The 3M ANZ Automotive Aftermarket Division (AAD) are pleased to announce that Global Brand Ambassador, legendary owner and chief designer at Foose Design as well as star of television series Overhaulin’, Chip Foose, will be returning to Australia in 2016.
Previously visiting Sydney in 2013, and Melbourne in 2015, Chip will be returning to Australia to support 3M and reward our valued channel partners, key accounts and Foose Fans in Sydney in May this year. Chip will be 3M’s honoured guest at a special opening of the new 3M Training facility at Blacktown, NSW. He will also be making an appearance or two at the 2016 Hotrod & Custom Auto Expo in Rosehill on the 14th and 15th of May.
We got hold of Chip and this is what he had to say: “I’m so excited to return to Australia with our long time sponsor 3M. It’s always a treat to see the amazing craftsmanship on display. I look forward to directly engaging with our passionate fans in Australia.”
“3M could not think of a better ambassador than Chip Foose to partner with and work alongside. This will be Chip’s 3rd trip to Australia to support us and we look forward to showcasing the new Training Centre with him. Make sure you visit the Hotrod & Custom Auto Expo for your chance to meet Chip, get an autograph and view some hands on, live demos with Chip demonstrating the latest innovation and technology from 3M” – Andrew King, Business Manager of 3M ANZ Automotive Aftermarket Division.
About Chip Foose.
Often described as the preeminent car designer of his generation, Chip Foose is known for sophisticated and clean designs. In a relatively short career, Chip Foose has created a legacy of designs and accomplishments that are well beyond his years. Chip’s career profile is staggering; working for Asha Corporation, Stehrenberger Design, Baker Sportronics and Hot Rods by Boyd before setting up Foose Design with his wife Lynne in 1998. Foose Designs specialises in all areas from illustration to model making and complete construction of automobiles and automotive products.
In 2004 Chip started a television series called “Overhaulin’”, the show continues to air in most domestic and international markets and was relaunched in 2012. Add this to the production of ‘Foose Wheels’ and an honour roll including 4 ‘Ridler’ Awards, involvement in 7 AMBR Awards and the Good Guys Street Rod of the Year award 8 times, Chip Foose has reached legendary status in the automotive industry.
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