Hunter Engineering Company received the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award for its revolutionary HawkEye Elite alignment system and Auto34 leverless tire changer.
The award was presented to Hunter Executive Vice President Nick Colarelli at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas by Frost & Sullivan Program Leader Stephen Spivey.
On selecting Hunter, Spivey noted, “In the automotive aftermarket, technology innovation is paramount in keeping up with changes in the North American vehicle population.
“Hunter Engineering’s recent advances in automotive service equipment design speeds inspection and service processes, reduces the risk of damage, simplifies equipment operation and employee training, enhances customer satisfaction, decreases equipment obsolescence, and makes service businesses more profitable.”
Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has demonstrated uniqueness in developing a technology, which significantly impacts both the functionality and the customer value of new products and applications.
The award lauds the relevance of the innovation to the industry.
Hunter Engineering is the leader in alignment systems, wheel and tire service, brake service and inspection lane equipment.
Hunter equipment is approved and used by vehicle manufacturers, automobile and truck dealers, tire dealers and service facilities around the world.
For additional information about Hunter, visit its website at www.hunter.com or contact Robert Bruce, Hunter Engineering Company, 314-716-0443.
Hunter Engineering received the awards for making a significant contribution to the growth of Sears Auto Center business by providing new technologies to better serve Sears customers