February 5, 2019Anaheim Convention CenterAnaheim, CA

2017 Winners

The Annual Golden Mousetrap Awards took place on February 7, 2017 in conjunction with the MD&M WestATX WestElectronics WestWestPackPacific Design & Manufacturing, and PLASTEC West shows in Anaheim, California. 

During the ceremony, the finalists were honored and winners were announced in 16 subcategories within the fields of Automation & Control, Design Tools, Electronics & Test, and Materials & Assembly.

Lifetime Achievement Winner
Cees Links

Rising Engineering Star of the Year Winner
Lindsay Craig

Gadget Freak Winner
David Prutchi

Automation & Control: Controllers
Bedrock universal control system- Bedrock Automation

Automation & Control: Drives
Omron 1S Servo Drive & Motor- Omron Automation

Automation & Control: Fluid Power Technologies
No Drip External Mix Atomizing Spray Nozzles- EXAIR Corporation

Automation & Control: Motors and Mechanical Motion Devices
Flexion N-Series 6-Axis Robots - Epson Robots

Automation & Control: Industrial Network Technologies (e.g. I/O, Ethernet, Wireless)
SimpleLink™ dual-band CC1350 wireless MCU- Texas Instruments

Automation & Control: Sensors, Vision Systems, Feedback Devices, & Peripherals
ULTRA Puck (VLP-32A)- Velodyne LiDAR


Design Tools: Hardware & Software: Analysis & Calculation Software
MSC Apex Fossa- MSC Software Corporation

Design Tools: Hardware & Software: CAD/PDM/PLM Software
Arena PLM - Arena Solutions

Electronics & Test: Analog/Power Management/Control
ISL78365 Laser Diode Driver for Automotive Head-Up Displays - Intersil Corporation

Electronics & Test: Components, Hardware & Interconnects
TouchView TDDI Technology – Synaptics

Electronics & Test: Embedded Computing/Processing
R-Car H3 SoC- Renesas Electronics America

Electronics & Test: Test & Measurement
AEGIS Shaft Voltage Tester Digital Oscilloscope - Electro Static Technology

Materials & Assembly: 3D-Printing & Rapid Prototyping, Materials, Tools & Services
Blue Dot Lasers- Blue Dot Laser System

Materials & Assembly: Adhesives
BETAFORCE™ 2817 structural adhesive - Dow Automotive Systems

Materials & Assembly: Engineering Plastics & Composites
Densified SOLIMIDE- Boyd Corporation

Materials & Assembly: Fastening, Joining & Assembly Components
LQR® Lock and Quick Release System- Bal Seal Engineering

Materials & Assembly: Metals & Alloys
Belvedere Lateral Plating System- NeuroStructures Inc.

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