Visit Tidewater Finance for an Ice Cold Beverage

Virginia Beach, VA, 10/9/2018 – Feeling Thirsty? Stop by Tidewater Finance Company’s booth in the Performance Pavilion, #53004 any time on Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm and get an ice cold beverage on us!
While there take a moment to learn more about how Tidewater Finance Company can help you bring more customers into your business.

YES, we can make financing simple
YES, we can help bring more customers into your business
YES, we can turn customers into repeat customers
YES, we have over 25 years’ experience as a secondary finance company
YES, we can provide training and work with your technology

To learn more about how we can help your business out contact us to schedule a meeting with our staff or just swing by our booth #53004 in the Performance Pavilion. We look forward to chatting with you on how we can help you out!

About Tidewater Finance Company

Portacool, LLC Wins 2018 PTEN Innovation Awards People’s Choice for Shop Equipment

Portacool Jetstream™ 230 Chosen by Readers as a Stand-out Product for the Shop

CENTER, TEXAS – OCTOBER 8, 2018 – Portacool, LLC is proud to announce the Portacool Jetstream™ 230 has received the PTEN Innovation Awards People’s Choice for the shop equipment category. For the fifth consecutive year, the PTEN People’s Choice Award features products in 27 categories chosen by readers of Professional Tool & Equipment News Magazine (PTEN). The winners were selected from 142 products that qualified for the 2018 PTEN Innovation Awards as tools introduced or significantly updated within the last year.

The voting process included a digital survey designed to provide a quick overview of the products that was sent to the more than 100,000 PTEN readers. Readers chose their top product in each category by evaluating its ability to make shop work easier, more efficient and more productive.

The real Brazilian Carnaúba at SEMA SHOW 2018

Vonixx Car Care will bring news to Las Vegas

Ceará is the Brazilian state that today occupies the position of largest producer of Carnaúba wax in the world.
Vonixx, being a Ceará state born company, has in its hands a high-quality raw material, resulting in differentiated products and incredible results.

At this year's SEMA SHOW Vonixx will exhibit in its booth the Native line, composed of three waxes that complement each other. Native Brazilian Carnaúba Paste Wax had its launch in SEMA’s last edition and this year embarks to Las Vegas along with other waxes of the line, in the versions cleaner and spray.

Vonixx will launch a new product in SEMA Show 2018, much awaited by the Brazilian market and will certainly delight all booth visitors.

See you at SEMA SHOW 2018!

BASF hosts educational sessions to help repair shops grow at SEMA 2018

BASF hosts educational sessions to help repair shops grow at SEMA 2018

SOUTHFIELD, MI, September 28, 2018 – BASF Refinish Automotive Coatings will conduct two educational sessions as part of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) Repairer Driven Education (RDE) series at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, as well as sponsor the SCRS RDE OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit. Seminar leaders will discuss how shops can prepare for a future of collision with OEM procedures at the forefront of repairs and how to ensure a maximum reimbursement from insurers. SEMA takes place October 30 – November 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Visit ESAB at SEMA 2018 in Booth 21615
October 1, 2018

Steven Molenda
Phone: 843.472.6271

Chuck Schroeder


Annapolis Junction, M.D. – With hands-on demonstrations, in-booth celebrity appearances, contests and vehicles, ESAB Welding & Cutting Products offers an action-packed experience at SEMA 2018 in booth 21615 (Central Hall, Racing Annex), held at the Las Vegas Convention Center Oct. 30 – Nov. 2.

Water Transfer Printing- The Ultimate Decorative Coating for Automotive interiors

Want to make your Automotive interior look brand new again? If so, Water transfer printing is the answer for you. Easily transform interior trims and dashboards with carbon fiber or different styles of wood. The benefits of our process are profound. Water Transfer Printing is not a vinyl wrap, it is an ink-transfer process that utilizes WATER displacement to wrap around 3-dimensional objects efficiently.

TWN has a network of over 1,400 processors that can assist you in dipping any product whether it is Automotive, Sporting Goods, Firearms and so much more. Looking for one of our processors? Visit,

Schrader® Promotes Dan Baker and Robert Tinson to Key Leadership Roles

Troy, MI (October 3, 2018) – Schrader Performance Sensors, the leading OE manufacturer of tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), has announced that Dan Baker has stepped into the newly developed role of Global Sales Director and Robert Tinson has moved into Dan’s previous role of Director of Sales, North America.
As Schrader’s global TPMS presence continues to grow, the new role of Global Sales Director was developed to unite both the North American and European Sales
forces to increase productivity and streamline processes.

“This new sales leadership position demonstrates Schrader’s intention to remain the global leader in TPMS.” Says Kelly Boor, General Manager for Sensata Technologies’ Aftermarket Business. “This role will help us leverage the strengths in each region and drive best practices and alignment across both.”

Dan has over 29 years of automotive aftermarket experience, 25 of which he has spent with the Schrader

Cap-it Targets Texas for New Truck Accessory Franchises

Cap-it®, America’s Truck Accessory Stores™, brings its highly-successful, truck-accessory retail model to the Texas market with the opening of its first U.S. store in Haltom City, Texas. The Haltom City location is the first of up to a dozen or more locations the company plans to establish in the greater Dallas/Fort Worth region.

Cap-it will aggressively launch new franchises in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex initially, and eventually throughout Texas, offering the state’s pickup, SUV and Jeep owners a world-class selection of products and expert service. Exclusive territories are available to qualified franchisees.

Metra Electronics to Introduce More Than 100 New Products at the 2018 SEMA Show

Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive solutions, will introduce more than 100 new products from their 12volt brands at the 2018 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. All of the new products will be on display at the main Metra Electronics booth #11639 in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center from October 30th to November 2nd. Metra’s off-road, truck and powersports accessories will also be on display at booth #37011 in the South Hall Upper Level. Vehicles sponsored by Metra Electronics and Heise LED Lighting® will be showcased throughout the event, many of which will be outside the convention center within the show area.


Champaign, IL, September 2018 — Horizon Hobby LLC, the world’s leading radio-control (RC) hobby distributor and retailer, invites everyone attending the 2018 SEMA trade show to come see us in the Performance Pavilion at Booth 52235. We look forward to meeting with our licensing partners and sharing the excitement of driving “RC style” with full-scale auto enthusiasts.

The Horizon Hobby booth will feature a display of select products from Horizon brands — all of which showcase the latest technology innovations that push the realism and performance of RC models higher and higher. We’ll also let you experience some RC fun for yourself. At our “Try Me” track, visitors can test their skills at the controls of some impressively detailed scale RC crawler vehicles. RC hobby experts will be on hand to answer questions.

Also, be sure to check out the SEMA New Product Showcase. There, you’ll find some of the very latest amazing RC products from Horizon Hobby.

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