TIA Sets Dates for 7 ATS Tour Locations

Bowie, MD - The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has dates set for 7 of its 2014 ATS Training Tour locations.  The schedule is as follows:

February 4-8 – Charlotte, NC

March 4-8 – Sarasota, FL

March 25-28 – Houston, TX

May 20-23 – Minneapolis, MN

June 24-27 – Denver, CO

August 5-7 – Chicago, IL

September 16-19 – Cincinnati, OH

The ATS Tour will also be visiting the following cities with specific dates still to be announced:  Anchorage, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Boston, Tallahassee, and Los Angeles. 

These 4-day, in-depth classroom and hands-on training classes educate tire technicians on the proper safety procedures and guidelines for servicing passenger and light truck tire and wheel assemblies.  It also includes a full day of instruction on Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS). Classes are generally held at local community and technical colleges. 

The 2014 ATS Tour Sponsors to date include: 31 Inc., American Tire Distributors (ATD), ATEQ Corp., Bartec USA, Counteract Balancing Beads, Ken-Tool, Mighty Auto Parts, Modern Tire Dealer, Mohawk Rubber, Myers Tire Supply, Patch Rubber Co., REDI-Sensor, REMA Tip Top, Rubber, Inc., Standard Motor Products, Team Torque, Inc. and Tuffy Manufacturing.

For registration, please visit www.tireindustry.org or contact Christine Hoogenboom at choogenboom@tireindustry.org or 800-876-8273 ext. 106.

About TIA:
The Tire Industry Association, with a 90 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.

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