Matco Tools Launches New Product Contest
Matco's 'Made by Idea' Program to Award Thousands of Dollars for Great Ideas
STOW, Ohio, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Got a new product idea? Matco Tools is searching for the next product innovation in professional automotive tools through their new "Made By Idea" contest.
"Matco is known for providing innovative tools and equipment that simplify automotive repair and increase productivity. Matco means innovation that can be put to work every day by technicians and enthusiasts," said John Green , vice president of marketing at Matco. "We are looking for the next great tool or equipment solution through our "Made By Idea" contest."
Now through March 31, 2012, every new product idea or improvement submitted to Matco will be entered to win an Apple® iPad 2 16GB with Wi-Fi. Plus, if a new product is brought to market, Matco will award two percent of the first year's sales to the participant, at a minimum of $2,500.
"We recognize that the best source for product improvement ideas are the people that use these tools every day," said Green. "The "Made By Idea" contest is a way to get the word out, leveraging our customer base to solve problems and improve our product offering."
The contest runs from November 1, 2011 through March 31, 2012. For complete contest rules or to submit an idea, ask your Matco Distributor or visit www.matcotools.com/made-by-idea.
For more information on franchise opportunities, call 1-888-696-2826 or visit matcotools.com.
About Matco Tools
Matco Tools manufactures, distributes and services premium quality automotive equipment, tools, and tool storage for the professional technician. The company has more than 60 years of national brand experience in the automotive equipment industry and a vast product line of more than 13,000 of the highest quality, innovative tools and accessories. The company's franchise offering has no franchise, royalty, or advertising fees. Initial corporate and ongoing local training create and build outstanding value for the franchisee's business. For more information on Matco Tools products or franchise opportunities, visit www.matcotools.com.
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