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Rockaway, NJ, United States, 2006/11/27 - Of the 50 finalists, which can be viewed at the PDDnet website, and in the December 2006 issue of Product Design & Development, three will be awarded with the Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards.
Product Design & Development also announced that the top three winners will be chosen via a special online ballot, which allows industry professionals to select the top three winners. The ballot is available at on the PDDnet website under "Awards".
“These engineering awards are a unique to the engineering community because winners of the top awards are chosen by their peers,” states Len Vermillion, editor in chief of Product Design and Development. “Who wins the Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards is completely up to our readers and the industry members who access the online ballot to place their votes.”
Voting for the engineering awards will take place until 5 PM PST on January 31, 2007. Winners will be announced on the magazine’s website and featured in the April 2007 issue.
About Product Design & Development’s Engineering Awards
Now in its 12th year, the Product Design & Development Engineering Awards Program honors the people, products and technologies that have shaped the engineering industry over the past year. The awards are meant to honor engineers whose creativity and innovation help better the world in which we live. Finalists include new products, components, systems, materials and software packages designed by engineers and engineering teams working in the United Sates. Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards winners receive a crystal globe – a symbol of how engineering is changing our world. You can find complete information on the engineering awards at on the PDDnet website under "Awards"
Last year’s top winner was the LTI Locking Shoulder Joint, a prosthetic shoulder joint, developed by Liberating Technologies (Holliston, MA) and Reactive Metals (Angleton, TX).
About Product Design & Development
Product Design & Development is published by Advantage Business Media and provides comprehensive coverage of new technologies, systems, materials and components for design engineers in the original-equipment manufacturing market.
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