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We would like to thank the following organizations for their sponsorship of this year's Automotive Training Expo:
Advance Auto Parts
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts, Inc., the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serves both the professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. Advance operates over 5,200 stores, over 100 Worldpac branches and serves approximately 1,300 independently owned Carquest branded stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada. Advance employs approximately 74,000 Team Members.
Advance Auto Parts works hard to create an environment of honesty, integrity, mutual trust and dedication. Since our founding by Arthur Taubman in 1932, these values haven’t changed.
- Inspire and build the self-confidence and success of every Team Member.
- Serve our customers better than anyone else – help them succeed.
- Grow the business and profitability with integrity.
Autmotive Training Institute ATI
Since 1980, we've been helping independent auto repair and collision repair shop owners improve their businesses and their lives, with proven, measurable and field-tested strategies and practices. Through the hard work of our wonderful and very talented associates, ATI has grown into the leading coaching and consulting automotive management company in the world, with more than 1,300 active members who represent the best shops in the US and Canada.
We want our clients to be happy and achieve their dreams. Dreams are usually different for each person and at ATI we understand those differences. No matter what type of shop owner you are at this point in your life, we understand you.
Autologic Diagnostics, Inc.
Autologic is the world leader in shop technology since 2000. Our goal is to enable customers to handle more vehicle repairs, more efficiently and profitably. We continuously invest in our software, systems and technical support to ensure that we always offer the most advanced solution – taking you all the way from accurate fault diagnosis, through to successful repair with minimum fuss and maximum speed.
BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY
Automotive Repair’s Connection to Customers. Professional Grade – Increase revenue by 35-45% – starting in the next 10 days with auto repair software that provides digital multi-point inspection tools, advanced appointment scheduling, service upgrading technology, and way more. Produce far better results – with less effort on your part!
Bosch Automotive Aftermarket
Bosch develops and delivers professional training programs that help busy professionals stay competitive. With vehicle technologies becoming increasingly advanced, high-tech training is more essential than ever for qualified technicians. Our automotive technology program provides the knowledge and skills you need. Using the latest equipment, you'll learn how to diagnose, service, repair and troubleshoot domestic and foreign cars.
The mission of Carquest Technical Institute is to conduct world-class training for professional technicians and automotive repair facility owners. CTI's instructors have over 400+ years experience and are dedicated to delivering challenging, yet entertaining courses that are non-biased and practical in their approach.
Worldpac Training Institute has over 40 years experience in the wholesale only aftermarket and offers more than 100,000 part numbers at one source for over 40 import and domestic car lines. They import and distribute original equipment and quality replacement automotive parts to over 30,000 specialty import and domestic centers serviced by 90+ branch locations in North America. Worldpac Training Institute (WTI) world class program assists customers in growing and increasing the profitability of their business through education.
For more than a century, Federated Insurance has provided peace of mind to business owners through valued insurance protection.
Federated’s national headquarters is located in Owatonna, Minnesota. It also operates a regional office in Phoenix, Arizona, and several service offices throughout the country. Federated has more than 2,300+ employees and is licensed in 49 states and the District of Columbia.
Federated specializes in business insurance for selected industries, including:
- Auto Dealers
- Auto Parts Stores
- Auto Service and Repair
- Building Material Dealers
- Cabinet and Custom Woodworking Shops
- Convenience Store Operators
- Farm, Dairy, and Industrial Equipment Dealers
- Funeral Services
- Grocery Stores
- Jewelry Retailers
- Machining, Plastics, and Tooling
- Motorcycle and Powersports Dealers
- Petroleum Marketers and Transport
- Retail and Wholesale Operations
- Tire Dealers
Today, hundreds of trade associations and industry organizations recommend one or more of Federated's programs.
The company is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company®. For the latest rating, access www.ambest.com.
Hunter Engineering Company
Hunter’s award-winning research and development team of mechanical, electrical and software engineers is responsible for hundreds of patented and exclusive features that make Hunter products the most productive under car service equipment available.
Hunter’s commitment to sustainability is demonstrated through quality assurance, recycling programs, helping customers make informed, environmentally-friendly decisions, and continuously enhancing green initiatives for a healthier and cleaner world.
Hybrid Automotive has been specializing in Hondas and Toyotas since 1999 and we’ve built well over 2,500 Prolong® Battery Systems. Each one is a labor of love, and every detail is obsessed over. All our chargers are internally fused and include our Patent Pending hybrid battery cooling circuitry for the safest, most effective charge you’ll find anywhere.
Instant starts and better acceleration. Superior ingredients mean superior performance. All Prolong Battery Systems are built with high quality Mean Well internal power supplies. We use positive lock CPC connectors, aircraft-grade 300 volt wiring, durable PET sleeving, and self-cooling cases. It all adds up to a more confident ride.
O'Reilly Auto Parts
O'Reilly Automotive intends to be the dominant supplier of auto parts in our market areas by offering our retail customers, professional installers, and jobbers the best combination of price and quality provided with the highest possible service level.
In order to accomplish this mission, O'Reilly will provide a benefit and compensation plan that will attract and keep the kind of people that will enable the Company to reach its goals of growth and success.
Parts & People Northwest Edition - Official Media Sponsor
RLO Training brings relevant and quality training to the auto repair industry. RLO Training works with shop owners to transform the future of the auto repair industry by raising the standard in service and management.
Customers receive better service, technicians earn better pay, and shop owners develop smoother operations and a more profitable business.
Over the past thirty-two years, RLO Training and ASA Northwest have worked together to provide training that strengthens the industry. Dan Gilley says "We believe success comes to those who understand how to get results," and working with ASA Northwest empowers shop owners to be successful and get those results.
The Group Training Academy
The Group Training Academy offers:
Advanced Technical Training - ASE Test Prep, Hybrids, Diesel, Management, HVAC and Diagnostic training and testing.
Sales & Product Training - Product tutorials, marketing videos, and training content produced by aftermarket manufacturers.
Over 500 hours of streaming video with new content added monthly!
- View reports on course progress and quizzes
- Access anytime, anywhere. Online availability provides technicians 24/7 access to complete course content and reporting measurements anywhere, anytime.
- Complete ASE Study Courses. Study for ASE certification exams online with comprehensive test prep courses with video.
- Comprehensive and interactive content. Including video, animations and quizzes