Buford, GA (November 18, 2013)— Lund International, a leader and innovator in the automotive aftermarket accessories industry, was recently recognized at the 2013 SEMA Show for outstanding performances by the company’s premium brands LUND and, the recently acquired brand, AMP Research. LUND was awarded a Global Media Award (GMA) for the design and consumer appeal of the new Summit Ridge running board while AMP Research was named PWA Manufacturer of the Year.
“At this year’s SEMA event, we not only revealed our newest products and line extensions, but we also highlighted our rich history of innovation among all of our brands,” stated Mitch Fogle, President, Lund International. “We are honored to receive these two awards and believe this recognition reinforces our positioning as the industry’s market leader across all product categories,” he concluded.
The two awards received at the 2013 SEMA Show are:
The Global Media Award: The SEMA Global Media Awards Program recognized companies manufacturing specialty equipment products and accessories they felt had the most mass appeal to consumers in countries outside the United States. The judging panel included 35 top automotive journalists from more than 20 countries who reviewed and evaluated nearly 2,500 product entries. LUND’s Summit Ridge running board design was recognized by the judge from Norway as the clear winner, he felt would appeal most to Norway consumers.
The 2013 PWA Manufacturer of the Year: During this year’s SEMA Show, AMP Research was named the 2013 Performance Warehouse Association (PWA) Manufacturer of the Year. This award, presented annually, is in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Specialty Equipment Industry and appreciation of conscientious efforts to support warehouse distributor concept.