Matco Tools distributors from across the country converged on the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas recently for the Matco Tools Expo. Attendees spent several days seeing new tools at the trade show, attended training and networking events. Distributors, tool manufacturers...
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The new product demonstration area presented new tools in several categories at the entrance of the trade show floor.
New sockets were on display at the new product section.
New 3/8" impact wrenches were presented at the new product section.
Steve Bailey, left, of SFA Companies, Inc. presents the 10W COB aluminum cordless light to Nick Bowden of Watertown, S.D.
Attendees got a chance to check out the Antron Brown race car on the trade show floor.
Chad Schley of Schley Products/SP Tools presents specialty tools to attendees at the trade show.
Jose Maria Reguillo of Cojali USA presents the Jaltest diagnostic tools.
Show atterndees attempt to rope the toolcart for a chance to win an additional discount.
Michael Williams presents the Power Probe lead set to attendees at the trade show.
Brooke Colley demonstrates new storage features in the tool storage section of the trade show.
Scott Christopher shows the Makita 12V lithium ion right angle drill.
Luke Tucker shows new Matco lights at the E-Z Red booth.
Andre Vanlagen shows the universal press plate at the Mueller Keups booth.
Alan Sipe presents the double edge screw extractor demo set at the Knipex Tools booth.
Ed Lipscomb shows the OTC Encore diagnostic tool at the Bosch Automotive booth.
Peter Swenson, right, discusses the DEF Chek tester, a 2013 PTEN Innovation Award winner, at the Thexton Manufacturing Co. Inc. booth.
Erik Spitznagel discusses new body shop tools at the Dent Fix booth.
Bob Beitz presents the Coats wheel balancer at the Hennessy Industries Inc. booth.
Hilda Shipcka demonstrates the Matco Tools dual offset combo wrench set in the new product area.
Sands Richie presents a visual thermometer and a Fluke mobile app at the Fluke booth.
Frank Restmeyer, a Matco Tools distributor in Huntington Station, N.Y., examines the coolant guard and pressure tester system at the Marvac Scientific Manufacturing booth.
Mark Hawkins shows a diagnostic leak detector at the Redline Detection LLC booth.
Dennis Eaton of Uview shows an injection gun with a new coupler for servicing the new R-1234yf refrigerant.
Bob Platt, left, and Wayne Hutchings present a Deutsch terminal service kit at the S&G Tool Aid Corp. booth.
Darcie Iki and Ryan Grable, the Redback Boots' mascot, help Matco distributors.
Kimber Fabrick, Matco Tools diagnostic product manager, reads PTEN, which features the new Maximus. 2.0 on the cover.
Matco distributor Joe Dafang ropes in toolbox discounts.
The tool storage area featured numerous toolboxes and tool carts for attendees to explore.
The new product section included numerous new officerings at the trade show entrance.
John Marsh of Launch Tech USA helps to demonstrate the new Matco scan tool, Maximus 2.0, to a distributor.
Matco Tools distributors from across the country converged on the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas recently for the Matco Tools Expo. Attendees spent several days seeing new tools at the trade show, attended training and networking events. Distributors, tool manufacturers and Matco officials agreed the event was very upbeat as attendees learned about several new Matco tool offerings and had a chance to view the new tools.