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The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) officially opened its new headquarters and LiftLab in Cortland, New York, on Oct. 12. The 8,500-square-foot facility is more than four times larger than the organization’s previous Cortland office. In addition to office and conference space, it features a modern classroom and 12 installed light-duty and heavy-duty vehicle lifts for hands-on training.
Cortland, New York (Oct. 17, 2017) – The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) officially opened its new headquarters and LiftLab in Cortland, New York, on Oct. 12, with a grand opening celebration attended by ALI members, lift inspectors, suppliers and other guests from the vehicle lift and workplace...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., October 16, 2017 – I-CAR is introducing an informative new hot-topic industry discussion audio series through internet podcasts. The monthly series of podcasts, called Driving the Conversation, includes informative and engaging discussions from industry thought leaders on...
Farmington Hills, Mich. – Gabriel® (Ride Control, LLC), the inventor and industry leader in automotive ride control technology, announces the launch of their Gabriel website training menu. Gabriel is introducing a series of training options as an expansion of their Answerman technical service...
GLENDALE, CA - The Management Success fall convention attracted hundreds of independently owned repair shops from the United States and Canada to the Pomona Fairplex in Pomona, California, on September 22-24. The event kicked off on Friday morning with a welcoming speech by Robert Spitz, senior...
NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Oct. 12, 2017 — The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com) knows that tricks of the trade help automotive techs solve everyday problems with ease. That’s why we created two new training videos just in time for the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas,...
Prosser, Washington, October 10, 2017 - As one of the earliest supporters of the Repairer Driven Education (RDE) series and OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit during the SEMA Show, 2017 marks the 7th year that PPG has demonstrated its commitment to industry advancement as the highest-level...
LEESBURG, Virginia, October 6, 2017 – The Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC) is pleased to announce the 2017 winners of the prestigious ATMC National Excellence in Training Awards, naming the submission by Motor Coach Industries as the Grand Award winner, with awards also going to a...
At the 2017 WorldSkills final, the automotive refinish contenders will compete using Glasurit premium brand products exclusively.
SOUTHFIELD, MI October 04, 2017 -- To support up-and-coming automotive refinish spray painters and young talent, BASF's Coatings division is a global sponsor of the WorldSkills International association until at least 2019. “As a sponsor of the WorldSkills competition, BASF Automotive Refinish...
Cassandra March, assistant product manager at Carter Fuel Systems
Logansport, Ind. – October 3, 2017 – Carter Fuel Systems assistant product manager, Cassandra Marsh, will be featured on an upcoming, October 6th episode of Technician Academy’s new podcast series. Available on Technician Academy’s website, the series focuses on educating technicians by...
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