Eight exhibiting companies have been given a Visionary New Product Award by AWFS for product innovation and leadership in the woodworking industry.
The Visionary New Product Awards recognize creativity and innovation as well as leadership in green/environmental product development. Entries are evaluated on quality, production impact, practicality, innovation and user-friendliness.
This year’s awards, chosen by a panel of judges representing various areas of the industry, including professional end-users, woodworkers and company owners, were announced at the 2015 AWFS Fair.
Award Winning Companies and Products:
Product Innovation in Machinery Over $50,000
Evolution Vertical Machining Center
Product Innovation in Power Tools
SawStop Jobsite Saw
Product Innovation in Components
Kitsilano – Smoked Larch
Product Innovation/Productivity in Functional Hardware
Striplox by Striplox
Product Innovation/Productivity in Tooling
Tool Selection APP
Vortex Tool Co., Inc.
Product Innovation/Productivity in Software
Product Innovation/Productivity in Sanding Systems
SurfPrep 3” x 4” Sanding System Kit
SurfPrep Sanding by Dixon Enterprises
Product Innovation/Productivity in Machinery under $50,000
Next Wave Automation