BizTimes Media has announced the recipients of its 2014 I.Q. (Innovation Quotient) Awards.
The awards salute companies for their business innovations.
The I.Q. Awards recipients are:
- Badger Meter Inc., a Brown Deer-based manufacturer that developed BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics, a cellular-based meter reading product.
- Briggs & Stratton Corp., a Wauwatosa-based manufacturer of small engines that developed an “Innovation Showcase” to bring several new products to the marketplace.
- Dynamis Software Corp., a West Allis-based inventor of Dynamic Plan Designer, a cloud-based software system for health insurance brokers.
- Hydro-Thermal Corp., a Waukesha-based manufacturer that invented “The Smart Cooking System.”
- MillerCoors, a brewing company that has developed an exclusive, robust system of environmental sustainability in the brewing process in Milwaukee.
- National Business Furniture, a Milwaukee-based company that opened a new 15,000-square-foot showroom in abandoned retail space in The Shops of Grand Avenue in downtown Milwaukee.
- Odyne Systems LLC, a Waukesha-based manufacturer that developed hybrid drive systems for medium and heavy duty vehicles.
- Okanjo, a Milwaukee-based e-commerce service company that provides cloud-based solutions for retailers, small businesses and nonprofit organizations.
- OS Inc., a Pewaukee-based provider of specialized revenue cycle management services for the health care industry, which developed a new “efficientC” program to classify insurance claims for processing in Obamacare.
- Radian Corp., a Brookfield-based inventor of the Heated Chair, an office chair with a built-in, programmable and rechargeable heater.