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IWF 2022 Challengers Awards Contestants Announced 

Atlanta, GA—There are 86 entries in the IWF 2022 Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award competition, submitted by 68 companies exhibiting at IWF 2022. View the entries here.

World renowned, the IWF Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award® competition recognizes companies demonstrating exemplary achievement in the development of products, services, or manufacturing technologies and techniques created to advance the woodworking industry.

A panel of nine distinguished judges—all recognized professionals drawn from across the industry—review and analyze each entry. From the full field of contestants below, 20 will be selected as finalists on June 20. This group will perform live demonstrations for review by the judges on the day preceding the show opening.

Judges render final decisions to select winners based on demonstration outcomes. Seven winners will be announced on IWF 2022 opening day, Tuesday, August 23. The finalists will be on display in The Challengers Award Gallery throughout the duration of the show. 

abcd, jr. enterprises, LLC | Modular Cabinet System
AikenControls | nAble-Advanced Board Labeling System
All*Star CNC Products, Inc. | SpoilTiles
Altendorf Group America, Inc. | Hand Guard
Alvic USA LL | Croma
Ardis | Ardis Analytics
BACCI America, Inc. | 5-Axis CNC Machining Center with Disappearing Jig-Less Clamps
BACCI America, Inc. | CNC Turning Lathe with 4 Vertical Spindles
BACCI America, Inc. | Robotic Feed System for High Volume Batch One Outside Profile/Sand Process
Biesse America | Automated MDF Shaker Door Production Line
Biesse America | Biesse Rover B FT High Dynamics
Biesse America | Stream A Single Motor Corner Rounding Unit
Biesse America | T-Jet: Dust Mitigation System
Biesse America | XPS eXtreme Positioning System
CalPlant | Eureka MDF
Cameron Automation | Rack & Stack Flooring Nester
Circle T Manufacturing | Easy Lock Miter Machine
Clean Armor Technology, LLC | Clean Armor Wood 700
Colonial Saw | STRIEBIG Edition 60
Colonial Saw-Lamello USA | Zeta P2 Cordless
Crows Nest Software Inc. | Crows Nest Software
Delmhorst Instrument Company | Navigator Series Wood Moisture Meter with Bluetooth®
Donaldson Filtration Solutions | Rugged Pleat Baghouse Collector
Eagle Machinery & Supply, Inc. | Eagle StraitLine Gang Rip Saw
Felder Group USA | glueBox
Felder Group USA | PCS (Preventative Contact System)
FGV America Inc. | OMNIA AnyClick Hinge
Guffey Systems | PivotLine
Guffey Systems | PivotPoint
Holtz-Her GmbH | SafeDetect Radar System for CNC Machines
Hymmen | Digital Staining
IFS Coatings, Inc. | IFS PureClad
Innovashelf | EZ-Loc adj Floating Shelf Bracket
JKL Machinery | Vitap K2 2.0 with Flow Automation
Joulin | Joulin Gantry
Kanefusa, USA, Inc. | ECO ENSHIN KNIFE
Kastamonu | Kastamonu Entegre- Safe Surface
Kiwi Vision LLC | The Morgan Square
Krautzberger North America | Material Pressure Regulators
Kundig USA Inc. | Cados
Kval Inc. | KavalCAM CNC Programming Software
Lentz Machinery Group/PADE USA | Finishing Robot with ORB
Lentz Machinery Group/PADE USA | New Turning and Sanding Mill
Martin Woodworking Machines | MARTIN ConnectControl
Mattersmith LLC | Mattersmith Platform
MB Maschinenbau GmbH | ROBA Fusion Double End Tenoner
Nederman | LBR SmartFilter
NestWave CNC | RS1000
Nordfab Ducting | Quick-Fit Visual
Northtech Machine, LLC | Northtech Machine’s iDovetail
Northtech Machine, LLC | Northtech Machine’s L5 No Lock SLR Fence
Nutek Machinery | Ott Edgebander
Oneida Air Systems | 10″ Single Phase Rotary Air Lock Valve
Oneida Air Systems | Benchtop Dust Collector
Oneida Air Systems | Dust Deputy 2.5 Cyclone Separator 14-Galloon Delux Kit
Oneida Air Systems | Dust Deputy Bagger Cyclone Separator Kit
Oneida Air Systems | Super Dust Deputy 4/5 Cyclone Separator 14-Gallon Delux Kit
Oneida Air Systems | Supercell Mobile 14 Gal. High Pressure Dust Collector
OVVO Ltd | OVVO Drilling Connection System
Paintline | Portable Jobsite Spray Booth
Paintline | ProDryingRack Transport (PDRTR)
Peak Toolworks | Endurance Diamond Finger Joint Cutter
Pillar Machine | HP5D-Horizontal Bore Dowel & Groove
Pro Edge Technology | Lockdowel CNC Machinery Center
RAMPA TEC Inc. | RAMPA Threaded Insert Type E
Rev-A-Shelf | 448 Swivel Pullout
Salice America, Inc. | Bifold Door System
Salice America, Inc. | CQ Full Access Hinge
SCHENK LTD | 8mm Drawer Box
SCM North America | Maestro Power TMW
SCM North America | Robotic Nesting/Doweling/Banding/Sorting Cell
Shaper Tools | Workstation
Stevens Industries | Dura-Lam
Stevens Industries | IM-PAX
Super Jig | Super Jig DF12X14
Thermwood Corporation | AutoProcessor 43
Topp Line Inc. | The Blind Staplier
Uneeda Enterprises, Inc. | EKADIAMOND Abrasive Sponges
USNR | AddVantage Chop & Rip Saw Optimizer w/ Deep Learning
Voorwood Company | A5615 Stile and Rail Machine
Web-Cab | Planning Assistant
WoodTech Mechtronics | TruCut Automated Panel Saw Fence

Read more about the IWF 2022 Challengers Award entrants here.


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