Awards & Recognition

For our team at MAXCases, helping students learn is the best part of the job. We are overjoyed by the response our cases have garnered from educators and the EdTech community. Each of these awards is a reminder of the good we’ve accomplished.

Extreme Headset Receives Tech & Learning Magazine 2023 Back to School Award of Excellence

The classroom-ready MAXCases Extreme Headset was recognized with two Tech & Learning Magazine 2023 Back to School Awards of Excellence, in both Primary and Secondary learning environment categories. Drop-tested for durability up to 6.6 feet (2 meters), the MAXCases Extreme Headset is specifically designed to handle the rigors of all-day classroom use, while further providing comfort and ease of use. Created to last, the rugged design includes a durable, braided cable that resists kinks, twisting, and fraying; a flexible headband; and smooth, easy-to-clean surfaces. The fixed-position stub mic delivers clear audio quality and is more durable than larger or movable mics, while the adjustable ear pieces with padded covers provide comfort for extended listening. Accessibility features like Left-Right earpiece labels and ruggedized in-line volume control make them easy to use. The leading two-year warranty adds value and reassurance to school districts.

Best of Show ISTELive 23 – Extreme Shell-F Slide Case

The MAXCases Extreme Shell-F custom- fit Slide case was honored at ISTE 2023 with “Best of Show” at ISTELive 23 by Tech & Learning. Designed to deliver added protection for the vulnerable screen area, the MAXCases Extreme Shell-F Slide Case for Chromebooks and laptops has a patent pending slide-on top design that enables it to slide onto the device, which disperses pressure evenly around the entire perimeter of the screen, providing a protective fit that also eliminates pressure hotspots around the screen. The Extreme Shell-F Slide case further protects devices with a layered bumper design, overhang corners, and clear, rigid top and bottom panels. The custom fit ensures easy access to all buttons and ports.

Best of Show ISTELive 23 – Shield Extreme-X2-H

MAXCases was doubly honored with a second Tech & LearningBest of Show” award at ISTELive 23 for its Shield Extreme-X2-H case with Hand Strap for iPad 10. With customizable features designed to deliver flexible use for teachers and students, the MAXCases Shield Extreme-X2-H Case provides versatility and rugged protection with a 360-degree rotating hand made of soft silicone for a comfortable fit. The FlexStand™ kickstand enables unlimited viewing angles and stable vertical viewing and is virtually unbreakable. Featuring durable dual-layer bumpers, the MAXCases Shield Extreme-X2-H provides rugged MIL-STD 810G-516.6 protection for drop protection up to six feet. The commercial-grade screen protector protects against scratches and drop damage while providing smooth and accurate touch response. The molded stylus holder securely accommodates the Apple Pencil®, Logitech Crayon, or equivalent. Durable corner anchors make it easy to add an (optional) hand strap, shoulder strap or any clip-on/lanyard accessory.

Tech & Learning Magazine 2022 Back to School Awards of Excellence

The unique MAXCases Shield Extreme-X2 case for iPad 7/8/9 was recognized with two Tech & Learning Magazine 2022 Back to School Awards of Excellence, in both Primary and Secondary learning environment categories. Designed to solve common challenges related to iPad case kickstands, the Shield Extreme-X2 friction-hinge FlexStand provides customizable positioning to add comfort and visibility for every student and educator. Built to last, the FlexStand is virtually breakproof, the preventing the all-too-common occurrence of broken kickstands.

Best of Show ISTELive 2022 -- Congrats to our Extreme Shell-L!

ISTE was live and in-person for the first time in two years, and MAXCases is proud to have received a Best of Show award from Tech & Learning Magazine for our Extreme Shell-L Case for Chromebooks and laptops. Custom-made to provide a perfect fit for each device model, the Extreme Shell-L was designed to protect devices from damage, as well as to minimize cost and deliver a slim, lightweight form factor. This was achieved by creating differing levels of coverage for a device’s top and bottom.

MAXCases ranks #3 on the 2021 Orange County Business Journal List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

MAXCases was honored to rank third on the Orange County Business Journal 2021 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the County, with a 220% increase in revenue over 2020. Known for Disneyland, beachfront tourism and a thriving business environment that ranges from innovative start-up companies to the headquarters of many Fortune 500 companies, Orange County is the sixth most populous county in the U.S., and has a larger population than 21 U.S. states. MAXCases is proud to call OC home to its headquarters and many of its team members.

Award of Excellence - Explorer 4 Work-In Case with Pocket

MAXCases Explorer 4 Work-In Case with Pocket for Chromebooks and laptops was recognized with a Tech & Learning Magazine. Award of Excellence for both Primary and Secondary education. An always-on, work-in case, the Explorer 4 with Pocket provides protection from drops, bumps, and scratches, while doubling as a carrying bag. The fourth generation in the company’s Explorer line, it provides features developed directly from educator feedback, such as improved device stability; molded airflow channels to dissipate heat; a pocket for accessories; and a tamper-resistant interior ID holder.

One of America's fastest growing private companies in 2021

For the second consecutive year, MAXCases parent company, Max Interactive, ranked on the coveted Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, rising more than 2,000 positions in 2021 for a year-over-year ranking increase of 113%. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

Award of Excellence for Remote Learning - Extreme Shell-L

MAXCases Extreme Shell-L custom-fit case for Chromebooks and laptops was recognized with a Tech & Learning Magazine Award of Excellence for Remote Learning, which recognizes products that helped schools pivot to meet the demands of educating students during a pandemic. Offering robust protection with a lighter weight design and lower cost, the Extreme Shell-L protects where it's most needed with rugged top-side bumpers and overhang corners and rigid top- and bottom-side PC panels. By providing cost-conscious protection, the Extreme Shell-L makes device protection accessible to more schools and families at a time when student devices have become more susceptible to drops, dings and damage.

Best-of-Show ISTE 2020 - Extreme Shell-S

The MAXCases Extreme Shell-S custom-fit case was honored at ISTE 2020 with “Best in Show” from Tech & Learning Magazine. Offering full-surround protection with added spine and corner protection, Extreme Shell-S cases protect the areas most vulnerable during a drop, while also helping prevent drops with the textured MAXGrip spine. Designed for the most popular devices used in K-12 education.

Best-of-Show TCEA 2020 - Extreme Shell-S

The MAXCases Extreme Shell-S wrap-around case earned “Best in Show” honors from Tech & Learning Magazine
at TCEA 2020. Featuring a rugged one-piece design, Extreme Shell-S cases deliver full-surround protection for Chromebooks and laptops plus added insurance against drops with the textured MAXGrip spine.

Best-of-Show ISTE 2019 - EdgeProtect and EdgeProtect Plus

MAXCases EdgeProtect™ and EdgeProtect™ Plus cases received "Best in Show” honors from Tech & Learning Magazine at ISTE 2019. Featuring unique, next-gen designs, these cases represent an evolution in protective case design, offering slimmer, lighter and more budget-friendly protection where it’s needed the most during a potential drop.

Best-of-Show TCEA 2019 - Extreme KeyCase

The MAXCases Extreme KeyCase with Lightning Connector earned “Best in Show” honors from Tech & Learning Magazine at TCEA 2019. The all-in-one iPad case with integrated keyboard transforms iPads into laptops via an integrated Lightning Cable, while delivering protection from spills, scratches and drops. It’s ideal for Bluetooth-free classroom testing and introducing younger iPad users to keyboarding.

Best-of-Show ISTE 2016 - FlipOut!

ISTE Best of Show 2016 goes to MAXCases for The Millennial Bag and to EdTechTeam/MAXCases for the FlipOut! This marks the 3rd year in a row for MAXCases to win!

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