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September 10, 2013 10:00 ET

MOTOR Magazine Announces the 2013 Top 20 Tool Award Winners

TROY, MI--(Marketwired - September 10, 2013) - MOTOR Magazine announced the 2013 Top 20 Tool Award winners. For over 20 years, MOTOR Magazine has reviewed the latest and most innovative tools from global automotive tool designers, manufacturers and suppliers and recognized the top 20 offerings based on originality, application and other select criteria.

Each will be recognized at an event at the 2013 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) on Tuesday, November 5 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The 2013 winners are:

Company Name
 Product Name  Number of Top 20 Wins
by Company

ANSED Diagnostic Solutions LLC  Video Scope  2
Automotive Test Solutions  AutoEKG  7
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions  OTC Brake Pad Gauge  3
Brown Line Metalworks  Digital Angle Gauge  1
CTA Manufacturing Corp.  Extraction & Filling Pump (P/N 7077)  2
Drew Technologies, Inc.  Mongoose PRO  4
Hickok/Waekon  Power Pro (P/N 78065)  15
Ingersoll Rand  IQv20 Series 3/8-inch Cordless Ratchet (P/N R3130)  5
KNIPEX  TwinForce Diagonal Cutters (P/N 73 71 180 & 73 72 180)  1
Launch Tech (USA), Inc.  CRP129 Scan Tool  4
Lisle Corporation  Fuel & A/C Disconnect Pliers (P/N 37300)  12
Matco Tools  Maximus Scan Tool  8
Mueller-Kueps  Suspension Wear Indicator (P/N 432 910)  3
Redline Detection  Smoke Pro Portable Leak Detector  1
Snap-on Diagnostics  VERUS PRO  10
Snap-on Equipment  John Bean AC400 Touchless Alignment Wheel Clamp  6
Snap-on Tools  Semi-Deep Flip Socket (P/N S6810)  16
SP Tools, Schley Products, Inc.  Ford Power Stroke 6.7L Diesel Injector Sockets (P/N 11400)  15
STAR Envirotech  Ford & GM Capless Fuel Neck Adapter  1
Thexton Manufacturing  DEF-Chek Tester (P/N 108)  8

"The importance of good tools can't be overstated. The companies who earned this award were visionary to recognize a need and inventive enough to design a product that satisfied that need. Congratulations to each award winner," said John Lypen MOTOR Magazine Editor and Publisher.


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