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News   January 23, 2012   by Auto Service World

MACS Names 2012 New Product Showcase Winners

The Mobile Air Conditioning Worldwide has announced the winners of its New Products Showcase featured at the 2012 MACS Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas.
Member of the trade press voted on the 28 new mobile A/C and engine cooling products on display.
Judges selected the following products as stand-outs in three categories:
Most innovative new product:
Airsept Smart Splice multi-purpose A/C line repair kit:
–Line Splice – 5-Minute metal line repair, no line removal, no special tools required.
–Line Terminator – Blocks line to rear evaporator. Install at front “Y”, improve A/C performance.
—In-line Service Port – Replace defective or hard to reach service ports, 5-minute install.

Best use of technology in a new product: C2 Camera
C2 camera is a side viewing borescope with patented UV lighting technology. The unique UV LED lit visual borescope inspection tool allows you to inspect and document hard to reach places. Capture and review images that can be downloaded and e-mailed to your customers.

Most service friendly new product:
Heater Treater
The Heater Treater replaces the plastic blend door in the HVAC system with steel. Replacing the existing door in breakage prone systems with another plastic door is at best a stop-gap solution. The failure is a result of excessive forces generated by the DC servo motor in the operation of the door. Heater Treater was shown for Dodge Ram, Chevy Tahoe and Ford F-150.

Founded in 1981, the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) is the leading non-profit trade association for the mobile air conditioning, heating and engine cooling system segment of the automotive aftermarket. MACS represents a growing membership in North America and 47 countries around the world, and is affiliated with the Vehicle Air Conditioning Specialists of Australia (VASA).
To learn more about MACS Worldwide and the upcoming 33rd Annual Convention and Trade Show, to be held February 7-9, 2013 at the Caribe Royale Hotel and Convention Center visit our website at

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