The award recognizes and encourages innovations that support, enhance, and advance aftermarket business processes.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association’s (“AASA”) Technology Council (“ATC”) announced VizSeek, a versatile visual search engine for eCommerce and engineering, as the 2021 winner of the ATC Technology Innovation Award during the 2021 AASA Technology Conference. Matt Judge, vice president of sales for VizSeek accepted the award.
In a pitch during the ATC Fall Meeting, Matt Judge of VizSeek outlined the company’s unique technology that enables visual parts searches of PDFs, schematics, and other files using digital comparisons of part details. Also pitching were four other award finalists: GCommerce, Mitchell1, Pricedex Software, and Stibo Systems.
“We are excited about the number and quality of award applicants, and especially impressed with the finalists’ pitches and the technologies presented,” said Dave Haun, director of product information management and ATC executive committee member. “VizSeek’s visual search technology is groundbreaking and could save Suppliers significant time and money – all while providing enhanced visibility into data across enterprises.”
In 2020, the inaugural year for the ATC Technology award, OptiCat won for its automated load sheet technology.
Applications for next year’s award will be available in early 2022 on aftermarketsuppliers.org. Eligible companies must supply technology solutions that address one of the ATC’s areas of focus.
AASA (www.aftermarketsuppliers.org) exclusively serves manufacturers of aftermarket components, tools and equipment, and related products, an important part of the automotive parts manufacturing industry which supports 907,000 American jobs. AASA is a recognized industry change agent – promoting a collaborative industry environment, providing a forum to address issues and serving as a valued resource for members. AASA is the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA). “AASA, The Voice for the Automotive Aftermarket Supplier Industry”
About the ATC
The AASA Technology Council (ATC) provides a forum for networking, thought leadership, sharing of best practices, and addressing technology issues for leaders that manage all areas of business technology.