IWF 2014 Challengers Award Entries Revealed

By Karen Koenig | Posted: 04/15/2014 3:27PM

 

IWF Challengers Award ATLANTA - Sixty-one woodworking products from 45 companies have been entered in the 2014 IWF Challengers Distinguished Achievement Awards competition. The Challengers Award recognizes equipment, supply and service advancements with regards to technology, process or environmental improvement in the woodworking industry.

This marks the first round in the process, culminating with the seven winners being revealed at the biennial International Woodworking Fair. North America's largest woodworking event, IWF 2014 will be held Aug. 20-23 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

Woodworking Network will produce a special Challengers Award digital edition with information on all the entries in June. For more information, contact Laurel Didier, group vice president/publisher, at ldidier@woodworkingnetwork.com.

The field of entries will be narrowed down, with the final judging to take place the day before IWF opens. The seven winning companies will be presented with the distinctive Challengers Award bronze sculpture on opening day of IWF.

The list of entries is presented below:

Company Name

Entry Name

Model #

Aiken Development LLC

Ndepth 3D Sensor

nDepth

American RENOLIT Corporation

RENOLIT WOODSTOCK OCEAN DRIVE

S407163

Apollo Sprayers International, Inc.

Precision-5

Precision-5

BIESSE America

bSolid Programming Software

bSolid

BIESSE America

C Torque

C Torque C-Axes

Black Bros. Co.

3D-Panel Cleaner

PC-3D

Blum, Inc

LEGRABOX

LEGRABOX

Castle, Inc.

Pocket Cutter/Screw Inserter

CSI-1.5

Colonial Saw Company

Lamello Tenso Self Clamping Glue Aid

Tenso P14

Deulen Tools

Deulen Safety Power Fence

003

Dixon Enterprises, Inc.

SurfPrep Sanding System

SPSS3X4

Earth Anatomy

Earth Anatomy Thin Stone Veneer

Thin Stone Veneer

Eurosoft, Inc.

InSTOCK: Inventory and Remnant Management

 

Friulmac, Inc

Randomax End Matcher

Randomax EVO

General Tools & Instruments

Professional Face Frame Double Jig System

8562

Graco Inc.

ProMix PD2K

MC2000

Graco Inc.

E-Flo DC

4-Ball Piston Pump

Grass America

Vionaro Drawer System

Vionaro Drawer System

Hardware Resources

Heavy Duty Ball Bearing Slides with Dura-Close Soft Close Technology

303FUSFT Series

Haskan, LLC/Hasko Inc.

Rough Hardwood Flooring Blank Scanner

Haskan Ultra

Hasko Inc.

Hasko Extra

HSDCX2

INVIS (North America), Inc.

INVIS Mx2 Starter Kit

6100300

James L. Taylor Mfg.

Rip-One

#412A

Kanefusa USA, Inc

Heli Timber Planer Head

Heli Timber Planer Head

Kanefusa USA, Inc

Novapanel Single-use PCD Saw Blade

Novapanel Single-use PCD Saw Blade

KCD Software

KCD Touch for Cabinets and Closets

KCD Touch

KCD Software and Cabinotch

KCD Software and Cabinotch

KCD Software - Cabinotch

Kerfkore

Balsakore

Balsakore

Leitz Tooling Systems LP

Leitz VectorCut Panel Sizing Saw Blades

Leitz VectorCut Panel Sizing Saw Blades

Leitz Tooling Systems LP

Leitz DFC Dust Extraction Hoods

Leitz DFC Dust Extraction Hoods

Leitz Tooling Systems LP

Leitz I-Door Interior Door Cutterhead

Leitz I-Door Interior Door Cutterhead

MARTIN Woodworking Machines, Corp.

HEBROCK Airtronic

HEBROCK AKV 3005 DK-F "Airtronic" Edgebander

Mereen-Johnson LLC

Advanced in Rip Optimizing

Rip Navigator 3.5

Next Wave Automation

Ready2Rout

NWR2R

O2 Filtration

Hocker Polytechnik MultiStar Energy Management System

MultiStar

Ogden Group

Wood Defect Repair System

DRS 300

Pillar Machine, LLC

Panel Lay-up Table

PLT

Planit Solutions

Vortek

Experience

Quickscrews International Corp

Impact Driver Bits

V5 Style

SCM Group

STEFANI Edgebander

Solution 80 Slim Line

SD Machinery

MagPi

120

Stafast Products, Inc.

Collated T-Nut and Collated Machine (Parts and Automation are currently Patent Pending)

CLHF14209HCB3

Stiles Machinery

Holzma dustEX

3 and 4 series panel saws

Stiles Machinery

airTec by Homag Group

airTec

Stiles Machinery

AR 3D Measurement System

AR-nDepth

Stiles Machinery

Kentwood Random Scraping Machine for Flooring Industry

RSM-12

Stiles Machinery

Venjakob Vario Dry Oven

Venjakob Vario Dry Oven

Stiles Machinery

Homag Group powerTouch Control

Homag Group powerTouch Control

Stiles Machinery

Microtec Scanner

Golden Eye 502 Scanner

Thermwood Corporation

Cut Center

Cut Ready

TigerStop LLC

TigerRip1000

TigerRip1000

TigerStop LLC

TigerSaw1000

TigerSaw1000

Timesavers, LLC

Automatic Opposed Self Centering Knife Planer

YIELD SAVER - 24

Uniboard Canada Inc.

Woodprint Technology

Woodprint Technology

Uniboard Canada Inc.

Aura Finish

Aura Finish

Vortex Tool Co., Inc.

Vortex Tool Selection App

mobile app

Weinig/Holz-Her US

Surface Structuring

P1200

Weinig/Holz-Her US

Evolution Vertical Machining Center

7405

Weinig/Holz-Her US

EasyPress

 

Weinig/Holz-Her US

GluJet

 

Wood Tech Enterprises, Inc.

Radii Nail Groove

LWRNG1

 

About the Author

Karen M. Koenig

Karen M. Koenig has more than 25 years of experience in the woodworking industry, including visits to wood products manufacturing facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. As Editor-in-Chief of Woodworking Network magazine (formerly Wood & Wood Products), Karen’s primary responsibilities include spearheading the writing, editing and coordinating of the editorial content of the publication, along with the Red Book resource guide and the Red Book online source and supply directory (RedBookOnline.com). She is also a frequent contributor to other Woodworking Network online and print media. She can be reached at kkoenig@woodworkingnetwork.com or Google+.

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