May 10th 2018 | Xylexpo, Milan – Vitap triumphs at the third edition of XIA-Xylexpo Innovation Awards. The K2 2.0 CNC working center wins the first prize in the Panel Processing category with this justification by the jury:
“This ultra-compact machine can execute operations on five faces of a panel, including shaped milling thanks to an innovative floating pressure bar.”
The only all-in-one machine with revolutionary DDT System® and Bar Nesting®, which allow complete panel machining on 5 sides in 4 minutes, including cutting.
In more than 60 years, the technological innovation operated by Vitap has gained global fame among woodworking and furnishing industry.
Founded in 1954, with market shares in 78 countries (Europe, America, Asia, Australia) and increasing revenues, Vitap is an international leader in the field of flexible processing. Role model in Italian industry, Vitap manufactures user-centred, cutting-edge machinery completely in house in its factory based in Tuscany.
Company’s top series have recently gained prestige and recognition. In 2013 the Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers awarded the 1st prize to Vitap Eclipse series at the Visionary New Machine Awards; Vitap also ranked among the award finalists with Point Acoustic series in 2015 and Point K2 Top series in 2017.
“The 1st prize at XIA 2018 attests our ability to predict the needs of our customers and to anticipate innovations in our field” say Vitap representatives.
Xylexpo Innovation prizes – dedicated to Xylexpo exhibitors – were assigned last night (Wednesday 9th May) at the gala event for the media and big buyers. The jury was made up of 5 representatives of research institutes, universities, training center and testing laboratories, all renowned and impartial.
Xylexpo organizers said that the 26th edition looks into the future. That is why Vitap feels in the right place. And at the right time: the time to take on high-tech challenges and generate constant progress in wood and furnishing industry.
This year Vitap also shows a new identity which embodies a stronger attitude towards the future. The renewed image wants to shed a light on a careful market listening, which is a key factor to face global challenges in innovation.
The news corporate payoff says “Create smarter”. This is Vitap promise to customers: your machines are flexible and intelligent. And it also sounds like a motto: sharpen your mind, accomplish your goals and work for industry’s growth. Let’s do it together.