SEMA eNews Vol. 21, No. 44, November 1, 2018

2018 SEMA Show New Products Award Winners Announced

By SEMA Editors

The Best New Products Award Winners were announced on the opening day of the 2018 SEMA Show.

The awards recognize the most innovative and cutting-edge aftermarket products that will be for sale in 2019. The awards are presented on the opening day of the 2018 SEMA Show during the New Product Awards Breakfast.

SEMA annually recognizes outstanding achievements in product development through the New Product Awards competition, which are judged in 16 categories. Each category has one winner and two runners-up. Winners are selected based on a variety of factors, such as superiority of innovation, technical achievement, quality and workmanship, consumer appeal and marketability, and more.

The New Products Award Winners are:

ITW
Winner:
ITW Evercoat, OPTEX Color Changing Body Filler and Putty

Collision Repair & Refinish Product

Winner: ITW Evercoat, OPTEX Color Changing Body Filler and Putty

Runner Up: Bonding Solutions, Like90 Gun Cleaner

Runner Up: Scangrip, NOVA-UV S

Flaming River Industries
Winner: Flaming River Industries Inc., VDOG Variable Angle Gear

Engineered New Product

Winner: Flaming River Industries Inc., VDOG Variable Angle Gear

Runner Up: Holley/MSD, Racepak CL2 OBD2 & EFI Cloud/Mobile Based Data System

Runner Up: QA1, MOD Series Shock

Lund International
Winner:
Lund International, AVS Aeroskin LightShield Hood Protector

Exterior Accessory Product

Winner: Lund International, AVS Aeroskin LightShield Hood Protector

Runner Up: ORACLE Lighting, ORACLE Lighting Vector Series Grill for the Jeep Wrangler JL

Runner Up: Steelcraft, Stubby Jeep Bumper

Speed Dawg Shift Knobs
Winner: Speed Dawg Shift Knobs, Dodge Drag Pack 1320 Racing Stripe Shift Knob

Interior Accessory Product

Winner: Speed Dawg Shift Knobs, Dodge Drag Pack 1320 Racing Stripe Shift Knob

Runner Up: Lock'er Down Security Products, EXxtreme Console Safe

Runner Up: Intellitronix, 1967-1972 Chevy Truck Direct Replacement Analog Gauge Cluster

Dee Zee Inc.
Winner:
Dee Zee Inc., Rotary Running Board Display

Merchandising Display

Winner: Dee Zee Inc., Rotary Running Board Display

Runner Up: Putco, Tec Rail POP Display

Runner Up: Cooper Tire, Discoverer AT3 360 Interactive Display

AAC, Trigger 4 Plus
Winner: AAC, Trigger 4 Plus

Mobile Electronics Product

Winner: AAC, Trigger 4 Plus

Runner Up: Kicker, KEY 180.4

Runner Up: Daystar Products, Daystar GMRS Radio Kit for JK Wrangler

Rancho/DynoMax
Winner:
Rancho/DynoMax, Rancho JL Wrangler Sport Suspension System

Off-Road/4-Wheel Drive Product

Winner: Rancho/DynoMax, Rancho JL Wrangler Sport Suspension System

Runner Up: Rock-Slide Engineering, Next Generation Step Slider

Runner Up: BODYGUARD, 18+ Jeep JL Full Width Front Bumper

Pedal Commander

Winner: Pedal Commander, Pedal Commander Performance Throttle Response Controller

Packaging Design

Winner: Pedal Commander, Pedal Commander Performance Throttle Response Controller

Runner Up: Mishimoto, Carbon Fiber Baffled Catch Can Packaging

Runner Up: Surly Soap, Soap Infused Hand Cleaner

ProCharger
Winner:
ProCharger Supercharger Systems, ProCharger CrankDrive Supercharger Gear Drive

Performance-Racing Product

Winner: ProCharger Supercharger Systems, ProCharger CrankDrive Supercharger Gear Drive

Runner Up: QA1, MOD Series Shock

Runner Up: QA1, Carbon Fiber Sway Bar

Turbosmart
Winner:
Turbosmart, Kompact-EM Universal Blow Off Valve

Performance-Street Product

Winner: Turbosmart, Kompact-EM Universal Blow Off Valve

Runner Up: Dakota Digital, HDX Universal Competition Analog Instruments

Runner Up: Livernois Motorsports & Engineering, DOD/AFM System Failure Prevention Kit for Gen4 GM LS Series Engines

Warn Industries Inc
Winner: Warn Industries Inc., VRX 45-S

Powersports Product

Winner: Warn Industries Inc., VRX 45-S

Runner Up: Race Sport Lighting, Race Sport Lighting Voltage Gauge Display

Runner Up: Dynojet Research, Power Vision

 Flaming River Industries Inc
Winner:
Flaming River Industries Inc., VDOG Variable Angle Gear

Street Rod/Custom Car Product

Winner: Flaming River Industries Inc., VDOG Variable Angle Gear

Runner Up: Wilwood Disc Brakes, Compact Tandem Master Cylinder

Runner Up: Dakota Digital, RTX 55-57 Chevy Car Instruments

Cooper Discoverer AT3 4S

Winner: Cooper Tire, Cooper Discoverer AT3 4S

Tire and Related Product

Winner: Cooper Tire, Cooper Discoverer AT3 4S

Runner Up: Continental Tire, Continental VikingContact 7

Runner Up: Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels, Baja Pro X

Newarc Tech LLC
Winner:
Newarc Tech LLC, NewArc SRS-3 Portable Wheel Straightening System

Tools & Equipment Product

Winner: Newarc Tech LLC, NewArc SRS-3 Portable Wheel Straightening System    

Runner Up: Towtector/AaLadin, UNDERCARRIAGE CLEANER

Runner Up: Rhino Metals Inc., IWTC6534D

Winner: Brandmotion, Radar Blind Spot System with Cross Traffic Detection
Winner:
Brandmotion, Radar Blind Spot System with Cross Traffic Detection    

Van/Pickup/Sport-Utility Product

Winner: Brandmotion, Radar Blind Spot System with Cross Traffic Detection    

Runner Up: Air Lift Co., Wireless One EZ mount

Runner Up: TITAN Fuel Tanks, XXL Direct Replacement Fuel Tank

Wheel Pros
Winner:
Wheel Pros, Asanti Wheels AB-816

Wheel and Related Product

Winner: Wheel Pros, Asanti Wheels AB-816

Runner Up: The Wheel Group/Wheel-1, TR75 (Style No. 3275) 20x9 Brushed/Dark Tint

Runner Up: APR, B&M Racing, Dinan, Flowmaster & Hurst Performance, APR S01 Forged Wheels (20x9 - Silver/Machined)

 

 

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