Aperia Wins 2014 CoolCalifornia Small Business Award

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CARB acknowledges Aperia's commitment to a positive environmental impact.

Halo Tire Inflator

Aperia acknowledged by CARB for climate consciousness

Aperia Technologies, makers of a versatile, self-powered, bolt-on tire inflation technology, today announced it has been named a winner of a CoolCalifornia Small Business Award by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The American made Halo Tire Inflator is designed to solve the problem of tire under-inflation in medium- and heavy-duty trucks and trailers, reducing fuel consumption, tire waste and emissions.

“In our industry CARB is an organization known to be progressive, so being acknowledged by CARB for climate consciousness is an honor we are proud to receive,” said Josh Carter, CEO and co-founder of Aperia. “We work hard to increase the efficiency of our own operations and strive to empower even greater impact by helping our customers increase the efficiency of theirs.”

The CoolCalifornia Small Business Awards were presented to 16 companies representing a variety of business sectors from across the state. Two-person teams comprised of staff from public agencies and private businesses chose award winners. CARB staff and leadership reviewed scores, conducted site visits and performed environmental reviews to select the 2014 winners.

CoolCalifornia.org is an online resource providing all Californians with the information and tools they need to take climate action. The website features money-saving actions, climate calculators, case studies and links to financial incentives to help individuals, small businesses, local government and youth gain the knowledge needed to take simple steps for a sustainable future. For more information, visit http://www.coolcalifornia.org.

About Aperia Technologies, Inc.
California-based Aperia Technologies was founded in 2010 by two Stanford University mechanical engineering graduate students, one with deep roots in Detroit’s automotive industry and the other with the entrepreneurial spirit of the Silicon Valley. Since its inception, Aperia has been solely focused on solving the problem of tire underinflation in commercial vehicles. Its Halo Tire Inflator is a versatile, self-powered, bolt-on inflation technology that uses a wheel’s rotation to maintain optimal tire pressure in dual and wide-based tires on drive and trailer axles used on trucks, tractors, trailers and buses. Aperia is focused on making transportation more efficient, safer and better for the environment through clean technology innovation. For more information visit http://www.aperiatech.com.

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