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Pennzoil Platinum High Mileage Full Synthetic Motor Oil Named a 2017 Global Media Award Winner at 2016 SEMA Show

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Pennzoil Platinum High Mileage Full Synthetic Motor Oil Named a 2017 Global Media Award Winner at 2016 SEMA Show

WHAT: Pennzoil is pleased to announce Pennzoil Platinum® High Mileage Full Synthetic Motor Oil is a 2017 SEMA Global Media Award winner. Pennzoil Platinum High Mileage was selected by an esteemed panel of international judges out of more than 3,000 products that were featured at this year’s SEMA Show. Judges from around the world were encouraged to select products that they believed would be of most interest to their publication’s readers and most likely to succeed commercially in their respective countries. Pennzoil Platinum High Mileage was nominated by GarageShots Magazine in Canada for the product’s low temperature performance properties which help engines withstand the frigid Canadian winters.

TireMaster Software is Now Mobile-Ready

TireMaster Software is Now Mobile-Ready
ASA Partners with Bolt On Technology to Add Mobility to its Point-of-Sale Solutions

Merrimack, NH (November 3, 2016)— ASA Automotive Systems, the industry leader in software for independent tire and auto service dealers, today announced a partnership with Bolt On Technology to help ASA dealers increase staff efficiency and ticket value by making all TireMaster POS software available on android enabled tablets.

LINE-X Smashes Into SEMA 2016 with Famed Builders, New Alkane Dominator Off-Road Fire/Rescue Concept and Terrain-Commanding Custom Builds

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., (October 26, 2016) – LINE-X – a global leader in powerful protective coatings complemented with first-rate Truck Gear by LINE-X accessories – is storming into the 2016 SEMA Show with a vibrant display of the brand’s #unbreakable #style in booth #31107, November 1-4.

NEW OEM DEBUTS IN NORTH AMERICA WITH LINE-X ARMORED CONCEPT.
The Alkane Dominator off-road fire/rescue concept SUV is based on a production prototype vehicle created by the new truck OEM Alkane, which is making its North American debut at SEMA. The beastly machine, positioned as an alternative to Humvee-like SUVs, features a durable exterior finish, LINE-X Body Armour and an industry-leading LINE-X PREMIUM bedliner.

FAMED BUILDERS PRESENT OFF-ROAD MACHINES AND EXTREME PROTECTION.

3M Automotive Aftermarket Division Offers Series of Commercial Truck Standard Operating Collision Repair Procedures

3M Provides Product Solutions and Guidelines for Proper Quality Repairs

ST. PAUL, Minn., (November 1, 2016) – 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division has announced the introduction of Commercial Truck Standard Operating Collision Repair Procedures (SOPs). Along with 3M’s commitment to providing its customers with the highest performing and most cost-effective products in the marketplace, these written procedures can help assist the commercial fleet collision shops in delivering consistency within the repair process through development of standardized repair procedures.

3M Automotive Aftermarket Division Introduces Total Automotive Sanding System, Powered by Festool Automotive Systems

Innovative New Surface Preparation and Paint Finishing Solutions for Body Repair, Paint Prep and Paint Finishing Improve Efficiency, Reduce Dust, Enhance Safety and Build Profitability

ST. PAUL, Minn., (November 1, 2016) – 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division announced a strategic collaboration with TTS Tooltechnic Systems AG & Co. KG, maker of Festool brand products in February 2016 to provide customers in the global automotive collision repair industry a new and comprehensive surface preparation and finishing system. Today, they are introducing the first new solutions through the partnership.

The collaboration brings together 3M’s best-in-class abrasives, global sales and distribution capabilities with Festool-branded premium power tools, dust extraction technologies and exceptional customer service. It will deliver a comprehensive portfolio of offerings to customers in the automotive aftermarket.

