Announcement

BE BETTER - BE SMART - B-TEC SYSTEMS

B-TEC Systems comes to SEMA for the first time in booth 11474. B-TEC Systems is a German manufacturer of quality spray gun cleaning equipment, unique stainless steel work tables and organizers, and specialty solutions and compounds for waterborne and waterbase coatings. B-TEC Systems distributes standard and customized spray gun cleaning equipment for OEM, collision repair, woodworking, and industrial applications. We have facilities in Kentucky and Arizona. Please visit us to see unique new products, many of our most popular products, and terrific promotions. Contact Jim Stubert with B-TEC Systems with questions at (480) 621-5304 or jstubert@cox.net. Contact Lori Lundberg at btecusaoffice@gmail.com to arrange a meeting with a B-TEC Systems Specialist at SEMA. Websites: www.btec-usa.com / www.btecsystems.com

American Force Wheels Has A Major Presence at SEMA Show

MIAMI, Fla. – American Force Wheels will be arriving at SEMA in Las Vegas, Nov. 5 – 8, in full force with multiple booths and a variety of trucks showcasing the company’s popular and new wheel designs. American Force is in booth #47055, on the lower level of south hall, and also has two outside display areas in the parking lot in front of south hall (#63112 & #63218).

“We want attendees to get a feel for our industry-leading company and experience the creative designs and projects we’ve been working on. From our new 17- and 18-inch wheel sizes to our new, patent-pending face plate inserts, we’re expanding our product line to appeal to Jeep, SUV and half-ton truck owners,” said Ray Shadravan, president, American Force Wheels. “We’re highlighting our most stylish wheels, debuting new designs and allowing customers to see what our products would look like on their trucks and SUVs at SEMA.”

VialleUSA Launches LPG/Autogas Conversions

VialleUSA recently joined SEMA. We are bringing to the Americas Vialle’s 45 year successful track record of alternative energy technology and the experience from a 33% market penetration in the conversion of vehicles to use Autogas. We are currently establishing training facilities for installers and will be contracting with interested parties to franchise distribution, sales and servicing to individual consumers and fleet operators.

There are huge benefits to be derived by resellers from this dynamic growth market with end users receiving significant cost savings in fuel expenses with an environmentally friendly option to using gasoline, while the installer makes substantial profits from this line of business.

Show 10% discount plus free freight in the 48 for the steam vapor Mini-max Cleaners and Waste management systems.

The Mini-max Cleaners does NOT have: solvents: waste water streams & costs; plumbing; high energy consumption;
EPCRA reporting needs; need to purge equipment; special safety gear, environmental problems, etc.
At our booth, 10531, live demos all day, come see what we DO have.

Wide Band Sensors: Understanding the Latest in Feedback Technology

Supplying feedback information about the oxygen content of the exhaust to the PCM has changed and it has come in the form of a Wide Band Sensor (aka: air fuel sensor). How we diagnose these new sensors is much different. The tools we use can and will affect the results of our testing and many times may cause the diagnosis to be incorrect. These sensors are critical to Catalytic Converter operation and proper diagnosis is the key to getting the vehicle fixed right the first time.

Join us during SEMA to learn how mastering proper testing techniques of these critical sensors can add to your bottom line!

Date: Wednesday November 6, 2013
Time: 10:00 – 11:00am
Location: Room N259 - LVCC North Hall

Register early to marketing@magnaflow.com and receive a free MagnaFlow hat at the seminar.

Global FInishing Solutions gives SEMA attendees a chance to win 1 of 5 exclusive art prints signed by Ringbrothers

The Ringbrothers are true automotive artists, and this year at The SEMA Show you can win your own piece of artwork from Global Finishing Solutions, signed by Mike and Jim, commemorating the unveil of their latest 1965 Mustang Fastback, the 'BLIZZARD'!

Details: Winners will receive one of five signed 24"x14" canvas prints of the Ringbrothers 'BLIZZARD' Mustang concept artwork - Winners will be selected from those who take a photo of themselves with the 'BLIZZARD' Mustang at the GFS exhibit space (SEMA booth 11239), and post to Twitter or Facebook along with @globalfinishing mention and the hashtag #SEMAblizzard

Limit one photograph entry per person. Images must be posted to Facebook or Twitter from Nov 5 - Nov 8 and posts must include the hashtag #SEMABlizzard to qualify. Residents of the USA & Canada only.

SCRS Focuses RDE Content at SEMA Show with Tracks

Since the Repairer Driven Education series (RDE) first premiered at the SEMA Show in 2010, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) have used the forum to present the industry with world class education that speaks to the heart of issues faced in today's collision repair businesses. The education program is presented each day of the SEMA Show, and features some of the industry's most respected subject matter experts.

SCRS Provides R&I Demonstrations at SEMA Show

Members of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) Education Committee are working with the United Application Standards Group (UASG) at the 2013 SEMA Show to present free demonstrations on proper ways to approachRemoval and Installation (R&I) of vehicle components for the application of wraps and graphics. The UASG represents hundreds of professional graphic installers across the United States, and is dedicated to the development and success of automotive graphics installation businesses.

The educational presentations will be held in the UASG booth on Wednesday from

3:30 - 4:15 and Thursday from 12:00 - 12:45. The workshop description is as follows:

Workshop #3

SCRS Presents: Disassembly / Reassembly Tips from Repair Experts

SCRS RDE Series Addresses Consolidation Trend

Rarely a day passes where the headlines of collision industry trade publications don't cover stories of multi-store operators or collision industry consolidators purchasing local collision repair businesses. There is an obvious awareness in the industry that nationally recognized collision repair brands are actively seeking larger market share through targeted acquisitions of independent business, and that the rate of such acquisitions is only increasing. The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has included several tracks in their Repairer Driven Education (RDE) series at the SEMA Show, specifically to address the trend and arm industry members with insight they can use in their business.

SCRS Education Sessions Featured on Collision Stage at SEMA Show

For collision repair businesses and refinish specialists, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has put together an unparalleled lineup of educational offerings that focus on trends, issues and technologies that impact professionals performing paint and body work on today's vehicles. While the bulk of sessions offered through the 2013 Repairer Driven Education series are paid sessions held in the classrooms in the upper level of North Hall, SCRS has included a number of unique educational opportunities to be offered free of charge from the Collision Repair & Refinish stage on the show floor of the North Hall each morning of the show.

Free sessions include:

Tuesday, November 5 | 10:00AM - 12:00PM

RDE FREE Session: Accessing OEM Repair Information

Toby Chess, SCRS

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