Flow Control Innovation AwardsFlow Control magazine is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2012 Innovation Awards program. Now in its 13th year, Flow Control’s annual awards competition is designed to showcase the industry’s most compelling new offerings in fluid handling technology. Winners represent stand-out solutions that have been proven to increase efficiency, enhance performance, save time, reduce costs, or made other improvements in fluid handling applications.

The 2012 Innovation Award nominees were presented in the June issue of Flow Control, with winners announced in the September issue, following a period of open voting through August 1. Winners will also be showcased in a case study section in the October issue of Flow Control, which will demonstrate how each of the winning technologies is being used to the benefit of a real-world application.

“The winners of this year’s Innovation Awards represent some of the most novel fluid handling technology solutions brought to market over the past year,” said Matt Migliore, executive director of content for Flow Control. “As always, we commend the manufacturers who spend endless time and effort in pursuit of a better way to address the obstacles our readers face in their fluid handling applications. I offer my sincere congratulations to those technologies named as 2012 Flow Control Innovation Award winners.” 

2012 Innovation Award Winners

Measurement Category
• ML One Primary Gas Flow Calibrator
By Bios International, a division of Mesa Laboratories, Inc.

• Proline Prosonic Flow B 200 Ultrasonic Flowmeter
By Endress+Hauser

• SITRANS FUT1010 Ultrasonic Flowmeter
By Siemens Industry, Inc.

• VISCOLINE Viscosity Measurement Instrument

• In-Situ Thermal Flowmeter Calibration Check
By Sage Metering

Control Category
• 316L Stainless Steel Harsh Environment Valves
By ASCO Valve Inc.

• MBV Series Instrumentation Metering Ball Valve
By Ham-Let

• Cake Pump System with Load Cell
By seepex

• SmartTrak 140 Ultra-Low ∆P Mass Flow Controller
By Sierra Instruments

• Total Automatic Purging System
By Singer Valve

Containment Category
• SaniForce Drum Unloader
By Graco

For more information on the 2012 Flow Control Innovation Awards winners, please read the winners announcement in the September issue of Flow Control magazine.