Miller Electric Mfg. Co. to unveil NEW Spectrum® X-TREME™ Plasma cutters; Offer Hands-on Welding & Cutting Demonstrations at 2011 SEMA Tradeshow | MillerWelds

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. to unveil NEW Spectrum® X-TREME™ Plasma cutters; Offer Hands-on Welding & Cutting Demonstrations at 2011 SEMA Tradeshow

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Industry experts to demonstrate automotive welding applications from Miller booth

Highlights/Key Facts 

  • Attendees can visit the Miller booth #24613 in the Racing & Performance pavilion for hands-on welding and cutting demonstrations on the company’s newest products including the Spectrum® X-TREME™ Plasma cutters.
  • Miller booth to host automotive application welding demonstrations by industry experts including Blue Torch Fabworks, Detroit Speed, Inc. and Cotati Speed Shop.
  • Miller fans can follow the tradeshow action online at

APPLETON, Wis. — Oct. 6, 2011 — For those attending the 2011 SEMA Show, Nov.1-4, 2011 in Las Vegas, hands-on welding and cutting demonstrations will be available from the Miller Electric Mfg. Co. booth #24613  in the Racing & Performance pavilion, located in the Central Hall of the Convention Center. Attendees can try the company’s newest MIG, TIG and Plasma cutting equipment, get technical questions answered, and also check out the latest offerings in the Miller line of Arc Armor® welding protection.

Unveiled at the show this year will be a new line of Spectrum® X-TREME™ Plasma cutters. The products will be fully released to the public Oct. 31, 2011 and available for display and purchase at the tradeshow. The products will also be featured in the SEMA new product showcase.

Products on display and available for demonstration or purchase include:

“The Miller booth at SEMA offers visitors a great value and the opportunity to ‘try before you buy’,” said Andy Weyenberg, Motorsports Marketing Manager for Miller Electric Mfg. Co. “We encourage people to get under the hood and experience the difference of welding with a Miller.”

Several industry experts will join Miller at SEMA 2011. From 10 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. daily, attendees can watch live demonstrations as industry experts in off-road, suspension and chassis manufacturing, and customization and restoration provide automotive application related welding presentations and expert advice from a special designated area in the Miller booth. Show attendees can also sign up to win free product and other cool prizes from these shops including t-shirts and shop gift cards.

Tuesday: Off-Road with Jason Carner of Blue Torch Fabworks
Watch as this Birmingham, Ala.-based off-road builder and manufacturer of more than 575 off-road parts welds up DIFF (differential) covers live from the booth and answers off-road welding application questions. Possibly take a completed DIFF cover home (for FREE) and sign up for your chance to win shop t-shirts and BTF gift cards.

Wednesday/Friday: Upper and Lower Control Arms with Carter Dison of Detroit Speed, Inc.
Mooresville, N.C., Detroit Speed, Inc. is a go-to source for custom fabrication projects and its product line of automotive parts including suspension and chassis parts. Detroit Speed Owners Kyle and Stacy Tucker were awarded the Business of the Year Award at SEMA 2010. Dison will be welding upper control arms (TIG) and coil over spring buckets (MIG) for a generation 1 Camaro/Firebird during the morning session. In the afternoon session, Detroit Speed will TIG weld lower control arms for a generation 1 Camaro/Firebird. Detroit Speed hats and t-shirts will be given away both Wednesday and Friday and one lucky winner will win a Gen 1 or Gen 2 front suspension kit valued at approximately $2,000. 

Thursday: Customization & Restoration with Zane Cullen of Cotati Speed Shop
Santa Rosa, Calif.-based Cotati Speed Shop is known for its commitment to quality, specializing in sheet metalworking and custom paint and body jobs when building unique, handcrafted vehicles. Owner Zane Cullen, also a second-time SEMA New Products Judge, will be TIG welding a 14-in. round air cleaner with a custom lid and giving away a variety of SWAG including shop t-shirts. 

To learn more about each industry influencer mentioned above, visit the “Who Uses Blue” section of the Miller Racing, Customizing, Restoring page available via  

To catch live reports and updates from the show, Miller fans are invited to check out for news, exclusive interviews and points of interest from the show floor communicated through the extensive Miller social media network on: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr.  

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