The BFGoodrich Off-Road Wiper Blade was recently crowned the winner in the People’s Choice Stevie Award for Favorite New Product. The blade was engineered and manufactured by Pylon Manufacturing Corporation. The announcement was made at the 19th Annual American Business Awards (ABA) which was sponsored by John Hancock Financial Services, SoftPro, and Melissa Sones Consulting.
The design of the BFGoodrich Off-Road Wiper Blade by Pylon was also ranked top in the Best New Product – Transportation category at the 2021 Silver Stevie Award. The People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products allows the general public to vote for their favorite new products and services of the year.
Over 92,000 votes were cast this year. All new products and services that were nominated in The American Business Awards were included in people’s choice voting. Pylon has been a leader in providing visibility, safety, and mobility solutions for more than 50 years. This has mainly been in the automotive aftermarket.
The company specializes in the design, engineering, manufacturing, and marketing of wiper blades. It’s based in Deerfield Beach, Florida, and is an ISO 9001-certified division of the Qualitor, Inc. family of automotive companies. Its designs are showcased in the BFGoodrich Off-Road Wiper blade which comes with WeatherTread™ technology that keeps water, snow, mud, and ice away.
It also features Scrub-X™ extreme weather performance to maintain stability while driving. It comes as an additional product alongside BFGoodrich tires. Pylon is the exclusive licensee that manufactures and markets the MICHELIN® line of premium wiper blades alongside other innovative solutions for the automotive industry.
“This award would not have been possible without the hard-working and innovative nature of our team,” said Mike Fretwell, President of Pylon. “At Pylon, our top priority is always our customers, so I am grateful that our mission has been recognized by the ABA and am honored to have won this award.”
Currently, Stevie Awards are arranged in eight programs – the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.
The competitions receive over 12,000 entries every year from organizations located in more than 70 countries. Stevie Awards recognizes outstanding performance in the workplace all over the world and honors organizations of all types and sizes as well as the people behind them.