Vista Apex Honored as Bronze Stevie® Award Winner in 2021 American Business Awards®

 RACINE, Wis. PinkWave by Vista Apex, and Product Manager Katie Barry were recognized as leaders in their field. PinkWave QuadWave curing light received the title, ‘Innovation of the Year’ and Katie Barry was named Product Developer of the Year in their respective categories of the 19th Annual American Business Awards.

More than 3,800 nominations – a record number – from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Virtual Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others.  Vista Apex and employee Katherine Barry were nominated in the Innovation of the Year and Product Developer of the Year categories, respectively, for Health Products and Services.

Judges said “Vista Apex is a market leader in Endodontic and Restorative solutions, it has brought many awards for such a varied portfolio of products in just one year that no other company could compete. Vista Apex is clearly an innovator in this field and as the name suggests, is on the apex of Endodontics. PinkWave from Vista Apex is a great product in line with their vision for being a trusted partner who provides quality solutions for clinicians. This is a useful product that helps in improving dental health.”

For Katherine Barry, judges raved commenting, “Vista Apex’s Katherine Barry played key roles in the engineering and marketing departments of the dental industry and has been instrumental to their success and customer satisfaction. She has a promising performance and track record. Her notable achievements since 2019 have been engaging and collaborating with clinicians and universities to develop studies used to support new and existing products. She also simultaneously managed multiple projects such as a novel all-in-one irrigating solution, the bioactive restorative product line, and multiple OEM projects. She has been working tirelessly to support and provide solutions to clinicians.”

“The American economy continues to show its resilience, and as we’re poised on the beginning of what should be a phenomenal period of growth, we celebrate the remarkable achievements of a wide range of organizations and people over the past 18 months,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Gallagher.  “This year’s Stevie-winning nominations in The American Business Awards are testament to the ingenuity, the commitment, the passion, the adaptability, and the creativity of the American people.”

About Vista Apex

Vista Apex is a market leader in Endodontic and Restorative solutions. Having been a market leader in Endodontic Solutions, Vista Dental was looking to apply its chemical and biomedical expertise to its restorative line. With the acquisition of Apex Dental Materials, an innovation powerhouse was formed. Together, the Vista Apex team has a passion for being a trusted partner who provides quality solutions for our Clinicians.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The Stevies also produces the annual Women|Future Conference.  Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at