Companies have until Monday, June 3 to submit entries for the first Diesel Progress Awards.
The international awards, which are part of the inaugural Diesel Progress Summit (DPS) in Louisville, Ky., on Sept. 30, will celebrate excellence in the field of engine and powertrain technology, including electrification. They are open to engine and powertrain component manufacturers, equipment OEMs, engine distributors and others in the powertrain industry. The Summit will be held the day before the opening of the ICUEE show.
The awards categories are:
– Diesel engine of the year (<175 hp).
– Diesel engine of the year (>175 hp).
– Engine distributor of the year (<175 hp).
– Engine distributor of the year (>175 hp).
– Electrification newsmaker of the year.
– Electrification application of the year.
– Employer of the year.
– Diesel Progress achievement of the year.
Details on the categories and how to submit entries, as well as downloadable entry forms, can be found at: https://www.dieselprogresssummit.com/awards.html.
The independent judging panel for the awards includes:
Jim Saunders, Business Development, MurCal, Inc.
Peter Scherm, general manager, EUROMOT (The European Association of Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturers).
Dr. Andrew Noble, head of Commercial Vehicle and Off Highway Market Sector, Ricardo
Dr. John C. Wall, former vice president and chief technology officer, Cummins Inc
Non-voting chair of the judges is Mike Osenga, editor/publisher, Diesel Progress
The award winners will be announced during the awards dinner on Sept. 30 in Louisville.
The Summit conference program is almost complete, with senior speakers from companies including Cummins, JLG, Caterpillar, Danfoss, Hatz, Kohler and Volvo CE. To see the full program and book your place, visit https://www.dieselprogresssummit.com/conference.html.
Organizers of the event are the KHL Group and its magazines Diesel Progress, Diesel Progress International and New Power Progress.
Gold sponsors for the conference include Cummins, Hatz and Perkins. The sponsor of the networking drinks is Kohler.
The Summit is also supported by the ICUEE show and is allied to the exhibition’s seminar and education program. See https://www.icuee.com/visit/conferences-education/ for more information.