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 SoftwareAttendees' Choice:
- Concrete Calc Pro App for iPhones, iPod touch and iPad, Calculated Industries
- ProConcrete, Applied Systems Associates, Inc.
- Eco-Efficiency Analysis Sustainability Measurement Tool, BASF Construction Chemicals
- Business Management Software, About Time, Technologies LLC
Concrete Production EquipmentAttendees' Choice:
- Mobilemix 0.5, Liebherr Concrete Technology Co.
- Handjet EBS-250 Printer, EBS Ink-Jet USA, Inc.
Concrete Construction MaterialsAttendees' Choice:
- CreteFill Pro Series, Curecrete Distribution, Inc.
- Pro-Release with Winter Guard, Nox-Crete Products Group
- Concrete Cloth, Concrete Canvas Ltd
- ChubbySmack Cast-in-Place Anchor Earthbound Corp.
- E-Zbar, PlasmaFab LLC
- Skudo Floor, Skudo USA Inc.
Decorative Concrete Materials and EquipmentAttendees' Choice:
- Sink Crete, Something Better Company, LLC
- Deva Lex 100 - Portable Floor Engraving 3-Axis CNC, Stonetec
- SPD Protector, Lythic Solutions
- Super Dye & Super Colors, Clemons Concrete Coatings
Demolition & Repair Tools and MaterialsAttendees' Choice:
- Pulse-Bac PB-565 Hepa Certified Dust Vacuum, CDC Larue Industries, Inc.
- DXR 140 Demolition Robot, Husqvarna Construction Products
- Brute BH2760VC Breaker Hammer, Bosch Power Tools & Accessories
Concrete Construction EquipmentAttendees' Choice:
- Dragon Saw, ACG Saws and Tools of Canada Inc.
- Ultra-Concrete Washout Filter, UltraTech International, Inc
- Procretor, Airplaco Equipment Co.
FormworkAttendees' Choice:Experts' Choice:
- X-FS Formstop, Hilti, Inc.
- Dovetail Column Lock, Coastal Columns
- Slotdrain UltraSlot F900KN, Elkington Gatic
General Tools and EquipmentAttendees' Choice:
- Cutting Edge Saw BNCE-20/BNCE-20-18V, Benner-Nawman Inc.
- GLL3-80 360 Line Laser, Bosch Power Tools & Accessories
- AD 10 Drilling Unit, Husqvarna Construction Products
- Multiquip H2LT, Multiquip Inc.
Masonry Tools & EquipmentAttendees' Choice:Experts' Choice:
- DHS 700 Gas saw, Hilti Inc.