hilmor™ Announces Scholarship Contest
for Current and Future HVAC/R Students.
hilmor to Award Three $10,000 Scholarships, Tools and Other
In an effort to help the next generation of HVAC/R technicians,
hilmor announced its Retool Your Future program, which includes
sponsoring a contest that will offer a $10,000 scholarship to
three current or future HVAC/R students. hilmor, one of the most
extensively researched lines of HVAC/R tools, introduced 150 new
products to the industry in early 2013.
Three students will be awarded $10,000 scholarships, a hilmor
merchandising Green Wall donated to their school and travel to
the AHR Expo 2014, the world’s largest HVAC/R trade show in New
Additionally, each winner will receive a new hilmor Starter Kit.
The recently developed Starter Kit has all the go-to tools for
those just embarking on their HVAC/R career. This specially
priced tool package includes the Dual Readout Thermometer,
2-Valve Aluminum Manifold, Quick-Engage Flare and Swage and
Quick-Change Magnetic Nut Driver. The Starter Kit will be
available for purchase at select distributors in August. .
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“Despite the fact that
jobs in the HVAC/R industry are expected to grow, the industry is
challenged to find skilled workers to fill these jobs,” says Andrea
Halpin, senior marketing manager. “hilmor created this scholarship
contest as a way encourage people to pursue a career in the HVAC/R
The online essay contest is open to those who are currently enrolled
in or have applied for admission into an established, recognized
HVAC/R school in the U.S. Official rules are available at
www.retoolyourfuture.com. The contest will run Aug. 1-Oct. 31,
2013; winners will be notified in December.
To find a hilmor distributor, visit
About hilmor: hilmor is revolutionizing the HVAC/R industry
with smarter, more effective tools and equipment. Backed by one of
the largest research investments in the history of the HVAC/R
industry, hilmor is dedicated to making technicians’ jobs easier.
Located in East Longmeadow, Mass., hilmor is a part of the Newell
Rubbermaid global portfolio of leading brands. For more information,
visit hilmor.com or follow us on Twitter at @hilmortools and on
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