October 2020
Location TBC

DEF Forum North America

DEF Awards

The information below relates to the DEF Awards 2019. Please check back for further announcements about future events. 

2019 judging panel

  • Rick Long - Petroleum Equipment Institute 
  • Ed Eaton - ASTM International
  • Allen Shaeffer - Diesel Technology Forum
  • Virind Gujral - Penske Truck Leasing

2019 Award categories

This category recognizes organizations within the DEF industry whose methods, technologies or systems for the transportation of DEF and/or DEF raw materials has contributed to the growth and development of the industry. This category is open to companies involved in the transportation of DEF or DEF raw materials from urea plants to end customers, including urea producers, DEF producers and distributors, railroad companies, road transportation, and equipment suppliers.

This category recognizes organizations who have contributed to a greater understanding of what SCR technology and DEF is, the advantages this brings for customers, the important role SCR/DEF plays to improve air quality, or the need to protect the quality of DEF. This category is open to any organization active in the North American market.

This category recognizes the achievements of an individual within the DEF industry who has had a positive influence on the DEF industry as a whole. This category applies to all individuals in the DEF supply chain including but not limited to DEF producers, blenders, equipment suppliers, and distributors.

This category recognizes females in the industry who have demonstrated outstanding leadership. This category applies to female leaders in any part of the DEF industry including producers, transportation companies, distributors, and equipment suppliers.

When nominating for this category you should consider innovative new equipment/technology designs, significant improvements made to existing equipment/technology, ease of application and use, and ability of equipment/technology to resolve unique industry challenges. This category applies to manufacturers or suppliers of DEF equipment and technology.