The Winners of the 2018 Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award were announced Aug. 22 during the International Woodworking Fair. The Challengers Award promotes the development of innovative new technology in woodworking machinery, supplies, and services for the furniture, kitchen cabinets, architectural woodwork, store fixture, upholstery, or specialty and general wood product industries.
Beginning with 76 entries, a panel of 10 judges representing all facets of the woodworking industries, whittled the list to 23 finalists, before making their final judging on Tuesday, Aug. 21. The award ceremony took place directly at the booths of the winners.
For information on the Challengers Award visit IWFAtlanta.com and www.woodworkingnetwork.com/iwf/iwf-news/iwf-announces-2018-challengers-award-winners.