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Finalists Named for IWF Award

Finalists have been named for the prestigious IWF 2024 Challengers Award, which will be awarded during this year's event in August.

This Blind Stapler, developed by cabinet maker Topp Line, won an IWF 2022 Challengers Award

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Judges recently named 20 IWF Challengers Award finalists from a field of 92 entries submitted by 75 IWF 2024 exhibiting companies.

The 20 finalists will perform live demonstrations for judges’ review on Monday, August 5 — one day prior to IWF 2024 opening day. Judges will render final decisions to select winners based on demonstration outcomes. Seven winners will be announced on Tuesday, August 6. The finalists will be on display in The Challengers Award Gallery throughout the duration of the show.

The IWF Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award is a world-renowned competition recognizing companies demonstrating exemplary achievement in the development of products, services, or manufacturing technologies and techniques created to advance the industry. A panel of nine distinguished judges — all recognized professionals drawn from across the industry landscape—review and analyze each entry.  

The IWF 2024 Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award Finalists are:  

Apollo Sprayers | Apollo Sprayers PRECISION-6 PRO HVLP Turbo Spray System | Booth B6419
Current Composites Inc. | Liberty Wood | Booth C664
Easysupply USA LLC | Circular Economy & Plywood | Booth C1817
GEW, Inc. | GEW | Booth BC508
KOCH LP | Stack & Move (SAM) by Paul Saws | Booth B6929
Kundig USA, Inc. | Eco Cleaning System – Energy Saving for Perfect Sanding | Booth A10601
Kyocera Unimerco Tooling, Inc. | EQS Edge Sealing System | Booth A10309
Leybold USA | Leybold NDK High Vacuum Systems | Booth A11345
Macoser, Inc. | OMEC F11TS | Booth B4629
Macoser, Inc. | SALVAMAC SALVAPUSH 2000 | Booth B4629
Make it Snappy Tools, Inc. | iCARB Indexable Carbide Countersinks | Booth C771
Northtech Machine, LLC | iGlue by Northtech | Booth B6052
Sunflower Corporation | Sunflower Corporation | Booth C1263
Timber Wolf Forest Products | Fast-Snap by Timber Wolf | Booth BC1107
Total Finishing Solutions, LLC | VD Simple Dynamic | Booth A11309
Total Finishing Solutions, LLC | Walcom TRUE LIGHT 2.0 | Booth A11309
Unilin Panels | Unilin Master Oak | Booth C1330
Vanguard Digital Printing Systems | VK300D-SS UV-LED Flatbed Printer | Booth BC1025 
Whiteside Machine Company | Whiteside’s Ultra-Long Ultimates | Booth B6518