2017 New Product Awards

New Product Award 2017

The 2017 New Product of the Year award program honors the outstanding product development achievements of manufacturers and suppliers whose products or services are considered particularly noteworthy in helping to improve the learning environment.

School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management Announce 2017 New Product Award Winners

DALLAS, November 16, 2017 – School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management magazines announced the winners of their 2017 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 six Platinum and fourteen Gold winners in the third year of this contest. Thirty-three additional Honorable Mentions were awarded.

SCHOOL PLANNING & MANAGEMENT
PLATINUM AWARDS

APV Engineered Coatings
Category – Paints and Coatings
NeverFade Façade Restoration Coatings

Hubbell Lighting
Category – Emergency Lighting
Dual-Lite EV4R

Mojo Networks
Category – Networking Equipment
Mojo Aware

SCHOOL PLANNING & MANAGEMENT
GOLD AWARDS

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company
Category – Networking Equipment
Aruba 8400 Core Switch Series

ASSA ABLOY
Category – Locks and Door Hardware
Sargent FM7300 and Corbin Russwin FE6600 Series

Bradley Corporation
Category – Plumbing: Restroom/Locker Room
Verge with WashBar

Diversified Woodcrafts
Category – Science/Vocational Furniture & Equipment
MOVE

Extron Electronics
Category – A/V Equipment
StudioStation

Hubbell Lighting
Category – Perimeter Control: Fencing, Bollards
KIM Lighting Pavilion

Noritz
Category: HVAC                 
NCC199CDV Condensing Tankless Water Heater

 

COLLEGE PLANNING & MANAGEMENT
PLATINUM AWARDS

APV Engineered Coatings
Category – Paints and Coatings
NeverFade Façade Restoration Coatings

Hubbell Lighting
Category – Emergency Lighting
Dual-Lite EV4R

Mojo Networks
Category – Networking Equipment
Mojo Aware

COLLEGE PLANNING & MANAGEMENT
GOLD AWARDS

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company
Category – Networking Equipment
Aruba 8400 Core Switch Series

Bradley Corporation
Category – Plumbing: Restroom/Locker Room
Verge with WashBar

Epson America
Category – A/V Equipment
Epson BrightLink 710Ui

Extron Electronics
Category – A/V Equipment
StudioStation

Hubbell Lighting
Category – Perimeter Control: Fencing, Bollards
KIM Lighting Pavilion

Noritz
Category: HVAC
NCC199CDV Condensing Tankless Water Heater

In addition, the following companies have been awarded Honorable Mentions for their contributions to the creation of more effective learning environments.

SCHOOL PLANNING & MANAGEMENT
AmpliVox – SW925 Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus; Extron Electronics – VoiceLift Pro; Hubbell Lighting – Columbia Lighting LCAT and SpectraSync; Johnson Controls – Metasys 9.0 Building Automation System; Mannington Commercial – Color Anchor LVT; National Office Furniture – Kozmic Collaborative Collection; nora systems, Inc. – nora enlighten Collection; Palmer Hamilton – Rally Table; Panduit – Field Term Plug; Patcraft – AdMix; ProTeam – ProBlade & Straight Telescoping Wand System; Spectrum Industries – VR30 Device Cart - Immersion Series and Collectiv8 Charging Pillar Station; Whitney Brothers – Convertible Desk; Zurn Industries – Zurn 1.1 gpf Diaphragm Kit for Flush Valve Toilet Systems

COLLEGE PLANNING & MANAGEMENT
Extron Electronics – VoiceLift Pro; Howard Industries PRIME Sign Program – Pedestrian Crossing Safety System; Hubbell Lighting – Columbia Lighting LCAT and SpectraSync; Johnson Controls – Metasys 9.0 Building Automation System; Mannington Commercial – Color Anchor LVT; National Office Furniture – Kozmic Collaborative Collection; Neopost – Parcel Lockers; nora systems, Inc. – norament arago; Palmer Hamilton – Rally Table; Panduit – Field Term Plug; Patcraft – AdMix; Polaris – Taylor-Dunn G100; ProTeam – ProBlade & Straight Telescoping Wand System; Spectrum Industries – VR30 Device Cart - Immersion Series and Spectrum Flex Active Table; Zurn Industries – Zurn 1.1 gpf Diaphragm Kit for Flush Valve Toilet Systems

Winners will be highlighted in the December 2017 issues of School Planning & Management and College Planning and Management magazines and featured on the industry website, spaces4learning.com. Platinum and Gold winners will also receive awards for display.

“This is our third year for this competition and, again, quality and innovativeness of the entries has been very impressive. That made the judging difficult,” said Jerry Enderle, editor-in-chief of School Planning & Management. “Thanks to the companies that made the effort to enter this competition. I also want to express my appreciation to the judges.”

“Each year this competition provides us with a host of stellar products that contribute value to successful, productive educational environments,” added Shannon O’Connor, editor of College Planning & Management. “Thanks to the companies for working to improve our schools, colleges and universities, and thanks to our judges for meticulously evaluating the entries. Congratulations to the winners!”

Information about the 2018 School Planning & Management/College Planning & Management New Product Awards will be available at spaces4learning.com in the summer of 2018.

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