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Bulldog LED Lighting started as a vision to design, manufacture and distribute a durable yet affordable LED light bar that is made in the USA. 19 year old Dylan Sievers has accomplished just that; achieving Made in USA certification, this teenage entrepreneur has put Americans back to work and kept your money in our economy. Wednesday evening at 7 PM in booth 37145, we ask that you come join Bulldog to learn why manufacturing in the United States is important and how we will continue to put Americans back to work.
We invite you to have a beer with us while learning the importance of manufacturing at home, and our mission to put American's back to work.
2013 SEMA DEBUT: LINE-X® PROTECTIVE COATINGS TO DEBUT ALL-NEW RETAIL EXPERIENCE AND CUSTOM TRUCK DIVISION WITH UPCOMING LIMITED EDITION VEHICLE
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., (Oct. 30, 2013) - LINE-X Protective Coatings, the nation’s leading developer and provider of high performance protective coatings now celebrating its 20th anniversary, will be making several company announcements during their attendance at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show (SEMA), Nov. 5-8, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nev. LINE-X will officially be announcing their all-new custom truck division as well as an enhanced consumer retail experience. To accompany the announcement of the all-new custom truck division, LINE-X has teamed with Willie Robertson, CEO of Duck Commander, to develop their latest project vehicle. LINE-X will be releasing the full details of the project vehicle and company announcements in the LINE-X booth Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at 1:30pm located in the South Hall, Upper Level, # 34123.
Motorglyphics Signs Agreement With Ford Motor Company To Develop Artwork Commemorating 50 Years Of The Ford Mustang
Motorglyphics recently signed a licensing agreement with Ford to produce custom art and signage to commemorate 50 years of the Mustang, which was introduced at the New York World’s Fair on April 17, 1964. The agreement runs through 2014. Motorglyphics’ color-infused, limited edition Mustang 50 Years steel wall art will debut at this year’s SEMA show on November 5, 2013, at booth 33261. It is available for purchase immediately via www.motorglyphics.com.
“We are thrilled to be able to help Ford celebrate 50 years of the Mustang,” says Arnold Volker, president of Next Innovations. “The car is an icon, and I think our artwork really captures that spirit. Muscle car enthusiasts are going to love it.”
Event: SEMA Show, Las Vegas Convention Centre
Dear media colleague,
Akrapovič, the world’s number one manufacturer of premium replacement exhausts for performance cars and motorcycles, will again exhibit at the SEMA Show, Las Vegas.
Akrapovič invites you to visit its exhibition stand 24649 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Centre, where the Slovenian manufacturer’s R&D and sales staff will be available to discuss all aspects of Akrapovič.
The Akrapovič range of aftermarket performance exhausts grace the world’s finest cars, such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Lamborghini, to name but a few, and a range of its latest exhaust systems will be on display
(Kansas City, MO) – WELD Racing’s popular line of hard working, high style forged dually wheels is being expanded to include 20 inch diameters offering more tire choice for the dually owner.
The new 20 inch joins the already popular 17 and 19.50 inch diameters in WELD’s most popular styles.
The new 20 inch dually wheel will carry the same features that have made WELD’s dually wheels so popular. With no need for adaptors, unique front and rear wheel designs, and a hard working 3,500 pound load rating, these wheels offer uncompromising utility and style.
All of WELD’s dually and truck wheels will feature WELD’s all new Advanced Tactical Coating (ATC). ATC is a proprietary nano-ceramic barrier to protect against mud, abrasions, salt, and corrosion. ATC locks in WELD’s signature mirror shine with no dulling or discoloration. The ultra thin ATC barrier will keep your Weld wheels looking factory fresh.
VISIT MCLEOD RACING BOOTH 22835 FOR AN AUTOGRAPH SESSION WITH TWO GENERATIONS OF NHRA DRIVERS - TOM “MONGOOSE” MCEWEN AND PAUL LEE
Placentia, CA – Oct 25, 2013 –McLeod Racing is proud to announce that we will have two generations of NHRA drivers signing autographs at the McLeod SEMA Booth #22835. Both Tom “Mongoose” McEwen and Paul Lee will be available for autographs on Thursday November 7th between 11-12 a.m.
