The 25 winners of the 2023 NECA Showstopper Awards were announced on Saturday, Sept. 30 at NECA 2023 Philadelphia.
The annual Showstopper Showcase at the NECA Convention and Trade Show highlights the newest products and services on the market, and included more than 170 entries this year. Open one hour before the trade show, the Showcase gives attendees a chance to explore the newest products available, while a panel of expert judges determined the winners on a variety of factors. The entries, from small manufacturers to large corporations, were diverse and innovative.
The 25 winners are listed in alphabetical order below and will be featured in the January 2024 issue of ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR.
ABB - T&B Fittings Dome Drain
Robust enclosure/conduit drain, 316 stainless UL 4X IP56 and NSF certified
American Polywater Corporation - PHPS Conduit Seal, Sleeve Seal
Seals multiple size conduits in the same size core drill or sleeve opening with ease.
Arlington Industries - Split Grounding Bushings
Arlington’s split grounding bushings allow installation of a bushing on conduit after conductors are installed.
Atkore - Unistrut Trolley System
High-capacity, smooth operator with 6 new products. Applications include heavy-duty, festoons and more.
Brady Corp. - M511 Label Printer
Print bigger, clearer messages, any way you choose—on a phone, tablet or PC.
Ericson Manufacturing Co. - LED Canopy Industrial Grade Temporary Light
Series 1000 LED canopy, wet location, industrial-grade temporary light. Easy mounting, strong and magnetic. Has 50W LED COB array with 120V–277V Driver, 6,450 lumen output. Available with 90-minute battery backup.
Fluke Corp. - 2062 Advanced Pro Wire Tracer
2062 Advanced Pro Wire Tracers accurately and safely troubleshoots energized and de-energized wires in residential, commercial and industrial environments up to CAT IV 600V.
Greenlee Tools Inc. - Dual-Shoe Hand Bender
Greenlee's Dual-Shoe Hand Bender with ½-inch and ¾-inch shoes.
Gripple Inc. - UniGrip 6 Hanger
The only single-channel cable fastener/hanger capable of accommodating ¼-inch cable, and with an 800-pound SWL.
Hubbell Inc. - ParkPost Outdoor Power Enclosure
Free-standing post enclosure provides outdoor power with unique slide cover. Stylish design suitable for prominent locations, rather than hidden away.
iTOOLco - B2 Rapid Fire Bender
The first cordless bender on the market, utilizing a “Split Slip” technology allowing one shoe to bend EMT, IMC and rigid conduit 4 times faster than traditional methods.
Keystone Technologies - Mistik DMX Linear Wall Washer
A plug-n-play RGBW system with simple phone app to set any color or sequence.
Klein Tools Inc. - Impact Rated Multi-Bit Screwdriver / Nut Driver
11-in-1 multitool design with impact-rated compatibility for cross-over use between hand tool and power tool.
Leviton Manufacturing Co. Inc. - Decora Edge
Decora Edge wiring devices provide the classic appearance and superior performance of Decora devices in a new, easier-to-install, safer design.
Light Efficient Design - Level 2 48A EV Charger
Simply plug and charge, with no internet connection or software required. Selectable 24A–48A charging power!
Lutron Electronics - Pico Paddle Remote
Paddle smart remote allowing you to add a “switch” almost anywhere. No pulling wires required.
Mag Daddy LLC - Magnetic Standoffs
Customize any metal enclosure to accommodate power supplies, circuit boards and accessories with Mag Daddy’s Magnetic Standoffs.
Milwaukee Tool - M18™ Force Logic Single Channel Strut Shear
Provides precise measurement and consistent accuracy with no exposed blades. Delivers installation-ready cuts and eliminates filing.
nVent ERICO - Lay-In Hammerlock Ground Clamp
Ground rod clamp featuring patented lay-in design and easy installation using only a hammer.
Orbit Industries Inc. – Slab on Grade Adjustable Platform
Adjustable platform to install commercial floor boxes with ease using ½-inch conduit or rebar.
Production Products Inc. - Strut Pro Automated Strut Fabricating Machine
Produce strut at a lower cost per foot than you can purchase from a supplier.
Rack-A-Tiers Manufacturing Inc. - XL Wire Dispenser
Used as a wire spool holder for dispensing wire, the Rack-A-Tiers XL is also perfect as a workbench, sawhorse and pipe vise.
Schneider Electric - Energy Monitor (QO Smart Panel Solution)
Schneider Energy Monitor and SquareD Control Relays give smart functionality simply and inexpensively to QO panels.
SP Products - EZ Stub -Up Support Bracket
Support and secure multiple conduits with brackets and unistrut at a single stub-up location.
StructShare – A.I. Quote Comparison
A.I.-based quote comparison tool helps optimize purchasing by price, lead time, supplier history and more.