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Pivot(TM) by Big Ass Fans® Positions Itself in the Winner's Circle

Pivot fan by Big Ass Fans has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Innovative Products for 2008, winning the AE50 award sponsored by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers' Resource magazine.

AE50 winners represent the best, brightest and most outstanding innovations developed around the globe for the agricultural, food, and biological systems industries. Award winners include companies of all sizes and varying inventive focus, but with these common themes- saving producers time, costs, and labor while improving user safety, core attributes of all Big Ass Fans.

The completely adjustable, 6-ft. diameter Pivot fan incorporates two independent pivot points creating 73 unique positions; while the exclusive new airfoil and winglet combination allow Pivot to gently and efficiently distribute maximum airflow in tight, hard to reach spaces. The lightweight, low profile cage protects both fan and occupants.

Pivot is perfectly suited for agricultural settings including food processing facilities and food storage facilities where existing equipment and building design can be a challenge for large ceiling fan installation. Pivot is also ideal for a wide range of other applications including manufacturing, bottling and distribution facilities, barns and equestrian arenas, aviation hangars, fitness clubs, schools, water parks, firehouses, zoos and more.

To learn more about the Pivot and other award-winning Big Ass Fans, visit or call 877-BIG-FANS.

About Big Ass Fans

With over 35,000 fans installed worldwide, Big Ass Fans is the leading manufacturer of huge ceiling fans for large industrial, agricultural, commercial and architectural settings. Big Ass Fans range in size from 6- to 24-ft. in diameter, using low horsepower motors to generate year-round, energy-efficient air movement and occupant comfort. Product solutions include Pivot(TM), Powerfoil®X(TM), Powerfoil®X Plus(TM), AirGo(TM) and the new Element(TM) and Isis(TM) designed for commercial spaces. Big Ass Fans has received numerous design awards including the prestigious Plant Engineering Product of the Year award for 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2008, has been featured in television programs including Planet Green, Discovery Channel Canada, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and the National Geographic Channel as well as numerous print publications. For more information, visit

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