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TMC tackles technician mentoring

Task force day for the S.16 Service Provider study group at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting Monday in Nashville began with a lively discussion about technician mentoring. Led by TA/Petro’s Homer Hogg, the S.16 Mentor Development task force is still in its infancy. The goal, Hogg says, is to build an RP ...

Four nab TMC Silver Spark Plugs

The Technology & Maintenance Council has honored four members with its highest honor – the Silver Spark Plug – at this year’s Annual Meeting in ...

Early-bird rates still available for NGVi courses

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) says interested parties can save up to $360 by signing up early for its upcoming training programs in Kenosha, Wis. NGVi will offer its NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety Training and CNG Fuel System Inspector Training courses in Kenosha from March 31 ...

CVSN announces keynote speaker for 2015 Aftermarket Distribution Summit

President Dave Willis and the Board of Directors of the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) announce Dennis Conner, known in the Yacht racing world, as "Mr. America's Cup" will be the keynote speaker at the CVSN September Summit in Newport, Rhode Island. The dates for the 2015 Summit are ...

Next Heavy Duty Leadership course set for July

The University of the Aftermarket’s comprehensive leadership development program, Heavy Duty Leadership, will be offered again in 2015. The next class will be held July 12-17, 2015, on Northwood University’s campus in Midland, Mich. Now in its fourth year, Heavy Duty Leadership is open to any early- to mid-career management-track ...

Northwood University praises student involvement at HDAW

In short, the joint effort between GenNext and Northwood University to help ten aftermarket students attend Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) was a complete success. Sponsored by Accuride, Bendix, Betts HD, Hendrickson, Minimizer and the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), the students spend the week assisting event organizers, shadowing ...

Bendix Brake School hits milestone

As the Bendix On-Line Brake School nears completion of its second year, the online technical training site continues to expand its offerings to a growing number of participants. Since March 2013, when Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC established brake-school.com, the training portal has delivered more than 750,000 courses to ...

Timken debuting its Commercial Vehicle Tech Tips at HDAW

The Timken Company is debuting more than a dozen new Commercial Vehicle TechTips at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) today and tomorrow in Las Vegas. Timken will showcase its technical training and products at Booth 700 during the HDAW trade show today and tomorrow. As a technical leader in the ...

Registration still open for Monday’s MERA event

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) will host the next meeting of the MERA CEO Council before the start of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at the Mirage in Las Vegas. The agenda features an executive insight session on managing ...

University of the Aftermarket Foundation unveils new logo

The University of the Aftermarket Foundation has introduced a new logo. “The University of the Aftermarket Foundation has seen great success in recent years, setting fundraising records and awarding more scholarships than ever before,” says Tim Lee, chairman of the foundation. “The time has come to update the foundation ...