The International Woodworking Fair announced 21 finalists for the 2016 Challengers Awards.
“The Challengers Award represents innovative industry changing products,” contest judge and committee head Art Raymond said in a statement. “The IWF Challengers Award is recognized around the globe in the industry as an achievement for excellence.
IWF will feature the finalists in a special gallery in Building B. The winners will be announced Aug. 24.
Company and Product Accuride International: Senseon Secure Access System Atlantic Machinery/VITAP: Vitap CNC Acoustic Panel Boring Machiner Bacci America: CNC Router For Shaping & Sanding Cabinets Doors Outside Profile Biesse: Viet Robotic sanding of cross grain scratching and MDF, wood or painted doors Cefla North America: Cefka Inert Coating Technology by Sorbini Doucet Machineries: Doucet In-Motion Crosscut Saw Fastenlink Giben by Anderson Holz-Her: Ltronic Holz-Her/Leitz Tooling Systems LP: Multi Tool/QuattroForm Cutterhead System Koch Machinery: Paul Optimizing Crosscut saw Leitz Tooling Systems LP: ProfilCut Q Premium Cutterhead System LMT Onsrud LP: Polaris Compression Luxhammar Corp: Luxhammar Thermal Modification Process Red Horse USA: Winbag Riverside Tool Corp: SuperSand Salice America: Salice Air SonicAire: 2.0 Taurus Craco Machinery: WOOD-ED Table Utility Composites: Raptor Polymer Composite Nails Weinig Group: Weinig System Plus