The International Surface Fabricators Association announced the winners of its annual awards at the association’s recent annual meeting in Atlanta.
The top award, the Hall of Fame Award, was presented to Jack Hussey of Jack’s Custom Woodworking, in Woburn, Mass., for his contributions to the decorative surfacing industry, and his demonstrated leadership and commitment to the ideals of ISFA. Hussey has run his business for more than 40 years and was a member of ISFA since its inception, previously serving as a past state coordinator for ISFA.
Fabricator of the Year is awarded to an individual of a fabricator member company that has best exemplified the ISFA ideals of quality, innovation, character and exemplary service to ISFA and/or the decorative surfacing industry. The winner for 2012 was Ted Sherritt, of Floform in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
The Associate of the Year Award is given to an associate member company that has best exemplified the role of servicing the needs of fabricator member companies. The 2012 winner is Cosentino.
The Innovator Award is for the member firm or individual who goes outside the box to create a product or system that enhances the life or elevates the role of the surface fabricator. The winner for 2012 was Karran for its the undermounted sink for laminate, as well as its Edge series of flush-mount stainless sinks for solid surface.
The Envision Award is given to the ISFA member firm or individual that excels in creating something imaginative and special for the surfacing industry. The winner for 2012 was Moraware’s Harry Hollander for producing a new and upgraded countertop layout program, as well as for creating the free Remnant Swap service available to fabricators to repurpose scrap.
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