Companies from around the world entered this year's IWF Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award. In all, 67 companies entered 86 products into the contest that recognizes companies demonstrating exemplary achievement in the development of "product, service, or manufacturing technologies and techniques created to advance the industry."
Here is the list of Challenger Award entry products for 2020. This information was included in our IWF pre-show planner.
The Challengers Award program proves that as the wood industry rebounds, so does its innovation.
Martin Woodworking Machinery debuts the Airtronic edgebander by Hebrock at IWF 2014. A semi-finalist in the Challengers Award program, it makes a seamless joint like laser edgebanders, while also processing hot-melt glue and PUR.