MASSILLON, Ohio (Aug. 16, 2006) — Tim Dietz, account manager and technical sales for Standards Testing Laboratories Inc. (STL), has been elected to the Wheel & Tire Council (WTC) Select Committee of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA).
The council, comprising manufacturers, distributors, retailers, installers, service providers and publications from both the wheel and tire industries, is dedicated to addressing the challenges facing this market segment, according to STL. In recent years, the WTC has been an instrumental part of creating wheel installation guidelines, educating the public on tire pressure monitoring system regulations and passage of wheel testing standards.
The Select Committee is an elected group of leaders who meet three times a year to conduct business on behalf of the council and initiates policy.
Mr. Dietz has worked for STL for 17 years and is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). He has helped develop several tire and wheel test procedures for a number of industries.