DUX ANNOUNCED AS A FINALIST IN THE 2008 IWF CHALLENGERS AWARDŽ COMPETITION
DUX Advanced Laminar Airflow Technology recognized as one of 20 best new technologies in the woodworking industry.
SEATTLE, Wash. - June 6, 2008 - DUX Area, Inc. announced today their selection as a finalist for the prestigious Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award® presented by the International Woodworking Fair. DUX was selected as one of 20 finalists from a field of 126 applications submitted by 93 different companies. The competition will conclude with presentations to a panel of judges in August.
“We’re delighted to be accepted as one of the finalists,” said Matt Carlson, VP of Marketing for DUX Area. “Now we look forward to making our case in Atlanta as the most innovative and revolutionary product to hit the wood finishing market in the last several years. Winning this award would serve as additional validation of what our customers already know—the DUX technology saves money and greatly reduces impact on the environment while providing exceptional finish quality.”
The Challengers Award®, known throughout the world as the woodworking industry’s highest honor, recognizes innovative technology as well as significant contributions to environmental improvement; and focuses on companies who have distinguished themselves by developing innovative technology in products, services or techniques. It challenges IWF exhibiting companies to develop revolutionary, creative, forward-thinking technology, materials, services or safety devices that advance the industry.
The competition will conclude in Atlanta with presentations by each finalist to a panel of judges before final deliberation. The winner will be announced at a special awards ceremony coinciding with the opening of the International Woodworking Fair on August 20th.
About DUX, Inc.
DUX is a leader in in research and production of efficient, easy-to-use, and environmentally friendly industrial spray equipment. Headquartered in Seattle, DUX serves customers in North America through a combination of regional sales representatives and selected distributors. Original, marquee customers include Lockheed Martin, Stickley Furniture, SnugTop Custom Fiberglass Manufacturing Co., General Dynamics Electric Boat and Evergreen Air Center, Inc. Learn more about DUX at www.duxarea.com.
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Matt Carlson, VP of Marketing