Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 31, 2017 - AAPEX 2017 announced the winners of the New Product Showcase during an awards ceremony held Tuesday, Oct. 31, at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. AAPEX represents the $740 billion global automotive aftermarket industry and is taking place today through Thursday, Nov. 2. AAPEX buyers determined the winning entries by voting electronically for their favorite products in eight categories.

The New Product Showcase winners are:

Accessories & General Merchandise

Armor All Protective Mats - RPM
Drymate Oil Spill Mat

Appearance Chemicals & Car Care

Gold Eagle Co.
303 Metal Polish

Automotive Lighting

Tiger Accessory Group
24" LED Light Bar Kit with Remote

Chemicals, Lubricants & Filters

J-B Weld Company
J-B Weld Plastic Bonder - Black

Hard Parts

Federal-Mogul Motorparts
MOOG Complete Knuckle Assembly


Remington Industries
Stryder UX Ratchet Straps


Fuse5 Automotive Software
Fuse5 Automotive Software

Tool & Equipment

ITW Global Brands
Slime Cordless Inflator

Voting took place from Wednesday, Oct. 18 through Wednesday, Oct. 25. Entries are featured on the AAPEX website,, and on the AAPEX Mobile App, as well as in the AAPEX 2017 Product Plus magazine published by Babcox Media and sent to buyers after AAPEX. For more details and photos of the award-winning new products, visit the AAPEX 2017 New Product Showcase Winners.
AAPEX is a trade-only event and is not open to the general public. AAPEX 2017 featured more than 2,200 exhibiting companies and 50-plus AAPEXedu sessions. AAPEX is co-owned by the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA). For more information, visit or e-mail: On social media, follow AAPEX at #AAPEX17.