PLANT ENGINEERING dinner honors top products

By Plant Engineering Staff January 20, 2006

PLANT ENGINEERING magazine will honor its 2005 Product of the Year winners at a dinner Monday, March 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel in Rosemont, IL, which will host National Manufacturing Week this year. Also to be honored is DaimlerChrysler’s Belvidere, IL plant as the 2005 Top Plant. The keynote speaker is Dean J.Teglia, a partner at Accenture, who will discuss Accenture’s new report, “Going for Growth — Engineering high performance in the industrial products industry,” and an overview of global manufacturing.

Tickets for this year’s black-tie event are $150, and can be obtained by contacting Pat Mustari of PLANT ENGINEERING magazine at .

In other award news at National Manufacturing Week, Control Engineering magazine has bestowed its Editors’ Choice Award on 45 products covered by the magazine’s staff during 2005. Winners are based on service to the industry, technological advancement, and market impact. This is the 19th year editors nominate, discuss, and select the products they feel best meet those criteria.

Control Engineering subscribers again are being asked to vote for their own favorites among the editors’ 45 selections to determine the winners of the third annual Engineers’ Choice Awards. They will choose the top winner in each of eight product categories. The winners will be revealed during the Editors’ Choice awards ceremony, to be held Tuesday, March 21 at National Manufacturing Week. View Control Engineering’s 2005 winners.