GearWrench on June 17 announced the launch of its “GearWrench @Work” contest, which allows tool users to upload a video for a chance to win an all expenses paid trip to Las Vegas in November to attend the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association’s (SEMA) annual conference. The GearWrench @Work contest kicks off today and will run through Friday, August 13.

“Whether you are a mechanic in an industrial plant, automotive technician, aviation mechanic or expert weekend warrior, this contest provides you with the chance to show us how you put GearWrench tools to the test,” said Kenneth Escoe, vice president of marketing for GearWrench. 

GearWrench @Work Contest Rules and Guidelines:

  1. Upload an up to five-minute video to www.gearwrench.combefore August 13, 2010 showing your most extreme work environment, a tough challenge in the shop or how you tackle a difficult task using your favorite GearWrench tool
  2. A panel of judges will select 10 finalists whose videos will be posted online on August 25, 2010
  3. Voting will take place at www.gearwrench.combetween August 25 and September 29, 2010 by GearWrench enthusiasts
  4. The Grand Prize winner will join the GearWrench team in Las Vegas for the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association’s (SEMA) annual conference November 2-5, 2010. SEMA is the premier industry event where thousands gather every year to see what’s next in the automotive aftermarket and heavy duty tool and equipment world. The winner also will have an opportunity to meet drivers from the Bimmerworld/GearWrench race team and talk to the pros about GearWrench tools
  5. The remaining nine finalists each will receive a GearWrench prize package

Videos may be no larger than 1 gigabyte and no more than five minutes in length. GearWrench recommends the MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 format at 640x360 or 480x360 resolution.

The contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry.  For complete details about the “GearWrench @Work” contest, visit www.gearwrench.com/contest

About GearWrench
GearWrench is a premier hand tool brand from Danaher Tool Group, one of the largest hand tool manufacturers in the world. Since the launch of the original patented 5-degree ratcheting wrench, the GearWrench brand has continuously led the industry with breakthroughs in pass-thru ratchets, sockets, screw/nut drivers, pliers and specialty tools. More than 100 million GearWrench products have been "Professionally Tested" throughout the world. Additional information about GearWrench is available online at www.gearwrench.com.

About Danaher Tool Group
Danaher Tool Group is one of the largest worldwide producers of general purpose mechanics’ hand tools, primarily ratchets, sockets, wrenches, and specialized automotive service tools for the professional and “do-it-yourself” markets. Danaher Tool Group has also been the principal manufacturer for several key retailers for many years. Typical users of our products include professional automotive and industrial mechanics as well as “do-it-yourself” consumers. The company markets tool products under its own brand names and also private-labels products for certain customers.