Tools & Equipment

Roger Parker Joins CTEK Power, Inc.

Twinsburg, Ohio – Roger Parker, an experienced automotive business manager, has joined CTEK Power, Inc. as the company’s logistics coordinator and inside sales representative. Most recently, Parker was general sales manager for Fitzgerald Automotive Group and spent four years as the park services director at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.

In his new role at CTEK, Parker will help lead technical support for the company. He will also be responsible for order fulfillment, customer service, inventory planning and marketing support for CTEK’s sales team.
“Roger’s exceptional interpersonal skills combined with his automotive experience, including his time as an ASE certified automotive technician, provides CTEK with a strong technical support background that will benefit our customers,” said Andreas Naeslund, president of Americas for CTEK.

CTEK Power, Inc. Names Andreas Naeslund as President, Americas

Twinsburg, Ohio – CTEK Power, Inc. has announced the appointment of Andreas Naeslund as the company’s new president, Americas. Naeslund will oversee sales, marketing, customer service and distribution for the company’s leading brand of smart charging battery systems in the North and South America markets. He will report to Jon Lind, CEO, CTEK Group.

“I’m excited to join CTEK, a company that is a respected supplier of premium car manufacturers worldwide,” said Naeslund. “CTEK has a strong team of professionals and an innovative product lineup that is beloved by customers around the globe. I look forward to the challenge of expanding our technologically superior battery charging solutions into a broader number of market segments.”

The Official Barrett-Jackson Battery Charger and Maintainer Powered by CTEK is Now Available

Twinsburg, Ohio – The Official Barrett-Jackson Powered by CTEK Battery Charger and Maintainer is a fully automatic 8-step charger that maximizes battery life and performance. The charger can solve a broad range of battery-related problems and is the perfect charger and maintainer for collector car owners with exacting demands. The Official Barrett-Jackson Powered by CTEK Battery Charger and Maintainer delivers selectable 0.8 A or 4.3 A to 12 V batteries from 1.2–110 Ah and is suitable for maintenance charging up to 160 Ah. CTEK is one of a handful of elite companies with an official licensing agreement with Barrett-Jackson. Visit www.barrett-jackson.com, www.smartercharger.com/barrett-jackson or phone 800-941-7611.
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RUPES BIGFOOT: 1 STEP Random Orbital Polishing System

RUPES BIGFOOT: 1 STEP Random Orbital Polishing System
The innovative polishing system designed by RUPES S.p.A. is a revolutionary new method that reduces polishing time and creates a hologram-free surface.
Compared to traditional polishing systems, which include multiple steps of cutting, polishing and hologram removal, the BigFoot® simplifies the working process by combining all three actions into just a single step.
This system, composed of the innovative BigFoot random orbital polishers combined with the RUPES polishing foams and compounds, are creating a dramatic change in car body shop and car detailing markets.
What are the main advantages?
The new BigFoot polishers are amazing tools that enables customers to obtain excellent results with a time saving up to 50%. Technicians using the Bigfoot system use fewer steps, less time, less compound and generate greater profits.

Dinjee Glo Rails will be promoting its flag ship product "Glo Rails" truck bed rails that glow at night at SEMA in 2014

Bryan Hickman the CEO and founder Dinjee Systems LLC located in Conroe Texas has announced that they will be displaying their flagship product "Glo Rails" at SEMA this year 2014 in Las Vegas. Dinjee Glo Rails is a truck bed rail that glows like light sabres from star wars and can be used as hazard signaling device for the general public and is also for Police fire and city trucks to help make the vehicle more visible from the side angle during normal weather conditions and more importantly during bad weather condition. Mr Hickman is also marketing his Glo Rails to businesses as an adverting tool. You can also buy his Glo Rails in theme with your favorite sports teams.

Mr Hickman also has stated that in the future his Glo Rails will come with Dynamic texting and will be WiFi capable allowing new advertising options for businesses. Currently his Glo Rails only have static texting capabilities and is still an awesome product like you have never seen before.

