The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) inducted four into its Hall of Fame at a July ceremony in Irvine, Calif.
The inducteesRaymond Bleiweis, Ben Nighthorse Campbell, Corky Coker and Robert Cookjoined what the association called ``an elite group of industry innovators and pioneers who have played a key role in the automotive specialty equipment market.''
Since 1969 SEMA has honored 125 Hall of Fame inductees.
Mr. Coker, president of Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Coker Tire Co. Inc., is a former SEMA chairman who also helped establish the Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) and served on numerous SEMA committees and task forces.
Mr. Cook has led his firm, Bob Cook Sales, to SEMA Rep of the Year award honors five times, SEMA said. He also has served on the association's board and several of its committees.
Mr. Bleiweis founded custom wheel and accessory distributor Rocket Industries and has been known as a pioneer in industry safety.
Mr. Campbell, a U.S. senator from Colorado, is the highest elected official on a national level to steadfastly support the automotive aftermarket industry, according to SEMA.