NAOPA 2017 shortlist unveiled

OPI is delighted to reveal the finalists for the 2017 North American Office Products Awards (NAOPA).

OPI is delighted to reveal the finalists for the 2017 North American Office Products Awards (NAOPA).

The NAOPA – now in their eighth year – are being organised by OPI and hosted by wholesaler SP Richards at the ABC event in Orlando on 12-16 July.

The winners of the five product categories below will be announced during the General Session on the first full day of ABC. Later that day, at the end of the Business Solutions Expo, the People’s Choice award – voted for by ABC attendees and US OPI readers – will be presented.

In addition to these five product-related awards, three dealer awards will be presented during the gala evening on the last night of the event (16 July). These include the Professional of the Year and Industry Achievement awards, plus the Young Executive of the Year accolade.

More information about the NAOPA can be found on the OPI website.

North American Office Products Awards Shortlist 2017:

Best Product – Core Business Product

  • 3M – Post-it Dry Erase Sheets
  • ACCO Brands – Quartet Glass Dry-Erase Desktop Computer Pad
  • ACCO Brands – Quartet Glass Dry-Erase Desktop Easel
  • MMF Industries – Wheelchair Accessible Payment Terminal Mount
  • Westcott – Hot Glue Pen

Best Product – Technology

  • Brother International – Brother QL-820NWB Label Printer
  • HSM of America – HSM SECURIO P36i Shredder
  • Plantronics – Voyager Focus UC Stereo Bluetooth Headset
  • Victor Technology – DC450 Electric Dual Monitor Standing Desk Workstation
  • Victor Technology – Sharp EL-1901 Paperless Printing Calculator

Best Product – Facilities, Breakroom and Safety

  • Cascades PRO – Cascades PRO Signature Antibacterial Towels
  • Fellowes Brands – AeraMax Professional AM II Air Purifier
  • HSM of America – HSM ProfiPack 425 Multi-Layer Cardboard Converter/Perforator
  • Satco Products – LED HID-Replacement Lamp
  • Weiman – Goo Gone Coffee Maker Cleaner

Best Product – Furniture

  • Fellowes Brands – Lotus Sit-Stand Workstation
  • Ghent (a GMi company) – Aria Low-Profile Glassboards
  • Lorell – Black Glass Conference Table
  • Safco Products – Adapt Configurable Space Dividers
  • Safco Products – Kick Balance Board

Product Innovation of the Year

  • Fellowes – Lotus Sit-Stand Workstation
  • GOJO Industries – PURELL Surface Spray
  • Kensington ­– VeriMark Fingerprint Key
  • MMF Industries – Wheelchair Accessible Payment Terminal Mount
  • Safco Products – Focal Pivot Seat

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