IWF announces 2018 Challengers Award finalists
ATLANTA – IWF has announced 23 finalists for the 2018 Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award competition.
The purpose of the Challengers Award is to encourage and promote the development of innovative new technology in the field of woodworking machinery, supplies, and services for the furniture, kitchen cabinets, architectural woodwork, store fixture, upholstery, or specialty and general wood product industries.
The finalist judging takes place the day before IWF opens. On that Tuesday, the finalists perform live demonstrations for the panel of judges, who then make their final decisions on the most innovative product developments.
The Challengers Award culminates with a presentation held on the show floor on opening day during which the winners are announced and presented with the bronze sculpture.Morbidelli He- pod<