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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!



Boom Mat Family of productsAVON LAKE, OHIO (APRIL 3, 2012) – Design Engineering, Inc. (DEI) is a leading supplier of performance thermal and acoustic aftermarket products, and parent company of Boom Mat. On Saturday, August 4 from 1-2 p.m., Mike Zenone, DEI’s Business Development Manager, will conduct a seminar at the NSRA Street Rod Nationals, Plus on how to use thermal and acoustic products available through DEI and Boom Mat to improve and protect your street rod. The hour long seminar will focus on how their thermal products can be used to provide maximum protection of your engine, ignition, and fuel line components from direct or ambient heat or cold.  The seminar will also cover Boom Mat’s extensive line of acoustic products developed to improve interior sound quality by quieting your ride.  Zenone will be available briefly after the seminar to answer specific questions.

All attendees will receive a DEI catalog and their name will go into a drawing for a Boom Mat gift certificate valued at over $400.00 that will be handed out at the seminar. The gift certificate is redeemable for select products: One Boom Mat Performance Acoustical Material 12-1/2” x 24” (41.7 Sq. Ft.) (20 Sheets) (part # 050212), one Under Carpet Lite (UC Lite) Insulation and Sound Deadening 48” x 72” (27 Sq. Ft.)  (part # 050113), one  Blade Lock Knife (part # 050216), and one Boom Mat Installation Roller (part #050218).



DEI Boom Mat Jeep Wrangler Sound Deadening HeadlinerAVON LAKE, OHIO (OCTOBER 19, 2011) – Jeeps are notorious for their cabin noise making it difficult to have conversation or listen to music. Boom Mat specializes in sound deadening materials that are easy to install that can greatly reduce the distraction of outside or ambient noise.

Boom Mat™, a division of Design Engineering, Inc. (DEI) and a leading brand of automotive performance acoustic material, now offers the Jeep Wrangler Sound Deadening Headliner for the two and four door 2011 and up model Jeep Wrangler.  Boom Mat’s Jeep Wrangler sound deadening headliner, introduced originally for the 2007 – 2010 Wrangler hard tops, is a simple peel and stick kit that dresses up the interior of the Jeep’s hard top while minimizing vehicle vibration and outside noise. The headliner reduces noise levels three to four decibels, providing a significant change in noise level while providing much needed insulation from the cold or heat for added comfort.

The Jeep Wrangler Sound Deadening Headliner is manufactured as a three piece1” thick set that is available in all three colors: black, gray or white, available for both the two and four door 2007 – 2010 and the new 2011-2012 model Jeep Wrangler.



DEI Under Hood Thermal Acoustic LiningAVON LAKE, OHIO (JULY 29, 2011) – Boom Mat™, a division of Design Engineering, Inc. (DEI) and a leading brand of automotive performance acoustical and thermal insulation, creates products that merge form and function.  The new Leather Look Sound Barrier is an ideal way to reduce noise and have a premium leather appearance.  Available in a moisture resistant, black leather embossed material, this product was designed for insulating trunks, door panels, floors, speaker boxes and package shelves – any interior area of a vehicle where a leather appearance would provide a finishing touch.