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SEMA Announces Battle Of The Builders ®Top 12 Finalists
Courtesy of SEMA Public Relations

Winner to be announced Friday, November 3, at SEMA Ignited



LAS VEGAS -- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced the Best New Products Award winners this morning at the 2017 SEMA Show. These awards are given to the most innovative and cutting-edge automotive aftermarket products that will be consumable in 2018.

SEMA’s annual New Product Awards competition recognizes outstanding achievements in the development of products being introduced to the automotive specialty-equipment market at the SEMA Show. Products are judged in 16 award categories, and each category has one winner and two runners-up.

Nearly 3,000 products were entered into the 16 different Showcase categories to be considered for the SEMA New Product Awards this year. Winners were selected based on a variety of factors that included superiority of innovation, technical achievement, quality and workmanship, consumer appeal and marketability, and more.

The New Product Award Winners are:

Collision Repair & Refinish Product
Winner: ALLDATA LLC, ALLDATA Collision Advantage
Runner Up: MIG BUDDY / GeorgeB Design, MiG Buddy - Welding Gun Holder
Runner Up: Avery Dennison, Supreme Wrapping™ Film Metallic Series

Engineered New Product 
Winner: Holley/MSD, Racepak Vantage CL1 Cloud Based Data Kit
Runner Up: OPTIMA Batteries, New OPTIMA® YELLOWTOP® in Group Sizes H6, H7
Runner Up: Holley/MSD, MSD Black Solid State Relay

Exterior Accessory Product
Winner: Westin Automotive, HDX LED Grille
Runner Up: Owens Products, Inc., Owens Products, Inc.
Runner Up: Owens Products, Inc., HornBlasters Katrina 544 Nightmare Horn Kit, 5 gallons, 150 psi

Interior Accessory Product
Winner: Switch-Pros by Off Road Engineering, SP9100 Switch Panel Power System
Runner Up: Speed Dawg Shift Knobs, Metal Flake Pinstriped Shift Knob by Von Hot Rod
Runner Up: Putco Inc., Jeep LED Dome Light

Merchandising Display
Winner: Lund International, Lund Truck Center V-Grid
Runner Up: Custom Autosound Manufacturing, THREE RADIO DISPLAY
Runner Up: Brandmotion, SummitView Multi-Camera Display

Mobile Electronics Product
Winner: Waylens Inc., Secure360 Automotive Security Camera
Runner Up: Rockford Fosgate, DSR1  8-Channel Interactive Signal Processor w/ Integrated iDatalink Maestro Module
Runner Up: Rockford Fosgate, TMS69BL14 Power Harley-Davidson® Rear Audio Kit (2014+)

Off-Road/4-Wheel Drive Product
Winner: Austin International Mfg Inc., 2 Ton big wheel jack
Runner Up: TITAN Fuel Tanks, TITAN Trail Trekker Transfer tANK
Runner Up: Savior Battery Cases, Savior Odyssey 34 Battery Case

Packaging Design
Winner: Liquid Armour Protective Coatings LLC, 9H Ceramic Coating Kit
Runner Up: Vision X Lighting, 4.7" CG2 7-LED LIGHT CANNON
Runner Up: Omix-ADA / Rugged Ridge, ELITE Tail Light Guards, Red

Performance-Racing Product
Winner: Holley/MSD, Racepak Vantage CL1 Cloud Based Data Kit
Runner Up: Penske Racing Shocks, Air Spring
Runner Up: Holley/MSD, QuickFuel EFI Fuel Pressure Regulator

Performance-Street Product
Winner: COMP Performance Group, COMP Cams® FSL™ Series Camshaft for GM L99 Engines
Runner Up: Flowmaster, B&M & Hurst, Flowmaster Delta Boost Module for Ford vehicles with 2.7L or 3.5L EcoBoost engine
Runner Up: Hotchkis Sport Suspension, Dodge B&E Body Geometry Corrected "On Car" Adjustable Tubular Upper A-Arms

Powersports Product
Winner: Holley/MSD, MSD Black Solid State Relay
Runner Up: PowerBass, PowerBass
Runner Up: Advanced Accessory Concepts, Trigger "Volt" Bluetooth voltage monitor

Street Rod/Custom Car Product
Winner: Wilwood Disc Brakes, Tandem Brake and Hydraulic Clutch Pedal Kit
Runner Up: Classic Instruments, 1973-87 Chevy Truck Direct-Fit Instrument Cluster
Runner Up: RESTOMOD AIR, The INVent A/C Vent

Tire and Related Product
Winner: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Evolution HT
Runner Up: Continental Tire Extreme Experience, General AS-05
Runner Up: Continental Tire Extreme Experience, General G-Max RS

Tools & Equipment Product
Winner: EZ PULLEY, ez pulley
Runner Up: Huth Ben Pearson International, Huth Manual Rod Bender HMRB6017
Runner Up: Autolift Production, Smart Painting Table

Van/Pickup/Sport-Utility Product
Winner: Elongator Tailgates, Elongater Integrated Tailgate and Ramp System
Runner Up: TOPFIRE, Wrangler accessories
Runner Up: Putco Inc., Work Blade – 48”

Wheel and Related Product
Winner: Chariot Concepts / TruStack Tire Dolly, ValveStem Signpost
Runner Up: Voxx Wheels, Voxx Este Flip Cap
Runner Up: Concept One/Klutch Wheels, CSM02





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