FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. — Akebono Brake Industry Co. Ltd. gave eligible visitors to the company's booth at the 2019 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo in Las Vegas a chance to guess the total quantity of stainless steel pieces contained in the show-floor display.
The contest was developed to bring awareness to Akebono's recent product expansion of abutment clip hardware for all popular applications across all three brands: ProACT, EURO and Akebono Performance, totaling over 400 part numbers.
"A special thanks for all that visited our #AAPEX19 booth and participated in our contest. Congratulations to all the winners with prizes totaling almost $3,000! The actual number of pieces was 4,644 pieces and we had an amazingly close guess of 4,640!" Edward Gerhardt, Akebono's marketing and data service manager, said.
- Grand Prize Winner: Gordon Lew of Performance Automotive in San Jose, Cailf. — $500 Visa Reward Gift Card
- Random Drawing Winner: Bernard Tansey of Dub Clinic Santa Clara, Calif. — $500 Visa Reward Gift Card
- First Runner-Up: Jeff D. of Atlanta — $100 Visa Reward Gift Card and Akebono prize pack.
Additionally, 29 runner-up winners received Akebono branded YETI tumbler, baseball hat, T-shirt, can koozie and more.
Akebono, founded in 1929, is a supplier of advanced braking systems.