2018 New Product Awards

New Product Award 2018

School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management Announce 2018 New Product Award Winners

DALLAS, October 16, 2018 – School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management magazines announced the winners of their 2018 New Product Awards today. The publications are leading information resources for those charged with planning, designing, constructing, equipping, operating and maintaining the physical learning environment.

The New Product Award program honors the outstanding product development achievements of manufacturers and suppliers whose products or services are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to enhance the learning environment.

“Our New Product Awards program gives us the opportunity to honor companies that have developed products and services that go above and beyond in helping to improve the learning environment,” said Karen Cavallo, group publisher of School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management. “Research shows that there is a direct correlation between quality learning environments and improved student success – and these companies are leading the charge to make schools a better place for teachers to teach and students to learn.”

An independent panel of judges from the industry selected 34 winners in the fourth year of this contest:

SCHOOL PLANNING & MANAGEMENT

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
Networking Equipment – Aruba IntroSpect

BenQ
A/V Equipment – RM7501K Interactive Flat Panel

Diversey
Paints & Coatings – Wood Care by Diversey

Diversified Woodcrafts, Inc.
Science/Vocational Furniture & Equipment – Sit‐2‐Stand Drawing Table

Dyson
Plumbing – Airblade Wash+Dry

EVERWhite, a division of Glenroy, Inc.
Classroom Security Devices – MOBILEGuard Ballistic Panel System

Hubbell Lighting
Building Controls – wiSCAPE from Hubbell Control Solutions
Lighting – NX Distributed Intelligence from Hubbell Control Solutions
Lighting – Wall Director from KIM Lighting

Lutron Electronics
Building Controls – Vive Vue

Modernfold, Inc.
Partitions & Room Dividers – Acousti‐Clear Protector Series

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Flooring – norament grano

Patcraft
Carpet – Tangible Hue

Soter Technologies, LLC
Emergency Communications – Fly Sense 2.5 Vaping and Elevated Sound Detector
Restroom Fixtures – Fly Sense 2.5 Vaping and Elevated Sound Detector

Tarkett
Flooring – Color Play + Techtonic

VS America
Classroom Furniture & Equipment – Hokki+

 

COLLEGE PLANNING & MANAGEMENT

2/90 Sign Systems
Signage – SafeCare Signage

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
Networking Equipment – Aruba IntroSpect

Diversey
Paints & Coatings – Wood Care by Diversey

Diversified Woodcrafts, Inc.
Science/Vocational Furniture & Equipment – Sit‐2‐Stand Drawing Table

Dyson
Plumbing – Airblade Wash+Dry

EVERWhite, a division of Glenroy, Inc.
Classroom Security Devices – MOBILEGuard Ballistic Panel System

Hubbell Lighting
Building Controls – wiSCAPE from Hubbell Control Solutions
Lighting – NX Distributed Intelligence from Hubbell Control Solutions
Lighting – Wall Director from KIM Lighting

Lutron Electronics
Building Controls ‐ Vive Vue

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Flooring – norament grano

Panduit
Classroom Furniture & Equipment – Pan‐Way Above Floor Raceway

Patcraft
Carpet – Tangible Hue

Polaris Commercial
Vehicles – Polaris GEM Vehicle Application Packages

Tarkett
Flooring – Color Play + Techtonic
Flooring – Tailored Twist

Winners will be highlighted in the November/December 2018 issues of School Planning & Management and College Planning and Management magazines and featured on the industry website, spaces4learning.com. Winners will also receive awards for display.

“This year’s judges had a difficult time choosing winning products because all of the entries were high­‐quality and innovative,” said Jerry Enderle, editor­‐in‐chief of School Planning & Management. “Thanks to the companies that took the time and made the effort to enter this competition. I also want to express my appreciation to the judges.”

“The New Product of the Year program brings the best and most inventive products for educational environments to the forefront each year,” added Shannon O’Connor, editor of College Planning & Management. “I appreciate the thought and innovation by these companies that goes into these products that enhance and improve the student experience. Congratulations to the winners!”

Information about the 2019 School Planning & Management/College Planning & Management New Product Awards will be available at spaces4learning.com in 2019.

For more information, please contact Susan May at smay@1105media.com