Keystone Automotive Operations (Exeter, Pennyslvania) announced the addition of Tough Guard and Legend Fleet Solutions products.
As the newest product offering in the line of FormFit Hood Protectors from Focus Auto Design, Inc., Tough Guard provides quality protection and aggressive styling. The patent-pending design matches the look of bolt-on, pocket-style fender flares, snuggly fitting the contours of the hood without any worry of damage or paint wear.
Tough new direction in hood protection
Tough Guard is available for Ford, Chevy/GM, RAM, Jeep, and Toyota applications. The company’s textured option for 07-18 JK Wranglers recently won the 2018 SEMA Global Media Award for its mass appeal to consumers outside the United States.
All Tough Guard applications are constructed of strong ABS with a satin black acrylic top coat, ensuring long-lasting durability and a quality, OE-matching finish that won’t chalk or fade. Customers can choose between a smooth or swirl-textured look, the former of which can easily be painted to further match a vehicle’s styling.
Installation requires no cutting or drilling, instead using 3M Automotive tape, patented mounting clips, and stainless steel fasteners. The unique design allows Tough Guard to rest gently on the mounting hardware, ensuring there is no damaging contact between the deflector and the vehicle’s hood.
OE-grade with aftermarket availability
Designed, manufactured, and tested in Calgary, Alberta, the Tough FormFit Guard marries the company’s dedication to OE fit and finish with the convenience and affordability of the aftermarket.
“Focus Auto Design has been manufacturing hood guards for our OE customers in Canada for over 20 years,” said the company. “We are excited to be launching this new product into the US aftermarket.”
The Tough Guard deflectors hold mass appeal for those seeking quality hood protection without sacrificing style. Partnering with Keystone will allow this emerging product line to access new customer bases and business opportunities, thanks to the distributor’s vast network and marketing initiatives.
“We’re excited to offer our customers Tough Guard’s unique design. We believe they will enjoy the protective quality packaged in a very stylish, modern, and functional design,” said Ahad Mirza, category manager, Keystone Automotive Operations.
Legend Fleet Solutions
With a robust product line of rigid floor systems and rubber mats, insulated interior liners, protective sill plates, wheel well covers, and equipment-protecting drawer liners, Legend Fleet Solutions is transforming the durability and efficiency of commercial vehicles.
“Keystone Automotive is excited to welcome Legend Fleet Solutions to its portfolio of commercial van products. The quality and durability of the products are an ideal fit for companies that want to upfit their fleet with dependable aftermarket solutions,” said Scott Percival, category manager, Keystone Automotive Operations. “We look forward to helping Legend Fleet Solutions expand their business opportunities through our vast distribution network.”
Safety, innovation, ergonomics
Legend Fleet Solutions is dedicated to providing businesses with cargo van upfits that provide workers with safe and comfortable environments to maximize efficiency and employee morale. “We are passionate about bringing our customers the highest quality and most cutting-edge products in the fleet industry,” said the company. “Our top priorities are the preservation of your vehicles and the safety of your employees.”
The company’s innovative solutions also minimize the damage done to fleet vehicles—as well as customer service—by free-moving cargo. “Our meticulously crafted products host some of the market’s most craved features,” says Legend Fleet Solutions, including insulated liners that create thermal barriers and reduce road noise, as well as inventive new anti-slip floor compounds and protective wall panels that provide durable surfaces for worker safety, cargo stability, and equipment security.
In addition to quality performance, these products also add a professional finish to commercial vehicles, ensuring brand reputation stays on target. “Mobile workforces are out serving the public every single day,” stated Legend Fleet Solutions. “Does a brand really want to be seen as disorganized, dirty, or messy?”
New markets on the horizon
The need for enhanced interior protection continues to grow as businesses upgrade their fleet vehicles and more markets begin to explore the possibilities of mobile work stations. From food supply, clothing retail, and repair service to medical care and educational assistance, the opportunities for on-the-go work environments progress as fast as the technology that make them possible. Legend Fleet Solutions stands at the forefront of this new wave of worker mobility with a powerful set of tools to help it succeed.
With a prime location just outside the Canadian-American border in Tillsonburg, Ontario, Legend Fleet Solutions’ innovative and affordable product offerings have already experienced impressive reach since its founding in 2004. Partnering with world-leading distributor Keystone Automotive will allow Legend Fleet Solutions to garner even more brand awareness in the North American market, reaching new customers and business opportunities thanks to Keystone’s vast network and proven marketing initiatives.
For more information, visit keystoneautomotive.com.
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