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AkzoNobel Sustainability Leadership Sympsosium again slated for SEMA..... Industry leaders endorse dialog

The fourth annual Sustainability Leadership Symposium will once again be part of SEMA’s 2014 Education offering on Monday, November 3rd, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center in rooms N231 and N233.

This is the second year that the symposium will be hosted at SEMA. The cross industry dialog is open to all show attendees interested in learning about the opportunities this subject holds for the industry as well as methods for advancing this global initiative within the North American collision repair industry.

To underscore the importance of Sustainability and the need for both collaboration and cross industry support several noted businesses, publications, and associations across the U.S. and Canada, have lent their endorsement to say that they too, share a vision for advancing sustainable business practices in all sectors of the industry.

The growing list of 2014 symposium endorsers include:

• Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF)

Motorglyphics Selected by Ford’s #MustangUnites to Fabricate Global Branding in Fine Steel Artwork

In conjunction with the global introduction of 2015 Mustang automobiles to Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America markets, Motorglyphics, a Ford licensee, has been selected to re-created on color-infused steel wall art images used in the #MustangUnites international introduction program.
The Motorglyphics wall artwork captures the essence of the #MustangUnites program by rendering in artistic quality, vivid colors and “strength-in-steel” the branding for Ford’s global campaign. This high quality steel artwork, made in the USA, depicts portions of images of each of the national flags of countries to which Mustangs will be exported in 2015. The #MustangUnites image portrayed by Motorglyphics was originally created for Ford in a partnership with renowned Pop Artist Burton Morris.

Axalta Announces Celebrity Line-Up for SEMA 2014

Glen Mills, PA, October 29, 2014 – Axalta Coating Systems, a leading manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, is preparing for a star-studded SEMA 2014 presence. This year’s celebrity line-up includes a motorsports champion, a motorsports crew chief champion, TV hosts, lowrider artists, car builders, and custom automotive painters and pinstripers.

These industry personalities will be showcasing Axalta’s paint technology during the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 4 through November 7, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Axalta’s outdoor spray booth will feature celebrities who have never painted, attempting an overall re-paint of a 2010 Challenger SRT8. Afterwards, lowrider artists will transform the basic paint job into a steel canvas of original automotive art.

Join us inside Central Hall at Axalta’s booth number 22391 for autograph sessions, master pinstriping demonstrations and much more.

ESAB Showcases Rugged, Portable Welding & Cutting Equipment, Custom Renovated 1937 Ford, LetzRoll Offroad Racing at Booth 21609

Florence, SC – ESAB Welding & Cutting Products will demonstrate its most rugged, portable welding and cutting equipment at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, November 4-7, 2014, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. At booth 21609, ESAB will also showcase Legacy Innovations’ fully renovated 1937 Ford and feature the new Ultra4 class buggy of LetzRoll Offroad Racing, specialists in extreme offroad racing and fabrication.

ESAB’s “At the Core” show theme highlights the products and solutions it delivers to impressive projects across the automotive industry – from monster trucks to custom choppers. Demonstrations will center on ESAB’s proven solutions for the automotive specialty market.

Sentury Tire Americas Announces Move to a New Headquarters and Warehouse

Miami, FL (October 29, 2014) – Sentury Tire Americas is proud to announce the move of its headquarters and warehouse during December 2014/January 2015. The move was necessary to help accommodate the company’s explosive growth and customer demand of their Landsail and Delinte tire brands. The new location (3121 NW 125th Street Miami, FL 33167) is located only 5 miles from its current location (16000 N.W. 59th Ave. Miami, FL 33014.)

“We simply ran out of room at our old location.” said Maxwell Wee, director of sales for Sentury Tire Americas. “Our new location almost doubles our warehouse space and is located next to a rail spur to help expedite faster distributor shipments. The new office space at the same location will gives us enough room and resources for better customer service.” added Wee.

Sentury Tire to Feature Unique Project Vehicles at SEMA 2014

Miami, FL (October 29, 2014) – Two exciting project vehicles will be showcased at the Sentury Tire Americas booth (#43237) at SEMA 2014, November 4-7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The full line of Delinte and Landsail branded tires will be on display, plus two customized project vehicles---a 2011 Rolls-Royce Ghost and a 2014 BMW 435i. Both vehicles will be equipped with Landsail LS588 UHP All-Season Ultra High Performance Tires.

“Both project vehicles highlight “staggered tire sizes” on the front and rear tires.” according to Maxwell Wee, director of sales for Sentury Tire Americas. “Many high performance vehicles utilize different tire sizes in front and the rear to maximize performance. We have over 50 different sizes in the LS588 to fit most recommended staggered vehicle fitments.” added Wee.

Booth Project Vehicle Details

Sentury Tire Plans Delinte and Landsail New Product Introductions at SEMA 2014

Miami, FL (October 28, 2014) – Sentury Tire announced today that it will introduce a number of new Delinte and Landsail tire models at SEMA 2014, November 4-7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Distributors and dealers will be able to view many of the new products that we’ve introduced this past year and will introduce in the upcoming months.” according to Maxwell Wee, director of sales for Sentury Tire Americas. “We’ve dramatically increased the number of models and sizes to become a more complete line for our customers.”

New tire models showcased at SEMA Sentury Tire Americas booth (#43237) include:

Landsail Brand
LSV88 Commercial Van Tire
CLV2 All-Season Highway Crossover & SUV Tire

Delinte Brand
DH7 SUV/CUV All Season Highway Crossover & SUV Tire
DV2 Commercial Van Tire
DX10 All-Terrain Tire
D9 Mud Terrain LTR Tire

API SERVICES STEERS THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION AT SEMA 2014

API Services is a metrology services company that provides unmatched precision measurement services & precision scanning services. API Services is a subsidiary of Automated Precision Inc. Automated Precision Inc. is a world leader in advanced measurement solutions. Founded by Dr. Kam Lau in 1987, API leads the metrology industry through innovation and higher standards of accuracy. API products are used by the world’s leading automotive, aerospace, machine tool, and CMM manufacturers. In the years since, API has refined tracking technology, building models that offered greater precision and portability. API has also developed products for machine tool calibration and other manufacturing processes. API has grown steadily over the years and today is a thriving global company with a presence in Europe, India, China and South America. API Services provides contact and non-contact dimensional measurement systems and services for the automotive industry.

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT TO CONTINUE AS ISCA INDOOR CUSTOM CAR SHOW SERIES SPONSOR

Auburn Hills, MI; November 6, 2014. Summit Racing Equipment has signed a long-term contract to continue as the series sponsor for the International Show Car Association’s (ISCA) championship series. Summit Racing Equipment has held this position within these AutoRama and World of Wheels events since 2009.

The Summit Racing Equipment Show Car Series is an international competition for hot rods, custom cars, trucks, street machines, and restored vehicles where exhibitors compete for over $150,000 in cash and prizes. The competition takes place at ISCA-sanctioned indoor events throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Axalta to Make a Colorful Splash at SEMA 2014

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AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS TO MAKE A COLORFUL SPLASH AT SEMA 2014

What: Axalta Coating Systems and special celebrity guests will make a special announcement and colorful reveal at the SEMA automotive aftermarket tradeshow. Press conference will also occur.

Where: Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Axalta Engineered for Speed booth No. 22391 inside Central Hall

When: November 5, 2014
10:00 AM PST

Who: Four-time NASCAR® Cup Series Champion, Jeff Gordon; Three-time NASCAR Champion Crew Chief and host of the television series AmeriCarna, Ray Evernham; Mobsteel Custom Painter, Ron Coan and Axalta Vice President, Nigel Budden

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