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New Cyclo BBB 5-Series Awarded

March 18, 2013
Chesapeake, VA

Sumitomo’s Cyclo® Bevel Buddybox® 5 Receives Plant Engineering’s 2012 Product of the Year Bronze Award in the Power Transmission Category

Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA), U.S. headquarters for Sumitomo Drive Technologies, is proud to announce that our Cyclo® Bevel Buddybox® (BBB) 5 Series gearbox received Plant Engineering’s 2012 Product of the Year Bronze Award in the Power Transmission Category. 

The Cyclo® BBB 5, a new product launched in June 2012, is a highly efficient, state-of-the art, compact series of speed reducers and gearmotors.  It features a smooth, cast iron housing design, and is optimized for shaft-mount applications, long life and easy maintenance.

Plant Engineering's 2012 Product of the Year program consisted of 15 categories with 46 winners. The awards were presented to the winners at the 2013 Engineering Awards in Manufacturing dinner in March hosted by both Plant Engineering and Control Engineering.

Safi Ahmed, one of our Mechanical Engineers out of the Glendale Heights, IL facility, and Josh Carney, District Sales Manager  receive the Cyclo BBB5 Product of the Year award.The Plant Engineering Product of the Year program recognizes outstanding new products that help the magazine’s readers perform their jobs smarter, safer, more efficiently, and more productively. Finalists are featured in the November issue of Plant Engineering and online. Qualified subscribers of Plant Engineering vote on their favorite products, naming a Gold, Silver, and Bronze winner for each category, along with a Grand overall winning product. Winning products are listed in the April issue of Plant Engineering and online.


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Cyclo BBB 5-Series Awarded "Product of the Year" by Plant Engineering

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