Voting Now Open for Coolest Thing Made In Kansas

Competition highlights Kansas manufacturers

Topeka, KAN. Voting for the Kansas Manufacturing Council’s (KMC) Coolest Thing Made In Kansasis now open!



The top 16 nominated products will compete in head-to-head match ups. The products that receive the highest votes in each match up will advance to the next round, moving one step closer to winning the ultimate prize – being named the Coolest Thing Made in Kansas.

The top 16 nominated products are:

1. Autoland, Garmin International, Inc., Olathe
2. EMP Shield, EMP Shields, LLC, Burlington
3. SawHaul carrier, GearHaul, Chanute
4. Custom Built Dredge, Custom Dredge Works, Inc., Topeka
5. Al Davis Memorial Torch, Dimensional Innovations, Overland Park
6. James Webb Space Telescope Struts, Aerospace Corporation, Newton
7. Rawhide Portable Corral, Rawhide Portable Corral, Abilene
8. BG Rev-It tool, BG Products, Wichita
9. Custom Limestone Rock Signs, Fisher Rocks, Belleville
10. Microlite!, KMDI, Inc., Kansas City, KS
11. Stanfield Heating Pad, Osborne Industries, Inc. Osborne
12. Pies, Tippin’s Gourmet Pies, LLC, Kansas City, KS
13. Kalmar Ottawa Terminal Tractor, Kalmar, Ottawa
14. T-Blocks, Ronawk, LLC, Olathe
15. CLX Ra Gaming PC Special Edition, CLX Gaming, Wichita
16. Coleman-Mach, MACH 15 A/C, RV Products (a division of Airxcel), Wichita

The winner will be announced during the Kansas Manufacturing Summit on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at the Kansas Star Casino. The top four companies will be invited to display at the summit.

 Voting Rules

      • Voting during the tournament is open to the public. A voter may vote once per match-up per round.
      • Nominated products will advance through a series of voting rounds.
      • Products receiving the highest number of votes during each voting period will advance rounds to top eight, four, and two.
      • The winner will be announced October 6th at the 2020 Kansas Manufacturing Summit.
      • The number of votes received will be reset at the beginning of each round.

2020 Contest Calendar

      • Sept. 14th: Nominations close
      • Sept. 15th: Announce Top 16
      • Sept. 16th – 21st: Voting for Top 16
      • Sept. 22nd: Announce Top 8
      • Sept. 23rd – 27th: Voting for Top 8
      • Sept. 28th: Announce Top 4
      • Sept. 28th – Oct. 1st: Voting for Top 4
      • Oct. 2nd: Announce Top 2
      • Oct. 2nd – Oct. 5th: Voting for Top 2
      • Oct. 6th: 2020 Winner Announced



For more information, contact Sherriene Jones-Sontag.

Posted Sept. 16, 2020


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