A.L. Hansen Manufacturing Co. (Waukegan, IL) has been named the 2005 New Product Innovation Award recipient for its Jet Rack ladder racking system featured at The Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
Introduced in 2004, the Award recognizes the best new product or product innovation among exhibiting companies participating in the New Product Spotlight program. Work Truck Show attendees were invited to cast a vote, with the exhibitor receiving the highest number of votes winning the award.
"Winning the Work Truck Show 2005 New Product Innovation Award is a real honor, and confirms that the Jet Rack ladder racking system is viewed by contractors and the service industry as the solution to their ladder storage needs," said A.L. Hansen Marketing Manager Colt Fitzgerald. "Our sincere thanks to the NTEA for providing an outstanding forum to introduce our product and to the attendees that took the time to cast their votes for something entirely new."
Jet Rack features an innovative, compact and modular design that combines speed, flexibility and value, allowing users to easily store and remover ladder(s) in just a few seconds. For more information and to view a video of the Jet Rack in action, please visit www.jetrack.info.
Founded in 1920, A.L. Hansen manufactures commercial vehicle and industrial hardware such as rotary latches, cab locks and center controls used extensively by leading manufacturers of step vans, van bodies and commercial industrial bodies. Major trailer manufacturers use a wide variety of Hansen hinges, bar locks, tie downs and grab handles. The wide selection of products are also used in electrical cabinets and outdoor enclosures.