2014 Product of the Year Awards

The 2014 Product of the Year Grand, Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winners are honored below and in the April 2015 print edition of Plant Engineering magazine.


Plant Engineering's 2014 Product of the Year program consisted of 14 categories with 48 winners. The awards were presented to the winners at the 2015 Engineering Awards in Manufacturing dinner hosted by both Plant Engineering and Control Engineering.

The 27th annual Plant Engineering Product of the Year competition is a celebration of all that is new and innovative in product development. It is also a time to evaluate your own needs within the plant to see what areas of your operation need improvement. Chances are, the solutions are among the winning products below.

To enter into the 2015 Product of the Year program, visit the Product of the Year page to access the entry form and Official Rules.

Thank you to all of this year's participants and finalists, and congratulations to the 2014 award winners!
Grand Award Winner

PumpSmart MV
ITT Goulds Pumps Inc.

Apps for Engineers


Gold Award

Fluke Connect
Fluke Corp.
 
Silver Award

Vijeo Design Air
& Vijeo Design Air Plus
Schneider Electric
Bronze Award

BeSecure
Excel BeSecure Solutions LLC

Automation & Controls


Gold Award

Allen-Bradley Stratix 5100 WAP
Rockwell Automation
Silver Award

SIMATIC S7-1500F
Siemens
 
Bronze Award

u-remote—Remote I/O
Weidmuller
 

Compressed Air


Gold Award

Secotec TF Refrigerated Compressed Air Dryers
Kaeser Compressors
Silver Award

Neos—Inverter Drive
Atlas Copco
 
Bronze Award

R1000 Control System
FS-Elliott Co. LLC
 
Bronze Award

Longer Super Air Knives
EXAIR Corp.
 

Electric Motors & Drives


Gold Award

Allen-Bradley Kinetix 5500
Rockwell Automation
 
Silver Award

Super-E Motor with Baldor Shaft Ground Brush
Baldor Electric Co.
Bronze Award

RSA-161A
CBS ArcSafe
 
Bronze Award

SC9000 EP
Eaton
 

Electrical Safety


Gold Award

RSA-187A
CBS ArcSafe
 
Silver Award

Fuses Made Simple—
Control Circuits
Eaton
Bronze Award

DSN Series Switch-Rated Plug and Receptacle
Meltric Corp.

Energy Management


Gold Award

Power Xpert Insight
Eaton
 
 
Silver Award

Hyper-Heating INVERTER (H2i) R2-Series
Mitsubishi Electric U.S. Cooling & Heating Division
Bronze Award

9900C
Mitsubishi Electric
 
 

Lighting


Gold Award

Big Ass Light LED
Big Ass Light
 
 
Silver Award

LumaWatt Outdoor Wireless
Control & Monitoring System
Eaton
 
Bronze Award

LED High Bays
Technical Consumer Products
 
Bronze Award

LUNABAY High Lumen
LED High Bay
Hubbell Industrial Lighting, a Hubbell Lighting brand

Maintenance Software


Gold Award

CSI 2140 Machinery
Health Analyzer
Emerson
Silver Award

World Class Reliability
Benchmarking (WCR-B)
Allied Reliability Group
Bronze Award

CBAnalyzer for Windows 7
Circuit Breaker Analyzer
 
Bronze Award

Intellisense
Bimba
 

Maintenance Tools & Equipment


Gold Award

Fixturlaser EVO
Fixturlaser
 
Silver Award

Fluke Ti400 Infrared Camera
Fluke Corp.
 
Bronze Award

Des-Case Extended
Series Breather
Des-Case
Bronze Award

OPTALIGN SMART RS5
Ludeca
 

Manual Material Handling


Gold Award

QxV Flexible Sectional
Dock Door
DL Manufacturing
Silver Award

BeLIGHT/BeSAFE Twins
JAMAS Enterprises LLC
 

Material Handling Systems


Gold Award

KL Kinetic Series Lever Hoist
Ingersoll Rand
Silver Award

S80-120FT
Hyster Co.
Silver Award

Metal Loss Monitor
Eriez
Silver Award

Speed-Guardian 4000 H
Hörmann Flexon
Bronze Award

TFC—Touch Force Control
Cascade Corp.

Power Transmission


Gold Award

Quantis Ultra Kleen
Baldor Electric Co.
 
Silver Award

Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Series High Amperage Solar Combiner Boxes

Productivity & Training


Gold Award

Infor Factory Track
Infor
 
Silver Award

Entry-Level
Maintenance Tests
Ramsay Corp.
Bronze Award

Wonderware Historian
Online Edition
Schneider Electric

Safety


Gold Award

Allen-Bradley
Guardmaster 440C-CR30
Rockwell Automation
Silver Award

RSA-174F
CBS ArcSafe
 
Bronze Award

Stinger Explosion
Isolation Valve
Camfil Air Pollution Control
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