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Keep Learning… #Because I’m a Tech

Rising Technicians, a Tip for Success: Keep Learning by Scott Miller, President & CEO, Interstate Batteries   The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the United States needs at least 120,000 new transportation technicians each year just to meet demand.   The automotive aftermarket is a $277B industry, growing since 2010 and predicted to continue. It’s

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TechForce Foundation Honors Terry Emig’s Legacy

Terry Emig, much-beloved colleague and former director of motorsports and event marketing at Universal Technical Institute (UTI), is also the namesake of TechForce Foundation’s Terry Emig Hero Spirit Award, established in 2017 by his most ardent admirers, Nancy Bruner of Shell Lubricants and Kim McWaters of UTI. Before Terry’s recent and poignant passing, a limited-edition,

WD-40 Company Partners with TechForce Foundation

WD-40 Company Announces Three-Year Partnership With Techforce Foundation   Partnership to support TechForce Foundation’s FutureTech Success® Industry-wide Initiative   SAN DIEGO – May 29, 2018 –  WD-40 Company and TechForce Foundation have teamed up to support TechForce Foundation’s FutureTech Success™ initiative, an industry-wide effort to help solve the technician shortage in America, champion the vehicle

How Trucking is Addressing the Diesel Technician Shortage

This article originally appeared on TruckingInfo.com on May 7, 2018; written by Ronnie Garrett. Ed Chipalowsky is a diesel technology instructor for Monroe Career and Technical Institute in Bartonsville, Pennsylvania. Though at first blush, the words technical institute imply the school solely caters to post high school graduates, Chipalowsky teaches in its high school program

Repairing the Tech Career Pipeline

This article originally appeared on April 13, 2018 in Fixed Ops Business; written by Kelly Beaton. The auto industry is on the verge of major changes, considering the possible disruption that innovations like autonomous vehicles pose. And, Jennifer Maher fears the industry might be ill-equipped to take on such challenges. The cold, hard stats seem

Manheim Partners with TechForce Foundation

Manheim Partners with TechForce Foundation to Support Development of Future Auto Technician Workforce Alliance Aims to Address Shortage of Technicians, Invest in Future Talent   ATLANTA and SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA – April 10, 2018 – With a growing industry shortage of qualified auto technicians, Manheim is partnering with the TechForce Foundation on its FutureTech Success® campaign.

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