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DEI Floor And Tunnel Shield IIAVON LAKE, OHIO (DECEMBER 11, 2012) – Installing acoustical and thermal insulation products can be a breeze when you have the right tools.  As a leading manufacturer of automotive acoustic and insulation products, Boom Mat has a handle on what DIY’ers and professional installers need to quickly and expertly cut and install their materials.

Boom Mat’s new retractable Blade Lock Knife gives you a clean cut for a perfect fit and can be handy for any shop or household use.  Designed as a professional grade retractable knife, it has three cutting positions to precisely control cutting depth and a quick change storage tray located in the back of the knife to store extra blades. Blades that are dull can be easily dispensed and replaced with the push of a button. Comfortable to hold for extended lengths of time, it is made with a cushion rubber anti-slip handle for comfort and safe handling and features a built in string cutting notch. Five extra blades are included with each purchase.



Boom Mat Family of productsAVON LAKE, OHIO (NOVEMBER 27, 2012) – Design Engineering, Inc.® (DEI), a leader in the supply of thermal tuning products, and Boom Mat™, DEI’s sound deadening and acoustic control division, are showing their support of MECA with dual membership and sponsorship.  Boom Mat also is proud to announce the formation of Team Boom Mat for MECA competition in 2013.

The Mobile Electronics Competition Association (MECA) is an international grassroots audio trade association headquartered in Goodlettsville, TN that produces 130 audio competitions in over 30 states in addition to other special events. Competition is based on achieving either the highest certified score in Sound Pressure or the highest certified score in Sound Quality with competitions ranked as single, double, or triple point events. The MECA World Finals are hosted annually in Nashville, TN in October.



Boom Mat Announces New 2013 Product CatalogAVON LAKE, OHIO (OCTOBER 25, 2012) – Boom  Mat, the sound deadening, thermal and acoustic control division of Design Engineering, Inc. (DEI)  is pleased to announce the availability of a new 16 page full color catalog. It details the full Boom Mat product line including the most recently introduced products such as the popular Jeep TJ Sound Deadening Headliner kit and Side Window kits for Jeep 4-door hard tops. Two top professional builders Tim Strange and Alan Johnson are featured in the catalog stating Boom Mat is their thermal acoustic control product of choice in all their builds.



DEI Floor And Tunnel Shield IIAVON LAKE, OHIO (SEPTEMBER 24, 2012) – Extreme heat can rob horsepower and damage sensitive internal performance components. Boom Mat™, a leading manufacturer of performance thermal material, has now introduced a new high- tech, self-adhesive aluminum barrier that provides the ultimate in heat and sound protection. Boom Mat’s Floor & Tunnel Shield II is uniquely designed to reflect heat from any direct or radiant source.  Manufactured with a reflective 10 milliliter aluminum facing that is bonded to a 3/16” inch layer of composite glass insulation, Boom Mat’s Floor and Tunnel Shield II protects heat from ever entering the vehicle, unlike metal shielding and other competitive products. This added layer of protection can ensure your components are working at maximum capacity not to mention the benefit of improved cabin comfort. Proven to work effectively up to 1,750°F of direct continuous heat, Boom Mat’s Floor and Tunnel Shield II is the most cost effective way to control potentially damaging heat, reduce unwanted noise, and improve driver comfort.



Boom Mat Installers share DEI Booth at Street Rod Nationals

AVON LAKE, OHIO (JUNE 7, 2012) – Design Engineering, Inc. (DEI) is a leading manufacturer and aftermarket supplier of performance thermal and acoustic products and the parent company of Boom Mat. Tim Strange, host of the Powerblock’s hit TV show Search & Restore and owner of Strange Motion Rod and Custom Construction, will be in the Design Engineering/Boom Mat booth (#1040B, 1041, 1042) for an autograph signing on multiple days throughout the event. Strange is scheduled to sign autographs on Friday, August 3 from 10-11 a.m., Saturday, August 4 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., and Sunday, August 5 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Alan Johnson of Johnson’s Hot Rod Shop, is a multi-award winning rod builder who has won many prestigious awards including the Ridler Award. Johnson will be in the Design Engineering/ Boom Mat booth signing autographs on Saturday, August 4 from 2-3 p.m.  Stop by for an autograph and see the full range of thermal acoustic control products the pros use!