Barberton, Ohio – JohnDow Industries was named a MOTOR Magazine Top 20 Tool Award Winner for its innovative Tire Taxi. The award was presented by John Lypen, Editor & Publisher of MOTOR Magazine to Robert Christy, JohnDow Vice President of Sales & Marketing and David Riggs, Product Category Manager at the 2017 AAPEX Show in Las Vegas, Nev.
Christy stated, “at JohnDow we are committed to adding quality products that provide innovative solutions to help our customers run their businesses more efficiently and more safely. The Tire Taxi certainly fits into that category. It increases technician productivity and shop efficiency while decreasing injuries and promoting overall shop safety. We sincerely thank MOTOR Magazine for recognizing our commitment to these values and the value of the Tire Taxi.”
The Tire Taxi (JDI-TT1) is specifically designed to quickly and safely move tires and wheels through storage areas and service bays. Equipped with four heavy-duty casters and a load capacity of 265 lbs., the Tire Taxi can move up to eight tires or five tire and wheel assemblies. It is designed for transporting car, light truck and SUV tires and wheels.
The Tire Taxi EX (JDI-TT1-EX) is an extended version of the original Tire Taxi. Designed to create a more ergonomic working height, the Tire Taxi EX has four legs that extend the overall height to 23”. It helps to improve work posture, avoids unnecessary lifting and reduces strain on the back, knees and shoulders and with a maximum load of 265 lbs.
MOTOR Magazine’s Top 20 Tool Awards is in its 26th year and recognizes tools and equipment manufacturers who help make it easier for technicians to repair and service vehicles. Each year the request is made to the world’s automotive tool designers, manufacturers and suppliers. This request is for the latest and best tools that are truly new and innovative. The JohnDow Industries’ Tire Taxi fits those parameters in every way.
JohnDow Industries is a manufacturer of automotive shop equipment and supplies providing professional equipment and aftermarket product solutions to the automotive service industry. Products include fuel storage & handling equipment; used oil & fluid handling equipment; auto service equipment; EuroVent vehicle exhaust extraction systems, Dynamic-automotive fasteners & supplies; and Dynamic TPMS Solutions. For more information visit www.johndow.com or call toll free at 800-433-0708.