Awards & Honors 2009 ADEX AWARD FOR DESIGN EXCELLENCE – SILVER Awarded to American Holtzkraft, Inc. for the product AHI 218 and Tommy Bahama GT589C which was recognized by the judges for its superior product design and quality. 2009 ADEX AWARD FOR DESIGN EXCELLENCE – PLATINUMAwarded to American Holtzkraft, Inc. for the product Aluminum Incredible Umbrella which was recognized by the judges for its superior product design and quality. The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s 2005 Innovation Award for Entrepreneurial Achievement was presented to Phillip C. Apple, President, American Holtzkraft Inc. at Ben Franklin’s annual i xchange event on May 11, 2005. This award is granted to “the person that best exemplifies the quintessential entrepreneurial spirit: a combination of ingenuity, hard work, and innovation that has resulted in the creation of a successful and growing business venture.”www.nep.benfranklin.org 2005 ADEX Award for the Incredible Umbrella (model #719, 8′ x 10′ rectangular umbrella). ADEX stands for Awards for Design Excellence. This award is granted annually for superior product design of furnishings and building materials marketed to the design trade and is sponsored by Design Journal magazine.www.adexawards.com GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS – Awarded on Jan 22nd 2004The world’s largest outdoor umbrella, the ” Megashade” constructed in December 2002, by American Holtzkraft, Inc., measures 37 ft 4.625 in (11.39 m) in diameter and 20 ft 2 in (6.14m) tall and stands in Mt Pleasant Mills, Pennsylvania, USA. SCHOOL TO WORK TRANSITION “Cooperative Education Program” presented to American Holtzkraft in recognition for their interest in helping the youth.