Back in Business: SEMA 2021 draws more than 100,000 attendees

Las Vegas, Nevada — It appears the auto industry is more than ready to get back into the swing of massive trade shows once more as SEMA organizers report that this year’s event drew more than 100,000 attendees. SEMA president and CEO Chris Kersting said “the industry was clearly excited to be back in-person at […]

A Week to Remember: Catch Collision Repair’s exclusive pics from SEMA 2021!

Las Vegas, Nevada — Well, another SEMA Show has officially wrapped up. We may be bidding the lights of Las Vegas goodbye ’til 2022, but the events of the last five days have given us plenty to think about as an industry. The first time attendees gathered at the SEMA Show since 2019, this year’s […]

Dust is the Enemy: 3M showcases new abrasives, Festool dust extraction at SEMA

Las Vegas, Nevada — 3M’s Automotive Aftermarket division is all set up at the 2021 SEMA Show, touting the company’s brand new Net Abrasives and an overarching motto of “Dust is the Enemy,” 3M Application Engineer Specialist Nick Oberle told Collision Repair mag. In a collision repair setting, most understand dust to be a mere […]

Mojave Mayhem: Come see Collision Repair mag at the SEMA Show

Las Vegas, Nevada ⁠— The 2021 SEMA Show kicks off today, November 2⁠—and Collision Repair mag will be there all week covering the action! Come visit Collision Repair mag at Booth #34233 in the Collision Repair and Refinish Hall today through November 5, where magazine publisher Darryl Simmons will be greeting all your friendly faces […]

No SEMA for SATA: SATA withdraws booth from SEMA 2021 amid COVID concerns

Las Vegas, Nevada — With showtime fast approaching, SEMA exhibitors are dropping like flies as SATA announced its withdrawal from the event on Monday. Dan-Am, SATA’s U.S. distributor, stated that while the company “always looks forward to working with SATA to provide a great SEMA experience in its booth each year”, they feel compelled to back […]