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Nominations Due for the SEMA Hall of Fame

SEMA members, it’s once again time to recognize your mentors, colleagues and competitors and nominate them for the SEMA Hall of Fame—one of the highest honors the industry can bestow on individual members.

SEMA News - March 2010


  SEMA NEWS-MARCH 2010-INDUSTRY NEWS
 

Recognize your colleagues, mentors and competitors by nominating them for the SEMA Hall of Fame.   

A Conversation With the SEMA Chairman and the PWA President-Elect

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The Specialty Equipment Market Association(SEMA) was established in 1963. It serves the industry with market research, as a legislative watchdog, as an educational outlet and as an advocate for the opening of international markets. Its membership has grown to include more than 7,300 companies, including manufacturers, warehouse distributors (WDs), jobbers and retailers serving every automotive niche.

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2008—The Perfect Storm With Opportunities

There have been eight rough patches in the marketplace since the automotive specialty-equipment industry began back in the ’30s.

SEMA News - June 2009
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By Jim Spoonhower

 

Industry Leaders Continue to Mine the Markets

There have been eight rough patches in the marketplace since the automotive specialty-equipment industry began back in the ’30s. Each one had its impact on the marketplace, but the entrepreneurs running industry companies managed to weather them and, in some cases, found opportunities. The most recent is probably the harshest of the group, but there is no reason to think that industry leaders will not be able to find their way through it. So what made this time different? The following were a number of contributing factors.

Used-Vehicle Market Could Spell New Opportunity

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For the first quarter of the year, automotive industry analysts made pessimistic forecasts for new-vehicle sales volume for 2009. In February, J.D. Power and Associates predicted that total new-vehicle sales would reach a mere 10.4 million units—down 1 million units from the company’s forecast just a month prior and 6 million under the annual average during the past decade.

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