PTEN announces the 2022 People's Choice winners

Oct. 10, 2022
PTEN asked readers to vote for the tools and equipment they prefer from the Innovation Awards program, and the results are in.

PTEN is proud to announce the winners of its 2022 PTEN People's Choice awards. Now for the eighth year, readers have been asked to weigh in on the PTEN Innovation Awards.

The following 24 companies have been selected for their recent product innovations that make vehicle diagnosis and repair easier and more efficient, as well as make shops more productive.

The PTEN Innovation Award winners were announced in the August issue of PTEN magazine and online. While Innovation Award winners are chosen by an esteemed third-party panel of judges, the People's Choice winners are selected by PTEN's very own valued readers. 

The winners will also be announced in the October issue of PTEN magazine. 

The 2022 PTEN People’s Choice winners are:

ADAS - Hunter Engineering ADASLink Diagnostic Scan Tool 

Air Conditioning Service - Snap-on EEAC334B Polartek Dual AC Machine

Air Tools - EXAIR Corporation VariBlast Precision Safety Air Gun

Automotive Scan Tools - Autel MaxiSYS MS906PRO and MaxiBAS BT506

Automotive Software - Hunter Engineering HunterNet 2 Multi-Store View

Battery Starting & Charging - Snap-on 12V Engine Starter Plus with AGM, No. EEJP700

Body Shop - Hunter Engineering Collision Alignment System

Brake Service - Hunter Engineering BL Brake Lathe Tablet

Chemicals - Rislone Cat Complete Fuel, Exhaust, and Emissions System Cleaner, No. 4720

Diagnostic Equipment - Bosch SMT 500 Leak Tester

Hand Tools - KNIPEX TwinGrip Pliers

Heavy Duty Scan Tools - Autel MaxiSYS MS909CV Commercial Vehicle Diagnostics Tablet

Inspection Tools & Lab Scopes - Hunter Engineering Quick Check Commercial Autonomous Inspection System

Lighting - Carlyle Tools by NAPA Dual Charging Wireless Lighting System

Power Tools - Ingersoll Rand 1" Cordless Impact Wrench, No. W9691

Safety & Personal Gear - Snap-on Phantom Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet with Light, No. WELDIGNPHNTM

Shop Equipment - Lawson Products Torrent Parts Washer

Specialty Tools - Snap-on 14.4V Mini Right Angle Cordless Drill, No. CDRR2005

Tire & Wheel Service - Hunter Engineering SmartWeight Elite Wheel Balancer

Tool Accessories -  Snap-on SODC1 Soldering Clamp

Tool Organization - Snap-on 40" SubStation Four-Drawer Power Cart, No. KHP415

Tool Storage - Mechanic's Time Savers Switch Cart

Training - ALLDATA Instructor Toolkit

Welding - ESAB EMP 210 MIG/Stick/TIG Welder

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