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Aftermarket Daily News SEMA Nov 7 2013

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An interview with Dale Adams, President and Founder of Dale Adams Enterprises, Inc. AMDN: How did you get started in business? DA: When I was 20 years old, DALE ADAMS ENTERPRISES: A HISTORY OF AMERICAN INNOVATION An interview with Ben Batenic, Executive Vice President, MacNeil Automotive Products, Ltd. and Paula Strelczyk, Wholesale Director, MacNeil Automotive Products Ltd. AMDN: Tell our readers about your company. What's your main line of business? Charley Hutton and Bobby Alloway, icons of the custom build world, will be on hand to meet vis- itors and answer questions regard- ing their masterful paintwork at PPG's SEMA booth 24501. Well-known as the ace painter on shows like American Hot Rod with the late Boyd Coddington and An interview with Carolyn Cook, General Director, ACDelco. AMDN: Can you talk about ACDelco's AAPEX presence this year? CC: First, you'll notice that the ACDelco booth is nearly double its usual size, and located right up Sam Averbuch, President of Preval, has earned a reputation for being one of the most innovative young leaders in the automotive industry. Since Averbuch took the helm as Preval's president in 2009, he has breathed new life into the company, pushing an aggressive product develop- ment agenda and driving sales growth for partner Continued on Page 57 An interview with Jim Smith, Sales, Marketing, Licensing Manager, Cloud- Rider Designs. AMDN: Tell us about Cloud-Rider Designs. JS: We are a Canadian aftermarket auto accessory Continued on Page 57 Continued on Page 57 Continued on Page 44 Continued on Page 37 Continued on Page 57 WEATHERTECH EXCEEDS CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS MASTERS OF THE PAINT FINISH ON HAND AT PPG BOOTH PREVAL BREATHES LIFE INTO AMERICAN INNOVATION ACDELCO ENTERS AAPEX WITH LARGE PRESENCE CLOUD-RIDER DESIGNS PUSHES FOR GROWTH IN THE U.S. Delivering the right parts as quickly as possible is key for warehouse distributors in the automotive aftermarket industry to maintain customer satisfaction. With today's business challenges, includ- ing tighter margins and complex distribution require- ments relating to buyouts and transfer activity, it DQ TECHNOLOGIES: WAREHOUSE DISTRIBUTORS RELYING ON DISPATCH AND GPS SOLUTIONS The founders of Prolift Suspension, Andy York and Randy Haflich, have been engineering and installing suspension systems for over 20 years and have over 50 years of combined experience building great gear for the automotive aftermarket and outdoor sports industries. In fact, the genesis of Prolift Suspension An interview with Chris Salerno, Product Development Manager, Carlisle Transportation Products. AMDN: What trends do you see for U.S. aftermarket wheels? CS: Market drivers are exactly the same as what Continued on Page 44 Continued on Page 44 Continued on Page 37 PROLIFT PROVIDES THE ULTIMATE OUTDOOR GEAR CRAGAR S/S WHEEL APPROACHES 50th ANNIVERSARY O s e r C o m m u n i c a t i o n s G r o u p L a s V e g a s T h u r s d a y, N o v e m b e r 7 , 2 0 1 3 Photo provided by Hemmings Classic Car Magazine— Feb issue 2012 AN INDEPENDENT PUBLICATION NOT AFFILIATED WITH SEMA & AAPEX

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