DEI’s ONYX Series™ Flexible Heat Shield Wins 2015 Nifty 50 Award

DEI’s ONYX Series™ Flexible Heat Shield Wins 2015 Nifty 50 Award Lake, OH (Feb 13, 2015)…Design Engineering, Inc. (DEI), the nation’s leading manufacturer of powersports heat and sound control products, announces today it is a proud recipient of the 2015 Nifty 50 product award for their newly introduced ONYX Series™ Flexible Heat Shield. The Powersports Business Magazine award recognizes the fifty most innovative new products and services introduced in 2015 as voted by the editorial staff.  

DEI introduced the heat shield as a better solution to protect against exhaust heat. The heat shield utilizes proprietary high-performance textiles in a dual layer configuration that will outperform traditional metal heat shields. The rich black color also looks sharp on any color exhaust. 

”The feedback we have received from dealers at the recent V-Twin Expo and our retail customers has been overwhelmingly positive. The recognition as a Nifty 50 winner is fantastic!” remarked DEI Powersports Brand Manager, Brian VanKoevering.

The Made in America ONYX Series Flexible Heat Shield is now available through the DEI dealer network, including: J&P SuperstoreDime City, and

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About Design Engineering, Inc. 

Formed in 1995, Design Engineering. Inc. (DEI) is a major U.S. manufacturer and supplier of high performance aftermarket products selling worldwide to a large number of commercial markets – automotive and racing, V-Twin, Sportbike/Metric, ATV/UTV/Offroad, 12 Volt/Car Audio, Industrial, Marine, and Aeronautical. DEI, located in Avon Lake, OH, specializes in the development of thermal and acoustic performance products as well as cryogenic intake systems and related accessories under the CryO2™ brand, nitrous oxide systems and accessories under the Ny-Trex™ brand, acoustical insulation and sound deadening products under the popular Boom Mat™ brand, as well as a full line of performance coolant additives under the brand Radiator Relief™.