Finalists set for AWFS 2019 Visionary New Product Awards
SCM North America's Maestro Smartech.

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The finalists for the 2019 Visionary New Product Award by AWFS Fair have been announced. The Visionary New Product Awards recognize creativity and innovation and are evaluated on quality, production impact, practicality, innovation and user-friendliness.

This year’s winners will once again be chosen by a panel of judges representing various areas of the industry, including professional end-users, woodworkers and company owners, and will be announced at the 2019 AWFS Fair at the AWFS Booth in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center at 9:15 am, Friday, July 19. See

Biesse's Viet Watch

Category, Company name, product name and Booth number are shown here.


Hafele America Co., The Hafele Axilo Plinth Adjusting Fitting System, 4422

Biesse, Biesse's Viet Watch, 8036     

Lignia Wood Co. Limited, Lignia Fire, 9978  



Wagner Meters, The Orion 950 Smart Pinless Wood Moisture Meter, 4260

FGV America, Inc., Omnia, 5835       


Industry 4.0

SCM North America, Maestro Smartech, 8200

Biesse, WN6 ROS (Robotic Operating System), 8036

CNC Factory, CNC Factory 2019 Driverless Python XPR, 7414          


Machinery over $50,000

Robotic Solutions LLC, CMA ADPS Robotic Spraying Cell, 10233

MB Maschinenbau GmbH, Roba Fusion 1, 9256      

Voorwood/Turbosand, Voorwood Automatic Size & Square SET System, 8247     


Machinery under $50,000

Felder Group USA, PCS - Preventive Contact System from the Felder Group., 8625

Yeti Tool Ltd., SmartBench - The world’s first industrial grade, portable, CNC router, 10034 



3A Composites USA Inc., Baleco LP, 4161

Northtech Machine LLC, The L5 No lock air lock fence, 9725          


Power Tools

Grex Power Tool, Grex GCP650  Cordless 2-inch 23 gauge Headless Pinner, 10014

Oneida Air Systems, Supercell High-Pressure Dust Collector, 9947


Raw Material

Ecotherm, Ecotherm Ecological Fire Rated Treatments, 4635

ICA, X-MATT - Coatings Of The Future, 7074



EagleEye ERP, EagleEyeERP, 4133

Altendorf Group America, MAGIS, 7581      

Next Wave Automation, Virtual Zero Unlimited, 7978        



Master Magnetics, On/Off Workholding Jig Magnets, 4644

Bessey Tools North America, Bessey GearKlamp, 6102

Felder Group USA, PCS - Preventive Contact System.



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