Seiko Teams Up with Motorz and APE Wraps at SGIA Expo


San Diego, Calif. – October 3, 2012 – SEIKO Instruments USA will team up with Chris Duke (host) and crew of Motorz ( along with APE Wraps at the upcoming SGIA Expo, October 18-20, Las Vegas, Nev., Las Vegas Convention Center, booth 3713.

The Motorz crew will be onsite on October 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to help transform a stock 2010 Mustang GT by assisting SEIKO and APE Wraps with the application of full body graphics, and installation of new Mickey Thompson Street Comp UHP street tires, new wheels, and an array of appearance products from

“We’ll be using the latest materials and printing technology from SEIKO to complete the Motorz Mustang wrap at the booth,” stated Troy Downey, owner, APE Wraps. “Our goal is to show the endlessly creative applications for the printing technology used for automotive wraps in a setting where people can see each stage in the process.”

“This is the second time in the past few months we’ve had the opportunity to team up with SEIKO and APE Wraps on a special project, and we are really looking forward to this event,” stated Chris Duke. “Just as we do on Motorz, we’ll work with Troy’s team to show exactly how each stage in the vehicle modification process is completed. Our crew will be filming for an upcoming Motorz episode as we transform this Mustang from ‘drab to fab’ in one afternoon.”

About SEIKO Instruments USA

SEIKO Instruments USA, part of SEIKO Holdings Group (SHG) and SEIKO I Infotech Inc. (SIIT) manufactures a comprehensive line of innovative and highly reliable wide format inkjet printers for sign and graphics, and wide format LED printers for professional CAD, AEC and GIS markets utilizing advanced electrophotography and inkjet technologies. SIIT was established in 2000 through the integration of information-related business divisions at Seiko Instruments Inc. (SII). SII is a wholly owned subsidiary of SEIKO Holdings Corporation.

About APE Wraps

APE Wraps is a well-known digital design and graphics company and a notable leader in the digital print and application field. Known for custom designs, cutting-edge print capabilities and the ability to simulate paint with high-performance vinyl, APE Wraps is a leader in custom imaging and wraps for show vehicles, buildings, transport and commercial vehicles.

About Motorz

Motorz, established in 2008 and produced by Duke Networks, is a popular automotive improvement series produced in a home garage environment showing viewers how to properly maintain a vehicle and install aftermarket accessories with step-by-step instructions in an entertaining “you can do it, too” format. Now completing its fifth season, Motorz reaches hundreds of millions of viewers worldwide via cable and satellite television channels, Internet distribution, video-on-demand, and mobile access. For more information about Duke Networks, visit For more information about Motorz or to watch the show, visit For advertising and sponsorship information, visit LIKE Motorz on Facebook at and follow on Twitter @motorz.


Leave Your Reply