2011 Most Innovative Products Winners Announced

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The votes are in and the winners are selected for the 2011 Most Innovative Products (MIP) Award program.

The votes are in and the winners are selected for the 2011 Most Innovative Products (MIP) Award program.

Held annually at World of Concrete, the MIP Award Program showcases many of the new products exhibited. The MIP Program allows attendees and readers of CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION, MASONRY CONSTRUCTION, THE CONCRETE PRODUCER, and CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS a chance to vote for the products they judge as innovative. A panel of industry experts many of whom serve on the World of Concrete Educational Advisory Board reviewed and selected MIP award winners. And the editors of CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION, MASONRY CONSTRUCTION and THE CONCRETE PRODUCER review and select the products in terms of the innovation they bring to the industry.

This year’s products were grouped into 9 categories. Information about each entry is available online at mip2011.com.

The 2011 MIP winners are:

Business Tools and Software
Attendees’ Choice: Concrete Calc Pro App for iPhones, iPod touch and iPad, Calculated Industries
Experts’ Choice: ProConcrete, Applied Systems Associates, Inc., and Eco-Efficiency Analysis Sustainability Measurement Tool, BASF Construction Chemicals
Editors’ Choice: Business Management Software, About Time, Technologies LLC

Concrete Production Equipment
Attendees’ Choice: Mobilemix 0.5, Liebherr Concrete Technology Co.
Experts’ Choice: Handjet EBS-250 Printer, EBS Ink-Jet USA, Inc.

Concrete Construction Materials
Attendees’ Choice: CreteFill Pro Series, Curecrete Distribution, Inc.
Experts’ Choice: Pro-Release with Winter Guard, Nox-Crete Products Group, and Concrete Cloth, Concrete Canvas Ltd
Editors’ Choice: ChubbySmack Cast-in-Place Anchor Earthbound Corp., E-Zbar, PlasmaFab LLC, and Skudo Floor, Skudo USA Inc.

Decorative Concrete Materials and Equipment
Attendees’ Choice: Sink Crete, Something Better Company, LLC
Experts’ Choice: Deva Lex 100 – Portable Floor Engraving 3-Axis CNC, Stonetec
Editors’ Choice: SPD Protector, Lythic Solutions, and Super Dye & Super Colors, Clemons Concrete Coatings

Demolition & Repair Tools and Materials
Attendees’ Choice: Pulse-Bac PB-565 Hepa Certified Dust Vacuum, CDC Larue Industries, Inc.
Experts’ Choice: DXR 140 Demolition Robot, Husqvarna Construction Products
Editors’ Choice: Brute BH2760VC Breaker Hammer, Bosch Power Tools & Accessories

Concrete Construction Equipment
Attendees’ Choice: Dragon Saw, ACG Saws and Tools of Canada Inc.
Experts’ Choice: Ultra-Concrete Washout Filter, UltraTech International, Inc
Editors’ Choice: Procretor, Airplaco Equipment Co.

Attendees’ Choice: Frami Xlife, Doka USA
Experts’ Choice: X-FS Formstop, Hilti, Inc., and Dovetail Column Lock, Coastal Columns
Editors’ Choice: Slotdrain UltraSlot F900KN, Elkington Gatic

General Tools and Equipment
Attendees’ Choice: Cutting Edge Saw BNCE-20/BNCE-20-18V, Benner-Nawman Inc.
Experts’ Choice: GLL3-80 360 Line Laser, Bosch Power Tools & Accessories, and AD 10 Drilling Unit, Husqvarna Construction Products
Editors’ Choice: Multiquip H2LT, Multiquip Inc.

Masonry Tools & Equipment
Attendees’ Choice: Synlime, Synlime
Experts’ Choice    DHS 700 Gas saw, Hilti Inc.

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