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TIA Webinar Covers Emerging Issues in Employment Law

Federated Insurance is providing TIA members with access to a free webinar, “Emerging Issues in Employment Law – Overtime Pay and Control,” on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. (EST). The webinar, which will be conducted by Enquiron as part of the Federated Employment Practices Network, will focus on the expanded application of the Fair

High-Altitude Climber to Speak at TIA OTR Conference

High-altitude expedition leader Jim Davidson is set to speak at the Tire Industry Association’s 2016 OTR Conference. Davidson’s motivational speech, sponsored by BKT Tires, is scheduled for Feb 19, 2016. Davidson has been a climber for more than 33 years. He has been on successful ascents in Alaska, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Ecuador, México, Nepal and

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#SEMA/GTE: TIA ITS Program Wins Telly Award

The Tire Industry Association’s Industrial Tire Service (ITS) Program, released earlier this year, has won two Telly Awards in the Safety and How-To/Instructional categories. The Telly Awards honor outstanding local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs; video and film productions; and online commercials, video and films. The ITS Program training video was developed with

#SEMA/GTE: TIA Membership, Training Hit Impressive Numbers

The Tire Industry Association announced it has reached the 8,000 member mark – the highest in the association’s history – in addition to recently training its 100,000th tire technician since the inception of its training programs in 1997. Earlier this month, The Hybrid Shop signed on and became TIA’s 8,000th member. “It is great to

#SEMA/GTE: TIA Announces 2016 ATS Tour Locations

The Tire Industry Association has set locations for the 2016 Automotive Tire Service (ATS) Advanced Instructor Training Tour. These 4-day, in-depth, hands-on training classes will be conducted around the U.S. with the goal of educating tire technicians on the proper safety procedures and guidelines for servicing passenger and light truck tire and wheel assemblies, TIA

#SEMA/GTE: Tire Industry Honors Event Celebrates Industry Greats

The Tire Industry Honors event was once again a successful evening of celebrating industry veterans. This year, five were inducted into the Tire Industry Hall of Fame and two were honored with the Ed Wagner Leadership Award during the special evening hosted Nov. 2 at the Tropicana Las Vegas. Kicking of the Honors event was

#SEMA/GTE: Nicholson Takes TIA Reins at General Meeting

Glen Nicholson took over as the Tire Industry Association president during the association’s annual general meeting. Outgoing president Freda Pratt-Boyer passed the gavel on to Nicholson during the Nov. 2 meeting at the Tropicana Las Vegas. Nicholson is senior director of retail training for TBC Corp. In his position, he oversees all training efforts for

To TIA: Let’s Continue to Support Industry Females

As a woman covering news in the tire industry, the Tire Industry Association’s efforts this past year, lead by President Freda Pratt-Boyer, started to get me excited for females working in the industry. The association had an entire issue dedicated to women in the tire industry; it hosted its first all-female certified ATS class; and

#SEMA/GTE: TIA, Michelin Announce Scholarship Recipients

Michelin North America and the Tire Industry Association announced three recipients of the Michelin/TIA Scholarship Award for the 2015-16 academic school year. A total of $6,250 was awarded to the three students: Sydney Burgess of Fort Mohave, Ariz., Levi Lewis of Greencastle, Ind. and Remmy Rocha of Gothenburg, Neb. “With the rising cost of higher

#SEMA/GTE: TIA Releases 2015 TPMS Chart

The Tire Industry Association is displaying and accepting pre-orders for the newest version of its TPMS Relearn Chart, which includes domestic and import vehicles model years 2008 through 2015, at this week’s SEMA Show/Global Tire Expo (booth #40069). The chart serves as a valuable, comprehensive and quick reference guide that technicians can easily navigate to

Application Period Open for Michelin/TIA Scholarship

The application period for the 2016-17 Michelin/TIA Scholarship is now open. The eligibility requirements are as follows: • Applicants must be a dependent child of a current Michelin employee. The employee must have one year of continuous employment as of Jan. 1, 2016. • Applicants must be a senior in high school or current undergraduate

Looking Ahead to 2016

This November, I will be taking over as president of the Tire Industry Association (TIA), a role in which I am truly honored to serve. With more than 7,500 members, TIA is the largest it has been in its history. But it’s not all about size; it’s about the strength of the association and how