2019 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/NPE.

By Amanda Pelliccione November 14, 2019

Voting for the 32nd 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 2018 and September 2019 to be judged for this distinguished honor. Here, we have listed the finalists in each of the 13 categories.

Read full product descriptions below and vote for the products you feel are the best in their categories by Jan. 10, 2020. The product that receives the most votes within the program will be named the Grand Award winner of 2019. The results will be announced at the 2020 Engineering Awards in Manufacturing Dinner in Chicago on Monday, April 27, 2020; online on Tuesday, April 28, 2020; and in the May 2020 issue of Plant Engineering magazine.

2019 Product of the Year Finalists

Asset Management

Automation & Controls

Compressed Air

Electric Motors & Drives

Electrical Safety

Energy Management

Fluid Handling


Maintenance Software

Maintenance Tools & Equipment

Material Handling Systems

Plant Analytics & Design


How to Cast Your Vote

Voting for the Plant Engineering 2019 Product of the Year program opened Nov. 14, 2019, and is hosted within the New Products for Engineers platform, https://gspplatform.cfemedia.com/pe/award-programs. 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 New Products for Engineers: plantengineering.com/NPE
  2. Select “Awards” at the top right to arrive at the “Award Programs” page (direct link: https://gspplatform.cfemedia.com/pe/award-programs). Select “Plant Engineering 2019 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, Jan. 10, 2020.

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