Milwaukee, WI October 27th 2017 – Tom Burden is one of this year’s SEMA Launch Pad finalists, and the latest news can only add to the momentum of his growing startup company, Grypmat. Our team is excited to announce that Tom Burden will be featured on “Shark Tank” November 12th, 9pm-10pm ET/PT on ABC. This news comes just days before Tom takes the stage for this year’s SEMA Launch Pad competition on October 30th. After being selected as one of the ten finalists, Tom will compete for Overall Winner of this year’s contest. The winner will receive a $10,000 award to be used for business promotion and a free booth at the 2018 SEMA show.
“It’s hard to describe the excitement the we have right now,” stated Tom Burden Grypmat Inventor and President. “There have been a lot of sleepless nights getting Grypmat off the ground, and credit goes to my family and friends who supported me in the hard times. Our team is ready for the challenges ahead, and I want to thank everyone that supported my dream to bring the Grypmat to market.”
The Grypmat is a flexible non-slip tool tray that gives mechanics a safe, close location to set their tools without worry of losing them or scratching their delicate work surface. Resistant to heat and brightly colored orange, it is nearly impossible to lose even the smallest fastener under the hood of a car. The patent-pending material has no magnets and can be easily cleaned after each use. Grypmat will release, for the first time to the automotive aftermarket industry, the Grypmat Trio. These three new designs, created after extensive research in the field, will offer a small, medium, and large Grypmat to tackle any job.
ABOUT Grypmat
Grypmat was founded in 2013 by Tom Burden, an F-16 mechanic in the Air National Guard. Having spent over two years prototyping and testing, the original Grypmat has received exceptionally positive feedback from mechanics and tool users in Aviation and Automotive. The Grypmat will next be on display at this year’s SEMA Show on October 31st in Las Vegas, NV. See the latest three new sizes of Grypmat at the Performance Pavilion booth #50618 & #51145 and purchase online today.
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