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The changing face of tech candidates

This is the second of a two-part series on the diesel technician shortage.  A bright spot in the technician shortage is that more and more job seekers are realizing that becoming a diesel technician offers a stable career with good pay. No longer are admission offices filled only with ...

New class graduates from University of the Aftermarket

Leadership 2.0, the University of the Aftermarket’s automotive aftermarket Leadership Development Program, concluded on Friday, April 11, 2014 with a ...

Dorman rolling out ‘Dorman University’ training platform

Dorman Products has launched its new training platform, Dorman University, which the company says provides Web-based access to product training related to Dorman’s categories and product offerings for all channels of the aftermarket. After visiting www.DormanUniversity.com and enrolling in the free program, students can begin select from a wide variety of available course ...

Bendix brake-school surpasses 16k users

In just less than 12 months, brake-school.com, the on-line training site from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, has served more than 16,000 registered users. Bendix opened access to its knowledge database and technical resources in March 2013, and brake-school.com covers all aspects of electronics and air brake maintenance, including courses ...

Karmak produces fleet consolidation advice paper

Karmak has released a document showcasing helpful tips and best practices for handling fleet consolidation within your customer base. Written by Jason Goby, product owner at Karmak, the document covers five areas where aftermarket businesses can be affected by fleet consolidation, and the best steps for those businesses to ...

Bendix to hold training courses

Bendix announces Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) attendees looking to sharpen their truck preventive maintenance skills will benefit from attending the 2014 Bendix Tech Talk Series at this year’s event. In its fourth year, the popular Tech Talk Series features Bendix product and service experts offering how-to demonstrations, interactive question-and-answer ...

University of the Aftermarket to present Aftermarket 101 program in June

The University of the Aftermarket will present its annual “Aftermarket 101” program June 10-11, 2014 at Federal-Mogul’s headquarters in Southfield, Mich. The University says the program is specifically created for new employees in the automotive or heavy-duty aftermarket and will provide a better understanding of the industry, its structure ...

Aftermarket a hot topic at TMC

With more than 100 task force meetings scheduled, the aftermarket was bound to find its way into a couple discussions on Monday at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting in Nashville. But once meetings kicked off the aftermarket proved to be a hot topic, taking precedence in ...

TMD Friction announces dates for brake training class

TMD Friction has released a 2014 schedule of its brake training classes. TMD says the classes will be held May 14, Aug. 13 and Nov. 12, 2014 at TMD’s location in Michigan. The one-day class is free to attend, and interested parties can sign up by contacting John Thompson ...

TMC releases tire conditions analysis guide

The Retread Tire Association (RTA) announces the fourth edition of the Radial Tire Conditions Analysis Guide is now available. Produced by the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC), the Retread Tire Association says the book is the most comprehensive tire analysis guide in the industry. It is filled with more ...