Australian invention wins US innovation award

01 March, 2018 by
Brittney Levinson

Australian manufacturer FLAT Tech has been recognised with a prestigious industry award for its product FLAT Equalizers, which solve the age-old issue of wobbly restaurant tables.

FLAT Equalizers are this year’s recipient of the Kitchen Innovations Award, presented by the United States’ National Restaurant Association Show.

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The award is presented each year to manufacturers that have developed and engineered a new product that has the potential to make a meaningful impact on a restaurateur’s success.

Developed by Australian inventor Tony Pike, FLAT Equalizers allow foodservice operators to fix instability in their existing tables.

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The screw-in table feet use a self-contained hydraulic design that allows the table to be quickly adjusted with a simple press of the tabletop.

Since its release in May 2017, the product has received a positive response from the global foodservice industry.

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“Having Equalizers recognised at this level is a tremendous achievement,” says Mike Drake, FLAT Tech’s managing director.

“Our other main product line, the self-stabilising FLAT table bases, has also won multiple awards in the industry for design and innovation. Both products reinforce FLAT’s position as a leading innovator and authority on creating the best dining experience for your guests.”