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Performance & Hotrod Business - January '15

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8 n Performance & Hotrod Business n January 2015 n Performance news What's new with you? Mail your news items to Performance News at Performance & Hotrod Business Magazine, PO Box 1416, Broomfield, CO 80038; fax us at (303) 469-5730; or email pbeditor@nbm.com. Fuelab Relocates Headquarters Fuelab recently relocated to a new facil- ity in Collinsville, Illinois. The new corporate headquarters is approximately 42 miles from its previous location in Litchfield. For Fuelab, a manufacturer of per- formance fuel system products, the new location means increased parts production, improved customer sup- port and room for growth, according to a press release. It will now occupy a 5,000-square-foot sales and manufactur- ing facility. "The new building will provide greater efficiency in how we serve customers. As we grew in our previ- ous location, we simply were running out of room. Our production area was becoming tight, while components were literally stacked to the ceiling. We now have a larger area for manufacturing, inventory, sales and customer service. This will provide for our current space requirements, and meet future needs as we continue to expand our diesel and gasoline fuel system sales operations," said Brian Paitz, Fuelab's president and CEO. The new location within the St. Louis, Missouri, metro area also puts the company closer to freight shipment hubs, thereby allowing for shipments later in the day, Paitz added. CORRECTION: The December 2014 issue of Performance & Hotrod Business magazine incor- rectly identified the supplier of the image that appeared on the cover and page 24. The image was taken by Rick Schwallie and provided by Fragola Performance Systems/FK Rod Ends. We apologize for the error. spur sales at THe sHoP sHow THE SHOP SHOW (the Midwest, trade-only event combining Hot Rod, Performance and Restyling segments) is scheduled at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis March 13-14, 2015. According to the NBM Events division of Broomfield, Colorado-based National Business Media Inc. (NBM Inc.), the Indianapolis show will be the first of several new events featuring a progressive new format. THE SHOP SHOW is geared specifically for the needs of hot rod, performance automotive and restyling and truck accessories shop owners and is intended to provide an opportunity for those business owners and working professionals to gain a firsthand look at what's new in the custom automotive marketplace. Also planned are opportunities to learn installation techniques, get ideas for boosting shop sales, and discuss unique business challenges with other shop owners in the Midwest. The 2015 event in Indianapolis is the only custom automotive and aftermarket accessory event in the region hosting manufacturers and distributors in the Hot Rod, Performance and Restyling and Truck Accessories segments. "Attendees can expect to see a mix of products and vehicles on display and will also be able to attend seminars and network with other shops," commented Laurie Zydonik, director of THE SHOP SHOW. "Our goal is to provide an intimate and cost-effective venue where shop owners can meet face-to-face with their suppliers, get hands-on demonstrations of new tools and equipment, get ideas from products on display vehicles, discuss inventory needs and place orders. With the convenient location, THE SHOP SHOW is accessible for shops of all sizes," noted Zydonik. A sampling of products in the exhibit hall include: • Brakes, Chassis & Suspension • Electrical & Electronic Components • Engines & Engine Components • Exterior & Interior Restoration THE SHOP SHOW is a trade-only event and is produced exclusively for hot rod, performance and restyling and truck accessories shop owners and professionals. It is presented by Performance & Hotrod Business and Restyling & Truck Accessories magazines. Advance registration is free; for more information, visit www.THE-SHOP-SHOW.COM. For exhibiting information, contact Laurie Zydonik at (800) 669-0424 ext. 281. • Paint, Body & Exterior • Shop Supplies • Transmission & Drivetrain • Wheels & Tires

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