QualCast, a leading distributor of the best quality aftermarket engine products since 1997, announces the launch of a new warehouse located in Amarillo, TX. This will be the company’s ninth warehouse spanning over 11,000 square feet. The new warehouse location at 401 S Monroe Street, Amarillo, TX, 79101, serves as another ship point for QualCast
It’s no secret that the performance industry and engine building industry has been consolidating for quite some time. It’s occurring on just about every level – shops, manufacturers, distributors, etc. Most evident recently has been private equity firms buying up manufacturers, as well as other large performance groups merging with various brands within this space.
World-renowned athlete, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Tim Tebow will share his mission-possible life message with attendees at the 2023 SEMA Show as part of the trade-only event’s professional-development experience. Taking place Oct. 31-Nov. 3 in Las Vegas, the SEMA Show will highlight Tebow as a keynote speaker on the SEMA Show Main Stage, a new program
The specialty-equipment market showed positive results in 2022 with an overall market growth of 2% and reaching $51.8 billion in sales, according the new 2023 SEMA Market Report. This continues a decade of growth for the industry, even among recent economic turmoil created by the pandemic. While the growth percentage was slightly down from the industry’s typical annual rate
SEMA has hired Zane Clark as vice president of Membership, Education, Research and Councils & Networks (MERC). Clark, who currently serves as CEO of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) North America, has 23 years of automotive aftermarket leadership experience, including more than 10 years with SEMA from 2010-2020. He
Every now and then, one of my local radio stations in the Cleveland area invites people to call in who recently got ghosted after a first date. For those who need the definition of ghosting, it’s when someone cuts off all communication without explanation. The radio station tricks the ghostee into telling their side of
With heavy hearts, MX Sports Pro Racing and the motocross community mourn the tragic passing of Coy Gibbs, Vice Chairman and Chief Operation Officer (COO) of Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) and the former owner of JGRMX, which competed in both Monster Energy Supercross and the AMA Pro Motocross Championship from 2008 until the 2020 season.
Legendary car builder and industry icon Chip Foose will help give the 2022 SEMA Show a new look as the official artist of this year’s trade show. Foose created original pieces of art that will be woven into signage throughout the Las Vegas Convention Center and in marketing materials for the Show to help reflect
The SEMA Board of Directors appointed industry veteran Wade Kawasaki to serve as the first executive director of SEMA’s and PRI’s respective political action committees (PAC). In this new volunteer role, Kawasaki will oversee each PAC’s Board of Directors and fundraising efforts, reporting to the SEMA Board of Directors. By law, SEMA and PRI may
MG, an Endeavor company and global leader in events, media, sports and fashion, has acquired a majority stake in Barrett-Jackson, the premier collector car auction and live events company. IMG, which owns, operates and commercially represents hundreds of events around the world, including Frieze art fairs, the Madrid and Miami Open tennis tournaments, Formula Drift,
If there’s anything that these past couple years has demonstrated, it’s that nothing is for certain in life or in business. In these days of such ever-changing environments, economies, consumer habits and the like, it’s more than impressive when a company reaches a major milestone. In July, the team at S.B. International, located in Nashville,
Mike Timmons, EGR vice president of sales and marketing for the aftermarket division of North America, announces a new EGR Authorized Internet Reseller Program to support the company’s Unilateral Minimum Advertised Price Policy (UMAP) policy. The Authorized Internet Reseller Program and UMAP pricing policy will go into effect September 1. All internet resellers of EGR