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Alex Carmona Named New SEMA Show Artist

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (April 3, 2018) -- The 2018 SEMA Show, taking place Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in Las Vegas, will have a new look this year featuring the artwork of Alex Carmona, who will become part of a tradition that was established by celebrated automotive artists Max Grundy and Ed Tillrock. Carmona’s art will be woven into marketing material and signage onsite and online (www.semashow.com) to help heighten the energy of the SEMA Show experience by striking a chord with Showgoers at the exclusive event. 

SEMA Expo Allows U.S. Companies to Connect with Middle East Buyers

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (March 28, 2018) – Leading U.S. manufacturers will showcase their products to buyers in the lucrative Middle East market during the seventh annual SEMA Middle East Business Development Expo, April 5-7 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The 2018 SEMA delegation will include 70 executives from 32 companies throughout the U.S., including returning manufacturers Edelbrock, Borla Performance, COMP Performance, and Injen Technology and a dozen other companies that are attending the three-day UAE event with SEMA for the first time.

SEMA Warns Against Harmful Tariffs

WASHINGTON, DC (March 28, 2018) – The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has joined forces with other U.S. manufacturers warning President Trump and the U.S. Congress that newly-enacted tariffs have the potential to harm American companies, workers, and consumers. SEMA member companies are concerned over higher prices for steel and aluminum because of tariffs imposed globally.

SEMA Garage Now Offers Auto Parts Manufacturers Diesel Emissions Compliance Testing

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (March 21, 2018) – Manufacturers of air intakes, superchargers, exhaust systems and diesel auto parts can now test for emissions compliance at the SEMA Garage following a recent renovation that included the addition of Particulate Matter (PM) measuring equipment. The remodel, which doubled the size of the installation center and increased the floor space of the emissions lab, allows for more SEMA members to simultaneously test-fit prototypes, install components, and perform emissions tests.

SEMA Members to Meet With Lawmakers at Upcoming Washington Rally

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2018) -- SEMA member companies are invited to connect with legislative officials and voice their concerns on issues that matter most to their businesses, during the 2018 SEMA Washington Rally on Wednesday, May 16. The event is an opportunity for the automotive specialty equipment industry to educate Congressional representatives on issues such as the RPM Act, emerging automotive technologies, infrastructure spending, job creation, affordable health care and counterfeit products. 

Applications Available For 2018 SEMA Show Speakers

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2018) -- Applications are now being accepted at www.sema.org/speakers for industry leaders to host a seminar at the 2018 SEMA Show taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada. The SEMA Show educational program, which begins on Monday, Oct. 29, and continues throughout the four-day trade show on Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2018, is a key cornerstone of the automotive industry’s premier trade event.

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