2002 Innovations Awards Showcase Innovative Solutions

06/18/2002 |

Presented By Buildings and BI (Buildings Interiors) Magazines, At NeoCon World's Trade Fair

Tens of thousands of facilities managers and design professionals attending NeoCon® 2002 World’s Trade Fair, Merchandise Mart, June 10-12 in Chicago, witnessed the latest innovations in solutions-oriented products, services, and technology for commercial buildings. In its seventh year, the Innovations Awards Competition, presented by Buildings and BI-Buildings Interiors  magazines, featured products and services that SOLVE today’s facilities challenges. Categories in this year's competition included Computer/Software/Automation, Environmental Sensitivity, Product Performance and Ease of Use, Safety and Accessibility, Workplace Aesthetics, Workplace Flexibility, and Workplace Performance. Specifics follow: Category of Computer/Software/Automation
  • Grand Prize Winner: SYNERGY Conference Room System by AV-Elite, Div. of Easy Audio Visual
  • Citation of Excellence: Dynasound CAAD 2002 by Dynasound Inc., Sound Masking Div.
  • Citation of Excellence: FPD Arm by Nova Solutions Inc.

Category of Environmental Sensitivity
  • Grand Prize Winner: Marmoleum Excel Tiles and Borders by Forbo Linoleum Inc.
  • Citation of Excellence: Spectra Sound Masking by Lencore Acoustics Corp.
  • Citation of Excellence: LYRA by Lightology
 Category of Product Performance and Ease of Use
  • Grand Prize Winner: Trac-Loc by Wilsonart Flooring
  • Citation of Excellence: Alloy by Pallas Textiles
  • Citation of Excellence: Premier Image by Matting by Design

Category of Safety and Accessibility
  • Grand Prize Winner: ErgoPower Electrical Adjustable Height Tables/I-Fit Software Control by XYBIX Systems Inc.
  • Citation of Excellence: EasyMotion CPM Comfort Select by Active Input Solutions LLC
  • Citation of Excellence: Rotary TouchPad Release by Spacesaver Corp.

Category of Workplace Aesthetics
  • Grand Prize Winner: Facements by Facements
  • Citation of Excellence: Image Series Four by Milliken Carpet, Commercial Markets
  • Citation of Excellence: Intaglio Collection by Pallas Textiles
Category of Workplace Flexibility
  • Grand Prize Winner: Vista Architectural Column by The Wiremold Co.
  • Citation of Excellence: Transformation by Interface Flooring Systems
  • Citation of Excellence: UltraGlas by UltraGlas Inc.
 Category of Workplace Productivity
  • Grand Prize Winner: In-Wall Rear Projection SMART Board 2860 interactive whiteboard by SMART Technologies Inc.
  • Citation of Excellence: Air-Balance by Dauphin North America
  • Citation of Excellence: Pathways by Steelcase Inc.
 More will be featured on these products in the August 2002 issue of BI-Buildings Interiors

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