100,000 Crystals and 4 Ninjas Will Shine at SEMA 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

100,000 Crystals and Ninjas Will Shine at SEMA 2014
Automotive Crystallization Service, Products and Training at Booth #8489

San Diego, California─August 1, 2014. The world-renowned Crystal Ninja Team will shine at SEMA 2014, the world’s premier automotive specialty products trade event. Exhibiting for the first time, Crystal Ninja will showcase its one-of-a-kind “bling” services, award-winning tools and will train auto shop owners how to increase revenues of crystallized products for high-end clients.

PLUS…Check out an unbelievable driving suit, hand-crystallized with over 100,000 SWAROVSKI crystals. Photos welcome!

FIRST CUSTOMIZABLE SPRAY GUN WASHER!

B-TEC Systems (booth 10745) will feature the new SUMO (Set Up My Own) Gun Washer, the only spray gun cleaning system that allows customers to choose only the features that they need. Like all B-TEC equipment, the SUMO is constructed with the same quality, stainless steel cabinetry and brass fixtures found in all B-TEC equipment. The SUMO’s dual cabinet design only requires 37” of space. Don’t miss it!

B-TEC GmbH is a German manufacturer of quality spray gun cleaning equipment, unique stainless steel work tables and organizers, and specialty solutions and compounds for waterborne and waterbase coatings. B-TEC Systems distributes standard and customized spray gun cleaning equipment for OEM, collision repair, woodworking, and industrial applications. We have facilities in Kentucky and Arizona.

KNIPEX Tools Introduces New Angled Pliers and Cutters

KNIPEX Tools Introduces New Angled Pliers and Cutters

New series of angled pliers and cutters includes 8-inch angled long nose pliers, 7-inch angled diagonal cutter, 7 ½-inch angled combination pliers and 8 ¾-inch cable cutter.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – June 2014 – KNIPEX Tools introduces the new series of angled pliers and cutters. The German-made Orbis angled pliers and cutters represent a new generation of revolutionary pliers that meet the needs of hardworking hands while offering a versatile range of application. The innovative 25-degree comfort angle makes the tool a natural extension of the user’s hand—a design with comfort and convenience in mind.

The one-of-a-kind, 25-degree, 8-inch, angled, long-nose pliers features three different-sized pulling grooves, preserving a tight grip when holding or pulling round items.

BOLT Lock Expands Line with Products for 2015 Ford F-150 High Security Keys

MILWAUKEE – The patented, breakthrough one-key lock technology of the BOLT® series of locks by STRATTEC® Security Corporation will be offered to work with the higher-security, laser cut keys of the new 2015 Ford F-150 pickup. As a leader is automotive lock technology, BOLT locks boost security and convenience, requiring only a single truck ignition key to lock up tools, gear and trailers.

Rugged, weatherproof BOLT locks are engineered with automotive grade stainless steel, feature a durable plate tumbler sidebar to prevent picking and bumping, and have the highest corrosion resistance rating on the market. The series includes coupler pin locks, padlocks, cable locks, receiver locks and spare tire locks. All products are backed with a limited lifetime warranty. According to BOLT National Sales Manager Erika Garcia, the entire series of BOLT locks for side cut keys will be available in early October, 2014. For more information, visit www.boltlock.com.

KNIPEX Tools Introduces Hose Clamp Pliers

New hose clamp pliers easily move hose clamps

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – July 2014- KNIPEX Tools LP adds new hose clamp pliers (85 51 250 A SBA) to its Cobra® line of pliers. The new pliers offering is made especially for opening hose clamps quickly and efficiently. The hose clamp pliers have the same features as Cobra pliers, with the added benefit of universal rotatable tips for tight grabbing.

“The new hose clamp pliers are made to open multiple types of hose clamps, up to 3 inches in diameter,” said Alan Sipe, president and general manager, KNIPEX Tools. “They are perfect for confined areas and provide the ability to reach all angles with its rotatable, universal grip inserts. It’s truly one of a kind.”
The tips of the hose clamps pliers feature a unique design to reduce slipping off the workpiece when opening hose clamps. The pliers are maneuverable for all different angles and can open clamps without great effort due to the high-leverage design.

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