Lake Forest, IL, January 22, 2013 – Prestone Products Corporation, a leading manufacturer of antifreeze/coolant, cooling system flush/cleaners and other performance chemicals for the North American vehicle market, is proud to announce that it will be introducing its new Prestone Command® Heavy Duty Antifreeze/Coolant products at the upcoming Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2013, which will be held from Jan. 21-24 at The Mirage Hotel & Conference Center in Las Vegas, NV. HDAW provides attendees with opportunities to listen, learn and gain knowledge relating to the heavy duty vehicle industry’s best practices and trends.

“Our new family of Prestone Command® Heavy Duty Antifreeze/Coolant products are the latest innovations that Prestone is offering to the North American heavy duty vehicle market,” said Greg Noethlich, President of Prestone Products Corporation. “Prestone Command takes the specific needs of the heavy duty fleet operator into account and delivers ‘Anywhere. Anytime. Any Engine.™’ protection that helps to prolong engine life. HDAW is the perfect venue for us to introduce this game-changing product to the heavy duty vehicle market.”

Prestone Products Corporation developed patented Prestone Command® as an advanced antifreeze/coolant technology that will revolutionize the world of engine protection, no matter the weather conditions. It is available in two different formulations:

  • Extended Life provides 600,000-mile/12,000-hour CAT EC-1 protection for any diesel-powered heavy duty engine. Its patented formula protects aluminum and all other engine metals against temperature extremes, rust, corrosion, scale and water-pump failure, and is compatible with any other heavy duty antifreeze/coolant. A prediluted 50/50 formulation is available for convenient top-off applications.
  • Extended Service is SCA pre-charged and provides advanced protection from freezing, overheating, cavitation erosion, corrosion, scale and foaming in any heavy duty engine with controlled release filter technology that is used in normal to severe duty cycles and extreme temperature conditions. A prediluted 50/50 antifreeze/coolant formulation and demineralized water dilution is available for convenient top-off applications.

In addition to its new antifreeze/coolant products, Prestone Products Corporation is also launching its Prestone Command® Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF), a liquid reducing agent that has been developed for use in all diesel engines that are equipped with a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system.

The new Prestone Command® line of products introduced at HDAW is specifically designed to help keep heavy duty vehicles worry free and operating at the optimum level. For more on Prestone Command®antifreeze/coolant, please visit