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    Terry McIver
    Hilmor Fastest Hands

    Don't Blink! You'll Miss the 'Fastest Hands in HVACR' at AHR Expo

    Jan. 24, 2020
    Competition tests how quickly techs can complete swaging and other common HVACR repair and installation tasks using a variety of hilmor tools.

    hilmor, a leading brand of the DiversiTech family and a manufacturer of innovative tools for HVACR technicians, invites technicians attending this year’s AHR Expo in Orlando, FL, February 3 – 5, to compete for the coveted title of the Fastest Hands in HVACR.

    Celebrating its fifth year at AHR, the competition will be held at the DiversiTech booth (5943) on Monday, February 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday,

    February 4 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Participants pit their skills against the clock, testing how quickly they can complete swaging and other common HVACR repair and installation tasks using a variety of hilmor tools.

    The top times from the qualifying rounds on Monday and Tuesday will go head-to-head in a sixteen-person bracketed round for the championship at 4 p.m. Tuesday, February 4.

    Traditionally held during the AHR Expo, in 2019, the timed contest was also held statewide in Florida. Capturing the state title was Jason Loftis of Fort Myers. He is planning to try his hand at the national title by participating at AHR.

    There is no fee to participate, and the first 500 registered competitors will receive a free pair of hilmor HVAC/R general purpose gloves. In addition to bragging rights as the Fastest Hands in HVAC/R, the first place winner will receive $1,000 in hilmor tools. Second and third place-winners will also receive free hilmor tools.

    For more information about hilmor, go to hilmor.com. For more information about DiversiTech, go to DiversiTech.com.