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MINNEAPOLIS – Oct. 7, 2016 – Valspar Automotive will serve up its sweetest custom rides yet at the SEMA Show this year, November 1-4, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Feature vehicles in the company’s booth (no. 10851) and outside of the center showcase the global leader’s coatings, from an original True Blue Pearl on a 1967 Mustang Fastback from the Matrix Automotive Finishes line to a new toner from its OEM-approved brand, DeBeer Refinish, on a custom build yet to be announced.
“We receive a lot of submissions throughout the year for SEMA vehicles,” says Laura Yerkey, director of marketing, Valspar Automotive. “All are truly amazing ground up builds finished in our paint brands, which makes the decision very difficult for us. It seems like it gets harder and harder each year, because the builds are even more amazing. This year’s vehicles are truly the best of the best.”
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Metallic Kryptek® Rocker Panel Wraps- A CMYK Grafix Exclusive Product
BOISE, Idaho – October 7, 2016 CMYK Grafix, is excited to share a new exclusive product with SEMA show attendees! Our Metallic Kryptek® Rocker Panel Wraps for custom vehicles are now available for purchase in our online store. These decals are easy to install yourself, or take them to a nearby vehicle wrap installer and have them installed for you.
Available in three standard sizes:
•Small: 16”x9’ (Contains two 9’ pieces)
•Medium: 16”x11’ (Contains two 11’ pieces)
•Large: 16”x14’ (Contains two 14’ pieces)
The Auto Gutter , provides protection for automobiles in multiple ways. It covers the gap between the hood and windshield. This is where your vehicle's cowl is located and where leaves, twigs, pine needles , and debris settles when parked near trees. Leaf debris can block windshield drain tubes that are located beneath the cowl. This can lead to thousands of dollars in repairs from rain water backing into the passenger cabin because of blocked drain tubes. Leaves retain moisture which can contribute to rust to the body of your vehicle and mold to the filters such as your cabin air filter. When you allow debris to stay in your cowl you are at risk for expensive repairs , because every time you start your motor the debris in your cowl gets sucked into the engine compartment and deeper into engine parts like air conditioning casings and evaporators. The Auto Gutter will also add life to windshield wipers and wiper blades.
Pilot to leverage strong distribution channel to grow global Voodoo Ride brand in the US market specifically targeting largest consumer generation -- millennials.
City of Industry, CA – September 7, 2016 – Founded in 2007, U.S. based Voodoo Ride, an automotive appearance and lifestyle brand with distribution in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Caribbean, was acquired by Pilot, Inc., a global leader in automotive accessories based in City of Industry, California.
Voodoo Ride will complement Pilot’s portfolio of automotive and electronic brands including Rolling Big Power (RBP), www.rollingbigpower.com; Pilot Automotive, www.pilotautomotive.com; Pilot Electronics, www.pilotelectronic.com; and DC Sports, www.dcsports.com.
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Metallic Kryptek® Rear Quarter Panel Decals- A CMYK Grafix Exclusive Product
BOISE, Idaho – October 4, 2016 CMYK Grafix, is excited to share another exclusive product with SEMA show attendees! Our Metallic Kryptek® Rear Quarter Panel decals for custom vehicles are now available for purchase in our online store. These decals are easy to install yourself. We even have a How-To video available on the product pages and our new YouTube channel if you are game for a little DIY.
Available in four unique designs:
• 4x4 Off Road
• Kryptek Solid Panel
• Kryptek Helmet Cutout Panel
We’ve chosen the perfect film for our custom vehicle accents. All Kryptek® Vinyl products are printed on a high performance ultra-conformable film in unique patterns and vibrant colors that are a great way to make your custom trucks and racing vehicles stand out from the crowd.
• Printed on Premium Cast Metallic Vinyl.
Hoodfins New Generation Hood Ornaments Launches Innovative Answer to Interchangeable Hood Ornaments at 2016 SEMA Expo
New company launches to give consumers every reason to creatively announce themselves on the hood of their car.
