TIA opens registration for 2nd week of free training webinars

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The Tire Industry Association has opened registrations for the second week of Automotive Tire Service (ATS) webinars focusing on the topic of Demounting, Mounting and Inflation.

These sessions will take place three times daily from Tuesday, May 26 through Thursday, May 28, 2020. Registration for week two is now open at https://www.tireindustry.org/automotive-tire-service-webinars.

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TIA Board Nomination Deadline Extended to May 22

BOWIE, Md. – The deadline for submitting nominations for four positions on the 2020-2021 Tire Industry Association (TIA) board of directors has been extended to Friday, May 22, 2020, at 5 p.m. EDT.

Newly elected board members will serve three-year terms and may be re-elected to two additional three-year terms. New board members will be installed during the TIA Annual Membership Meeting, Nov. 2, 2020, in Las Vegas, prior to the start of the Global Tire Expo/SEMA Show.

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TIA/GfK webinar: How COVID-19 is impacting the US tire retail industry?

As COVID-19 is transforming the tire marketplace, GfK’s POS retail panel provides a near-real-time window onto the effects of the crisis at the cash registers of tire dealers across the country.

On May 6th, the Tire Industry Association will talk with GfK US about its latest findings, including:

  • How has tire sell-out been impacted
  • The effect on tire pricing
  • How different tire segments are faring
  • Trends for Tier 1 brands

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TIA Board of Directors 2020 -2021 Nomination Form

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is now accepting nominations for board service. Any member of TIA or official representative of an industry association may recommend candidates to the Nominating Committee. Nominations must be received at the TIA office no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on Monday May 4, 2020 , for consideration.

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TIA creates coronavirus resources page on website

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BOWIE, Md. — The Tire Industry Association has added a coronavirus (COVID-19) resources page to its websitetireindustry.org.

The COVID-19 page is for use by TIA members and others as they navigate the impact of the pandemic, TIA said.

“TIA created this resources page in response to the high volume of questions we have been getting from members concerned about how new federal and state regulations impact them,” TIA CEO Roy Littlefield said.

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TIA set to clarify provisions of new Coronavirus Legislation

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The just-passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 has generated numerous calls to the Tire Industry Association (TIA) from worried members concerned about how this legislation might impact them.

“This has led to confusion for TIA members as to how the Act applies to them and what the tax ramifications are,” said TIA CEO Roy Littlefield.

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Ustma, Tia urge government to designate vehicle care, maintenance as ‘essential service’

WASHINGTON—As the U.S. responds to the growing COVID-19 pandemic, the USTMA and TIA are among the organizations asking governmental leaders to designate motor vehicle maintenance, repair and service industry as an “essential service.”

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TIA Board of Directors 2020 Nominations

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is now accepting nominations for board service. Any member of TIA or official representative of an industry association may recommend candidates to the Nominating Committee. Nominations must be received at the TIA office no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on Monday May 4, 2020 , for consideration.

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OTR tire conference to feature wide array of speakers

Author Steve Gilliland will discuss how the conscious choices people make every day impact the lives of others during a motivational speech on the final day of the 2020 Off-the-Road Tire Conference, presented by the Tire Industry Association (TIA). …

The program on Feb. 20 will begin with U.S. and Canadian Economic Forecasts presented by TIA’s Kevin Rohlwing, senior vice president of training, and Glenn Maidment, president of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada. An End-User Panel will follow, moderated by Modern Tire Dealer Publisher Greg Smith. Panelists include Robert Smart, procurement category manager, mobile equipment, Martin Marietta, and Lonnie Sullivan, strategic sourcing manager, mobile equipment, Vulcan Materials Co.

 

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Author Steve Gilliland to address 2020 OTR Tire Conference

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The Tire Industry Association announced author Steve Gilliland will speak at the 2020 OTR Tire conference and will discuss how the conscious choices people make every day impact the lives of others in a motivational speech on the final day of the conference.

Titled “Making a Difference,” the speech will detail how to positively influence people in every imaginable way, regardless of position or status. Gilliland’s speech is sponsored by BKT USA Inc.

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