Innovation Awards Call for Entries

The NED Innovation Awards celebrates the most disruptive innovations in industrial and manufacturing technology, tools, solutions, and equipment. Entrants receive repeated, positive exposure within industry with finalists and winners featured in the November/ December print issue, a special online gallery, and product listings on the NED directory with finalist or winner badges.

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All entries must meet these criteria:

  • The product must be available for purchase in the United States.
  • Products must be launched/purchasable between September 1st, 2023, and December 31, 2024. Products launched before September 1, 2023, will not be accepted.
  • If submitting is a new version of a previously available product, the submission must represent a major modification or redesign of the product. New versions of software must offer new capabilities and significant enhancements. (Please note that any redesigns or significant modifications occurring within the entry dates will be considered at the magazine’s discretion.)
  • An employee or an authorized representative of the manufacturer that produces the product must submit the form.
  • There is no limit to the number of products each company may enter.
  • Products for the 2024 NED Innovation Awards cannot have been previously submitted for the 2023 NED Innovation Awards.
  • Entries that do not meet required guidelines or present false or misleading information will be disqualified, and entry fees refunded.

One winner will be chosen in each of the following categories:

3D PRINTING: ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING MACHINES, SUPPLIES, AND MATERIALS FOR METAL AND PLASTIC 3D PRINTING, PLUS 3D MODELING DEVICES AND SOFTWARE.

ADHESIVES & FASTENING: ADHESIVES, SEALANTS, LUBRICANTS, DISPENSERS, APPLICATORS, AND SYSTEMS. ASSEMBLY & FASTENING PRODUCTS INCLUDE HARDWARE, FASTENERS, CLAMPS, BOLTS, SCREWS, ETC.

AUTOMATION: AUTOMATION SYSTEMS, CONTROLS, WORK CELLS, ROBOTS, ROBOT ACCESSORIES, AND SENSORS.

CONTROLS & INSTRUMENTS: MEASUREMENT, ANALYSIS, INSPECTION, TESTING, LAB EQUIPMENT, DATA ACQUISITION & RECORDERS, METERS, MONITORS, RELAYS, GAUGES, TIMERS, ETC.

ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS: ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS, BATTERIES, CABLES, CIRCUIT COMPONENTS, FUSES, LASER EQUIPMENT, WIRING, SWITCHES, CONTROL PANELS, POWER GENERATION, TRANSMITTERS, TRANSFORMERS, POWER SUPPLIES, POWER TRANSMISSION, ETC.

FACILITY OPERATIONS: HVAC, LIGHTING, MAINTENANCE, CLEANING, DOCK EQUIPMENT, WORKSTATIONS, CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT, VEHICLES, WASTE/WATER TREATMENT, LADDERS/PLATFORMS, ETC.

HYDRAULICS & PNEUMATICS: SEALS, VALVES, FITTINGS, FILTERS, ACTUATORS, NOZZLES, SYSTEMS & ASSEMBLIES, AND FLUIDS/FLUID CONDUCTORS.

MACHINE TOOLS & METALWORKING: CNCS, MACHINE TOOLS, WELDING EQUIPMENT, DIES & ACCESSORIES, GRINDING, FINISHING, COOLANTS, PRESSES, METAL TREATMENT, CASTING, ETC.

MATERIAL HANDLING & PACKAGING: LABELING, LIFTING, CONVEYING, BARCODING, SORTING, SHIPPING, PACKAGING, AND STORAGE.

MATERIALS & CHEMICALS: RAW MATERIALS, CHEMICALS, ABRASIVES (CUT-OFF WHEELS, ABRASIVE SAW BLADES, BELTS, AND DISCS), GASES, FLUIDS, CLEANERS, PLASTICS, SOLVENTS, INHIBITORS, METALS/ALLOYS, RUBBER, COMPOSITES, FABRICATED MATERIALS, TEXTILES, ETC.

MOTION CONTROL: BEARINGS, CONTROLLERS, STAGES, GUIDES, DRIVES & COMPONENTS, POSITIONING, SHOCK & VIBRATION CONTROL, SPRINGS, SLIP RINGS, MOTORS, ENCODERS, CYLINDERS, ACTUATORS, BRAKES, ETC.

PROCESS EQUIPMENT: AIR COMPRESSORS, ALARMS, HEATING EQUIPMENT, HOSE & TUBING, PIPES & FITTINGS, PRESSURE & TEMPERATURE, CONTROLLERS, INJECTION MOLDING, MIXING, PLASTICS, FLOW METERS, RUBBER PROCESSING, VALVES, SPRAYING EQUIPMENT, PUMPS, ETC.

SAFETY: ELECTRICAL SAFETY, EMERGENCY RESPONSE, ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY, ERGONOMICS, PPE, FIRE PROTECTION, MACHINE SAFETY, SECURITY, WARNING SIGNS & LABELS, ETC.

SOFTWARE & COMPUTERS: COMPUTER PERIPHERALS & ACCESSORIES, COMPUTERS, SOFTWARE, MOBILE DEVICES, WEARABLES, MOBILE APPLICATIONS, IOT, AND NETWORK DEVICES.

TOOLS: KNIVES, PLIERS, HAND TOOLS, CUTTING TOOLS, POWER TOOLS, ELECTRIC & PNEUMATIC TOOLS, TOOL STORAGE, WRENCHES, SAWS, HAMMERS, SCREWDRIVERS, DRILLS, GRINDERS, ETC.

    Take your product to the next level with one of 3 different packages:

    Platinum:
    • Products placement in 3 Industry Insider newsletters.
    • 10,000 banner impressions.
    • Tab page ad in the print issue of your choice prior to the November/December issue.
    • Tab page ad in the November/December issue.
    • 1 product placement in the Solutions Spotlight newsletter.
    Gold:
    • Products placement in 2 Industry Insider newsletters.
    • 7,500 banner impressions.
    • Full-page ad in the print issue of your choice prior to the November/December issue.
    • Full-page ad in the November/December issue.
    • 1 product placement in the Solutions Spotlight newsletter.
    Silver:
    • Products placement in 1 Industry Insider newsletter.
    • 5,000 banner impressions.
    • Fractional page ad in the print issue of your choice prior to the November/December issue.
    • Fractional page ad in the November/December issue.
    • 1 product placement in the Solutions Spotlight newsletter.

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