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BOWIE, Md. (Feb. 14, 2013) — The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced dates for the Baltimore, Boston and Los Angeles portions of its 2014 Certified Automotive Training Service (ATS) Instructor Training Tour.

The dates and locations are:

• Baltimore: May 13-16, Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore.

• Boston: Sept. 9-12, MassBay Community College, Ashland, Mass.

• Los Angeles: Oct. 14-17, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, Calif.

TIA's Certified ATS Instructor Program is a four-day, in-depth classroom and hands-on class that industry professionals must successfully complete in order to train technicians in their workplaces to prepare for certification, TIA said.

To register for an ATS seminar, visit TIA's website, www.tireindustry.org.

For more information, contact Chris Hoogenboom, TIA director of training, at 800-876-8372 ext. 106.

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Titan International and the United Steelworkers union have petitioned the U.S. International Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Commerce seeking relief from OTR tire imports from China, India and Sri Lanka. What’s your opinion?

I wholeheartedly support their action – something needs to be done.
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