ATLANTA— hilmor®, a DiversiTech Corp. brand and a manufacturer of tools for HVACR technicians, announced the kick-off of its sixth annual Retool Your Future contest. Created to support the next generation of HVACR technicians, hilmor will grant five winners a $5,000 scholarship, a new starter kit of hilmor-branded tools valued at $900, and a trip to the world’s largest HVACR trade show, AHR Expo, being held in Atlanta Jan. 14-16, 2019.

The contest is open to students currently enrolled or admitted to an established and recognized HVACR training school in the U.S. and Canada (excluding Quebec). To enter, students must submit a 250-word essay describing how the HVACR industry will “retool their life.” Submissions can be made at The deadline for entry submission is Oct. 31.

The five winners for this year’s contest will be recognized during a press event at DiversiTech’s booth (B817) during the AHR Expo on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.

“We strongly believe that success in the HVACR industry starts with a solid education and access to high quality tools in order to get the job done right,” said DiversiTech Brand Director Andrea Halpin. “Now in its sixth year, we’re delighted to continue to play a part in helping launch the careers of future HVACR professionals.”

In addition to the individual scholarship awards, the schools of the Retool Your Future scholarship winners will receive a hilmor Green Wall featuring more than 40 exclusive hilmor HVACR tools.

Official rules and regulations are at

Publication date: 10/1/2018

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