NASCAR Teams Race to Victory Lane with 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division

A Wide Array of 3M Products Continue a Winning Tradition

ST. PAUL, Minn. (November 1, 2016) – This year, 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division is starting a new five-year extension to their nearly two-decade NASCAR Sprint Cup Series contingency sponsorship that provides more than 175 innovative automotive products and solutions used in race cars and race shops throughout NASCAR.

For many years, teams that compete in NASCAR have relied on the same 3M products that are used in today’s vehicles and collision repair shops every single day. More than 175 3M Automotive Aftermarket and Safety products are used in racing today. This is where “Science Applied to Life.™” intersects with science applied to winning.

3M ANNOUNCES CELEBRITY LINEUP FOR 2016 SEMA SHOW: Car Building Legends Chip Foose, Ringbrothers, KC Mathieu, Rich Evans, Charley Hutton, Mark Oja, Ian Rousell and Ryan Friedlinghaus To Headline 3M Automotive Aftermarket Outdoor Showcase

3M ANNOUNCES CELEBRITY LINEUP FOR 2016 SEMA SHOW

Car Building Legends Chip Foose, Ringbrothers, KC Mathieu, Rich Evans, Charley Hutton, Mark Oja, Ian Rousell and Ryan Friedlinghaus To Headline 3M Automotive Aftermarket Outdoor Showcase

November 1 - 4, 2016
3M Booth #61027 – Outside Front Lot
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV

New Product Solutions Demonstration Schedule

• Check out the power and performance of the 3M™ Cubitron™ II abrasive products
• See the latest in mobile dust-extraction technology with live demos of the Total Automotive Sanding System
• Watch advanced surface preparation demos with new 3M™ Platinum™ Select Filler

See the Pros in Action at 3M Celebrity Appearances

Tuesday, November 1
• 10 a.m. – Noon Chip Foose – Legendary car designer and star of Velocity’s “Overhaulin’”
• 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. KC Mathieu – Car painter and owner of KC’s Paint Shop

Color Match 101: Removing Variables for the Best Paint Job - Shawn Ryan, 3M AAD Senior Technical Service Engineer, and David Huebl, 3M AAD Senior Technical Engineer

ST. PAUL, Minn. (November 1, 2016) – It may seem a bit odd for 3M to have a voice in an area that tends to receive ample input from all of the major paint companies. However, if we take a step back, it’s easy to see that 3M touches the repair at every step prior to and after the painting process. This unique perspective has allowed 3M to objectively observe the day-to-day challenges that are facing today’s paint departments.

Simple Step to Seal Repaired Seams, Panels and Frames to Prevent Rust, Salt, Chemical and Moisture Damage Can Prevent Come-backs, Future Issues

Simple Step to Seal Repaired Seams, Panels and Frames to Prevent Rust, Salt, Chemical and Moisture Damage Can Prevent Come-backs, Future Issues

ST. PAUL, MN (November 1, 2016) – It’s lurking behind nearly every collision repair made – the potential for salt and corrosive chemicals, moisture or damaged coatings from stone chips to allow corrosion to attack the repaired area. It’s one of the primary causes of future vehicle damage and customer come-backs.

3M Automotive Aftermarket Division Joined Collision Repair Education Foundation in Providing Grants to 58 Deserving Veterans and Family Members through the 3M Hire Our Heroes Program in 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn., (November 1, 2016) – 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, along with the Collision Repair Education Foundation, are proud to support the 58 recipients in the 2016 3M Hire Our Heroes awards. The recipients included 54 students that are currently studying collision repair, and who have served or are currently serving in the military.

Each winning veteran student had the opportunity to select $1,500 worth of tools as part of the award. For those students graduating this year, they have the opportunity to select an additional $1,500 in tools upon graduation and upon getting hired into the collision industry. There were additional $1,000 scholarships for select veterans.

2016 3M Hire Our Heroes Veteran Grant Recipients

Ray Alston – U.S. Army Guilford Technical Community College, Jamestown, NC
Alexandros Aslanis – U.S. Marines Parkland College, Champaign, IL

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