TIA Announces New Class Location for the 2018 CTS Instructor 400 Training Tour

(Bowie, MD) – The Tire Industry Association (TIA), a leader in tire safety, will bring the 2018 CTS Instructor 400 Training Tour to the Chicago area in November. These 4-day classes cover all aspects of medium/heavy truck tire service, and will teach all students how to instruct a 300 Level Certified Technician Course in the field.

  • Location and Dates: Chicago, IL – November 27th – 30th
  • Location: Intermodal Mechanic Training Institute (IMTI)
  • Address: 6880 River Road, Suites 3-4, Hodgkins, IL 60525

The Certified CTS Program covers all aspects of commercial tire service including OSHA Standards, mounting/demounting, wheel installation and torque, road service, balance and repair. Students will physically mount and demount a tire, as well as install and remove a wheel assembly from the truck using impact and torque wrenches.

IMTI is a provider of specialized training service the freight transportation industry with primary focus on intermodal mechanic trade skill sets, continuing education, distance e-learning and customized onsite training for intermodal operators.

“IMTI is working to develop transportation trade skills in a way that ensures safety while creating job opportunities and employer training efficiencies,” said Tuesday Monts and Jenny Johnson, Founders of IMTI. “This partnership with TIA to offer Certified CTS Instructor training is an important piece of our overall mission.”

Classes begin at 1:00 pm EST on the first day. However, if you have less than 2 years of experience servicing truck tires, then you can sign up for the early session on Tuesday from 8:00 am – noon. Classes are also offered at training facilities in Denver, Baltimore, and Dallas on different dates. Within a week of registering, you will receive an email confirmation from TIA. Full Training Tour Schedule.

To register and receiver more information, including training facility addresses, please visit: www.tireindustry.org or contact Chris Hoogenboom at choogenboom@tireindustry.org | 800.876.8372 x 106.


About Tire Industry Association: The Tire Industry Association (TIA), with a 98-year history representing all segments of the national and international tire industry, is the leading advocate, as well as, instructor in technical training of tire service technicians. For more information, visit www.tireindustry.org or call 800-876-8372.