Spring Hill, FL - October 3, 2016 - Who needs an expensive Mercedes hood ornament when they can show a little ingenuity and customize their own? So says the newly-launched, Hoodfins. They’re an innovative company that asks car buffs, “Why not design your own hood ornament?”. Offering vehicle aficionados no screw attachment hood ornaments in any style they can think of; Hoodfins will soon redefine what it means to share the wealth of one’s personality - car bling style.
Set to launch their no screw attachment hood ornaments on November 1st, 2016 at the SEMA Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, Hoodfins were created to give car owners a voice. The new product is quick to install, easy to remove, and easily adjusted to the hood of any vehicle.
Visit Booth No. 10851 on Nov. 3 to meet reality TV stars and see cars finished in Valspar Automotive brand paints
MINNEAPOLIS – Sept. 29, 2016 – Valspar Automotive will host the stars of two reality TV shows —“Counting Cars” on History and The Discovery Channel’s “Gas Monkey Garage” — at SEMA 2016 in Las Vegas. Attendees who visit Booth No. 10851 on Thursday, November 3 can meet the television stars and see cars finished in Valspar Automotive brand paints, including Matrix Automotive Finishes, Prospray Finishes and DeBeer Refinish.
Richard Rawlings of Gas Monkey Garage will meet with fans from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and from 2 to 4 p.m., the paint crew that works for Danny “the Count” Koker in his Counts Kustoms refinishing shop will be available, including Lonny Speer, Ryan Evans and “Horny” Mike Henry.
Rawlings and the Count’s crew will autograph limited-edition posters, sign cards and take pictures with fans.
AnzoUSA™ is excited to announce the all new FIRST-TO-MARKET L.E.D Switchback Projector Headlights for 2015-2016 Ford F-150. AnzoUSA™ is proud to be the first-to-market with lighting products to enhance the look and safety of this popular vehicle. Our projector headlights are computer designed for innovative trend setting style using the latest in C.A.D technology and equipment. The new headlights feature bright amber L.E.D turn signals; utilizing superior high-power SMD L.E.D’s for both white and amber functions. These lights are rigorously tested for fit and function, no modification required, with a simple plug and play installation. Upgrade your ride with switchback dual color Plank Style bright white L.E.D running lights, as well as L.E.D amber turn signals. All AnzoUSA™ Headlights and Taillights are D.O.T. compliant to FMVSS-108 and backed by a One Year Warranty.
For more information please visit www.anzousa.com, call AnzoUSA™ at 888-360-3696.
CLEVELAND – Lincoln Electric has contracted with master builder and television personality Bryan Fuller and longtime educator and author Mark Prosser to team up to teach several seminars on welding and fabricating at their booth (24643) during the Specialty Equipment Market Association’s signature event, Nov. 1 – 4, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Fuller, owner of Atlanta-based hot rod shop Fuller Moto, routinely teaches welding seminars, was a cast member on Discovery Channel’s Overhaulin’ series and more recently co-hosted Velocity Network’s Café Racer and Naked Speed. Prosser has been a welding instructor for more than a decade and is currently the lead instructor at Blackhawk Technical College in Janesville, WI.
Cleveland – Lincoln Electric will feature two of the biggest names in the automotive aftermarket industry in their booth at the 2016 SEMA show: Jessi Combs and Chip Foose. Both celebrity designer/builders will sign autographs during the show, which takes place from Nov. 1 - 4, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Combs, the face of Lincoln Electric’s women’s welding gear, will appear on Nov. 3rd from 10 a.m. to noon. She currently co-hosts an award-winning internet series for AutoBlog called The List – 1,001 Car Things To Do Before You Die. Previous efforts include co-hosting positions on Overhaulin’, All Girls Garage and Mythbusters. Combs, a metal fabricator by trade and a race car driver at heart, has podium finished the Baja 1000 and King of the Hammers multiple times. She also set the women’s land speed record in 2013 (398 miles per hour), giving her the title of “Fastest Woman on Four Wheels.”