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2013 Golden Mousetrap Awards: The Finalists are ...

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon, the world's leading advanced design and manufacturing industry resource, along with Design News, is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2013 Golden Mousetrap Awards. The Golden Mousetrap Awards celebrate the companies, products, and people who are energizing North American design, engineering, and manufacturing.

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This year we are working with FIRST, an organization founded by Dean Kamen committed to showing youth the promising futures that science and technology can hold. Proceeds from the event will benefit FIRST and go toward scholarships to high school engineering students to further their ambitions.

The competition was stiff this year and our editorial team was blown away by the high caliber entries.  We are excited to announce the 55 finalists in the 15 categories:

Join Design News on February 11, 2014 at the Anaheim Marriott Platinum Ballroom; 5:15pm for the Golden Mousetrap Awards ceremony where we will recognize the finalists and announce the winners. In addition, meet Dr. James Truchard, our Lifetime Achievement Award recipient; Andrew Morris the Gadget Freak of the Year; and Justine Haupt, the Rising Engineering Star.  Get your ticket and stop by the Marriott for a beverage and a snack after the first day of the show and help us celebrate Justine's accomplishments and the rest of the 2013 Golden Mousetrap Award winners.  

As announced in September, the award ceremony will be held in conjunction with the largest advanced manufacturing trade event in the industry: Pacific Design & Manufacturing, MD&M West, WestPack, PLASTEC West, Electronics West, ATX West, and AeroCon in Anaheim, CA; February 11-13, 2014.

About UBM Canon
UBM Canon is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media company for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. Our print and electronic products deliver trusted information to the advanced manufacturing market and leverage our proprietary 1.3 million name database to connect suppliers with buyers and purchase influencers. We produce more than 50 events and conferences in a dozen countries, connecting manufacturing professionals from around the globe.  UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B-to-B communities and markets.

About UBM plc
UBM plc is a global events-led marketing services and communications company.  We help businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together at events and online, as well as producing and distributing news and specialist content.  Our 5,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into expert teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

For more information, go to http://www.ubm.com; follow us on Twitter at @UBM_plc to get the latest UBM corporate news; follow @UBM for news and updates from across the businesses and selected members of UBM's Twitterati.

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