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IWF Atlanta announces Challengers Award finalists

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The coveted Challengers Awards.

IWF Atlanta, which will be held Aug. 22-25 in Atlanta, Georgia, has announced the finalists for the IWF 2018 Challengers Awards Competition.And in an unusual twist resulting from a very close competition, a four-way tie means there are 23 finalists this year instead of the usual 20.The 23 finalists will perform live demonstrations at show venue on the day before IWF 2018 opens.  The seven winners will be announced on opening day at 11:00AM.

Finalists are listed in alphabetical order by company name:

Company Name

Entry Name

3B S.p.A.

Respet ®️

Aircle Tech, Inc.

QaX Series of LM Systems

Alfatherm S.p.A.


Axiom Tool Group

Axiom STRATUS Air Cleaner


Biesse bPad

Cefla North America

J-PRINT TD with my Texture Technology



Doucet Machineries Inc.

ALYX - Clamp Carrier Automatic Loading

Eagle Machinery & Supply, Inc.

EagleEye Talon Vision Saw

Fasco America

Lignoloc Collated Wood Nails

Felder Group USA

Format-4 creator 950

FIAMA/Automation Continuum Inc.

Multi-Function Measurement Display

Häfele America Co.

Häfele ixconnect Spreading Connector SC 8/25

Machine Tool Camp

HARP CNC Machining Center

Padsmore Inc.

Padsmore VM Block

Peak ToolWorks

Endurance Diamond Tooling

RAMPA Tec Inc.

RAMPA SKD330 Insert

RSA Solutions

Production Coach


SCM Router with HE-POD Technology



Stafast Products, Inc.

"BRAIN" Automation Cell




WEINIG SERVOLock Tool Wrench

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