Product of the Year 2011 Challenge Winners Announced

1_poty_2011_logo_pond_trade_magazine Awards were announced at the IPPCA Info-Tanza banquet in San Diego, and almost all of the winners were present to accept their award. See complete descriptions of all entries on our website – www.pondtrade.com

Overall Winner

ShinMaywa Norus XP Pump, Fielding Pump Company

Equipment

1st Triton Check Valve, Atlantic Water Gardens
2nd Matala Air Base, Matala USA
3rd IonGen™ System, Aquascape, Inc.

Products

1st Pond Zinger, Applied Polymer Systems
2nd AquaSpherePRO, Bioverse, Inc.
3rd Aquafroth Pro 200, Aquafroth, LLC.

Something new this year is the People’s Choice Awards. These were selected based on our Online Voting. (Note: top award winner not included in People’s Choice awards)

People’s Choice

AquaFill, AquaMedia
Gravel Bog Filter, Aquatic Gardens
KH Alkalinity Bio-Active Booster, Ecological Laboratories, Inc.

Panel of industry professionals who where our judges:

Deb Spencer, Water’s Edge
John Olson, Graystone Industries, Inc.
Burt Nichols, Water Garden Gems, Inc.
Erik Tate, The Water Garden LLC
Mark Lawson, Koi Depot of San Diego

POND Trade Magazine would like to personally thank every one who participated in this product challenge.

Thank you to all the manufactures that continue to provide important new products for the pond industry.

Equipment

AgSafe Aquatic Spikes
AgriTab Corporation
P.O. Box 70766
West Valley, UT 84170
801-969-6906

AquaCharge
ITT Corporation, Flow Control Division
1 Kondelin Road
Gloucester, MA 01930
978-468-3076

AquaFill – People’s Choice
AquaMedia
9375 Customhouse Plaza Suite H-1
San Diego, California 92154
858-518-6590

AQUAFROTH PRO 200 – 3rd Place Products
Aquafroth, LLC
300 Linn Ave
Cabot, Pennsylvania 16023
412-841-9856

Artesian2
PerformancePro Pumps, Inc.
5976 S.E. Alexander St.; Suite F
Hillsboro, OR 97123
503-356-5888

Bottom Drains
EasyPro Pond Products
4385 East 110th Street
Grant, MI 49327
800-448-3873
See ad on page 28.

Clean Rain Ultra Downspout Diverter
Atlantic Water Gardens
4494 Orchard Street
Mantua, OH 44255
330-274-8317
See ad on page 12.

EVO UV
InMotion Aquatics
1250 W. Arrow Hwy
Upland, CA 91786
888-920-1944
See ad on page 9.

eXact Eco-Check Photometer System
Aquatic Eco-Systems, Inc.
2395 Apopka Blvd. Suite 100
Apopka, FL 32703
407-598-1401

FB3200 & FB4600 Fountain Basins
Atlantic Water Gardens
4494 Orchard Street
Mantua, OH 44255
330-274-8317
See ad on page 12.

Gravel Bog Filter – People’s Choice
Aquatic Gardens
5485 Hwy 280 East
Birmingham, Alabama 35242
205-995-9466

IFountain
Innovative Fountains
1144 E. State St, Ste A#172
Geneva, IL 60134
630-797-5351

IonGen™ System – 3rd Place Equipment
Aquascape, Inc.
901 Aqualand Way
St. Charles, IL 60119
630-659-2000

IonMate®
Complete Aquatics, LLC
68 H and S Dr
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
570-374-8303

Level Waters EasyFill
Aquility Systems, Inc.
6949 SW 21St. Ln.
Gainesville, FL 32607
352-332-1549

Level Waters™ XL Series Automatic Water Leveling Systems
Aquility Systems, Inc.
6949 SW 21st Ln.
Gainesville, FL 32607
352-332-1549

Matala Air Base – 2nd Place Equipment
Matala USA
23132 La Cadena Dr #A
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
949-273-8888
See ad on page 23.

Pond and Landscape LED Light Kit
Aquascape, Inc.
901 Aqualand Way
St. Charles, IL 60174
630-659-2000

PondBuilder Formal Falls
PondBuilder
1430 Agricola Dr.
Saginaw, MI 48604
866-921-3779

Pondless® Waterfall Vault
Aquascape, Inc.
901 Aqualand Way
St. Charles, IL 60174
630-659-2000

Pressurized Bead Filters
EasyPro Pond Products
4385 East 110th St.
Grant, MI 49327
800-448-3873
See ad on page 28.

RB Mobile Live
RB Control Systems
1512 Lincoln Hwy
N. Versailles, PA 15137
866-224-7225
See ad on page 22.

ShinMaywa Norus XP – Overall Winner
Fieldling Pump Company
8510 S. Sandy Parkway
Sandy, Utah 84070
801-870-1408
See ad on page 15.

Stainless Steel Pond Fountain
Fountain Well, LLC
1109 Hampton Garth
Towson, MD 21286
410-821-0022

Strawberry Pot Fountain
Intown Landscape, Inc.
594 Decatur St. SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
404-627-3700

Triton 3-Way Diverter
Atlantic Water Gardens
4494 Orchard St.
Mantua, OH 44255
330-274-8317
See ad on page 12.

Triton Check Valve – 1st Place Equipment
Atlantic Water Gardens
4494 Orchard St.
Mantua, OH 44255
330-274-8317
See ad on page 12.

Vianti Falls Kit
EasyPro Pond Products
4385 East 110th
Grant, MI 49327
1-800-448-3873
See ad on page 28.

Vianti Falls Spillways – New
EasyPro Pond Products
4385 East 110th Street
Grant, MI 49327
800-448-3873
See ad on page 28.

Waterfall Spillway
Aquascape, Inc.
901 Aqualand Way
St. Charles, IL 60174
630-659-2000

Xtreme Bio Filter & Pump System FP-1200
SeaGateFilters, Inc.
6219 Gum St.
Alexandria, VA 22310
703-627-7504

Products

Aqua Master Koi Food
Uni-President Enterprise Corp.
No.301, ZhongZheng Rd.
Yongkang District, Tainan City
71001, Taiwan
+886 6 2536789

Aquascape Premium Fish Food
Aquascape, Inc.
901 Aqualand Way
St. Charles, IL 60174
630-659-2000

AquaSpherePRO – 2nd Place Products
Bioverse, Inc.
1401 Apache Dr.
Pipestone, MN 56164
507-825-3000

Bio-Clean
Misty Mountain
P.O. Box 702
Young Harris, GA 30582
706-379-1249

Dr. K’s Fintastic
Hillsboro Company
8016 S. Joplin Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74136
918-481-0484

Healthy Ponds 1,000 Gallon Sphere
Bioverse Inc.
1401 Apache Dr.
Pipestone, MN 56164
507-825-3000

Hikari Silkworm Selects
Hikari Sales USA, Inc.
2804 McCone Ave.
Hayward, CA 94545
510-785-3244

KH Alkalinity Bio-Active Booster – People’s Choice
Ecological Laboratories, Inc.
(Microbe-Lift)
PO Box 184
Malverne, NY 11565
239-573-6650
See ad on page 18.

Pond Zinger™- 1st Place Products
Applied Polymer Systems
519 Industrial Dr.
Woodstock, GA 30189
678-494-5998
See ad on page 25. (For pond zinger see website www.pondzinger.com)

Pure Pond Media
InMotion Aquatics
1250 W. Arrow Hwy
Upland, CA 91786
888-920-1944
See ad on page 9.

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