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Meet the 2018 NED Innovation Award Winners

May 9, 2018
We asked our readers what the most innovative manufacturing products of the last year were, and here's who they voted as the best.

Click the slideshow to find out who NED's discerning readers picked as the best and most innovative tools and equipment of 2018.

About the Author

John Hitch | Editor, Fleet Maintenance

John Hitch, based out of Cleveland, Ohio, is the editor of Fleet Maintenance, a B2B magazine that addresses the service needs for all commercial vehicle makes and models (Classes 1-8), ranging from shop management strategies to the latest tools to enhance uptime.

He previously wrote about equipment and fleet operations and management for FleetOwner, and prior to that, manufacturing and advanced technology for IndustryWeek and New Equipment Digest. He is an award-winning journalist and former sonar technician aboard a nuclear-powered submarine where he served honorably aboard the fast-attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN-723).


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Hog Wild in Raleigh: Scenes from the M&T Expo Floor

May 16, 2018
We packed the expo floor at our Manufacturing & Technology Conference at the Raleigh Convention Center with the hottest exhibits and demos in the industry. Run through this gallery...