Flow Control accepting nominations for 2016 Innovation Awards

Annual awards recognize new technologies for advancements in industrial fluid handling
Flow Control Innovation Awards
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Feb. 16, 2016 — Flow Control magazine, part of Grand View Media’s Process Flow Network, is accepting entries for its 2016 Innovation Awards program, which represents the fluid handling industry’s ongoing commitment to manufacturing excellence and technological advances.

Now in its second decade, Flow Control’s Innovation Awards recognize the industry’s latest innovations and technology breakthroughs based on a nomination and reader voting process. The 2015 winners covered a wide range of technologies from flow, pressure and temperature measurement to valve and process control solutions.

“The Innovation Awards allow us to collaborate with our readers to present leading companies and technologies to the industry,” said Lori Ditoro, Flow Control editor in chief and director of the Process Flow Network. “I look forward to celebrating another set of innovative solutions in 2016.”

The deadline to submit nominations in May 23. Nominees will be chosen by the Flow Control editorial staff and presented to readers on flowcontrolnetwork.com in June. Open voting will then take place on the website through Aug. 1. The results of this voting process will be used to guide Flow Control staff in the selection of Innovation Award winners.

Winners will be announced online in September, and case studies on each of the winning technologies will be presented in the October print issue. Case studies will showcase how each technology helps improve real-world flow applications. Each winner will also receive a personalized crystal trophy.

The 2015 winners were:

  • ASCO 364 Series Stainless Steel Spool Valve, ASCO Numatics
  • Model 5700 Advanced Field-Mount Transmitter, Emerson Process Management – Micro Motion
  • Proline Prowirl 200 Vortex Flowmeter, Endress+Hauser
  • Model FT1 Thermal Mass Flow Meter and Temperature Transmitter, Fox Thermal Instruments
  • Thermatel TA2 Auto Switching, Thermal Mass Flowmeter, Magnetrol International
  • Sage Portable Datalogging Thermal Mass Flow Meter, Sage Metering
  • Foxboro S Series Pressure Transmitter, Schneider Electric
  • SITRANS FC410 Coriolis Flow Meter, Siemens Process Instrumentation and Analytics
  • Mass Flow Converter APP, Teledyne Hastings Instruments

To read more about the 2015 winners and the 2016 awards, visit www.flowcontrolnetwork.com/innovationawards.

About Flow Control Magazine
Flow Control magazine is the leading source for fluid handling systems design, operation and maintenance. It focuses exclusively on technologies for effectively moving, measuring and containing liquids, gases and slurries. It aims to serve any industry where fluid handling is a requirement.

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