Awards – The Benefits

Why enter?

Have you got a great new product that deserves recognition?

There is no better way of rewarding the hard work you have put into designing, developing a new product than by winning a Global Technology Award.

There is no better way of rewarding the hard work you have put into designing, developing a new product than by winning a Global Technology Award.

Every year we recognize the very best new products to enter the electronics manufacturing industry, making engineers work smarter, more efficiently and more reliably.

Our team of international judges carefully assess every entry against a list of criteria to mark each entry to determine a winner in every category.

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Winners Logo

(for use in print and digital media)

GTA Poster

Winners Poster

(for use at trade shows etc.)

Double Page Spread in Special Awards Issue

(heavily discounted - assistance given to make up ads.)

Awards Ceremony

Join the winning lineup!

The Awards Ceremony rotates each year between SMTAi in Chicago, USA and Productronica, Munich, Germany

The star-studded event represents the very best innovators in the SMT industry.

Registrations for 2022 are now open and will close on July 28th.

Awards Categories

  • 3D Printing systems
  • Adhesives / Underfills / Encapsulants / TIMs​
  • Assembly Tools​
  • Best Product – Asia
  • Best Product – Europe​
  • Best Product – North America​
  • Cleaning Equipment
  • Cleaning Materials
  • Contract Services $50 – $100 million​
  • Contract Services $25 – $50 million
  • Contract Services $100 million
  • Dispensing Equipment​
  • Distributors – Americas​
  • Distributors – European
  • Distributors – Asian​
  • Flux
  • Hand Soldering​
  • ID Systems​
  • Inspection Equipment – AOI Systems​
  • Inspection Equipment – SPI Systems​
  • Inspection Equipment – X-ray​
  • LED Production Equipment
  • Metrology
  • Pick ‘n Place/Mounter – High volume​
  • Pick ‘n Place/Mounter – Low/Medium volume
  • Printing Equipment
  • Device Programming
  • Rework & Repair
  • Robotic Handling Systems
  • Software – Process Control
  • Software – Production
  • Solder Paste
  • Solder – Bar and Cored Wire
  • Soldering Equipment – Reflow
  • Soldering Equipment – Selective
  • Soldering Equipment – Wave
  • Soldering Equipment – Other
  • Stencils
  • Storage Systems
  • Test Equipment
  • Test & Services