20 November 2013

SEMA Announces New Product Award Winners

semalogoLAS VEGAS, NV. (Nov. 5, 2013) - SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, today announced the winners of the New Products Showcase Awards held at the 2013 SEMA Show. The event recognizes the most cutting-edge automotive products either on the market or about to hit the market. This year, more than 2,000 new products were submitted for consideration. 

Criteria that ranked high on the judges' selection for the New Product Showcase Awards included superiority of innovation, technical achievement, quality and workmanship, consumer appeal and marketability.

The 2013 New Product Award Winners are:   

Collision Repair & Refinish Product    
Winner: 3M, 3MTMBody Protection System (BPS)

Runner Up: Creative Autobody Solutions, ABS plastic spray out cards
Runner Up: Shelwes Tools & Body, ShelWes Automatic Contour Sander

Engineered New Product    
Winner: Viking Performance Inc., Viking Berserker ASM (Active Shock Management)

Runner Up: Aeromotive Inc., Aeromotive A3000 Fuel Pump
Runner Up: McHitch Automatic Trailer Couplers, McHitch Automatic Trailer Coupler


Exterior Accessory Product    
Winner: Rigid Industries LED Lighting, 2008-2010 Ford F250/F350 FX4 Grille

Runner Up: Shark Kage, Shark Kage Multi-Use 6 in 1 Ramp
Runner Up: Kleinn Air Horns, Kleinn TimeBlasterTM Train Horn Kit - 15 Minute Installation

Interior Accessory Product    
Winner: Palmer Performance Engineering, DashLogic

Runner Up: Palmer Performance Engineering, DashCommand
Runner Up: Rampage Products, Jeep Wrangler Door Stay/Catch

Merchandising Display    
Winner: BedRug Inc. & Advantage Truck Accessories, BedRug and BedTred for Jeep®

Runner Up: WeatherTech, WeatherTech TechLiner Countertop Display
Runner Up: Innovative Creations Inc., ICI Bumper Display

Mobile Electronics Product    
Winner: ESCORT Inc., Passport Max

Runner Up: Retro Manufacturing LLC, RetroSound RetroPod Multipurpose Surface-Mount Speaker Modules
Runner Up: Retro Manufacturing LLC, RetroSound Newport 1.5 DIN Direct-fit Bluetooth Radio

Off-Road/4-Wheel Drive Product    
Winner: Shenzhen Nova Technology Co. Ltd., NOVA LED HEAD LIGHT
Runner Up: Palmer Performance Engineering, DashLogic
Runner Up: Omix-ADA/Rugged Ridge, Rugged Ridge X-Clamp Mounting System For 2-3" Tubes (Black or Silver)

Packaging Display    
Winner: Edge Products Inc./Superchips, Edge Evolution CTS

Runner Up: Mantic Engineering, Mantic Track Series 2 Clutch Packaging
Runner Up: COMP Performance Group, FAST EZ-EFI 2.0 Engine Control System, Base Kit Packaging

Performance-Racing Product    
Winner: COMP Performance Group, TCI Bolt-Together High Strength Steel Planetary for Powerglide Transmissions

Runner Up: QA1, Preassembled Extended Length Ball Joints
Runner Up: COMP Performance Group, Electronic Fuel Pressure Sensor Kit

Performance-Street Product    
Winner: Auto Meter, Boost Controller

Runner Up: Auto Meter, LS Plug-n-Play Tach Adapter Kit
Runner Up: Dakota Digital, ECD-100 Electronic Cable Drive Unit

Powersports Product    
Winner: Titan Lifts, 1500XLT Motorcycle/ATV Lift Table - 1,500-lb. Lifting Capacity

Runner Up: Bully Dog Technologies, Powersports GT for Skidoo Applications
Runner Up: Extreme Max Products, Motorcycle RampXtender

Street Rod/Custom Car Product    
Winner: Aeromotive Inc., Phantom 200 Stealth Fuel System

Runner Up: Del City, Del City's Mini Fuse Panels
Runner Up: Classic Instruments Inc., ZST - Zeus Speedometer Technology

Tire and Related Product    
Winner: Coker Tire Co., American Classic "Bias-Look" Radial Whitewall Tire

Runner Up: Continental Tire the Americas LLC, ContiForceContact
Runner Up: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Cooper Zeon RS3-S

Tools & Equipment Product    
Winner: Leap Innovations, Weigh Safe  - Trailer Hitch Scale - Measures Tongue Weight

Runner Up: ShelWes Tools & Body, ShelWes Automatic Contour Sander
Runner Up: Schley Products/SP Tools, Mobile Hydraulic Press Extender Arm #11015

Van/Pickup/Sport-Utility Product    
Winner: AutoTrickz, Touch Activated Trigger for Keyless Entry and other Accessories

Runner Up: McHitch Automatic Trailer Couplers, McHitch Automatic Trailer Coupler
Runner Up: Antigravity Batteries, Antigravity Batteries MICRO-START

Wheel and Related Product    
Winner: Ultra Wheel Co., WORX SERIES 806

Runner Up: Voxx Wheel, Voxx Asti
Runner Up: Ultra Wheel Co., Platinum Wheel - Wraith

About SEMA and the SEMA Show 
The SEMA Show is a trade show produced by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), a nonprofit trade association founded in 1963. Since the first SEMA Show debuted in 1967, the annual event has served as the leading venue bringing together manufacturers and buyers within the automotive specialty equipment industry. Products featured at the SEMA Show include those that enhance the styling, functionality, comfort, convenience and safety of cars and trucks. Additional details are available at www.SEMAShow.com or www.SEMA.org, 909/396-0289.