Seven companies received Sequoia Awards for product innovation and leadership in the green movement at the 2009 AWFS fair, held July 15-18 in Las Vegas.
The Sequoia Awards recognize the creativity, quality and innovation of the best new offerings in the woodworking industry. Entries are evaluated on quality, production impact, practicality and innovation.
By category, the winning companies and products are:
For Leadership in Product Innovation & Productivity - Components
Hafele America Co. for the Aerofix 100.
For Leadership in Product Innovation - Hardware
Hafele America Co. for the Moovit.
For Leadership in Product Innovation & Productivity - Tooling
SCM Group for the Rapid Tool Locking System for molders.
For Leadership in Product Innovation - Power Tools
Precision Casework for the TP-2000 Ultimate Hardware Drilling System.
For Leadership in Product Innovation - General
Accurate Technology for the ProCAB QC Measuring System
For Leadership in Productivity - Machinery
Delmac Machinery Group for the Busellato CNC Router with Linear Flow Automated Load/Unload System.
For Leadership in Green/Environmental - Components
Collins Cos. for Collins Pine FreeForm.
For Leadership in Green/Environmental - General
Mohawk Finishing Products for the Waterborne Finishing System.
For information, visit www.awfs.org.