Posted: 08/20/08 11:05 AM
TriMas RV & Trailer Products Group Wins Innovation Award at 2008 Marine Trade Show
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TriMas Corporation -- a diversified growth company of highly-engineered, specialty niche businesses -- today announced that its RV & Trailer Products group has won the 2008 Marine Aftermarket Accessories Trade Show (MAATS) Innovation Award for its new Fulton(TM) F2 trailer winch. Judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), the Innovation Awards recognizes new marine products for their innovation and uniqueness in the aftermarket accessory marketplace. The Fulton F2 trailer winch -- a sleek, powerful and ergonomically friendly design -- received top honor in the Trailer Parts & Accessories category. A total of sixty new products were entered into the eighth annual MAATS show in Las Vegas.
"We continue to lead innovation in trailer components with this state-of-the-art F2 winch," said Bob Lewis, President of the Cequent Performance Products Group, a part of the RV & Trailer Products operating segment of TriMas Corporation. "We worked to deliver a full-featured winch that addresses the various shortcomings of conventional winches. It delivers improvements in both form and function including: chafe-free operation, a fully adjustable handle that's easily repositioned for left- or right-handed operation, quick installation via carriage bolts without removing the strap and a pull-and-turn knob to engage and release the gears."
Headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, TriMas Corporation (NYSE:TRS) is a diversified growth company of specialty niche businesses manufacturing a variety of highly engineered products for commercial, industrial and consumer markets worldwide. TriMas Corporation is organized into five strategic business segments: Packaging Systems, Energy Products, Industrial Specialties, RV & Trailer Products, and Recreational Accessories. TriMas Corporation has nearly 5,000 employees at 70 different facilities in 10 countries. For additional information, please visit www.trimascorp.com.
Source: TriMas Corporation
Posted: 09/06/08 05:56 AM
Congratulations for Innovation Award to TriMas RV & Trailer Products Group...
"Miles ahead of the competition"