Go for an Ergo Cup® win

How innovative is your latest ergonomics solution? Enter the world-renowned AEC Ergo Cup® Competition and find out. Submissions are due by Oct. 27.

AEC 2018 is coming to the ATL

Join us March 26-29, 2018, in Atlanta for the 21st Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference, where we’ll celebrate the world’s best ergo solutions and networking.

Sitting Disease: New Evidence & Strategies

Ergonomist Josh Kerst will share the importance of movement in the workplace and key ways organizations can address this concern in a free webinar on Sept. 7.

AEC Free Webinar Series

The Applied Ergonomics Conference Committee hosts a series of free webinars to showcase the valuable content at AEC. Check out the upcoming schedule and past recordings.

The AEC is headed to the ATL!

Applied Ergonomics Conference 2018
Hilton Atlanta
March 26-29, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia

The internationally recognized Ergo Cup® competition, sponsored by the Ergonomics Center of North Carolina and Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University and presented by IISE, provides an exciting opportunity for companies to highlight their successful ergonomic solutions. The general theme across all Ergo Cup® categories is innovation.

Five Ergo Cup® awards are presented annually for outstanding solutions through training, engineering and teamwork.

Submit your application now for the 2018 Ergo Cup® competition!

Application deadline is October 27, 2017.


2017 Ergo Cup® Winners:

Ergonomics Program Improvement Initiative Ergo Cup® Winner 
"3D Printing… Bringing Ergonomic Solutions to Life!" 
Nexteer Automotive 
Melbourne Australia

Workplace Solutions I
Team Driven Workplace Solutions Ergo Cup® Winner
"Dog Bone Tool" 
Depuy Synthes 
Horseheads, NY

Workplace Solutions I
Team Driven Workplace Solutions with Internal Competition Ergo Cup® Winner
"The Enforcers" 
Honda of America Mfg., Inc 
East Liberty, OH

Workplace Solutions II
Engineering/Ergonomist Driven Workplace Solutions Ergo Cup® Winner
"Detonator Potting Upgrades Eliminate Ergonomic Risks & Productivity Issues" 
Los Alamos National Laboratory 
Los Alamos, NM

Workplace Solutions II
Engineering/Ergonomist Driven Workplace Solutions with Internal Competition Ergo Cup® Winner
"3-2-1 Clamp and Pull" 
The Timken Company – Bearing Inspection, Inc. 
Los Alamitos, CA

2017 Ergo Excellence Award Winners:

Ergo Cup® Excellence in Innovation Award Winner 
"Gravity Elevator Lift" 
Toyota Motor Mfg., TX, Inc. 
San Antonio, TX

Ergo Cup® Excellence in Simplicity Award Winner 
"Driver Reach Tool" 
Coca-Cola Refreshments USA Inc. 
Akron, OH

Ergo Cup® Excellence in Cost Savings Award Winner 
"Motions to the Horizon" 
Ethicon, Inc. 
Albuquerque, NM

Ergo Cup® Excellence in Ergonomics Risk Award Winner 
"Enhanced Launcher Electronics System RECAP Enhanced Tooling" 
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control 
Grand Prairie, TX

Ergo Cup® Excellence in Presentation Quality Award Winner 
"Extra Hand" 
Gulfstream Aerospace 
Long Beach, CA

You can still view the AEC 2017 program online to view the presentation schedule, or check out who was recognized at the AEC 2017 Awards Ceremony.

AEC 2017