2019 'Best in Show' New Product Showcase Awards

After 14,261 votes were cast for 111 products from 72 companies, the results of the 2019 “Best in Show” New Product Showcase Awards were revealed Tuesday before the Occupational Keynote at the National Safety Council 2019 Congress & Expo.

The results are:


Company: EgaMaster (Booth #2516)
Product: Total Safety Slogging/Striking Wrench
Description: 70% of all tool injuries involve hands. O-Ring insert in eliminates slippage from fastener, reducing striking injuries to hands and fingers. Anti-Drop shackle eliminates head injuries when working at heights. Available in steel, non-sparking aluminum bronze and copper beryllium – standard and metric.


Company: Task Gloves Corp. (Booth #3653)
Product: Versus Plus VII VSP72670HO
Description: Task Glove’s unique proprietary engineered 18-gauge knit shell delivers an extremely lightweight, A7 cut resistance protection for maximum comfort with touchscreen compatibility. Palm-coated with our super-foam, soft nitrile provides excellent abrasion protection and grip while our nitrile-reinforced thumb saddle adds durability and extended wear of the glove.


Company: Maincal SA (Booth #4950)
Product: Energy 420G
Description: The Energy 420G is a model of Voran’s innovative Sport Safe line. It is a safety sports shoe with an ultralight, slim sole that has a core of Infinergy by Basf. This technology is the world’s first expanded thermoplastic polyurethane (E-TPU) that has revolutionized running shoes. It makes the product comfortable to use while returning energy to the user with a reduction of fatigue.

Congratulations to the winners, and thank you to everyone who participated and voted. See the contending products below.


Note: Product information is provided by manufacturers. This publication has not independently tested manufacturers' products and cannot assume responsibility for the validity of product claims.