Almost any image in standard graphic format can be turned into one, or a series, of formliners for cast-in-place or precast concrete. The photo-engraving process uses a computer-based method and a special CNC milling machine for transferring the image to the elastic formliner. Nawkaw Corp./Reckli. 800-905-2692.

The 2009 Most Innovative Products (MIP) contest, held in concert with World of Concrete, showcases innovation in the concrete and masonry construction industry. A total of 100 entries in 14 categories were submitted. Each entry was reviewed for their unique attributes and contributions to the concrete industry by the readers of Concrete Construction, Concrete & Masonry Construction Products, Masonry Construction, and The Concrete Producer; World of Concrete attendees; and a panel of industry experts.

Combining the results from text messaging and online ballots as well as expert feedback, this is one of the 2009 MIP winners relevant to Concrete Construction.