The 11th Ringier Technology Innovation Awards - Metalworking Industry Open for Nominations Now
Date Published：12/24/2015 03:12:35 PM
The 11th Ringier Technology Innovation Awards - Metalworking Industry, now call for entries until January 27, 2016. Only new or upgraded products and solutions launched during 2014-2016 in the China market are eligible to enter the Awards selection process.
In 2016,the Awards consist of 9 categories : Metal Cutting Machine Tools (Turning, Milling, Boring, Grinding, Gear Machining);Metal Forming Machine Tools (Sheet Metal, Wire and Tube Processing Machines);Special Manufacturing Technology (Laser Cutting, EDM, PAM, ECM);Tools, Abrasives, Clamping Devices, Measuring Tools and System; CAD/CAM/CAE Software, CNC system and other processing system; Functional Tools and Accessories (include Lasers);Fluid Coolant and Lubricant; Automation and Other products or technologies. The innovative technology and products in laser industry is also brought into 2016 metalworking awards, such as lasers, laser processing systems etc.
Following the Entry & Nomination Stage, the evaluation process combined of judge panel and online voting by end-users will take place from February 3 to 24.Entries for each innovation Awards category are short-listed by the panel of judges. The public can vote for the winners via the official website or wechat platform "RingierMetalworking" of the Awards.
What worth to mention is that the specially established prize - “Most Popular R&D Technician” will also be presented this year. The new added award is aimed to recognize those who have made great innovative contributions to the metalworking industry in R&D field. Only one winner whose product gain the most votes selected by the judging panel and online voting will be awarded the honor.
Winners will be announced at the Awards ceremony, which will be held in conjunction with High Performance Machining Technology Conference 2016 – Precision Machining & Metal Forming on April 12 in Shanghai, when all the winners, judges, end-users and media friends will be present.
This year, the judging panel consists of 15 metalworking industry experts, including (listed in no particular order):
Mr. Chen Yunbo, Academician, Deputy Chef, Engineer, China Academy of Engineering, China Academy of Machinery Science and Technology, China Academy of Engineering
Mr. Zhang Shu, Professor,Tongji University; Honorary Director, Institute of Modern ManufactureTechnology
Mr. Feng Guanghong, ProfessorateSenior Engineer, Deputy Director, Institute of Metallurgy Process, Central Iron & Steel Research Institute (CISRI)
Mr. Tang Bo, Vice Chairman& Secretary, Shanghai Heavy Equipment Manufacturing TradeAssociation
Mr. Zhang Shuqiao, ProfessorateSenior Engineer, Vice Chairman, Shanghai Association of Metal Cutting Technology; Senior Manager, Shanghai Volkswagen AutomotiveCo., Ltd.
Mr. Li Rusong, FomerSenior Engineer,Dalian Machine Tool Association
Mr. Yang Xiao, Executive Director,China Metal Cutting Tool Engineering Association; Executive Director & Vice Secretary, Shanghai Association of Metal Cutting Technology
Mr. Li Ming, Vice President, ShanghaiUniversity Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Design Institute
Mr. ZhongLiangwei, Professor, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology
Mr. Han Jingtao, Professor, University of Science and Technology Beijing
Mr. Lv Delong, Chairman, Beijing Mechanical Engineering Material Institute; Senior Engineer, China Weapon Industry New Technology Promotion Institute
Mr. Xu Zhengping, Former Minister of Marketing Department, Shanghai Machine Tool & Tool Group
Mr.Tang Xiahui, Professor, Vice-Director, NationalEngineeringResearchCenter for Laser Processing, HuazhongUniversity of Science&Technology, China
Mr.Wang Youliang, ProfessorateSenior Engineer, Chairman,Chinese Optical Society - Laser Processing Committee; Former Director, Shanghai Institute of Laser Technology
Mr. Zhang Qingmao, Chairman, Guangdong Optical Society - Laser Processing Committee; Professor, President, School of information and Optoelectronic Science and Engineering, South China Normal University
Nominations are open to all and the final selections are made by the panel of independent judges combined with online voting by end users. Simply put, the awards cannot be bought!
In 2015, 40 innovative products, including Grinding Machine for Complete Machining of Solid Carbide Tools from Vollmer TaicangCo.Ltd., J1VL-500FT Four Spindles NC Vertical Lathe from Jinan First Machine Tool Co., Ltd., Swiss GT 26 Lathe from Tornos Technologies (Shanghai) Ltd., were recognized as winners.
Review of 2015 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards - Metalworking Industry
The Ringier Technology Industry Awards – Metalworking Industry is organized by Ringier Trade Media and International Metalworking News for China Magazine. They are recognized as being the most honest, transparent and fairest of such Industry Awards in China. Since 2006, the awards have been successfully held for 10 years. The purpose of the Awards is to encourage, acknowledge and reward those individuals and companies who have introducedand developed a new idea, a new methodology, a new product or a new technology for manufacturing productionefficiency, cost effectiveness, user convenience, which might result in energy saving and more responsible clean manufacturingin the metalworking industry.
Visit http://www.ringierevents.com/innovation/metalworking/nominations to learn more or submit your application.