Bodyworx editor Allison Rogers with Avery Shoaf and Mike Hall of Rust Valley Restorers. (LEFT)
The Sikkens crew with brand ambassador, owner of Kindig It Designs and star of Bitchin’ Rides, Dave Kindig. Centre Darryl Simmons, Media Matters. (RIGHT)
INSIDE THE LARGEST AUTOMOTIVE TRADE SHOW IN NORTH AMERICA
BY ALLISON ROGERS
SEMA has once again left industry professionals and enthusiasts in awe. This year’s show blew our minds with materials that are revolutionizing the automotive game, from assembly through refinishing and detailing. Picture high-strength steel alloys and carbon fibre composites swooping in to save the day! The show was a playground for the tech-savvy collision repair aficionados. We witnessed the coolest gizmos and gadgets designed to fix those futuristic vehicles. From nifty sensor calibration systems to specialized training programs, the expo showcased the industry’s commitment to staying ahead in this wild, wild world of self-driving cars. Buckle up, folks, because the future is here!
While meandering the show floor, our team witnessed the collision repair industry’s commitment to nurturing the next generation of repair heroes. Several booths offered interactive workshops, live demonstrations and educational sessions, ensuring collision repair professionals are armed with the skills and knowledge to tackle emerging challenges. It was a thrilling opportunity for industry veterans to pass the torch and inspire aspiring technicians. Bodyworx remains committed to being your front-row ticket to the coolest trends, technologies, and strategies that will shape the future of the automotive universe!