2015 Product of the Year Awards

The 2015 Product of the Year Grand, Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winners are honored below and in the April 2016 print edition of Plant Engineering magazine.


Plant Engineering's 2015 Product of the Year program consisted of 15 categories with 52 winners. The awards were presented to the winners at the 2016 Engineering Awards in Manufacturing dinner hosted by both Plant Engineering and Control Engineering.

The 28th 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 2016 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 2015 award winners!
Grand Award Winner

Infor CloudSuite Facilities Management
Infor

Apps for Engineers


Gold Award

Fluke Connect Assets
Fluke Corp.
Silver Award

EZ-RMC v1.3
EZAutomation

Asset Management


Gold Award

AMS Device Manager v13.0
Emerson Process Management
Silver Award

Multilog WVT
SKF
 
Bronze Award

Forcam Force
Forcam GmbH
 

Automation & Controls


Gold Award

Rockwell Software Studio 5000 Logix Designer v24
Rockwell Automation
Silver Award

Roto-Bin-Dicator Pro
Bindicator Co.
 
Bronze Award

Bedrock
Bedrock Automation
 
Bronze Award

Building Insights
Schneider Electric
 

Compressed Air


Gold Award

Nx Series
FS-Curtis
Silver Award

GHS VSD+ Series
Atlas Copco
Bronze Award

Back Blow Air Nozzle
Exair Corp.
Bronze Award

R-Series
Ingersoll Rand

Electric Motors & Drives


Gold Award

TEAO Cooling Tower Motors
Marathon Motors, a Regal brand
Silver Award

Tigear-2 Ultra Kleen
Baldor Electric Co.
 
Silver Award

Allen-Bradley Kinetix 5700 Servo Drive
Rockwell Automation
Bronze Award

Extreme Duck Ultra
Leeson Electric
 

Electrical Safety


Gold Award

Arc-Flash Relay
Littelfuse
 
 
Silver Award

CLiP-LV
G&W Electric
 
 
Bronze Award

Arc Resistant LV Switchgear with Type 2B Secondary Compartment
Eaton
Bronze Award

Bebco EPS 5500 Series
Pepperl+Fuchs
 
 

Energy Management


Gold Award

Infor EAM Energy Performance Management
Infor
Silver Award

Sigma Air Manager (SAM) 2
Kaeser Compressors Inc.
 
Bronze Award

Programmable Power Supply (EZPPS)
EZAutomation

Environmental Health


Gold Award

Ultra-S3
UltraTech International Inc.
 
Silver Award

Handte EM Profi
Camfil APC
 
Bronze Award

High Lift Reversible Drum Vac
Exair Corp.

Fluid Handling


Gold Award

IsoLink Oil Transfer Container
Des-Case Corp.
 
Silver Award

SKG Series with RAD-AX Dual Shredding Technology
BJM Pumps
Bronze Award

Ultra-Containment Berm, Modular Model
UltraTech International Inc.

Lighting


Gold Award

Crouse-Hinds Series Industrial High Bay LED
Eaton
Silver Award

Metalux Cruze LED Luminaire
Eaton
Silver Award

Indy L-Series 3rd Generation
Juno Lighting Group
 
Bronze Award

model T
energybank
 

Maintenance Software


Gold Award

Bigfoot CMMS
Smartware Group
 
Silver Award

WATCHMAN Reliability Portal v3
Azima DLI

Maintenance Tools & Equipment


Gold Award

stripax ULtimate
Weidmuller
 
Silver Award

i-ALERT2 Equipment Health Monitor
ITT Goulds Pumps
Bronze Award

All-Test Pro 5 (AT5)
All-Test Pro
 
Bronze Award

iPad Predictive Platform v7.2
GTI Predictive Technology Inc.

Material Handling Systems


Gold Award

Magnetic Layer Picker
Cascade Corp.
 
 
Silver Award

Air-Powered Stainless Steel Pallet
AeroGo Inc.
 
Bronze Award

ETV 110/112 Series
Jungheinrich
 
 
Bronze Award

ESC030AD Three-Wheel Stand
Yale Materials Handling Corp.

Productivity & Training


Gold Award

FactoryTalk VantagePoint v6.0
Rockwell Automation
 
 
Silver Award

Short-Circuit Current Rating (SCCR) Protection Suite
Eaton
 
Silver Award

Jackson Safety Truesight II Auto-Darkening Filter Welding Helmet
Kimberly-Clark Professional
Bronze Award

Mechanical Apprentice Skills
Ramsay Corp.
 
 

Safety


Gold Award

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

PIG No-Trip Floor Mat
New Pig
 
 
Bronze Award

Jackson Safety Airmax Elite Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR)
Kimberly-Clark Professional
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