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3M announces celebrity lineup for SEMA 2018

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Automotive legends Richard Petty and Chip Foose join car stars Ringbrothers, Charley Hutton, Mark Oja, Kyle Morley, Ryan “Ryno” Templeton, Javier “Shorty” Ponce to headline 3M Automotive's Aftermarket Outdoor Showcase.

The 2018 SEMA showcase is to take place October 30-November 2nd at The Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. The 3M D.E.M.O. trailer (booth #61021) will be located outside the in the front lot.

New Product Solutions Demonstrations 

  • Find out how 3M™ PPS™ Series 2.0 Spray Cup System is the latest revolution in painting
  • Meet the new member of the 3M™ Perfect-It™ EX Paint Finishing family – the EX-AC “All Coatings” compound
  • Get new solutions for improving shop cleanliness and safety with 3M Self-Stick Liquid Protection Fabric
  • Check out the power and performance of the 3M™ Cubitron™ II abrasive products
  • Learn more about mobile dust-extraction technology with live demos of the Total Automotive Sanding System

See the Pros in Action at 3M Celebrity Appearances and Demonstrations

Tuesday, Oct. 30

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Kyle Morley– Motorcycle designer/painter and owner of Xecution Style

Noon – 2 p.m.
Chip Foose– Legendary car designer

3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Mark Oja – California Speed & Custom and Ryan “Ryno” Templeton– Custom painter/ airbrush artist

Wednesday, October 31

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Charley Hutton – Car painter and fabricator and owner of Charley Hutton’s Color Studio

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Richard Petty— Seven-time NASCAR champion and NASCAR Hall of Fame member

  • Petty will present the trophy for the 3M Hire Our Heroes 500 to the winner during his appearance

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Ringbrothers– Award-winning custom car-building brothers Mike and Jim Ring

Thursday, November 1

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Ryan “Ryno” Templeton– Custom painter/airbrush artist

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Mark Oja – California Speed & Custom

3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Kyle Morley– Motorcycle designer/painter and owner of Xecution Style

To arrange interviews or for more information contact Debby Robinson at or 312.505.4336.

About 3M

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3M is a science-based company with a culture of creative collaboration that inspires powerful technologies, making life better. With $32 billion in sales, 3M employs 90,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit or follow @3MNewsroom on Twitter. *3M is a trademark of 3M Company.

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