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SEM - It's About More Than Just Products

SEM Products is committed to designing and delivering top performing products that reduce time, steps and waste for collision centers. In this quickly changing industry, innovation is essential to keeping up and staying in the game.


We also know it takes more than best-in-class, OEM recommended products to complete flawless repairs in record time. You need experience, skill and know-how. That's why we prioritize...

SEM Racing is Gearing Up for a Great 2018

SEM racing is coming off a fantastic 2017 campaign with our drivers winning the Monster Energy, Xfinity and ARCA Championships. It was easily our most successful year yet!  The 2018 roster has started red hot with 4 more victories since the start of the season.

Factory Pack™ Helps Collision Centers Turn More Hours, Now With 224 OEM-Matched Color Crossovers

SEM Products, Inc. introduces 6 new colors to the Factory Pack basecoats line. Factory Pack is a professional grade, urethane basecoat packaged in a shop floor compliant, convenient aerosol can. Now with 40 OEM matched colors, spanning 224 crossovers,  Factory Pack offers up to 85% time savings when used with the OEM Refinishing System&...

SEM Adds Midnight Black to their Best-In-Class Marine Deck Coating

SEM Products, Inc. expands GripTide™ Non-Skid Deck Coating line to include Midnight Black and introduces 6.25 gallons bulk packaging options. GripTide Non-Skid Deck Coating is a protective, grip enhancing, textured coating that provides a durable, finish for marine surfaces. GripTide is the strongest on the market and cures 40% faster than the competition.  

This 1967 Ford Bronco has a story to tell

When Kevin “Pigpen” McCain, owner of Rusty Volks Restoration in Fruitvale, Colorado, came across this 1967 Bronco the project was too cool to pass up. His customer, Garry, shared that the Bronco has been in the family for 50 years, passed down from generation to generation. Kevin set out to restore this old gal to back to her original 1967 Turquoise Frost glory. 

FCA awards SEM Products, Inc. 14 OEM Recommendations

SEM is proud to announce, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) now officially recommends 14 SEM products for use in collision repair facilities in accordance with FCA repair procedures.  These products can be used as dictated by brand and part # or “equivalent” on repair procedures outlined by FCA Technical Service Bulletins (TSB).

We Love Our Customers: Tony Carr’s 2010 Camaro SS

Tony Carr has been refinishing cars for a little over 8 years, and has even placed in national competitions. Of all his killer projects, Tony shared with us his 2010 Camaro SS – finished primarily with SEM Products! With the help of friends and family, the project took nearly a year to complete. A big thanks to Tony for sharing his SEM story with us. We’re thrilled you chose SEM Products and we’re impresse...

We Love Our Customers: Albert Traille's 32 Ford Roadster

Today, we’re thanking Albert Traille for sharing his SEM story with us. Starting with a bare frame and body in 1996, Albert built this amazing car, painted with Hot Rod Black - 8 years later the paint still looks as good as the day it was sprayed. 

Reduce 8 - 20% of Waste With New Fillers and Glazes Soft-Side Pouches

New pouch packaging reduces waste by 8 - 20% compared to traditional packaging. SEM Products Inc. now offering Metal Bite Finishing Glaze, Bumper Bite Flexible Glaze and Carbo Fill+ enriched filler in soft-side pouches.

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