Jennifer Clements, Author at UnderhoodService
Mac Tools Hosts 2014 Tool Fair in Orlando

New tools, tool storage and equipment were introduced at the 2014 Mac Tools Tool Fair, including new cordless drills and ratchets, a new low-profile jack and the Mentor Touch tablet.

2014 TechShop – Equipment, Tools & Supplies Directory and Buyer’s Guide Hits the Streets – and the Web

TechShop’s annual tool and equipment resource can be found online and in our January issue.

Congratulations to the 11 Winning Companies of the TechShop 2013 Top 5 Tools Award!

TechShop — Equipment, Tools & Supplies magazine has announced the winners of its 2013 Top 5 Tools Award. Eleven manufacturers were awarded this year’s honor.

TechShop Is Getting ‘Switched On’ and Launches Tool Connect New Equipment & Tools E-Newsletter

Motivational speaker Chip Eichelberger’s enthusiastic presentation had the whole company motivated to look at the direction our lives are going, and figure out how to make ourselves more valuable — to our families, our careers, our customers and ourselves.

Mac Tools And Kalitta Motorsports Partner To Make ‘Top Fuel Tested And Approved’ Tools for Technicians

Mac Tools has partnered with the Kalitta Motorsports’ NHRA teams to implement its new Top Fuel Tested and Approved program.

Collaboration Is The Key To Improving Aftermarket/OEM Partnerships

The TechShop team recently attended the Equipment & Tool Institute’s ToolTech. The annual event brings representatives from across the aftermarket industry together with the OEMs to share their insights and concerns about the future of the aftermarket.

Researching Online, But Buying ‘Local’

The Automotive Aftermarket Industry ­Association (AAIA) recently conducted a survey to gain insight into the purchasing decisions of automotive repair professionals. The association’s 2013 Digital Tool & Equipment Purchasing Trends report explores use of the Internet when purchasing new tools and equipment. Some TechShop readers were asked to complete this survey, and if you did,

Editor’s Notes: Smartphone As A Tool? App-solutely!

Readers submit the smartphone apps they use in the bays and behind the counter.

Editor’s Notes: There’s An App For That

Are you using your smartphone as a tool at the shop? The applications that have been developed specifically for the automotive repair industry are incredible. Not only can you take photos of repairs to help explain a diagnosis to a customer, you can also view live engine data, retrieve fault codes and clear check engine lights.

Editor’s Notes: Desperately Seeking Organization

TechShop magazine and Mechanic’s Time Savers (MTS) announce the winner of the magazine’s first Get Organized! (Messiest Toolbox) Contest. Enoc Rios, head technician at International Motor Group in Union, NJ, was nominated by his co-worker Richard Tobias.

Editor’s Notes: First-Quarter Tool Shows Start Year Off Strong

The 2012 automotive tool shows have already taken the TechShop team from our offices in Akron, OH, to Nashville to Las Vegas, home and then back to Vegas. Whew! And it doesn’t stop there. Next we’re heading to St. Louis, Palm Springs, Baltimore and Orlando — all to bring you the latest and greatest in

News from the Tool Shows: Cornwell Quality Tools 2012 Rally

Cornwell Quality Tools hosted 316 dealers and their guests its 2012 Rally at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, March 12-13. The tool show featured 147 suppliers and spotlighted Cornwell’s toolboxes. At the annual awards dinner, President Bill Nobley kindly recognized the company’s customer service representatives and his staff, including those who coordinated the