Minimizer Awarded Top 50 New Product Award For Fast Flaps

Minimizer Awarded Top 50 New Product Award For Fast Flaps

The company also announced the addition of the Insert-Style Slick Plate, specifically designed for trucks that have Holland fifth wheels with built-in lube plate inserts.

Minimizer Fast Flaps has earned a second industry award for its product Fast Flaps. Equipment Today magazine has named Fast Flaps one of its 2017 Contractors’ Top 50 New Products, one of the construction industry’s only award programs based on consumer feedback.

“We are honored, because this award comes from the people that use this product every day,” said Craig Kruckeberg, Minimizer CEO and chief visionary. “You can’t get better feedback than that.”

Fast Flaps secure mud flaps without creating any holes in the flap or sacrificing strength. It takes more than 500 pounds of pressure to detach a mud flap from the Fast Flaps stainless steel bar, and the result doesn’t damage the flap.

“When we came out with Fast Flaps last year, we knew we had a winner,” said Kruckeberg. “The past 18 months have only confirmed what we already knew – this product is an outstanding cost-saving addition for fleets!”

The 2017 Contractors’ Top 50 New Products are compiled based on reader inquiries from Equipment Today magazine as well as user engagement on ForConstructionPros.com.

The first Fast Flaps video on Minimizer’s Facebook page has more than 1 million impressions, and it’s one of the most popular products across its social media platforms.

Minimizer also has unveiled another option for truck drivers – the Insert-Style Slick Plate.

The Insert-Style Slick Plate is specifically designed for trucks that have Holland fifth wheels with built-in lube plate inserts. These models include the Holland FWAL, FW31 and FW33 fifth wheels.

“Minimizer’s new Insert-Style Slick Plate complements our line of other greaseless products that truly do help truck drivers get rid of that mess with a solution that lasts longer and costs less in the long run,” said Kruckeberg. “We’re excited to offer this solution for customers that are looking for the longest-lasting insert on the market today.”

The Insert-Style Slick Plate joins the 5th Wheel Slick Plate, Trailer Slick Plate, and Slick Disk as Minimizer products designed to ‘lose the grease.’

“Nobody likes grease,” said Kruckeberg. “I hated when I had to clean grease off my father’s truck, but in those days, you had no choice. Now you do.”

By using the Minimizer Insert-Style Slick Plate, truck drivers and fleets no longer have to grease the fifth wheel’s top plate. It simply makes things easier and cleaner, plus it saves money.

To find a Minimizer distributor to order the Insert-Style Slick Plate, visit minimizer.com or call 800-248-3855.

You May Also Like

PRT Launches 59 New Complete Strut Assemblies

Extending PRT’s product portfolio in North America, the new release represents nearly 12M vehicles in new coverage.

PRT-Launches-59-New-Complete-Strut-Assemblies

PRT announced the launch of 59 new complete strut assemblies for the North American market.

The launch includes application coverage for Nissan Frontier, Toyota Highlander and Mercedes E-Class models, in addition to brand-new applications, such as the Dodge Durango 2022, the Ram ProMaster City 2022, and the Mazda CX-9 2022, among others, according to PRT.

SMP Releases 2023 Corporate Sustainability Report

The report provides insight into the company’s initiatives, future goals and achievements, Standard Motor Products said.

SMP-Releases-2023-Corporate-Sustainability-Report
GSP Announces New May Part Numbers

The units released in May are in stock and ready to ship, GSP said.

GSP-Announces-New-May-Part-Numbers
Cooper Standard Issues Corporate Responsibility Report

Titled “Commitment to Excellence,” the report provides updates on key sustainability targets, initiatives and ambitions.

Cooper-Standard-Issues-Corporate-Responsibility-Report
Mevotech Expands Coverage with 188 New Part Numbers

The release covers domestic and import passenger vehicles, pickup trucks, vans, SUVs and EVs, up to the 2023 vehicle model year.

Mevotech-Expands-Coverage-with-188-New-Part-Numbers

Other Posts

MAHLE Finalizes Sale of its OEM Thermostat Business

As part of the transaction, ADMETOS is taking on around 600 employees in six countries.

MAHLE finalizes sale of its OEM thermostat business
ZF Aftermarket Releases 36 New Parts for US, Canada

ZF has introduced a total of 185 new products in 2024 under the ZF, LEMFÖRDER, SACHS, TRW and WABCO brands.

Dana Expands Spicer ReadyShaft Assembly Coverage

The addition of more than 3,000 new part numbers brings Dana’s ReadyShaft program
to over 13,000 active SKUs.

Dana-Expands-Spicer-ReadyShaft-Assembly-Coverage
Litens Aftermarket North America Elevates Sustainability Efforts

Litens said it is dedicated to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030. 

Litens Aftermarket North America Elevates Sustainability Efforts