The future of automation, engineering and manufacturing relies on the younger workforce, and these 36 individuals are here to advance their industries now and for years to come.
The 2021 Product of the Year Grand, Gold, Silver and Bronze award winners are honored below and in the May/June 2022 issue of Plant Engineering magazine.
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Meet the engineers who are exceeding expectations and improving operations as the COVID-19 pandemic continues
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.
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/NP4E.
Thirty-four manufacturing professionals under the age of 40 have made significant contributions to their industries, as recognized by Control Engineering and Plant Engineering.
Managing Partner, IoTco LLC, Cincinnati, Ohio, BS Systems Engineering, University of Arizona, MS Industrial Engineering, American University, Cairo, Egypt, PhD Industrial Engineering, University of Cincinnati
Customer Success Manager, Rockwell Automation, Eagleville, Pa., BS Industrial Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
Manufacturing Technology Project Engineer, Niagara Bottling LLC, Diamond Bar, Calif., BS General Engineering, Harvey Mudd College
Project Manager/Automation Engineer, Plus Groups, Cincinnati, Ohio, BS Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Technical Solutions Consultant, Honeywell, Houston, Texas, BS Mechanical Engineering, California State, University at Long Beach
Plant Engineer, Protech Powder Coatings Inc., Strongsville, Ohio, BS Mechanical Engineering, Modern College of Engineering, India, MS Mechanical Engineering, Cleveland State University
Senior Controls Engineer, Siemens, Saint-Laurent, Québec, Canada, MS Mechatronics & Automation, University of Saskatchewan
Director of Cyber Security Insights, Verve Industrial Protection, Florissant, Mo., AS Information Technology & Applied Systems, Vancouver Island University, BS Technology, Security & Network Administration, British Columbia Institute of Technology, MS Computer Science, Concordia University
Product Development Engineering Manager, Porex, Fairburn, Ga., BS Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Owner, Pacific Blue Engineering, Signal Hill, Calif., BS Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University
Engineering Director, Continuous Engineering Solutions Inc., Knoxville, Tenn., BS Nuclear Engineering, University of Tennessee
Mechanical Engineer, Hine Automation, St. Petersburg, Fla., BS Industrial Technology, Iowa State University
Manufacturing Engineer, The Raymond Corporation, Greene, N.Y., BS Mechanical Engineering, Binghamton University
Lead Automation Engineer, Panacea Technologies Inc., East Greenbush, N.Y., BS Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Rochester
Industry Strategy Manager, Balluff Worldwide, Florence, Ky., BS Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
Engineering Manager, Automationnth, LaVergne, Tenn., BS Engineering Technology, Electro Mechanical Systems, Middle Tennessee State University
Mechanical Design Engineer, Quality Transformer & Electronics, Milpitas, Calif., BS Mechanical Engineering, San Jose State University
HSE, Quality, OPEX Manager, Voith Paper, Springfield, Ore., BS Chemical Engineering, Oregon State University
Sterilization Engineer, Elite Spice, Jessup, Md., AS Arts & Science, Pasco-Hernando Community College, BS Chemical Engineering, University of South Florida
Field Services Engineer, Control Station Inc., Manchester, Conn., BS Electrical & Computer Engineering Technology, Pennsylvania State University
Engineering Manager, Scientific Dust Collectors, Alsip, Ill., BS Engineering, Dordt College
Project Engineer, Cresline Plastic Pipe Co. Inc., Henderson, Ky., BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Evansville
Manager of Analytics Engineering, Seeq Corp., Seattle, Wash., BS Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, PhD Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
Controls & Energy Engineer, Matern Professional Engineering Inc., Maitland, Fla., BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida
Project Engineer, Parmalat Canada, Belleville, Ontario, Canada, BS Mechanical Engineering, Queen's University, MS Mechanical Engineering, Royal Military College of Canada
Brandon Purificacion, 31, Deputy Program Manager and ILS Project Manager, General Dynamics Mission Systems, San Jose, Calif., BS Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Southern California, MS Engineering Management, Johns Hopkins University
Eric Reisz, 33, Lead Engineer/Project Manager, Panacea Technologies Inc., Montgomeryville, Pa., BS Chemical Engineering, Widener University
Maintenance Manager, Instrument & Electrical, Dow Chemical, Freeport, Texas, BS Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M, MBA, University of Houston
Technical Manager, Chemtrade Logistics, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, BS Mechanical Engineering, Queens University
Engineering Manager, Hine Automation, St. Petersburg, Fla., BS Mechanical Engineering, University of South Florida
Director of Industrial AI and Lighthouse Academy, Foxconn Industrial Internet, Milwaukee, Wis., PhD Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University
Division Manager, Interstates, Sioux Center, Iowa, BS Computer Science, Information Systems & System Administration, Dordt University
I&C Project Engineering Manager, Samsung Austin Semiconductor LLC, Austin, Texas, BS Electronics & Instrumentation, GITAM University, MS Electrical & Control Systems, Oklahoma State University
Senior Control System Engineer, Suez North America, Paramus, N.J., MS Electrical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology
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.
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