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2018 Minneapolis Innovation Awards

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced the winners of the 2018 Minneapolis Innovation Awards. The Minneapolis Innovation Awards recognizes groundbreaking new consumer marine products, presented opening night of the Minneapolis Boat Show in the Lakeshore Lifestyle Experience exhibit.  The awards honor manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products to the boating industry to market. Tangent worked with Barletta Boats to rethink storage, comfort, and styling for their new helm for the L25UC pontoon. Congratulations to Barletta Boats the 2018 NMMA Innovation Award Winner!...

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2018 Ford Mustang Shelby Super Snake Concept

Shelby debuted the all new, Tangent designed and developed, GT500 Super Snake Wide-body Mustang at SEMA this week. Located in Las Vegas, the SEMA show is considered the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. Compared to a regular Mustang, the new Shelby Super Snake Concept has been fitted with an out-of-this-world bodykit that makes it 4 inches wider at the rear and 2.5 inches wider at the front. To complement the flared arch design, the muscle car also includes an overhauled front fascia with a new double splitter, a custom hood and tweaked air intakes. The styling modifications don’t stop there. The wide-body concept also includes fat wheels and tires, bespoke rocket panels and a lip spoiler at the rear. Check out the walk around video from Las Vegas:    ...

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2018 Avalon Excalibur Debut

Tangent once again teamed up with Avalon/Tahoe to design the 2018 Excalibur. The Excalibur is Avalon's newest model and flagship of their Master series pontoon boats which feature trendsetting designs, luxurious furnishings, top of the line luxury and performance. Duane Dinninger of Avalon Pontoon talk's about the newly integrated lighting, fiberglass inserts, and the design and attention to detail that goes into all Avalon Pontoon Boats. More to come!...

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Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House is a television show which solves the steady stream of home improvement problems faced by homeowners. This week's Ask This Old House featured an installation of Aquascape's water feature that collects and reuses rainwater designed by Tangent. Where to find it? The water feature that Jenn installed includes the rubber liner, underlayment, structural blocks, pump vault, basalt columns, and pump. It was all manufactured by Aquascape.   Expert assistance with this project was provided by Decker’s Landscape and Aquatics, Nawada Landscape Design, and New England Aquatic Landscaping.   New episodes are available Sundays at 7pm Central on, or check your local listings for a broadcast time near you....

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Chrysler Pacifica, BraunAbility and Jay Leno Donation

Chrysler Pacifica, BraunAbility and Jay Leno team up to donate an accessible minivan to a very deserving veteran. Tune in on Wednesday, August 9th at 10 PM (EST) on CNBC.   Jay Leno takes extreme pride in meeting American servicemen and women. Since his early Tonight Show days, Jay has teamed up with organizations like the Wounded Warrior Project to give back to those who've sacrificed so much for their country -- and he continues to do so to this day.   "Each and every handshake puts a smile on my face," he says.   So when Jay first heard of Army veteran Craig Andrade's story, he wanted to do something special to thank him for his service and sacrifice -- both professional and personal. Andrade, who was on tour in Iraq in February 2005, lost both his legs when his foot patrol was struck by an improvised explosive device (IED). The explosion cost him a...

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Airstream Basecamp named 2017 RV of the Year

Every year, RVBusiness editors conduct extensive analysis of RVs at the industry’s three major national shows. And out of all the RVs reviewed, this year’s winner was the new Airstream Basecamp.   Basecamp is made for the traveler who’s as spontaneous as they are adventurous. The 16-foot trailer is light enough to tow with an SUV, spacious enough to relax at the end of a long day, and full of all the essentials you need, like a kitchen and an on-board restroom.   In addition to RV of the year, Basecamp also made Inside Hook’s list of The 52 Best Products We Covered in 2016, as well as Gear Patrol’s GP100....

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Society Of Plastics Engineers

Society Of Plastics Engineers Gold Award

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and education for all plastics professionals. Recently they announced the winners of the SPE Thermoforming Division annual parts competition. The awards were presented during the Thermoforming Division’s annual conference, held last month in Schaumburg, IL. They were presented in twenty categories as well as in a student parts competition.  Tangent worked with Medallion to design the parts for the American Coach Eagle dash and was awarded a gold medal by the SPE. Congratulations to Medallion Plastics and American Coach RV! ...

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