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. 2018 marks 31 years of the Product of the Year program.

2018 Product of the Year Awards

  • Entries opened: April 2, 2018
  • Entries closed: Sept. 14, 2018
  • Finalists announced: Nov. 8, 2018
  • Voting opened: Nov. 8, 2018
  • Voting closes: Jan. 4, 2019 (Extended to Jan. 11, 2019)
  • Winners notified: Jan. 16, 2019
  • Winners announced online: Apr. 9, 2019
  • Winners featured in print: May 2019
  • Read the official program rules

2017 Product of the Year Winners

Plant Engineering celebrated its 30th anniversary of the Product of the Year award program in 2017. Once again, 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 were honored at the annual Engineering Awards in Manufacturing dinner on April 16, 2018, in Chicago, hosted by CFE Media. The product that received the most votes among all entries received the 30th anniversary Grand Award.


Previous Product of the Year Winners

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