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Finalists have been announced for the very first Elements of Innovation Awards. Following a rigorous judging process that has seen the final product-line whittled down to 38 groundbreaking designs, the stage is set for two worthy winners to be announced at the UK’s only dedicated furniture components show, Elements and sister exhibition, W16.

Taking place from the 2nd-5th October at the NEC, Birmingham, visitors will be able to explore the competition entries in a dedicated zone within Hall 6. Home to the most revolutionary products to enter the UK market, the Innovation Zone, sponsored by machinery and components distributer, Ney Ltd, will be the exhibition’s central attraction, highlighting the industries most dynamic products.

Lisa Campagnola, Events Director adds, “We’ve experienced a high number of entries and it’s been a difficult process to narrow down the finalists. It’s taken some time to get to this point but we can now confirm that we have picked the products we strongly believe encapsulate the awards on-going message. Each and every finalist has created a pioneering product that will continue to innovative the furniture industry. Now it’s time to decide which two cutting-edge designs deserve the coveted title.

Finalists
Airpress Developments
Mirka UK
Axminster Tools Centre
Mundy Veneer
Biesse
Ostermann UK
Carpimoderna
Q Wood
Casetur Mechanism
OVVO
Coastal Group
SCM
DJH Group Ltd
Scot and Sergant
Doellken-Kunststoffverarbeitung GmbH
Swiss Krono Group
Essetre Spa
Symphony Coatings
Felder UK
Teknos UK
Gedore UK
TENTE
Homag UK
TOP Srl
Kremlin Rexson
UV group
Leitz Tooling
Warwick Edging
Leuco GB
Woodfinishes Ltd.