Blue Guard Innovations Is Named IBEX 2018 Innovation Award Winner For BG-One

Tampa, Florida (USA) — The 2018 Innovation Awards, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), were presented at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) during the annual Industry Breakfast on Tuesday, October 2. Eight BWI judges with various technical backgrounds in boating selected the new product winners among dozens of entries submitted by marine trade companies.

The Blue Guard Innovations (BGI) BG-One Smart Bilge Pump Switch is the winner of the IBEX 2018 Product Innovation Award in the Mechanical Systems category. The award was presented to BGI at the NMMA industry breakfast on Tuesday, October 2 at the Tampa Convention Center.

The flagship product in the BGI range of patented, solid state smart switches & sensors, the BG-One functions as a bilge pump switch that helps prevent oil or fuel from being pumped into oceans, lakes and waterways.

The BGI range also includes the BG-HW high water sensor and the BG-SWA, a combined bilge pump switch and high water alarm.