The 2020 Product of the Year Grand, Gold, Silver and Bronze award winners are honored below and in the May 2021 print edition of Plant Engineering magazine.
Spare part inventory management isn't easy to get started and it's even harder to maintain. Everyone in a maintenance department has a role to play in helping ensure accuracy and cleanliness.
Graphene-based biosensors are being used to develop better, cheaper, quicker, more accessible testing for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
Renewable energy systems are connected to the wider energy grid, which increases the risk of a cybersecurity attack.
Automation components consume a large amount of energy during production and can strain industrial networks' ability to run properly.
There are many currently available technologies that can help keep manufacturers productive right away as everyone adjusts to the new normal.