Washington, D.C., February, 2014 — The votes are in and winners selected for the “2014 Most Innovative Products (MIP) Award” program.

Held annually at Hanley Wood’s World of Concrete, the MIP Award program showcases many of the products exhibited. The MIP award program allows attendees and audiences of CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION, MASONRY CONSTRUCTION, AND THE CONCRETE PRODUCER an opportunity 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. The editors of CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION, MASONRY CONSTRUCTION, and THE CONCRETE PRODUCER reviewed and selected the products based on the innovation they bring to the industry.

This year’s products were grouped into eight categories. Information about each entry is available online at www.votemip.com.

2014 MIP Awards go to:

Business Tools and Software
Industry Choice: WebClock, About Time Technologies
Experts’ Choice: Construction Software for Project Collaboration, Viewpoint Construction Software
Editors’ Choice: The NexTraq GPS Fleet Tracking Solution, NexTraq

Concrete Construction Equipment
Industry Choice: OMNEX 2-Way Remote Control with Color LCD Display, Eaton/OMNEX
Experts’ Choice: Nano-Lok Edge Self Retracting Lifeline, Capital Safety
Editors’ Choice: Porta-Pit, Washout Watchdog

Concrete Construction Materials
Industry Choice: DUROCK EcoCap Self-Leveling Underlayment, USG Corp
Experts’ Choice: Hilti HIT-Hy 200 Adhesive Anchor System, Hilti, Inc.
Editors’ Choice: E-ZBar, E-ZBar

Decorative Concrete Materials and Equipment
Industry Choice: KRazor EDGE, KutRite
Experts’ Choice: StarSeal PS Ultra Stain, Vexcon Chemicals
Editors’ Choice: One Piece 7 1/4" Cantilevered Step Liner, Butterfield Color, Inc.

Demolition, Repair Tools, and Materials
Industry Choice: Track-O Mini-Dozer M-27, Movex Innovation
Experts’ Choice: PAM_DEK, RNP Industries, Inc

Industry Choice: Prinsco PROFORM, Prinsco Inc
Experts’ Choice: C.O.R.K. Concrete Opening Repair Kit, Construction Midwest, Inc.

General Tools and Equipment
Industry Choice: D-1800, BW Manufacturing
Experts’ Choice: PB184BAT, Packer Brothers
Editors’ Choice: BN Hydro Hoe, BN Products

Masonry Materials and Equipment
Industry Choice: Greenstar BLOX, Mason Greenstar
Experts’ Choice: Bosch Mortar Knife, Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
Editors’ Choice: PC912 Dust Control Power Cutter, iQ Power Tools

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