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TIA Adds ATS Class for Women Only

The Tire Industry Association will host a Certified Automotive Tire Service (ATS) Advanced Instructor Training Course for women only. The course, set for Oct. 6-9 at ISN Phoenix Conference and Training Center in Phoenix, Ariz., marks the first time TIA has held a training course specifically for female tire professionals. “One of my goals as

Four Seats Open on TIA Board of Directors

TIA is accepting nominations for four open seats on the 2015-2016 TIA Board of Directors. Those on TIA’s board serve for three-year terms and may be re-elected to serve two additional, three-year terms, said the association. Any TIA member in good standing or an official representative of an industry association may recommend candidates to the

2015 Tire Industry Hall of Fame Nominations Open

TIA is accepting nominations for the 2015 Tire Industry Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is open to individuals in the tire industry, including manufacturers, inventors, publishers, equipment suppliers, tire association executives, tire dealers, tire and rubber recyclers, and retreaders. The Hall of Fame may be awarded posthumously. Inductees are chosen based on the

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TIA Adds Training Date to ATS Tour

The Tire Industry Association added an additional date to its Certified Automotive Training Service (ATS) Instructor class tour. The additional course will be hosted in Seattle from Oct. 13 through 16 at Green River Community College. The Certified ATS Instructor Program is a four-day in-depth classroom and hands-on class that industry professionals must successfully complete

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TIA Introduces Certified ETS Program

The Tire Industry Association introduced an all-new certified Earthmover Tire Service (ETS) training program during its OTR Tire Conference in Tucson, Ariz. The program will follow the same “train the trainer” model that has been successfully used in its commercial tire service (CTS) and automotive programs, according to Kevin Rohlwing, senior vice president of training

TIA Trained More than 8,000 Last Year

The Tire Industry Association trained more than 8,000 tire technicians and instructors in 2014. “For the second year in a row, we trained an average of 22 tire personnel per day, not including those trained using our online university,” said Kevin Rohlwing, TIA senior vice president of training. “Although we are extremely pleased with these

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TIA Boyer Briefs CTDA On Transportation Bill

TIA President Freda Pratt-Boyer of Purcell Tire stopped by the third annual California Tire Dealers Association (CTDA) New Year Luncheon presented by 1-800 EveryRim.com – OEM Wheels and Yokohama Tire Corp., which was held on Jan. 15. CTDA reported that 71 tire and wheel industry members attended the event held at the Dal Rae Restaurant

TIA Accepting Nominations for Women’s Spotlight

The Tire Industry Association is seeking nominations for “Women to Watch in the Tire Industry,” an upcoming special section in the association’s quarterly magazine. The section is designed to highlight achievements of women in the tire industry. The special section is part of TIA President Freda Pratt-Boyer goal to showcase women’s accomplishments in the tire

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TIA Releases FTS Training Dates

The Tire Industry Association will host two hands-on Basic Farm Tire Service (FTS) training classes in 2015. The first class, sponsored by Tandem Tire, will take place April 7-9, 2015, in Maquoketa, Iowa. The second, sponsored by Dawson Tire & Wheel, is scheduled for Sept. 1-3, 2015 in Gothenburg, Neb. The Basic FTS class, a

TIA/Michelin Scholarship Deadline Approaching

The deadline for the Michelin/Tire Industry Association Scholarship is Jan. 21, 2015. The scholarship program is open to both part-time employees and dependent children of full-time employees at TIA member tire dealers. Applicants must be a high school senior planning to pursue a post-secondary education at an accredited two- or four-year college or vocational technical

TIA Releases 2014 CTS Instructor Training Schedule

The Tire Industry Association has announced dates for its 2015 Certified Commercial Tire Service (CTS) Instructor Training and Certification Classes in Baltimore, Md. and Denver, Colo. TIA’s CTS instructor course is designed to train the trainer. The class combines classroom and hands-on demonstrations and covers all aspects of truck tire and wheel servicing including OSHA

Roy Littlefield Speaking at Pennsylvania Association’s 2015 Meeting

Roy Littlefield, the Tire Industry Association’s government affairs manager, will be guest speaker for the Tire Dealers Association of Western Pennsylvania first meeting of 2015. The meeting is scheduled for Jan. 14, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn – Southpointe in Canonsburg, Pa. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with a cash bar and social