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Product of the Year

The Product of the Year program is the premier award for new products in the manufacturing and non-manufacturing industries. The annual reader-choice program provides Plant Engineering’s audience with information about the top new product in their fields. 2020 marks 33 years of the Product of the Year program.

2020 Product of the Year Awards

  • Entries opened: April 28, 2020
  • Entries close: Sept. 4, 2020
    • Extended to Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, at 5 p.m. CT
  • Finalists announced: Nov. 12, 2020
  • Voting opens: Nov. 12, 2020
  • Voting closes: Jan. 8, 2021
  • Winners announced online: April 2021
  • Winners featured in print: May 2021
  • Read the official program rules

2019 Product of the Year Winners

Plant Engineering celebrated 32 years of the Product of the Year award program in 2019. Plant Engineering’s readers have selected the outstanding new products that help them do their jobs smarter, safer, more efficiently and more productively.

Qualified Plant Engineering subscribers (print and digital) reviewed and voted on the finalists, selecting the winners who will be honored at the annual Engineering Awards in Manufacturing dinner this Fall in Chicago, hosted by CFE Media and Technology. The product that received the most votes among all entries received the Grand Award.


Previous Product of the Year Winners