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- 10/31/16--14:20: _Builders Jeff Hayes...
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- 10/31/16--18:56: _Perun: A TPMS revol...
- 10/31/16--19:01: _ESAB REBEL™ 235ic W...
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- 10/31/16--21:06: _ZyCoat, LLC Launche...
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- 10/31/16--18:56: Perun: A TPMS revolution
- 10/31/16--19:13: ESAB REBRANDS AND EXPANDS LINE OF PORTABLE STICK AND TIG INVERTERS
- 06/12/17--16:33: Chrissy Gilmore Returns to Thermo-Tec as CEO
- 06/27/17--11:08: Savior Products Signs 4 Manufacturer's Reps
- 06/27/17--11:37: Savior Products Makes SEMA Launch Pad Semi-Finals
- 06/28/17--14:51: Volkswagen Autoeuropa Taps Ultimaker for Customized Tool Production
Huntersville, NC – A new transmission fluid from Driven Racing Oil™ is designed specifically for the needs of dual-clutch-equipped vehicles.
Driven’s Synthetic Dual Clutch Transmission Fluid provides the utmost track protection in wet- and dry-style dual-clutch transmissions. Like all Driven transmission fluids, it is formulated with advanced synthetic base oils and tested to perform in extreme pressure and heat, while providing shift consistency. It is recommended for use in Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Porsche PDK, Ferrari, Nissan GTR and other vehicles utilizing a dual-clutch transmission. The fluid is compatible with other lubricants designed for dual-clutch transmissions; users should follow the owner’s manual for service intervals.
Part No. 04606 Price: $16.99
About Driven Racing Oil™
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
Huntersville, NC – Driven Racing Oil™ now offers Speed Clean, Speed Shield and Race Wax in a convenient kit along with an orange microfiber towel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Who: Jeff Hayes, of Bloomington, Ind., and Richard Wood, of Austin, Texas, whose car projects will be displayed at Mecum Auctions’ Booth 61041 at the SEMA Show.
What: Hayes, of American Speed Shop, built a fabulous 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe Resto Mod. His latest creation sports a raucous 6.2-liter LS3 V-8 engine with 525 horsepower mated to a Tremec 5-speed manual transmission. The level of detail on this Corvette is amazing both inside and out with a professionally fabricated chassis, custom interior and custom platinum large flake and pearl mix paint on the exterior.
Wood, of Richard Wood Kustoms, completed the last Barry Lobeck Ford—a 1932 steel-bodied coupe that will be unveiled at the Mecum booth in partnership with Gold Eagle Co.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 1
10 a.m.-12 p.m. Richard Wood (Unveiling of last Barry Lobeck build)
1-2 p.m. Jeff Hayes
Wednesday, Nov. 2
10 a.m.-12 p.m. Richard Wood
1-2 p.m. Jeff Hayes
Thursday, Nov. 3
Memphis, TN – New 8.5mm spark plug wires from FAST® are designed for high-output ignition setups and provide protection from extreme temperatures. They are also available in kits.
Perun has launched a new external TPMS: “Perun Smart Bluetooth TPMS” in October 2016, with many rare designs built in.
One of the most important features is that it adopts Bluetooth 4.0 works directly with smartphone, so user can immediately monitor tire status, completely replacing regular TPMS’ monitors, transceivers, and/or wires in car. Perun will immediately sent alert when abnormalities found, no matter the phone is multi-tasking, or even in hibernate.
The whole installation and maintenance can be done by user in a few minutes, saving lots of time and money.
Perun is very special because it allows user to choose monitoring modes according to different needs each drive. The world’s only “Super Background Mode“ turns Perun into an invisible safety devise which continuously monitor in the background even when the phone is asleep, allowing user to focus on driving.
Florence, SC – ESAB Welding and Cutting today unveiled its Rebel 235ic Series of welding machines, offering industrial multi-process performance in a portable, integrated package. With two models to choose from, Rebel EMP 235ic for MIG/Stick/TIG and Rebel EM 235ic for MIG-only, Rebel 235ic is the most mobile welder in its class and has the power and performance to handle the most demanding jobs. Available in early 2017, ESAB showcased Rebel 235 as part of hands-on demonstrations at the SEMA 2016 Show in Las Vegas.
Unmatched Portability and Multi-process Performance
Florence, SC – ESAB Welding and Cutting’s full series of Rebel™ 215 welders are now commercially available and will be showcased at the SEMA 2016 Show in Las Vegas this November. Hands-on welding demonstrations will be offered on Rebel EMP 215ic MIG/TIG/Stick multi-process welder, Rebel EMS 215ic MIG/Stick welder and Rebel EM 215ic MIG-only welder. All Rebel 215ic models offer 120V - 230V primary flexibility, lightweight (40-lb.) portability and ESAB’s unique sMIG (“smart MIG”) function, which enables users to begin MIG welding with an extremely stable arc just by setting metal thickness and wire diameter. Unlike competitive units, there is no need to enter information for shielding gas mix.
Florence, SC – ESAB now offers a greatly expanded line of single-phase Stick/TIG and AC/DC TIG/Stick inverters, featuring the ET (ESAB TIG), ES (ESAB Stick) and Fabricator Series of 3-in-1 MIG/Stick/TIG inverters. ESAB has also introduced the ET 141i AC/DC, the first 120V inverter that provides an AC TIG output for welding aluminum and HF (high frequency) non-contact arc starts for AC or DC TIG welding.
“ESAB single-phase inverters combine compact, lightweight portability with excellent arc performance and user-friendly controls,” Doug Smith, Product Business Manager – Arc Equipment, ESAB. “These TIG and Stick inverters, combined with our Rebel products, enable ESAB to offer a broad range of solutions for mechanical contracting, light fabrication, repair and maintenance, farm/ranch, motorsports and home-hobby applications.”
ET 141i AC/DC
LEAWOOD, Kan. in the (October 31, 2016) - The makers of HushMat launch ZyCoat, LLC and introduct ZyBar Manifold and Exhaust Coating, a game-changing new product for the automotive industry. The first product in the ZyCoat line of the first-of-their kind themal coatings, ZyBar will be available on or before January 15, 2017. ZyBar will be sold through automotive wholesale distribution, engine builders and jobbers. ZyBar is a unique formulation adapted from technology that has been successfully used in the aerospace industry to neutralize radiant heat and corrosion in airplane engines.
ULTRA-TALL 3D PRINTER IS THE FIRST IN ITS PRICE CLASS TO INTEGRATE A POWERFUL SET OF FEATURES DESIGNED FOR INDUSTRIAL USE
Costa Mesa, CA, November 1, 2016. Airwolf 3D's history is a history of "first's." Airwolf 3D was the first company to develop and sell a desktop 3D printer capable of printing high-temperature materials like polycarbonate and polypropylene. Then Airwolf 3D was the first company to create a high-temperature dual extruder desktop 3D printer with two, high-temperature, independently controllable hot ends. Finally, the highly acclaimed AXIOM Dual Extrusion 3D printer was the first of its kind to integrate, in a single machine, what is now Airwolf 3D's signature suite of high-performance features: a fully enclosed build chamber, auto-leveling, and high-temperature dual printing.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.