Every advertisement and product writeup in every issue of this magazine includes a reader service number — “Circle 1 (or some other number)” — and a reader service card labeled “FREE INFORMATION” is bound into each issue.

Even in the age of the Internet, our readers regularly fill out and mail the postage-paid request for more information.

We’ve tallied the 12 products and services that received the most interest throughout the last 12 months. The following are what you and your peers chose to make your jobs easier, faster, and more efficient. They deserve one last showing before the year closes out.