Criteria for OEM Off-Highway’s Top New Products Award

2024 Top New Products Oem

Nominations are open for OEM Off-Highway’s Top New Products award, which highlights the top technologies engineering teams look for when designing new equipment.


What is the overall timeframe?

Entries due Friday, July 12, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. CST.

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The criteria include:

  • The new product must be in the mobile off-highway industry or on-highway vehicles in Class 4 through Class 8.
  • The new product must have been introduced or one that has gone through a major update between June 1, 2023 to May 11, 2024.
  • If the product is a major upgrade of a previous model, the upgrade and changes must be detailed below. OEM Off-Highway’s editorial staff will determine if the upgraded product warrants entry.
  • Products that won in previous years are not able to win again. We strongly recommend submitting a new product for this year’s award program.
  • Companies can be located nationwide and/or international.
  • Applications are free; there is no charge/fee to apply.
  • Application must be completed in full to be considered. Incomplete submissions or those with incorrect information will be disqualified.
  • Information will publish as listed in the nomination form. Not all pieces of the nomination form will publish.
  • OEM Off-Highway will not be held responsible for publishing information that was incorrectly submitted in the nomination process.
  • All applications must be submitted electronically. Applications submitted via email or other platforms will not be eligible.
  • Limit up to one nomination per company.
  • Companies can self-nominate. Nominations can also come from suppliers, vendors, customers, co-workers, PR/marketing firms and/or the companies themselves.
  • Honorees are vetted by OEM-Off-Highway’s editorial staff.
  • Multiple applications for the same new product do not guarantee a win. 
  • Proprietary information may not be included. Information provided may be published in print and online.
  • Nominations close Friday, July 12, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. CST. OEM Off-Highway will not accept any past-due submissions.
  • Information provided in the application may be used in print and online.

Please contact OEM Off-Highway Editor Kathy Wells at [email protected] with any questions.