Winners of the 2018 Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award were announced Aug. 22
during the International Woodworking Fair. Selected from a ;eld of 23 ;nalists, the seven winners
include one so;ware program, one fastener technology, and ;ve machine technologies.
SCM won the Challengers Award for its router with HE-POD technology. Shown are
judge Joe Baggett with SCM’s Luigi De Vito, Rob Howell, and Fillippo Romani.
RSA Solutions won for its Production Coach software. Presenting the award, Art
Raymond is joined by RSA’s Roger Shaw, Shawn Mayberry and others.
Challengers Award Chairman Art Raymond presents the award to
Ruan du Toit, Felder CEO. Felder won for the Format- 4 creator 950.
Eagle Machinery won for the EagleEye Sharp Vision System. Judge
Dale Adams presents the award to Kirk Spillman and Todd Spillman.
Judge Joe Baggett presents the award to
Chad Giese of Fasco.
Judge Perry Fails presents award to Pascal
Doucet and Danny Pelletier for the ALYX.
Shaper Tools won for the Shaper Origin. Shown Joe
Hebenstreit, CEO, with Judge Richard Pyle.