“Impossibly Real” Artist Peter Maier (left) and his co-collaborator and pinstriper, Andrew “Pooch” Cappuccio, show off their artwork created with Cromax refinish materials, “Nevermore.”Senior Product Manager Carl Seaboldt (left) and Marketing Manager Dave Jacobson accept the award for Best New Collision Repair & Refinish Product for Evercoat’s Rage Optex body filler with color-changing technology.Pausing for a moment at the company’s SEMA Show booth, Brandon Lowder started in October as general manager of Pro Spot International.The theme for PPG’s booth was “Camp Wannapaintem,” complete with custom-painted props such as a canoe and canteens, while PPG employees donned camp counselor and guide costumes.Franny Drummond, owner of Paintzoo, was one of several airbrush artists to display their creative skills at SATA's SEMA Show booth.Dan Hubbard, president of Beissbarth's exclusive distributor, DH Sales, in Stockton, Calif., demonstrates its HubWerks T-16 Touchless Aligner, which “projects and blankets the tire with a target of 4,000 laser dots per wheel.”For the 3M Hire our Heroes 500 event, Mike “Splash” Burton-- owner of Color Splash Creations in Delaware--painted the Garmat helmet a patriotic theme, using the 3M Accuspray gun. General Manager Johan Huwaert drove the Garmat car.

SEMA Show 2018

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