SEMA Show Highlights

SEMA Show Best New Products Named

 New Product Award Winners
The 2014 SEMA Show kicked off with the New Products Breakfast, where exhibitors, attendees and media gathered to hear the announcement of the 2014 New Product Awards winners.

By SEMA Editors

The 2014 SEMA Show kicked off Tuesday, November 4, with the annual New Products Breakfast, where exhibitors, attendees and media gathered for breakfast and to hear the announcement of the 2014 New Product Awards winners. The awards spotlight and honor the market’s newest releases that represent the top tier of more than 2,000 products entered in the Show’s New Products Showcase.

Sixteen award categories recognize the best and most innovative products in the market, and each category features one winner and two runners-up.

Collision Repair & Refinish Product    

Winner - Malco Products Inc. -  Quarter Panel Hemming Air TurboXTool
Runner Up - 6 Hands - 6-Hands Universal Body Panel Holder
Runner Up - Luma III Inc. - Aurora

Engineered New Product

Winner - Holley Performance Products - Holley EFI Digital Dash
Runner Up - Aeromotive Inc. - X1 Fuel Pressure Regulator
Runner Up - Silverback Carbs - Silverback Carb

Exterior Accessory Product

Winner - Lund International: AVS, LUND, AMP RESEARCH, BELMOR - AMP RESEARCH PowerStep XL
Runner Up - Rigid Industries LED Lighting - Rigid Industries Capture
Runner Up - Westin Automotive Products Inc. - Overhead LED Light Hoop

Interior Accessory Product

Winner - Switch-Pros - SP8100 Switch Panel System
Runner Up - Rightline Gear - Roll Bar Storage Bag
Runner Up - US Speedo - Stainless Steel Gauge Face

Merchandising Display

Winner - Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels - Metal Series Jeep Bumper Display
Runner Up - Husky Liners - The "Rider" POP Display
Runner Up - N-Fab Inc. - N-FAB Step System Display

Mobile Electronics Product

Winner - App-Tronics LLC - SmartNav 5
Runner Up - Custom Autosound Manufacturing - Slidebar Radio by Custom Autosound
Runner Up - Palmer Performance Engineering - DashLogic Display Controller

Off-Road/4-Wheel-Drive Product

Winner - Bubba Rope - Gator-Jaw soft shackle
Runner Up - Factor 55 - ProLink Bridle
Runner Up - Omix-ADA/Rugged Ridge Exo Top Soft Top & Cargo Rack System

Packaging Design

Winner - Husky Liners - X-act Contour Floor Liners Packaging
Runner Up - Aero Products - 6-Pack Traveler
Runner Up - Painless Performance Products - PowerBraid

Performance-Racing Product

Winner - Silverback Carbs - Silverback Carb
Runner Up - 3pConnect - Turbosmart Position Sensor Wastegate Caps
Runner Up - COMP Performance Group - FAST Bump Stager

Performance-Street Product

Winner - Aeromotive Inc. - Phantom Flex Stealth Fuel System
Runner Up - Hotchkis Sport Suspension - Hotchkis Performance Front Upper Control Arms (’64.5–’66 and ’67–’70 Ford Mustangs)
Runner Up - RideTech - C2-C3 Corvette Suspension System

Powersports Product

Winner - Dakota Digital - MCL-3014 Digital Plug-In Instrumentation for ’14-up Harley Touring Models
Runner Up - Kicker - PSM3 Mini-Enclosed Speaker System
Runner Up - Lazer Star Lights - Motorcross Headlight Kit

Street Rod/Custom Car Product

Winner - Ron Francis Wiring - Blackbox Relay System
Runner Up - NotcHead - NotcHead Line Clamps
Runner Up - Vintage Air Inc. - E-Z Clip Refrigerant Hose Kit Clip

Tire and Related Product

Winner - Continental Tire - Continental TrueContact
Runner Up - Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. - Discoverer SRX
Runner Up - Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc. - EXO Grappler AWT

Tools and Equipment Product

Winner - Tire Profiles-TreadSpec - Groove Glove, Mobile Tire Laser Diagnostics
Runner Up - Celette - Naja Evolution 3D Measuring System
Runner Up - Luma III Inc. - Aurora

Van/Pickup/Sport-Utility Product

Winner - DECKED - DECKED Pickup Truck Bed Organizer and Storage System
Runner Up - AnzoUSA - L.E.D 5-Function Corner Step OE Replacement
Runner Up - Rampage Products - Portable WIFI Back-Up Camera/Multi-Function Monitor

Wheel and Related Product

Winner - Deluxe Wheel Co. - Wide Whitewall Tire Rim
Runner Up - Topline Products - Verde Custom Wheels - V25 - Quantum
Runner Up - Vorsteiner - Vorsteiner Flow Forged V-FF 103