Restoration Marketplace

T Mark Tools-Sockets and Wrenches for the finishing touch.

T Mark Tools, located at booth 51310, will be making its first appearance at this year’s 2017 SEMA Show. Mark Carli, the creator of T MARK® Tools, grew up around different car projects as well as his own restorations. After a lot of frustration and not finding anything on the market to fit a craftsman's needs, he started to work toward what is today T Mark Tools; a company providing finishing tools that will NOT scratch chrome nuts and bolts. Come by the Performance Pavilion, booth 51310, and see for yourself the state-of-the-art line of non-metal sockets and wrenches. As a first time exhibitor, T Mark Tools is excited to share its products and solve your problems.

Volkswagen Autoeuropa Taps Ultimaker for Customized Tool Production

By 3D Printing Gauges, Jigs and Fixtures On-Demand and On-Site, Manufacturing Facility Saves an Average of Eight Weeks in Production

AMSTERDAM - (June 21, 2017) – Ultimaker, the leading open source 3D printer manufacturer, announced today that Volkswagen Autoeuropa, specializing in engineering innovations and new car models, is using its solutions to quickly and cost effectively produce a variety of custom tools to aid in manufacturing. With a set of Ultimaker 3 and Ultimaker 2+ printers, engineers and line technicians no longer need to rely on external vendors, instead designing and printing gauges, jigs and fixtures on-demand, reducing tool development time by 95 percent and saving more than 90 percent in production costs.

Savior Products Makes SEMA Launch Pad Semi-Finals

Savior Products, Inc., the maker of Savior Battery Cases and Trays, has been selected as a semi-finalist in the SEMA Launch Pad Competition. The competition began with 110 qualified companies and has been narrowed down to the top-15.

“The SEMA Launch Pad Competition will create tremendous brand exposure for the new Savior product line. Our motto is ‘We don’t like to compete. We just like to win.’ However, just competing at this stage in the Launch Pad Competition already feels like we’ve won.”
-Brock Templeman, President, Savior Products, Inc.

The next stage of the SEMA Launch Pad Competition is a Facebook video voting contest that runs from July 18th – September 4th with the top-10 vote-getters being names as Finalists who will have an opportunity to compete live at the 2017 SEMA Show for a panel of industry-icon judges.

Savior Products Signs 4 Manufacturer's Reps

Lenexa, KS (June 27, 2017) – Savior Products, Inc., the maker of Savior Battery Cases and Trays, has signed manufacturer rep agreements with Bob Cook Sales, Bowdoin Marketing, KAM Marketing, and R&R Marketing Consultants to handle representation throughout the USA and Canada of the newly launched Savior Battery Cases and Trays product line.

“We put a priority on hiring the best representation in the industry to help us launch the Savior product line. When you look at their track records we’re confident we accomplished that.”
-Jon Templeman, Founder & CEO, Savior Products, Inc.

In addition to the four recently-signed automotive manufacturer’s reps that handle the USA and Canada, Global Marine Associates represents the Savior product line overseas throughout the European marine market. Collectively, the group has been awarded SEMA Rep of the Year 15 times.

Aftermarket Automotive Accessories Supplier Pilot Appoints Scott Webb as New CEO and President

Aftermarket Automotive Accessories Supplier Pilot Appoints Scott Webb as New CEO and President

City of Industry, CA, June 2, 2017 – Pilot, Inc., a leading supplier of aftermarket automotive accessories and mobile electronics, today announced that it has named Scott Webb as CEO and President.

Calvin Wang, previous CEO and President of Pilot, established the company in 1984. He grew the company with an insatiable drive for innovation and by leading his team as family. Wang will remain on board as an integral part of the company leading its sourcing efforts overseas as well as serving as Pilot’s Chairman of the Board.

“Scott has demonstrated leadership, loyalty, and passion both in how he manages our business and in how he cares for our people since he joined Pilot two and a half years ago.

Chrissy Gilmore Returns to Thermo-Tec as CEO

The daughter of founders Jim & Donna White set to lead the heat & sound management products company into its next 30 years.

GREENWICH, OHIO – Unfinished business and a commitment to quality products were enough to bring Chrissy Gilmore back to Thermo-Tec Automotive as CEO.

The daughter of Thermo-Tec founders Jim and Donna White—the originators of automotive exhaust wrap—Gilmore returns to the heat and sound management products company where she started at a very young age, having held various positions in the packaging, shipping & receiving, and accounting departments.

“I have watched my parents build this business and this industry,” Gilmore said. “This year marks our 30th anniversary, and a new beginning.”

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