Announcement

Actor Daniel Wu attends SEMA to promote own Datsun 510, The Tantō

Actor and auto enthusiast, Daniel Wu, will be traveling from the Dublin set of his AMC TV series "Into the Badlands" to attend the Las Vegas SEMA show in support of his car. He built the Tantō, a Datsun 510, in collaboration with 510 fanatics, Sergio Edell and Troy Ermish. The name, Tantō, derives from a short but deadly sword carried by a Samurai. The car will be exhibited in Toyo's Treadpass area and will be participating in the Battle of the Builders competition.

In addition to "Into the Badlands," Daniel can next be seen in on the big screen in Warner Bros.'s "Geostorm," premiering domestically on October 20th, 2017 and in MGM's "Tomb Raider" opening in March 2018.

CRC Industries, Inc. Acquires Weld-Aid Products

Horsham, PA –CRC Industries, Inc. announces the acquisition of Weld-Aid Products, a leading manufacturer and marketer in maintenance chemicals serving the welding and metalworking business segments.
Located in Detroit, Michigan, Weld-Aid Products was established in 1958 as a division of the Roy Smith Welding Supply Company and quickly realized there were opportunities to improve the efficiency of the wire feed process in the welding marketplace. Today, Weld-Aid products are designed to both clean and lubricate the wire, reducing friction as the wire is fed to the torch. A full line of welding and metal protection products are marketed, including category-leading products in zinc coatings, anti-spatter and lubricants.
Customers are served through two major selling divisions: the aftermarket division for welding-related cleaning and lubrication products and the zinc rich coatings division, specializing in products and solutions for the galvanizing and infrastructure markets.

Design Engineering, Inc. Joins the DCi Sales Network – Parts Now Searchable on CatalogRack.com

Avon Lake, Ohio (March 20, 2017)...DEI has joined DCi. DEI, a leading manufacturer and supplier of thermal and acoustic performance parts to the automotive aftermarket has joined DCi the leading source for connecting sellers and buyers with comprehensive electronic cataloging services.

Effective immediately, all DEI branded products including DEI protective thermal and insulating products, Boom Mat™ acoustic and sound deadening products, CryO2™ cryogenic intake systems and accessories, and the company’s full line of performance coolant additives are featured on CatalogRack.com.

Avery Dennison Announces Four “Wrap Like a King” Continent Wrap Kings - Prize package includes passes to the 2017 SEMA Show

AVERY DENNISON ANNOUNCES FOUR “WRAP LIKE A KING” CONTINENT WRAP KINGS

Prize package includes passes to the 2017 SEMA Show

Mentor, Ohio, October 16, 2017 – Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced today the winners of the four continents in the “Wrap Like a King” Challenge, featuring Avery Dennison® Supreme Wrapping™ Films, Conform Chrome and digital Supercast vinyl wrap films. The global “Wrap Like a King” winner will be announced at the 2017 SEMA Show on November 1, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. (PST) in Booth #12173.

The following vehicle graphics installers were chosen as Continent Wrap Kings:

North America - Because ‘Merica! by PG NOLA
Europe - Polizei Rusty Design by Wrapstyle Denmark
North Asia - Camo Flage the ROOCAT by Type B Custom Decal
Australia & New Zealand - Lei’d Low by Exotic Graphix

Bartec TPG200 and Tablet Give Away

Make sure you visit one of our booths during industry week and enter to win a great prize pack. This year Bartec is giving away THREE TPG200 Tread Depth Tools. Included with the TPG200 is a Samsung 8" Tablet, already loaded with the BARTEC TOOL PAD SOFTWARE. Three lucky winners will be able to take this combo set back to their shop and start inspecting tread depth and tire pressure, and then sending the data via wireless Bluetooth to a color inspection report! Visit our exhibits often and enter!

The drawings will be held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of Industry Week!

Metra Electronics to Host AX-DSP Training at the 2017 SEMA Show

Metra Electronics is hosting free AX-DSP training sessions at SEMA Booth #11639 in the North Hall. Training sessions are open to all attendees and a total of six sessions will be hosted. The 30 minute training sessions will be held at 10am and 3pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during the show (10/31/17 to 11/2/17). The SEMA Show is hosted at the Las Vegas Convention Center from October 31 to November 3, 2017. It is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world.

About the Training Session

Metra Electronics to Showcase Hundreds of New Products and Offer Free DSP Training at the 2017 SEMA Show

Metra Electronics is launching more than a hundred new products across all of their brand lines at the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, from 10/31/17 to 11/3/17 inside the Las Vegas Convention Center. Booth #11639 inside the North Hall will be the main booth showcasing all of Metra’s 12 volt brands. Booth #35227 inside the South Hall will showcase powersports, off-road and truck accessories from Metra. “Our investment in new technology and products reinforces the commitment that Metra has to the 12 volt industry, and the desire to keep innovating,” says Bill Jones, President of Metra Electronics. “We look forward to releasing many great new products at the 2017 SEMA Show,” he added.

HushMat Exceeds 88,000 Year, Make & Model Sound Deadening & Thermal Insulation Material Custom Vehicle Kits

Olathe, Kansas, (October 31, 2017) HushMat® – HushMat leads the industry providing Custom Year, Make & Model vehicle kits.

HushMat exceeded 88,000 Year, Make & Model Custom Vehicle Kits for the automotive wholesale, retail and Do It Yourself “DIY” market. Our portfolio of Custom Vehicle Kits make ordering and installing the HushMat product for customers specific year/make/model car or truck simple, fast & effective. HushMat, the fastest growing automotive sound deadening and thermal insulation materials Company, continues to lead the market with the #1 rated material technology and products that everyone can use.

SATA Spray Equipment announces their 2017 SEMA Show events line up and guest appearances

Stop by SATA Spray Equipment’s booth #10609 Oct. 31 through Nov. 3, airbrush artists will be painting daily, special guest autograph sessions, and experience the latest SATA virtual painting trainer.
You can be a winner with SATA! The SATA Virtual Painter scores the painters results and gives each contestant a daily chance to win a prize. All you have to do is register with your SEMA badge and you are ready to take the challenge. Only one gift can be won by any single contestant throughout the SEMA show. The winners name will be posted the next day.

• Connie Manjavinos, from Girls Behind the Gun, designer of the SATAjet 5000 B Sailor in cooperation with Bryson Kinslow. Tues, Oct 31 from 9 to 11 am, Wed, Nov 1 from 9 to 10 am, Thurs, Nov 2 from 1 to 4 pm, Fri, Nov 3 from 10 to 11 am.

E3 Performance Products Signs Kunzman and Associates

Ponte Vedra, FL, (August 30, 2017)…E3 Performance Products is pleased to announce Kunzman and Associates has joined the company’s expanding roster of manufacturer representation for E3 spark plugs and performance products.

“With 46 years’ experience representing some of the finest automotive aftermarket manufacturers in the industry in addition to numerous SEMA and PWA Manufacturer Rep of the Year Awards, it was an easy decision to entrust Kunzman and Associates to grow distribution of our performance product line,” says Rob Fisher, E3’s Vice President of Motorsports & Marketing.

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