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Hanley Wood announces 2015 Most Innovative Concrete & Masonry Products

SAM selected as Masonry Materials and Equipment Industry Choice winner


Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, has announced the winners of the 2015 Most Innovative Products (MIP) at World of Concrete Awards.

Presented annually in conjunction with the World of Concrete, the MIP Award program showcases many products exhibited at the show. The MIP award program allows World of Concrete attendees and audiences of CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION, MASONRY CONSTRUCTION, AND THE CONCRETE PRODUCER an opportunity to vote for the products they judge as innovative. Winners are also selected by a panel of industry experts, many of whom serve on the World of Concrete Educational Advisory Board, as well as by the editors of CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION, MASONRY CONSTRUCTION, and THE CONCRETE PRODUCER. Winning products are chosen based on the innovation they bring to the industry.

“There’s an amazing amount of innovation going on in the industry today, as this collection of new products demonstrates,” noted Bill Palmer, Editorial Director of Hanley Wood’s Commercial Construction Group.

2015 MIP Award winners include:

Business Tools and Software

Experts Choice: Quadrel iQ and mGuage
Editors Choice: ProContractor by Viewpoint
Industry Choice: AboutTime WorkMax

Concrete Construction Equipment & Tools

Experts Choice: Rattle Stick
Editors Choice: Kodi Klip Rebar Connector System
Industry Choice: Concria TrowelPolish

Concrete Construction Materials

Experts Choice: AC-Tech Go-Early Technology
Editors Choice: Active Minerals International Acti-Gel 208
Industry Choice: Skudo Tack-Mat

Concrete Production Equipment

*Editors Choice: Portare Services CreteBox
*Editors Choice: EZEXTENZ Concrete Chute
Industry Choice: Washout Watchdog Washout Stand Alone Bucket

Decorative & Concrete Surfaces

Experts Choice: Penntek Industrial Coatings FormCove
Editors Choice: Butterfield Color Soldier Curve Tools
Industry Choice: The Concrete Protector GRANIFLEX

Demolition and Repair Tools and Materials

Experts Choice: Aquajet Systems AB AQUA CUTTER 410
Editors Choice: Hilti TE 1000 w/Wave Chisel
Industry Choice: Triple E Equipment SHERPA 100ECO


Industry Choice: ACI - Formwork for Concrete Manual, SP-4(14)

General Construction Equipment

Experts Choice: Bosch Power Ready Wireless Charging System
Editors Choice: Hilti PR 30-HVS Rotating Laser
Industry Choice: Enviro Chasing Services Fume Tube

Masonry Materials and Equipment

*Editors Choice: TEB-MAR Proton Drilling and Anchoring System
*Editors Choice: Keene Building Products KeedeLath
Industry Choice: Construction Robotics SAM (Semi-Automated Mason)

This year’s products were grouped into nine categories. Information about each entry is available at

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