Aaron Patterson, operations and sales at Gaither Tool Company, Inc. in Jacksonville, Ill. demonstrates the company’s new Winntec Wheel Assist at the SEMA Show. The equipment allows a technician to remove and replace heavy tire/wheel assemblies from and onto a vehicle without physical strain, according to the company. (Photo by Jordan Sicht)

The River Valley region represented during Industry Week

SEMA attendance was reported to be more than 100,000 this year and occupied one million net square feet.

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