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SEMA Receives Presidential Award For Export Service

U.S. Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank today presented  the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) with the President's "E" Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The "E" Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.


May 20, 2013

Contact: Della Domingo



Create Export-Ready Products for the Ford Ranger T6

SEMA-member companies are invited to measure and preview a ’13 Ford Ranger T6 at Dearborn, Michigan-based Link Engineering, Tuesday, May 14.

SEMA's Ford Ranger T6 Heads to Michigan

SEMA-member companies are invited to measure and preview a ’13 Ford Ranger T6 at Dearborn, Michigan-based, Link Engineering, Tuesday, May 14.

2013 SEMA China Trip—Explore the Market, Showcase Your Products

SEMA members are invited to participate in an upcoming trip to explore the market in China and showcase products at one of the largest trade show's in that country—the China International Parts Expo.

Making It Overseas: One Company's Method to Boost Global Sales

SEMA members are increasingly finding overseas markets and growing their exports, at least in part by taking advantage of resources and opportunities available through the Association.

Webinar: Five Things You Must Know When Shipping Internationally

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Thursday, April 11, 2013; Charles Popick and Tom Leimkuhler, CPC Consultants

Overseas markets are increasingly lucrative for SEMA members. But pitfalls await the inexperienced. Before you pack the first box, learn these five keys to international shipping.

  • Should your company use direct or indirect exporting?
  • How do you select the right freight forwarder?
  • Who should your importer be?
  • Do you have the proper documents prepared correctly?

How can you optimize your process for lower duty fees? Find out how to assess risks, minimize costs, maximize profits and exert the strongest control over your products’ destinies. Case studies from Brazil, China and the Middle East explore problems and solutions, with best practices recommendations for small, midsize and large companies.

CPC Consultants has helped companies save millions of dollars in transportation, warehouse management, overall business operations and more. Founder and principal Charles Popick and partner Tom Leimkuhler will guide webinar participants to improve their procedures with strategic management advice, logistics suggestions and the insiders’ view of international shipping.

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Opportunities in Mexico—Potential in Latin America's Second-Largest Economy

Automotive specialty-equipment manufacturers might want to take a look at selling into Mexico, the second-largest export market for the United States.

Manufacturers: CAD Files Available for 2013 Ford Ranger T-6

SEMA manufacturer members looking to expand their markets are encouraged to take advantage of the ’13 Ford Ranger T-6 CAD files available through SEMA.

Two Dates Added to Ford Ranger T6, Toyota HiLux Measuring Sessions

Due to popular demand, two new dates have been added to the Ford Ranger T6 and Toyota HiLux SEMA Measuring Sessions.

SEMA International Measuring Program: 2013 4x4 Double Cab Ford Ranger T6

May 14 2013 8:00am - 5:00pm
Link Engineering
SEMA, in partnership with the US Department of Commerce, is bringing the new 2013 Ford Ranger T6 to the US.

SEMA, in partnership with the US Department of Commerce, is bringing the new 2013 Ford Ranger T6 to the US. The one- ton pickup truck is being sold throughout the world but not in the US or Canada. The program is the second vehicle to be imported as part of the International Vehicle Measuring Program which makes available difficult-to-access vehicles so that members can measure in order to create export-ready product.

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