TROY, MI--(Marketwired - September 10, 2013) - MOTOR Magazine announced the 2013 Top 20 Tool Award winners. For over 20 years, MOTOR Magazine has reviewed the latest and most innovative tools from global automotive tool designers, manufacturers and suppliers and recognized the top 20 offerings based on originality, application and other select criteria.
Each will be recognized at an event at the 2013 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) on Tuesday, November 5 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The 2013 winners are:
| ||Product Name|| ||Number of Top 20 Wins |
|ANSED Diagnostic Solutions LLC|| ||Video Scope|| ||2|
|Automotive Test Solutions|| ||AutoEKG|| ||7|
|Bosch Automotive Service Solutions|| ||OTC Brake Pad Gauge|| ||3|
|Brown Line Metalworks|| ||Digital Angle Gauge|| ||1|
|CTA Manufacturing Corp.|| ||Extraction & Filling Pump (P/N 7077)|| ||2|
|Drew Technologies, Inc.|| ||Mongoose PRO|| ||4|
|Hickok/Waekon|| ||Power Pro (P/N 78065)|| ||15|
|Ingersoll Rand|| ||IQv20 Series 3/8-inch Cordless Ratchet (P/N R3130)|| ||5|
|KNIPEX|| ||TwinForce Diagonal Cutters (P/N 73 71 180 & 73 72 180)|| ||1|
|Launch Tech (USA), Inc.|| ||CRP129 Scan Tool|| ||4|
|Lisle Corporation|| ||Fuel & A/C Disconnect Pliers (P/N 37300)|| ||12|
|Matco Tools|| ||Maximus Scan Tool|| ||8|
|Mueller-Kueps|| ||Suspension Wear Indicator (P/N 432 910)|| ||3|
|Redline Detection|| ||Smoke Pro Portable Leak Detector|| ||1|
|Snap-on Diagnostics|| ||VERUS PRO|| ||10|
|Snap-on Equipment|| ||John Bean AC400 Touchless Alignment Wheel Clamp|| ||6|
|Snap-on Tools|| ||Semi-Deep Flip Socket (P/N S6810)|| ||16|
|SP Tools, Schley Products, Inc.|| ||Ford Power Stroke 6.7L Diesel Injector Sockets (P/N 11400)|| ||15|
|STAR Envirotech|| ||Ford & GM Capless Fuel Neck Adapter|| ||1|
|Thexton Manufacturing|| ||DEF-Chek Tester (P/N 108)|| ||8|
"The importance of good tools can't be overstated. The companies who earned this award were visionary to recognize a need and inventive enough to design a product that satisfied that need. Congratulations to each award winner," said John Lypen MOTOR Magazine Editor and Publisher.
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