Innovation Award 2022

PPIM 2022 Innovation Award winner


Weldfit won the PPIM 2022 Innovation Award for its ReCap Emission Recovery System / XR Technology with Straight-Line Predictability.


Novitech – Advanced micron ILI Technology
SciAps – LIBS analyzers
TDW – Enhanced classification and sizing of mechanical damage gouging
Weldfit – ReCAP Emission Recovery System / XR Technology with Straight-Line Predictability

Public voting system

A judging panel nominated the five Finalists on January 17, 2022. A public vote then opened to select the award winner. All PPIM attendees were able to vote on their choice, using the PPIM website or the mobile PPIM App. Voting was open between 9am on January 18 and 3pm February 2, 2022. The winner was announced at the Wednesday reception in the PPIM Exhibition Hall at 5pm on February 2, 2022.

How voters will decide

  • Each Finalist entry was represented in a short video highlighting their innovation.
  • A compilation of all the Finalists’ videos was available for event participants through the PPIM App, the website and on video monitors throughout the venue. It was also be played in the Presentation Theatre within the PPIM Exhibition Hall.
  • The Finalists’ summaries were also be printed in a booklet that was distributed in the Registration Area and in the Conference Rooms during the opening Plenary Session.

The winner received a plaque to display at their booth and was also recognized in the PPIM newsletter, and other communications and publicity related to the PPIM event.

2022 Innovation Award Judges Panel
Ray Gardner, Xcel Energy
Erick Hallett, Enable Midstream Partners
Bryan Melan, Tide Water Integrity
Tyler Tunic, Williams