TIA Sets Dates for 5 ATS Tour Locations

Bowie, Md. - The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has dates set for 5 of its 2015 Automotive Tire Service (ATS) training tour locations. The schedule is as follows:

February 24-27 – Charlotte, N.C.

May 19-22 - Minneapolis, Minn.

June 23-26 – Denver, Colo.

July 14-16 – Chicago, Ill. (3 days only)

September 22-25 – Baltimore, Md.

The ATS Tour will also be visiting the following cities with specific dates still to be announced:  San Diego, Calif., Wasilla, Alaska, Portland, Maine, Seattle, Wash., Cincinnati, Ohio, Sarasota, Fla., and Phoenix, Ariz.

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 2015 ATS Tour Sponsors to date include: 31 Inc., American Tire Distributors (ATD), ATEQ Corp., Bartec USA, Counteract Balancing Beads, Modern Tire Dealer, REDI-Sensor, REMA Tip Top, Rubber, Inc., Schrader International, Standard Motor Products, TMR and Tuffy Manufacturing.

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