SMART SCALE: John Jeffers, vice president of sales and marketing, Americas, CPS Products Inc, demonstrates the new CC220EW Enhanced Wireless Refrigerant Charging Scale, which operates in standard, programmable, and automatic modes to suit job site needs. ATLANTA — There is one trend CPS Products has noticed impacting the HVACR tools market above all others, and that is the progression of traditional tools becoming smart tools. “These tools are able to perform more than one task and add value to contractors,” said John Jeffers, vice president of sales and marketing, Americas, CPS Products Inc. “They automate common service routines, complete data logging and job logging — all the details of the job and measurements are all in one place. That data then goes to the cloud and can be emailed to the customer or back to the office. It’s all about the connectivity of all these devices. Instead of each one operating independently, they all connect together to create a full measurement system.” Keeping that trend in mind, CPS displayed several new smart tools at its booth during the 2019 AHR Expo. CPS showcased its CC220EW Enhanced Wireless Refrigerant Charging Scale, which operates in st...