NUVITE’s 4th Annual Sweepstakes Winners




Central Islip, NY (September 26, 2022) NUVITE Chemical Compounds®, global manufacturer and distributor of appearance maintenance products, announced the winners of the NUVITE’s Fourth Annual online sweepstakes. The SHINE SHOWDOWN had TWO GRAND PRIZE WINNERS – ONE for PAINT and ONE for BARE METAL. Congratulations to Mr. Eric Hoover and Mr. Mike Caputo! Mr. Hoover won the PAINT category with his 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 MKII BN7, polished to perfection with NUVITE’s High-Gloss Paint Sealant, NuGlaze. Mr. Caputo won the BARE METAL category with the mirror finish on his 1971 Starcraft Jupiter V. Originally painted red, Mr. Caputo stripped his boat down to metal and completely restored using products from NUVITE’s line of Brightwork Compounds, NuShine IIF7 and NuShine IIS.

The annual sweepstakes, available through NUVITE’s website and social media pages, invites participants to post pictures of their best NUVITE shine. The number of submissions is unlimited as long as the images are of different vehicles/items polished, cleaned, or shined using NUVITE products. This year’s sweepstakes ran from July 11th, 2022 through September 5th, 2022.

The SHINE SHOWDOWN Sweepstakes, like all NUVITE events, is all about showing off the shine and sharing it with our DIY’er community. “Our mission is always about letting the product speak for itself, but seeing the absolutely sensational ­­­pics posted by our customers speaks loudest of all. We can’t thank them enough for sharing the shine” says Angelika Criscione, VP, Marketing.

NUVITE’s top quality product line includes compounds, polishes and sealants for paint care and brightwork, cleaners for interior care, along with complementing, professional-level equipment and accessories.

NUVITE Chemical Compounds has been delivering high quality products for the transportation industry – aerospace, automotive, RV, marine, power sports and rail – for more than 70 years, providing everything needed to achieve that most coveted, sought after, “SHOWROOM SHINE.” NUVITE Chemical Compounds, a division of Universal Photonics® Incorporated, itself a global manufacturer and distributor of critical surfacing and polishing technology, is supported with state-of-the-art laboratory, manufacturing and worldwide distribution facilities.





Laurie Voorhees