2011 PTEN Innovation Awards winners announced!

The votes have been tallied, and all tools closely analyzed and reviewed.  

Each year, tool and equipment manufacturers come up with the biggest and brightest products to help automotive technicians complete their job more quickly and efficiently. This year’s nominees were no exception.

Thank you to all the companies that participated, and a special thank you to our panel of Innovation Awards judges. Congratulations to all of the winners!

Professional Tool & Equipment News will be holding a special ceremony for all 2011 PTEN Innovation Awards winners during the 2011 AAPEX Show at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas this November. Watch for live updates from the show on our VehicleServicePros.com Facebook and Twitter pages.

Check out the list below, and click on the links of each product for more information.

 

Category: Air Conditioning

Company: RTI Technologies

Product: ArcticPRO No. RHS980H

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Category: Body Shop

Company: Dent Fix

Product: DF-2200 Magnetic Storage and Quick Disconnect polishing pad backing plate system

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Category: Brake Service

Company: SPX

Product: OTC 6980 Brake Drum and Rotor Puller

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Category: Chemicals

Company: Bar’s Products

Product: Rislone Engine Oil Supplement with Zinc Treatment

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Category: Computers & Software

Company: Drew Technologies

Product: J2534 Tool Box

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Category: Diagnostic Test Equipment

Company: Innovative Products of America

Product: Pulsar with Electric Fuse Saver

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Diagnostic Test Equipment honorable mention: Electronic Specialties LoadPRO Test Leads

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Category: Electrical Systems

Company: Automotive Test Solutions (ATS)

Product: ECharger

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Category: Engine Service & Repair

Company: Posi Lock Puller

Product: TJ-3 Transmission Bearing Puller

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Engine Service & Repair honorable mention: Drew Technologies CarDAQ M

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Category: Fluid Exchange

Company: Link New Tech

Product: Speed Draw Automatic Coolant Flush and Exchange Machine

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Category: Hand Tools

Company: Sunex Tools

Product: Mini 1/4” Universal Spline Socket Set

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Category: Heavy Duty

Company: Midtronics

Product: MDX-700 HD Battery Conductance and Electrical Systems Analyzer

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Category: Inspection Tools, Lab Scopes

Company: DeWALT

Product: 12V MAX Inspection Camera

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Category: Jacks & Stands

Company: Protoco Enterprises

Product: Protoco Jack

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Category: Leak Detection

Company: Redline Detection

Product: Smoke Pro Master Tech Pack

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Category: Lifts

Company: Snap-on

Product: John Bean Scissor Alignment Lift

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Category: Personal Gear

Company: Ullman Devices Corp.

Product: Rotating LED Magnetic Work Light

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Category: Power Tools

Company: Ingersoll Rand

Product: Hammerhead Impactool

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Power Tools honorable mention: Matco Tools Reversing Cut-off Tool

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Category: Safety Equipment

Company: Prevost

Product: USI Truflate PS1

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Category: Shop Environment

Company: Schaefer Ventilation Equipment

Product: BigDog Ventilator

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Category: Shop Equipment

Company: Snap-on

Product: TPMS3

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Category: Specialty Tool

Company: Induction Innovations

Product: Long Coil Kit

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Specialty Tool honorable mention: Mueller –Kueps Universal Bearing Ring Puller

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Category: Tire, Wheel Service

Company: ATEQ Corporation

Product: TPM Chek Box

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Category: Tool Accessories

Company: Snap-on

Product: Power Tool Rack

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Category: Tool Storage

Company: Snap-on

Product: Clear Coat Series Tool Storage Boxes

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