The annual Val-Test Distributor Show and Meeting was held January 20-23, 2012 at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Naples, Florida.


Celebrating their 50th Anniversary, Val-Test is one of the nations leading buying and marketing group for distributors of hardware, sundries, and marine products.


Vendors in attendance had the opportunity to spotlight their newest and most innovative products. The New Products were separated into two categories, hardware and sundries, and were on display for review and ballot vote by Val-Test members during the three-day extravaganza.


This year’s Sundry winner is Preval for vFan Airbrush, the only device on the market that converts to an air gun and achieves both 3-inch fan and 1/16-inch hairline spray patterns for detail. Amazingly portable, vFan can be used in all environments when powered by 150 feet of energy, Preval’s innovative, eco-friendly aerosol compressor unit containing 7 ounces of VOC-exempt propellant that powers more than 150 feet of linear paint coverage and up to 40 square feet of paint coverage per unit. The vFan Airbrush is also compatible with most workshop compressors. This product was represented by Sales Representatives Shawn Orr and Heather Mingo.