The Irrigation Association announced the winners of the 2013 New Product Contest at the Irrigation Show and Education Conference in Austin, Texas.
The contest highlights innovative products introduced to market in the last year in three categories: agriculture, landscape/golf and specialty. Each entry was judged on innovative and/or “changed for the better” qualities, increased water efficiency, ease of use, cost benefits, time savings and design quality.
Judges named a winner and two honorable mentions in each category:
- Winner: Waterman Industries, FlowMetrix System
- Honorable Mention: Lindsay Corporation, NFTrax
- Honorable Mention: Jain Irrigation Inc., Turbo Tape PC
- Winner: The Toro Company, Toro EVOLUTION Series Controller
- Honorable Mention: Hydro-Rain, HRC990 Battery-Powered Controller and Moisture Sensor Plug-In
- Honorable Mention: Rain Bird Corporation, ESP – SMTE
- Winner: Hydro-Rain, Irrigation Audit App and Hydro-Rain Sprinkler Catch Cups
- Honorable Mention: Illumicare Group Limited, Woody
- Honorable Mention: RainHarvest Systems, RainMaster 5100 Pro Rainwater Harvesting System