RESPA®-CF Vortex HyperFLOW won the GOLD Award at the 2014 French FOIRE DE CHÄLONS event! This trade show spanned 12 days and was attended by more than 220,000 people.
The Gold Award was for innovations in safety for the agricultural and forestry industries and was granted by a panel of judges representing the French government, an ag insurance company and an ag industry representative. French newspaper article [PDF]
From the French Government FOIRE DE CHÄLONS website (English translation):
“Designed to promote and publicize safety innovations and improving the quality of life at work in the field of agricultural machinery, forestry, and wine, the ‘Golden Innovation Chalons-Security,’ competition was concluded at the Fair of Chalons-en-Champagne 2 September 2014.
The 1st prize was awarded to Patrick Della Chiara Moteurope. This innovation significantly enhances the quality of the air breathed by the operators of industrial and agricultural machinery, including in activities with very high levels of dust and particles of all kinds.”