May 16, 2017

Winner – Technical Innovation of the Year – Products

Technical Innovation of the Year WINNER

Awarded for the most innovative motion control product, system or service (new or redeveloped) with effectiveness being demonstrated via application details.



JCB Hydradig is a totally new tool-carrying solution, bringing new levels of innovation and engineering excellence to the growing compact wheeled excavator sector of the market. The revolutionary machine delivers on five important customer criteria, offering unparalleled visibility, stability, manoeuvrability, mobility and serviceability.   Hydradig is a ground-breaking digging, lifting, loading and tool-carrying machine for urban construction, highway and municipal operations. Technology utilised to achieve this includes an Electro-Hydraulic control system and enhanced rotary coupling.

"JCB is incredibly proud to receive this award, against what was very tough competition. To be recognised by leading experts in the motion control field is yet further testament to the ground-breaking innovation that is JCB Hydradig. JCB Hydradig continues to receive unprecedented positive feedback from customers and industry experts alike, marking a hugely successful first year in production. We would like to thank the event hosts and sponsors for a successful evening and extend our congratulations to the other category winners and all the finalists."
Sean King
Engineering Manager Wheeled Excavators, JCB Heavy Products

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