Awards

2021 Engineers’ Choice Finalists: Vote now!

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform at www.controleng.com/NP4E.

By Amanda Pelliccione October 8, 2020

Vote now! For a limited time, the official Engineers’ Choice ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers. In the New Products for Engineers database, vote for the best Engineers’ Choice finalists of 88 entries across 21 categories.

Based on your experience, please vote in as many categories for which you feel qualified based on technological advancement, service to the industry, and market impact. Details and photos are available for each product. Winners and honorable mentions will be featured in more detail in the February 2021 issue of Control Engineering.

Informed voting, an important responsibility: Voting on this ballot is only open to qualified* subscribers of Control Engineering products. One ballot per qualified subscriber will be accepted; multiple ballots from the same qualified subscriber will be invalid. Ballots received from non-qualified subscribers will be invalid. (*Employees of product manufacturers with a finalist in the current program and their properties, agencies, vendors, and representatives—even if Control Engineering subscribers—are ineligible to vote.)

2021 Engineers’ Choice Finalists

Cybersecurity

Hardware – HMI, Operator Interface, Thin-Client

Hardware – Industrial PCs, CNCs

Industrial Internet of Things Connectivity – Edge Controller

Industrial Internet of Things Connectivity – Software

Machine & Embedded Control – PLCs

Machine Vision, Code Readers, Discrete Sensors

Motion Control

Motion Control – Drives

Motion Control – Drives, Servo

Network Integration – Ethernet Hardware, Switches

Network Integration – I/O Systems

Power – Energy, Power Protection

Power Supply, UPS

Process Control – Process Sensors, Transmitters

Process Control Systems

Safety – Machine Safety

Software – Asset Management, Reporting

Software – Control Design

Software – Data Analytics

Software – HMI Software

How to Cast Your Vote

Voting for the Control Engineering 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards program opened Oct. 8, 2020, and is hosted within the New Products for Engineers platform. Voting is only open to qualified subscribers of Control Engineering products (magazine—print or digital, enewsletters, white papers, etc.). Qualified subscribers are encouraged to vote in as many categories for which they are qualified based on technological advancement, service to the industry and market impact. Read more about voting eligibility via the program’s Official Rules.

  1. Qualified voters, please register for a new user account or sign in to your existing user account within New Products for Engineers: controleng.com/NP4E
  2. Select “Awards” from the menu bar to arrive at the “Award Programs” page (direct link: https://gspplatform.cfemedia.com/pe/award-programs). Select “Control Engineering 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards” to view the finalists in their categories and cast your votes.
  3. Review, submit and/or edit your votes by Friday, Dec. 31, 2020.

Amanda Pelliccione
Author Bio: Amanda is the Research Director and Project Manager of Awards Programs for CFE Media and its publications.