GOLD WINNERS

ELECTRICAL POWER East Penn Mfg. Co., Inc. Deka Dominator gel battery ELECTRIC MOTORS DRIVES, AND CONTROLS Status Technologies MotorSTATUS condition monitoring sensor LIGHTING Hubbell, Inc.

04/01/1998


ELECTRICAL POWER

East Penn Mfg. Co., Inc.

Deka Dominator gel battery

ELECTRIC MOTORS

DRIVES, AND CONTROLS

Status Technologies

MotorSTATUS condition monitoring sensor

LIGHTING

Hubbell, Inc.

AdapTech wall switch

CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS, AND GROUNDS

Ideal Steel/Ideal Shield

Handrail system

FLUID HANDLING

BJM Corp.

R400D surface Mop Up pump

COMPRESSED AIR

Ingersoll-Rand Co.

Condensate Separation System

HVAC

Solaronics, Inc.,

Python gas infrared panel heater

POWER TRANSMISSION

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Eagle PD synchronous drive belt

MAINTENANCE TOOLSAND EQUIPMENT

James Morton/Bessey & Sohn GmbH

Bessey PowerGrip

MAINTENANCE PRODUCTS

LPS Laboratories

F-104 Fast Dry cleaner/degreaser

ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH

New Pig Corp.

Drain Snout drain barrier

CONTROL EQUIPMENT

Honeywell, Inc./Micro Switch Div.

Diagnostic harsh duty limit switches/global limit switches

MATERIAL HANDLING

Interroll Corp.

Taperhex Gold precision bearing conveyor rollers

INSTRUMENTS

Fluke Corp.

ScopeMeter 123 test tool

GENERAL AND MAINTENANCE SOFTWARE

Datastream Systems

MP2 Enterprise 5.0 CMMS Software





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2017 Product of the Year winners, retrofitting a press, IMTS and Hannover Messe preview, natural refrigerants, testing steam traps
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.

There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.

But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.

Read more: 2015 Salary Survey

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