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SEMA Data Co-op acquires PartsHub
September 18, 2020 by Allan Janssen

An industry-owned co-op dedicated to moving products through the use of standardized catalogue data has purchased the PartsHub catalogue management solution. The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) says the acquisition will allow it to expand its data services and provide its members with

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SEMA unveils new health and safety protocols
July 10, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Thousands of exhibitors and attendees are registered and planning to attend the 2020 Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas, this November. With health and safety precautions in place, the upcoming event will feature four days of innovation,

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Worst of downturn is over: SEMA market research
July 1, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) has gone on record as saying the worst of the downturn is over. That’s the bold pronouncement of the association’s “Industry Indicators” newsletter for June 2020. Based on research by Avrio Institute, SEMA’s market

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Business optimism growing in specialty equipment market
June 16, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Business confidence among manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of automotive accessories is climbing, according to a recent survey conducted by the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA). The poll found that more than 30% of those surveyed said they are now operating

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SEMA poll reveals widespread optimism in specialty market
April 21, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The specialty automotive industry remains largely open for business despite the Covid-19 pandemic, and executives are optimistic about a timely return to normalcy, a new poll shows. Between April 1-7, the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) asked 2,000 industry insiders

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Auction proceeds benefit SEMA scholarship
February 3, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The Specialty Equipment and Motor Association (SEMA) Memorial Scholarship fund was the big winner recently when Jeff Allen of Flat 12 Gallery got a record-breaking price for a one-of-a-kind build at the annual Barrett Jackson Auction. All $150,000 of the

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SEMA expands regional qualifiers for its ‘battle of the builders’ competition
January 13, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Young builders age 27 or younger will have 13 opportunities to win an all-expense-paid trip to the 2020 SEMA Show as part of the SEMA Battle of the Builders Young Guns Regional Competition.

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SEMA announces board election results
June 5, 2019 by Renee Montague

Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) members voted James Lawrence, Melanie White, Kathryn Reinhardt, Chris Douglas and Les Rudd to serve on board of directors. James Lawrence of Power Automedia will fill the position of chairman-elect previously held by Tim Martin

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SEMA seeks up-and-coming vehicle builders
July 12, 2018 by Allan Janssen

“Young Guns” program gives builders aged 27 and younger a chance to participate in the SEMA Show

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SEMA Cares supports Austin Hatcher Foundation
September 23, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Austin Hatcher Foundation is now under the umbrella of charities supported by SEMA Cares, a nonprofit organization that brings the performance and specialty equipment auto industry together to make a positive difference in the lives of others. Since the