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Amanda Products SEMA 2014 2 146x220 Amanda Products Releases Final Installment of its Road to SEMA 2014 StoryAmanda Products is pulling back the curtain on its unique design process that was used to develop automotive aftermarket prototype parts for the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The three-part story at http://www.amandaproducts.com/sema2014/ offers exclusive photos and interviews with designers, executives, engineers and product developers.

The first two parts of the Amanda Products Road to SEMA Story – INSPIRATION AND DESIGN – documented the brand’s journey from Global Media Award for its innovative SpeedHook™ at SEMA 2013 to development of more ingenious off-road products. Amanda Products brought the real-world feedback it had collected from off-road enthusiasts to intensive group ideation sessions, uniting executives, engineers and designers to generate new ideas for the brand. Read More→

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Categories : Aftermarket

New cordless range runs for twice as long as conventional products

CPT3210 CP Cordless Range 220x115 Chicago Pneumatic premiers its cordless tool range at SEMAChicago Pneumatic is premiering its new range of cordless tools for the vehicle service industry at SEMA 2014, booth 10102.  Visitors to the booth will be able to try the tools and see first-hand just how powerful and easy to use they are.  The company is also previewing its workshop equipment range, which will be available in 2015, as well as showcasing new tools in its pneumatic range of impact wrenches.

“Until now, professionals had to choose between the mobility provided by cordless and the power of air tools,” says Luis Clement, Chicago Pneumatic Tools Vice-president. “Now, customers can have both, getting their job done faster and more comfortably. Our new cordless range complements our pneumatic offering meaning our customers can rely on us for the perfect tool for their vehicle servicing needs.” Read More→

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Bulldog LED Lighting and Rockstar Performance Garage have a lot to show off at SEMA 2014

Bulldog LED Lighting manufacturers all their products in the USA and is proud to be working with Rockstar Performance Garage on several specialty builds for SEMA 2014.

unnamed 220x74 Rockstar Performance Garage and Bulldog LED Lighting SEMA 2014 BuildsSan Carlos, CA  (Oct. X, 2014)—  Bulldog LED Lighting is pleased to be working with one of the best in the industry, Rockstar Performance Garage for the upcoming SEMA show.   The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world (PLEASE NOTE: THE SEMA SHOW IS NOT OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC). It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. As part of the AAIW, the SEMA Show attracts more than 100,000 industry leaders from more than 100 countries for opportunities in the automotive, truck and SUV, powersports, and RV markets, per the SEMA Show website.  Read More→

Leading Manufacturer of Jeep® Parts and Accessories Raises Awareness for Charity and Prepares to Give Away Fully Outfitted “Ready to Rock” Jeep

unnamed 220x175 OMIX ADA’S OFFROAD SUCCESS CENTER HOSTS TWO SPECIAL JEEPS AT 2014 SEMA SHOWSuwanee, Ga. (October 21, 2014) Omix-ADA, a leading manufacturer of high quality Jeep®, truck and off-road parts and accessories, today announced its Off Road Success Center (Booth #34000) at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas, Nov. 4 – 7, will showcase two unique Jeeps; one built in support of SEMA Cares that will later be auctioned for charity and the other to be used for a special giveaway promotion during the SEMA Show.

The SEMA Cares Jeep stands as a conversation piece at Omix-ADA’s Off Road Success Center and is designed to raise awareness for SEMA Cares charitable efforts within the automotive aftermarket. The SEMA Cares Jeep was bought using funds from Omix-ADA’s 2013 SEMA Cares donation and was customized through a collaboration between Omix-ADA and the Alex Xydias Center for Automotive Arts. Read More→

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Bushwacker to Donate Money to SEMA Cares Committee

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Portland, OR (10/10/14) — Bushwacker will make up to ten $100 donations to the SEMA Cares Committee for the first 10 members of the media who register for the Bushwacker Founder’s Award Press Conference. The press conference will be held at 3:00pm on Thursday, November 6 in the Bushwacker booth (#30017, upper South Hall) at the 2014 SEMA Show; registration begins at 2:45pm. The SEMA Cares Committee, established by the SEMA Board of Directors in 2007, aims to bring the voice and resources of the SEMA community together to make a positive difference in the lives of others. Bushwacker has been active with the SEMA Cares Committee for several years. Read More→

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image003 1 220x175 OMIX ADA TO GIVE AWAY FULLY LOADED JEEP® AT OFF ROAD SUCCESS CENTER DURING 2014 SEMA SHOWSuwanee, Ga. (October 7, 2014) Omix-ADA, a leading manufacturer of high quality Jeep®, truck and off-road accessories, announced today that it will use its Off Road Success Center (Booth #34000) at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas on November 6 as the host site for the giveaway of a fully-loaded Jeep.

