SEMA Announces 2016 New Product Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 3, 2015

Media Contact: Della Domingo
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SEMA Announces 2016 New Product Award Winners 

LAS VEGAS, NV. (Nov. 3, 2015) - The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced the winners of the 2016 New Products Showcase Awards this morning at the 2015 SEMA Show. This award is given to the most innovative and cutting-edge automotive aftermarket products that will be consumable in 2016.

Nearly 3,000 products were entered into 16 different Showcase categories to be considered for the SEMA New Product Awards this year. Winners were selected based on a variety of factors that included quality, marketability, innovation, technology, consumer appeal, and more. 

The 2016 New Product Award Winners are:

Collision Repair & Refinish Product

  • Winner: Innovative Tools & Technologies - Scangrip Sunmatch Color Match LED
  • Runner Up: Astech - asTech2
  • Runner Up: Uni-Dolly – Uni-Dolly

Engineered New Product

  • Winner: Brembo North America Inc. - B-M8
  • Runner Up: Aeromotive Inc. - Diesel Lift Pump
  • Runner Up: McGaughys Suspension Parts / Mike McGaughy's Classic Chevy Parts Inc. - 2015 Ford F-150 Lowering Kit

Exterior Accessory Product

  • Winner: Westin Automotive - HDX Drop Step
  • Runner Up: FX Products - HD Van Running Board
  • Runner Up: Stepup Door Defender – stepup door defender

Interior Accessory Product

  • Winner: Carrichs Accessories - Aniglo Sill Plates
  • Runner Up: Winner International (The CLUB) - The CLUB Personal Vault XL
  • Runner Up: FCA US LLC - Wrangler Freedom Top Wrench

Merchandising Display

  • Winner: Extang, Truxedo, Retrax, BAK - Extang e-LIGHT 500 Six Pack Display
  • Runner Up: Innovative Creations Inc. - Magnum Bumpers Display
  • Runner Up: TITAN Fuel Tanks - Titan Fuel Tanks Point of Purchase Display

 Mobile Electronics Product

  • Winner: Cybcar America - OEM Integrated Drive Assist System
  • Runner Up: MSDP - Racepak Street SmartWire
  • Runner Up: Auto Meter - DashLink

Off-Road/4-Wheel Drive Product

  • Winner: Pro Comp / Smittybilt / Rubicon Express / G2 Axle & Gear / LRG Rims / Poison Spyder - Smittybilt Jeep JK Magnetic Trail Skins
  • Runner Up: Pro Comp / Smittybilt / Rubicon Express / G2 Axle & Gear / LRG Rims / Poison Spyder - Smittybilt Ammo Can W/ Bag
  • Runner Up: Bartact - PALS/MOLLE Roll Bar Covers

Packaging Design

  • Winner: Auto Meter - BEX-1500 Battery Extender
  • Runner Up: Voyomotive LLC - VOYO
  • Runner Up: 3M - 3M™ Accuspray™ Spray Gun System with PPS™

Performance-Racing Product

  • Winner: C&R Performance - Drag Race Barrel Intercooler
  • Runner Up: Nitrous Express Inc. - Hot Water Nitrous Bottle Bath
  • Runner Up: Aeromotive Inc. - Terminator Fuel Pump

Performance-Street Product

  • Winner: aFe POWER - aFe Power DFS780 Series Diesel Fuel System
  • Runner Up: MSDP - Racepak IQ3S Street Dash
  • Runner Up: Turbosmart/3pConnect – Turbosmart eBoostHP Electronic Boost Controller

Powersports Product

  • Winner: Gibson Performance Exhaust - 2016 Yamaha Yxz1000R Twin Rear Dual Exhaust
  • Runner Up: Nitrous Express Inc. - Nitrous Plate System for 800cc Polaris RZR
  • Runner Up: US Speedo - SXS Gear Lift

Street Rod/Custom Car Product

  • Winner: Vintage Air Inc. - Heritage Under Dash Evaporators
  • Runner Up: NotcHead - NotcHead Soft Line Clamps
  • Runner Up: Aeromotive Inc. - Ultra Low Pressure Regulator

Tire and Related Product

  • Winner: Continental Tire - Continental ExtremeContact DWS06
  • Runner Up: BF GOODRICH - BFGoodrich® All-Terrain T/A® KO2 / 34x10.50R17LT
  • Runner Up: BF GOODRICH - BFGoodrich® g-Force™ COMP-2 A/S / 235/50ZR18

Tools & Equipment Product

  • Winner: Glass Bot - Automated Glass Removal Systems – Glass Bot Bonded Glass Removal Systems
  • Runner Up: Red Baron Tools - Red Baron Tools tool organizer
  • Runner Up: Equip Automotive Systems Inc. - Smart Bench

Van/Pickup/Sport-Utility Product

  • Winner: BOLT Locks - BOLT® J-Mount
  • Runner Up: MaxTrac Suspension - 2015 GM SUV 2WD 2" Lowering Spindle
  • Runner Up: Infinite Rule Security - Threaded Locking Pin for 7/8" D Rings / Shackles

Wheel and Related Product

  • Winner: BBS of America Inc. - BBS 2 PC Motorsport Tuner Wheel
  • Runner Up: Bartec USA LLC - Tech400Pro
  • Runner Up: Pro Comp / Smittybilt / Rubicon Express / G2 Axle & Gear / LRG Rims / Poison Spyder - Procomp 44 Series - Syndrome

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.

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