Pfannenberg Chosen as a Prestigious R&D 100 Award Finalist

THE R&D 100 Awards Honor This Year’s 100 Best Innovations in Research and Development

Lancaster, NY:  Pfannenberg’s Kinetic System™ cooling technology named as one of this year’s 100 best innovations in research and development.

For over 55 years the R&D 100 Awards have recognized great R&D pioneers from established Fortune 500 companies and federally funded research institutions to academic and government labs. This year Pfannenberg has been recognized as an innovator making a difference for its revolutionary new electronics cooling technology, the Pfannenberg Kinetic System™ (PKS).


This new technology is perfect for those looking to reduce the energy, maintenance and footprint associated with traditional enclosure cooling units. Designed for indoor, outdoor, remote and wash-down applications that require a closed loop system to protect electronics, especially in harsh (dusty, oily, dirty) conditions. Visit to learn more.

“The legacy of the R&D 100 Awards program continues to impress me,” said R&D Magazine editor Laura Panjwani. “The caliber of the products recognized throughout the program’s decades-long history is truly exceptional.”

“Our focus on purposeful innovation – innovation that matters to our customers and the long-term environmental impact – is very much evident in our new Kinetic technology,” said Earl Rogalski, President – Pfannenberg Sales America, LLC“We are excited and honored to be part of such a prestigious list of innovators.”

In addition to Pfannenberg, other notable finalists this year include MIT, Toyota, NASA, Thermo Fisher Scientific, The Hong Kong Research Institute, Milliken & Company, The Dow Chemical Corporation and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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About Pfannenberg: Established in 1954 by Otto Pfannenberg in Hamburg Germany. Pfannenberg is recognized as a leading global manufacturer of thermal management technologies within the Electro-technology Industry. In 1958 we invented the Filterfan®, which continues to be recognized worldwide as a leading product to help manage the temperature in electrical enclosures. Our business philosophy: Protecting Man, Machine and the Environment.