Our Story

Plumbing and safety environments are evolving,
and Haws is leading the innovative charge.


CLIO Award – 1990
US Print Recognition (Industrial) – Haws Drinking Faucet “Tasteful” ad
Annual awards honoring creative advertising in package design, print, radio and television. For nearly five decades, the CLIO Awards has maintained its original commitment to celebrate and reward creative excellence, honoring a powerful form of communication and its impact on modern culture.

Plant Engineering Magazine “Product of the Year” - 1992 and 1998

ADDY Awards - San Francisco- 1994 
Business Trade Publication – Emergency Equipment Ad Campaign
The ADDY® Awards represent the true spirit of creative excellence by recognizing all forms of advertising from media of all types, creative by all sizes and entrants of all levels from anywhere in the world.

Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada’s “Business of the Year” – 2004
The EDAWN “Business of the Year” award recognizes exemplary contributions to the community, environmental stewardship, higher than average wage and import dollars generated by exporting its products and/or services.

Building Design and Construction Magazine – AdQ 2004
AdQ award is in recognition of the advertisement that achieved outstanding readership, as measured against all other ads.

American Heart Association of Northern Nevada “Passion Prize” – 2005

American Heart Association of Northern Nevada “Top Fundraising Team” - 2005

Expoprotection Conference “Product of the Year” for AXION® MSR – 2008
Haws was recognized for their ground-breaking Axion MSRTM eye/face wash system. Expoprotection is a bi-annual event in Paris, France where suppliers provide information on occupation, industrial and natural risks, fire and security safety.

Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada “Employer of the Year” Finalist - 2009
The EDAWN “Employer of the Year” award recognizes winners by overall scores from employee satisfaction surveys. The anonymous employee surveys focused on ten criteria of a satisfying work environment including: team effectiveness, trust with coworkers, manager effectiveness, feeling valued and people practices, among others.

Telly Awards – AXION® MSR 2009
The Telly Awards honor the very best television commercials and programs, as well as the finest industrial video and film productions and work created for the internet. 

  • Employee Communications
  • Use of Animation
  • Art Direction
  • Videography/Cinematography
  • “How to” Video

Nevada Business Magazine Family-Owned Business Award in "The More the Merrier" Category- 2014
"The More the Merrier" category represents businesses that have 50 employees or more.

Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada’s “Corporate Citizen Large” Award – 2014
The EDAWN Corporate Citizen Large Award is for companies which have made a significant philanthropic contribution in money, employee volunteer hours or free goods and services to charitable organizations or causes in the region. 

Industrial Safety and Health News (ISHN) Magazine “Reader's Choice” for AXION Advantage- 2014

American Society of Safety Engineers Expo “Attendee's Choice” for AXION Advantage- 2014

Occupational Health & Safety Magazine “Product of the Year” for AXION Advantage - 2014