The votes are in, and winners 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 on our
Most Innovative Products page.

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.
  • 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
  • Concrete Cloth, Concrete Canvas Ltd

Editors' Choice:

  • ChubbySmack Cast-in-Place Anchor Earthbound Corp.
  • E-Zbar, PlasmaFab LLC
  • 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
  • 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.

Formwork

Attendees' Choice:

  • Frami Xlife, Doka USA

Experts' Choice:

  • X-FS Formstop, Hilti, Inc.
  • 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
  • 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.