Tom “Mongoose” McEwen is a legend. The Mongoose first started drag racing in the early 50’s. His legendary match racing between himself and Don “the Snake “ Prudhomme were so wildly popular that just this past year the Snake and The Mongoose movie was released. The movie depicts one of the greatest rivalries in NHRA history.
Paul Lee starting driving when he was just 16 when he would “borrow” his mom’s Plymouth Duster to race at Atco Dragway. That passion for racing helped propel Lee up the NHRA ranks all the way to Top Fuel Funny Car. Not only is Paul an event winning NHRA Top Fuel Funny Car driver but he is also the owner of McLeod Racing.
Cypress, CA – The Toyo Tires® display booths will be filled with one-of-a-kind vehicles next month at the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. With a larger presence than ever, the company has three locations in the Las Vegas Convention Center, including the new Toyo Tires® Treadpass™, which will feature more than 20 vehicles.
In the main Toyo Tires booth located on the first floor of the South Hall, show attendees will see a stunning array of vehicles. Noticeable from afar will be Baja Champion BJ Baldwin’s Chevrolet® trophy truck equipped with Toyo® Open Country M/T®-R tires, suspended in air over the Liberty Walk Nissan® GT-R®. The 600+ horsepower GT-R gets its buff appearance courtesy of Toyo Proxes® R888™ R-compound DOT competition tires on 20-inch Forgiato™ wheels and an LB Performance Works wide body kit. To help with the lowered stance, the Liberty Walk GT-R is also equipped with a CSD- adjustable suspension with Platinum VIP -coil overs.
POWDERDEPOT.COM™ LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE AIMED EXCLUSIVELY FOR GROWING SHOPS SPECIALIZING IN THE POWDER COATING INDUSTRY.
PowderDepot.com™ has recently launched a new website focused exclusively on the powder coating industry dedicated to it’s consumers’ online experience to provide major brand name powders, equipment and supplies for all powder coating needs.
The online retailer carries a vast inventory of powder coating powders, supplies and equipment, allowing them to fulfill and ship every order with efficiency and convenience. As an authorized retailer of Axalta®, PowderDepot.com™ will carry Alesta® Powders, including all RAL colors, and will custom package powders in 1, 3 and 5 lb., reusable containers. Customers are encouraged to combine their powder needs with spare parts, pretreatment chemicals and preparation products, and have their order arrive at the door in a single shipment.
BASF to host West Coast Customs vehicle unveiling and show new car color technologies at SEMA
Designers Ryan Friedlinghaus, Chip Foose, Troy Trepanier and the Ringbrothers, plus racing legend Richard Petty, to make guest appearances
SOUTHFIELD, MI, October 29, 2013 – BASF will reveal a restyled vehicle, host celebrity autograph sessions and present the latest in car color technology from their Glasurit®, R-M® and Carizzma Colors™ paint lines at booth 21441 at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, Nov. 5 to Nov. 8 in Las Vegas.
A restyled 2013 Scion FR-S from Ryan Friedlinghaus of West Coast Customs will be unveiled on Nov. 5 at 2:30 p.m. The vehicle will feature BASF’s new ONYX™ HD Low VOC Productive System. The new system produces low VOC basecoats that can be formulated as either waterborne or solventborne – the first system on the market to provide such options.
Firestone Industrial Products Announces New Ride-Rite™ Kit and Demonstrates “Power of Air” Capabilities at SEMA Show 2013
INDIANAPOLIS (November 5, 2013) – “Power of Air” is the theme for Firestone Industrial Products Company, at the 2013 SEMA Show, November 5 – 8, in Las Vegas, Nev. The company will showcase its innovative products, and release its newest offering, the Ride-Rite™ Ford F-150 Raptor Kit.
With over 60,000 buyers and 2,000 exhibitors each year, the SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. Industry leaders, domestic and international buyers and automotive experts deliver product demonstrations, educational seminars and networking opportunities.