson Automation,
  • , Emerson Automation,
  • , Endress+Hauser,
  • , Grace Technologies,
  • , Hawk Measurement,
  • , Sphera,
  • , Symphony AzimaAI,

Automation & Controls

  • , AutomationDirect,
  • , Autotech Controls,
  • , Bedrock Automation,
  • , Bosch Rexroth,
  • , EAO,
  • , Eaton Corp.,
  • , Exair,
  • , Honeywell Process Solutions,
  • , Phoenix Contact,
  • ; Trihedral,

Compressed Air

  • , FS-Curtis,
  • , Kaeser Compressors,
  • , Quincy Compressor,
  • , Quincy Compressor,

Electric Motors & Drives

  • , Allied Industrial Marketing,
  • , Bosch Rexroth,
  • , MTE Corp.,
  • , Siemens Industry,

Energy Management

  • , Eaton Corp.,
  • ; Eaton Corp.,
  • , Electro Industries/GaugeTech,
  • , Phoenix Contact,

Environmental Health

  • , Goodway Technologies,
  • , ֱ Pig,
  • ; ֱ Pig,
  • , PowerSafe Automation,

Fluid Handling

  • , Exair,
  • , ֱ Pig,
  • , PSG,

Maintenance Software

  • , CMMS Data Group,
  • , Eaton,
  • , Honeywell Process Solutions,
  • , PSG,

Maintenance Tools & Equipment

  • , Des-Case Corp.,
  • , Exair,
  • , Fluke Corp.,
  • , Fluke Corp.,
  • , Siborg Systems,

Material Handling Systems

  • , Bosch Rexroth,
  • , Exair,
  • , ORBIS Corp.,
  • , Regal Beloit America,
  • , Hyster Co.,
  • , Yale Materials Handling Corp.,

Plant Analytics & Design

  • , Predictronics,
  • , PTC Kepware,
  • , Schneider Electric,
  • , Seeq Corp.,
  • , TrendMiner,

Safety

  • , Eaton Corp.,
  • , Hubbell Lighting,
  • , Leviton Manufacturing Co.,
  • , TKO Doors,
  • , TKO Doors,

How to Cast Your Vote

Voting for the Plant Engineering 2020 Product of the Year awards program opened Nov. 12, 2020, and is hosted within the  platform. Voting is only open to qualified subscribers of Plant Engineering products (magazine—print or digital, enewsletters, white papers, etc.). Qualified subscribers are encouraged to vote in as many categories for which they are qualified based on technological advancement, service to the industry and market impact. Read more about voting eligibility via the program’s Official Rules.

  1. Qualified voters, please register for a new user account or sign in to your existing user account within ֱ Products for Engineers: 
  2. Select “Awards” from the menu bar to arrive at the “Award Programs” page (direct link: ). Select “Plant Engineering 2020 Product of the Year” to view the finalists in their categories and cast your votes.
  3. Review, submit and/or edit your votes by Friday, February 5, 2021.

Amanda Pelliccione
Author Bio: Amanda is the Research Director and Project Manager of Awards Programs for CFE Media and its publications.