Las Vegas, NV (October 30, 2012) - Husky Liners® was recently awarded the 2013 Best New Exterior Accessory Product trophy for the 5th Wheel Tailgate with Optional Back-up Camera Mount at the Specialty Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas.
Husky Liners® offers the best vehicle accessory products, including mud guards for trucks,truck floor mats, mud flaps for trucks and custom fit floor mats. The company has been manufacturing custom-fit floor liners for close to 25 years, offering customers a lifetime warranty on many of its products.
"It's great to be recognized by the industry, SEMA has been a consistent supporter throughout the years," said Bob Tyler, president of Winfield Consumer Products, Husky Liners®. "We look forward to continually creating award-winning products for the industry."
The vehicle accessory brand was awarded the title for its outstanding and innovative design achievement in a newly developed and introduced exterior accessory product for the automotive specialty equipment industry.
"The SEMA Show has always been about innovative products and trends," said Chris Kersting, SEMA president and CEO."The SEMA Award amplifies the industry's special ability to identify and set trends that consumers follow."
The 2012 SEMA Show, which was started in 1967, featured more than 2,000 companies that had booths to display the thousands of products that were designed to improve performance, safety and convenience on the road. The products featured also enhance appearance and comfort for motorists who purchase them.
The awards that are given by SEMA recognize vehicle models that specialty equipment manufacturers believe are the best accessory products on the road. The awards also display the cooperative relationship between automakers and SEMA-member companies.
"The SEMA Award helps guide consumers toward the hottest-trending and most accessory friendly vehicles on the market," Kersting added. "Our SEMA Show exhibitors are industry visionaries who determine the winners of the SEMA Award based on the vehicles they showcase in their booths. Each booth vehicle represents a 'vote' and the most prominent models in each category are the winners."
Husky Liners®, founded by Bob Tyler in 1988 is among today's most successful automotive accessory companies. Tyler's love for hunting and fishing sparked his interest to develop the original custom fit cargo liner which has now expanded into a line of various items including custom fit front and back seat floor liners, Heavy Duty Floor Mats, Custom Molded Mud Guards, Aluminum Tailgates and Contractor Racks, Husky Gear Box® Under Seat Storage Systems, Husky Shield® paint and headlight protection film, Husky Quad Caps™ Bed Rail Caps and a variety of other products to serve the automotive aftermarket. In the last 20 years, Husky Liners has grown to a 197,000 sq. foot manufacturing and distribution operation and has become one of the automotive aftermarket's leading sources for custom fit floor and cargo liners as well as many other automotive aftermarket accessories.