Finalists named for Visionary New Product Awards

The finalists for the AWFS fair’s 2017 Visionary New Product Award were announced. The awards recognize creativity and innovation and are evaluated on quality, production impact, practicality, innovation and ease of use.

A panel of judges representing various areas of the industry, including professional users, woodworkers and company owners, will select the winners. They will be announced at 9:15 a.m. (PST) on July 21 at the show.

The finalists, in their respective categories, are:

Software

Mozaik CNC Operator — Mozaik Software.

Virtual Vision 3D — Next Wave Automation

Osync Machine Analytics v2.0 — C.R. Onsrud

Tooling

RiverRax — Techniks /Riverside Tool Corp.

Leitz BrillianceCut Circular Saw Blade — Leitz Tooling Systems

CNC Laser Height Control — CNC Factory

Components

Senseon Secure Access — Accuride International Inc.

Biesse bPad — Biesse

Rev-A-Shelf LLC/Tresco Lighting Snap Panel Lighting — Rev-A-Shelf LLC

Machinery Under $50,000

8" Spindle Option for M652R Multi-Moulder and Router — Mikron

Woodworking

LT-2D3D-C Laser Templator — Laser Products Industries

Machinery Over $50,000

Durr Ready2Spray Paint Robot — Enhancement Technologies

Vitap Point K2 TOP CNC Work Center — Vitap Costruzioni Meccaniche S.p.A.

Master.Pro Triple Tables — Bacci America

Power Tools

Apollo True HVLP Precision-6 Turbo Paint Spray System — Apollo Sprayers International Inc.

Composite Fastening Systems — Senco

Shaper Origin — Shaper Tools Inc.

Hardware

Salice Air Hinge — Salice America

3135EC Eclipse Easy-Close Undermount Slide — Accuride International, Inc.

3160EC Eclipse Easy-Close Undermount Slide — Accuride International

Snap On Drawer Slides — Lockdowel

Raw Material

AKF with Rombex Technology — Uneeda

Apex — Timber Products Company

Industry 4.0

Komo Machine Monitoring — Komo Machine

X Line New Air Nozzle System — Krautzberger GmbH

Osync Machine Analytics v2.0 — C.R. Onsrud

Lean Robot Cell — SCM

General

Universal Dust-Free Router Hood — Oneida Air Systems

TP-CHJ Concealed Hinge Jig — True Position Tools

TP-PLJ Puck Light Jig — True Position Tools

TP-2312 Long Handle Extensions — True Position Tools

Miter Fold Dado Set — Rockler Woodworking and Hardware