Anca opens submissions for tool of year, female machinist award

June 17, 2024
Winners will have access to the company's experts and other benefits.

Australian CNC machinery maker Anca is accepting submissions for its Tool of the Year award and Female Machinist award.  

There are two categories for the Tool of the Year award: #MadeonANCA and Most Innovative Tool Design. The winner of #MadeonANCA receives a trip to Anca’s headquarters in Melbourne, 10,000 Australian dollars (about U.S. $6,600) worth of Anca parts, accessories or software; and VIP access to opportunities with Anca experts, while the winner of Most Innovative Tool Design receives 10,000 Australian dollars in Anca parts, accessories or software. 

Submissions for Tool of the Year are open through July 31. Winners will be announced at IMTS 2024. Enter now at  

The winner of the Female Machinist award receives a fully funded ticket to attend a prominent trade show where Anca is exhibiting; access to the Anca team, including leaders, engineers and product experts; and opportunities to connect with industry professionals, gain insights into the latest technologies and attend educational seminars and workshops. 

Submissions for the Female Machinist award are open until Sept. 1. Entries can be made at

Over 50 years, Anca has transformed the cutting tool industry with innovative thinking, driving us to continually invent and innovate. As we celebrate this milestone, we are inspired by our customers who share our ethos, creating spectacular designs with our technology,” said Patrick Boland, Anca co-founder.