Which suppliers deliver the best value? Read here to see who made the list

The votes are in and our readers have named the suppliers who deliver the best value. Read here to see who made the list.

By Paul Studebaker, Editor in Chief

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What does it mean when you cast a ballot? Some simply consider it their duty to weigh in, others do it

And your winners are...

BUILDINGS & GROUNDS

Floor toppings, surfacings, coatings
Stonhard
Tufco

Paints and industrial coatings (except flooring)
ICI/Devoe/Glidden/Dulux
Rustoleum
Sherwin Williams

Roofing materials and systems
Tremco

Sealants
3M
Dow Corning
Loctite

Security
ADT

COMPRESSORS

Compressors
Atlas-Copco
Cooper
Gardner Denver
Ingersoll-Rand
Kaeser
Quincy
Sullair

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

Electric motor drives, variable speed
ABB
AC Tech
Baldor
General Electric 
Rockwell/Reliance/Allen-Bradley
Siemens
Square D
Toshiba 
Yaskawa

Electric motors
Baldor
General Electric 
Reliance/Allen-Bradley
Siemens
Toshiba 
U.S. Motors

Electrical circuit breakers
Allen-Bradley
Eaton/Cutler-Hammer
General Electric
Siemens
Square D

Electrical contactors
Cutler-Hammer
General Electric
Rockwell/Allen-Bradley
Siemens
Square D

Electrical fuses
Cooper Bussmann
Ferraz Shawmut
Littelfuse

Engine/generator sets
Caterpillar
Cummins/Onan
Honda

Lighting
 Cooper
 General Electric
 Holophane
 Lithonia
 Philips
Sylvania

Power monitoring hardware/software
Rockwell/Allen-Bradley
Square D

Uninterruptible power supplies
American Power Conversion
Best
Liebert

FLUID HANDLING

Chemical feeder equipment
Acrison
K-tron
Pulsa-feeder

Fan/blower equipment
Chicago Blower
Dayton
Gardner Denver
New York Blower

Flowmeters
Emerson Process Management (Micro Motion)
Emerson Process Management (Rosemount)

Pumps
Flowserve
Goulds
Waukesha

Seals, mechanical
Chesterton
Flowserve
John Crane
SKF (formerly Chicago Rawhide)

Valves and actuators
Apollo
Emerson Process Management /Fisher 19%
Flowserve-Valtek
Honeywell
Neles-Jamesbury
Parker

HEATING & COOLING

Boiler equipment
Babcock & Wilcox
Cleaver-Brooks

Chiller equipment
Carrier
Trane
York

Heat transfer fluids
Chevron Texaco
Dow
ExxonMobil
Paratherm

Refrigeration equipment
Carrier
Trane
York/Frick

Steam traps
Armstrong
Spirax Sarco

MATERIAL HANDLING

Conveyor belting
Gates
Goodyear
Intralox

Cranes and hoists
Columbus McKinnon
Demag
Milwaukee/Budgit
P&H
Yale
Dock equipment (excluding doors)
Kelley
Rite-Hite

Doors
Overhead Door

Lift trucks/equipment
Caterpillar
Clark
Crown
Hyster
Nissan
Raymond
Toyota
Yale

POWER TRANSMISSION

Bearings
Dodge
FAG
Motion Industries
SKF
Timken

Couplings, mechanical
Applied Industrial Technologies
Dodge
Falk
Lovejoy
Rexnord/Omega/Thomas

Cylinders, hydraulic and pneumatic
Bimba
Parker

Drive belts
Gates
Goodyear

Drive chains
Diamond
U.S. Tsubaki

Gearboxes
Applied Industrial Technologies
Boston Gear
Dodge/Reliance 
Falk

Gearmotors
Dodge/Reliance 
SEW Eurodrive

Hydraulic power equipment
Bosch Rexroth
Parker Hannifin
Vickers

Seals and isolators
SKF (formerly Chicago Rawhide)
Inpro

PREDICTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Alignment instrumentation
Ludeca
OptAlign
Starrett
Vibralign

Balancing instrumentation
Emerson/CSI
IRD
Schenck-Trebel

Infrared imaging

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