Makinex Celebrates Three Awards at the 2023 USA-based Pro Tool Innovation Awards

Makinex, an Australian owned leader in innovative solutions for the construction, industrial, and commercial sectors, has been awarded three prestigious awards at the 2023 USA-based Pro Tool Innovation Awards. Makinex was honored with awards for their Hose2Go, Mobile Charge Pod, and Dual Pressure Washer 4000 products, garnishing recognition for their expertise in creating cutting-edge innovations that address the needs of professionals seeking enhanced efficiency and productivity.

The Pro Tool Innovation Award is a respected institution in the industry celebrating product innovation for over a decade. This year, 99 different manufacturers and brands submitted over 465 products in dozens of categories. A panel of judges votes on the award. This panel includes of contractors, construction business owners, tradespeople, and media professionals. Winning a Pro Tool Innovation Award is a testament to a product’s quality, innovation, and its ability to meet the real needs of professionals.

What the awards mean

John Stewart, CEO of Makinex, expressed his excitement about the three awards. He states, “It is an honor to receive these three respected awards at the 2023 Pro Tool Innovation Award Programs. The Makinex team always strives to deliver innovative solutions to our valued customers. These awards motivate us to continue pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in our industry”

In a statement reflecting on the 11th annual Pro Tool Innovation Awards, Executive Director Clint DeBoer expressed admiration for the ongoing innovation in the industry. “This marks our 11th year of hosting the TIA Awards, and each year we witness an increasing level of innovation from both large and small companies.”

DeBoer added, “Every Pro Tool Innovation Award celebrates a product developed by people who really believe that the standard we’re used to is no longer good enough.”

Makinex continues to be at the forefront of innovation, providing incredible solutions to professionals worldwide. Makinex’s track record of delivering high-quality products, evident in their growing list of accolades, has solidified its position as a leader in the construction, industrial, and commercial sectors.

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The Pro Innovation Awards Received by Makinex

Product: Hose 2 Go Constant Pressure Water Supply / Category Winner: Concrete/Masonry-Specialty

The Hose 2 Go is a portable pressurized water solution designed to simplify tasks such as dust suppression and blade cooling. This pumpless system delivers 13.8L/3.65 gal of portable pressurized water (7-10psi) for up to 30 minutes, eliminating the need for manual pumping and complex electrics.

Product: 4000psi Dual Pressure Washer / Category Winner: OPE-Pressure Washers, Gas

The DPW 4000 is an all-in-one pressure washing solution that combines a pressure wand and rotary cleaner. It offers adjustable pressure control from 1000 to 4000 psi, making it ideal for heavy-duty tasks. This machine boasts a remarkable 3x speed in coverage compared to rivals, enhancing efficiency. Safety features, such as a front wheel lock, ensure user security. Its foldable handle, 24″ precision-made surface cleaner, hose reel, and large wheels add practicality.

Product: Mobile Charge Pod / Category Winner: Storage-On-Site

Makinex designed the Mobile Charge Pod to provide a simple and organized solution for on-site battery storage and charging. With 6 easy-to-use lockers accommodating various tool and battery types, it offers convenience for contractors and tradespeople. This fire-resistant design, crafted by and for Tier 1 Contractors, aims to reduce equipment loss and battery downtime.

About Makinex

Makinex is an award-winning leader in innovative solutions for construction, industrial, and commercial sectors. With a dedication to pushing boundaries, Makinex simplifies complex tasks, enhancing operational efficiency for professionals worldwide. With a commitment to excellence, Makinex strives to deliver solutions that optimize efficiency and productivity. This enables professionals to work smarter, not harder.

About the Pro Tool Innovation Awards

The annual Pro Tool Innovation Awards (PTIA) began in 2013.  The judges consist of a panel of professional tradesmen and trade media representatives. These reps are in the electrical, plumbing, MRO, and concrete fields. It also includes landscaping professionals, general contractors, mechanics, and builders. The Pro Tool Innovation Awards seek to discover and recognize the most innovative tools, accessories, and products across a wide variety of industries and categories. Learn more at


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