Visitors to the SEMA Show will have a chance to win and drive away in a brand-new, fully-equipped Anvil Blue 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon as part of the company’s participation in this year’s show. 40 semifinalists will be selected over the course of three days (Nov. 4-6) leading up to the giveaway for the chance to try to start the Jeep using a temporary key they received after entering the contest. Read More→

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Nearly 50 Years of History Showcased from Omix-ADA’s Jeep Collection

1971 Hurst Jeepster Commando Omix ADA 220x158 OMIX ADA BRINGS SEVEN UNIQUE JEEPS TO THE OFF ROAD SUCCESS CENTER AT THE 2014 SEMA SHOWSuwanee, Ga. (September 23, 2014) Omix-ADA, a leading manufacturer of high quality Jeep®, truck and off-road parts and accessories, today announced that it will feature seven unique Jeeps from its corporate collection at the company’s Off Road Success Center during the 2014 SEMA Show, November 4-7 in Las Vegas.

At this year’s SEMA Show, the company will display nine new and historic vehicles from its collection of more than 30 Jeeps, covering almost 50 years of history for the brand, including: Read More→

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Founders Award Trophy 108x220 Bushwacker Founder’s Award to Recognize Truck/SUV Builder’s Passion and DedicationPortland, OR (8/27/14) — Bushwacker, Inc., a manufacturer of exterior truck and automotive accessories, will be presenting its inaugural Founder’s Award at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas on November 6 at 3:00pm in the Bushwacker booth (#30017) in Las Vegas Convention Center’s South Hall. Read More→

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New Program Protects Use of Public Land and Helps Preserve Off-Road Hobby

Rugged Ridge Trail Access Program  220x146 RUGGED RIDGE Trail Access Program Launches at 2013 SEMA ShowSuwanee, Ga. (November 19, 2013) – Omix-ADA®, a leading manufacturer of high quality Jeep®, truck and off-road accessories announced the creation of theRugged Ridge Trail Access Program at its Off Road Success Center during the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas, November 5 – 8.

This new program enables Omix-ADA, through its brand Rugged Ridge, to provide grants to non-profit organizations as a way of keeping recreational trails open on public land and advancing and protecting the off-road hobby. Read More→

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ARTEC Grand Opening Event Saturday November 23 11am – 4pm

Artec Ind New Location 220x98 Artec Industries New Facility to Fit More MachineryBENSON, AZ   NOVEMBER 18, 2013:  Artec Industries is proud to announce the Grand Opening of their new facility in Benson, Arizona, with easy access from I-10.  This new building has more than doubled their previous property, increasing the production area, the shipping department and office space.  This addition became necessary when the company invested in purchasing a new Cincinnati 135 PF+ 135 ton CNC Press Brake, an Okuma Captain 370M CNC Lathe with Live Tooling and a Bridgeport 3020VMC CNC Mill.  “Every single department at Artec will improve at this new facility; from R&D to customer service, production to shipping,” said Artie Nuttall, President. “It will enable us to continue to offer the best products at the best prices; giving our customers in the offroad community the best experience.” Read More→

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EnerSys Global Media Award 2013 220x157 ODYSSEY Performance Series 34 790 Battery Earns Global Media AwardREADING, Pa., (Nov. 20, 2013) – ODYSSEY® battery by EnerSys® received a 2013 Global Media Award at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas for the ODYSSEY® Performance Series™ 34-790 battery, introduced earlier this month. A panel of international judges voted on a selection of over 2,000 featured new products to determine which items would be of most interest to readers of automotive publications in their respective countries. The ODYSSEY® Performance Series™ 34-790 battery was chosen as most likely to succeed in Venezuela by Henry Pierini, editor of Auto Zulia. Read More→

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SEMA: 10 Best New Products

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

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Without a doubt, SEMA is the world’s largest automotive aftermarket show. It attracts over 2,000 vendors, thousands upon thousands of visitors, and more show cars than you can imagine. For a car guy, it’s the closest thing to heaven on earth you’ll probably ever find—oh, and it’s in Las Vegas, which doesn’t suck either. Each year the automotive aftermarket launches their best new products at the show, while it took a bit to sift through the Chinese knock-offs, we ended up finding quite a bit of gear you’re going to love.  Read More→