The Torque Converter Rebuilding Association is accepting resumes until June 28, 2013 for the following position:
Executive Director/Business Manager: Candidate requirements should include but are not limited to the following:
Candidate must be organized, accessible, punctual, detailed, and creative; Must have the ability to communicate effectively; manage and approve technical articles for TCRA newsletter; manage and provide input and feedback on TCRA website and make modifications to website; assist and source information to build and manage comprehensive and technical library on website; must be point of contact for receiving input for all TCRA members; Oversee membership; handle announcements and inquiries; distribute press releases and advise members of TCRA news; capable of identifying qualified technical resources in the torque converter and automatic transmission remanufacturing industry; manage TCRA elections according to the TCRA bylaws; update and contribute to the board of director meetings and committee meetings as necessary.
25-30 hours/month. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
I am looking for the following equipment. If you have and want to sell/discard, or if you know of someone who is in the market to get rid of the following, please let me know.
Large parts conveyor washer 55 x 60 x 87 pass through
HM-2000 Hub welder or equivalent
AWA2002 Body Welder or equivalent
Super Tank Leak tester or equivalent X2
Computer balancer X2
A103LC Clutch bonding machine X2
Bonder plate support package X2
Thanks in advance,
Mike Cargill, Product Manager
|Friday April 26th : Sponsored by Sonnax|
|7:00 – 7:45||Breakfast opens – Attendees on their own|
|7:45 – 8:00||Check in and board buses|
|8:00 Sharp||Buses depart Equinox for Sonnax|
|9:00||Buses arrive at Sonnax. One bus at 1 Automatic Drive the other bus at 5 Industrial Drive Tours Begin.|
|11:15||Tour groups and buses switch locations, tour resumes|
|1:30||Tour is complete. Buses Depart, box lunch provided to attendees.|
|2:30||Buses Arrive at the Equinox|
|4:00 – 5:00||Members meeting (members only) Bennington Room|
|6:00 – 10:00||Dinner Reception sponsored by Sonnax|
|Saturday April 27th|
|7:00 – 8:00||Sign Ups / Breakfast, Sponsored by WIT|
|8:15 – 8:45||Rodger Bland, ATRA||Success is a Noun!|
|8:45 – 9:30||Bob Warnke, Sonnax||Reviewing the Function and Control of the Converter|
|9:30 – 9:50||Joe Rivera, ProTorque|
|10:00 – 10:20||Break, Sponsored byTrans Specialties|
|10:30 – 11:00||Steve Kowal, Borg Warner||Changing Technologies with Continuous Slip Torque Converter Clutches|
|11:00 -11:45||Paul Consolati, KoyoMarion Nickles||Needle Thrust Bearings in Torque Converter Applications|
|11:55 – 1:00||Lunch, Sponsored by Raybestos Powertrain|
|1:00 – 2:00||Bob Nuttall, Autotech||The Getrag 6DCT470 Dual Clutch Transmission|
|2:00 – 3:00||Scott Halley, Lubrizol||What’s Beneath the Cap?|
|3:00 – 3:15||Bobby Mace, Transmission Digest||Powertrain Aftermarket Trends|
|3:30 – 3:50||Break, Sponsored by G-Cor|
|4:00 – 4:30||Mike Souza, ATRA||Always Blame the Converter First|
|4:30 – 5:15||Ed Lee, Sonnax||Hands-on Converter Repairs|
Times and Speakers subject to change
Thanks to additional sponsors
Valley Hancock Core
G-Cor Automotive Corporation
2100 Refugee Rd
Columbus, Ohio 43207
Ready to plan your trip? Here is your TCRA 2013 to do list.
Below is the important information you will need to plan a successful trip. Continue to monitor the web for developments at www.tcraonline.com
Register for the event – Contact Len Wack at 973-293-8925 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tuition Rates
- First Member Attendees – 250.00
- Additional Member Attendees – 175.00
- Non Member Attendees – 350.00
Event Dates – April 26th and 27th
April 26th 2013 is the Sonnax Tour
April 27th 2013 is the Seminar at the Equinox
Book your Flight – Albany NY is the recommended airport
Arrange Transportation – You will need to provide your own transportation from Albany to the Equinox Resort located at 3567 Main Street, Manchester Village VT 05254
Reserve your room at the Equinox – Individual Reservations: On property Reservations Department is available Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM at 877-854-7625. All Reservations must be guaranteed by a first night room deposit via credit card. A Cancellation fee of one night’s room and tax will be applied to any reservation cancelled less that 21 days prior to arrival. Ask for TCRA Annual Seminar and Meeting.
Take advantage of one of the Equinox Resorts many offerings, schedule your round of golf or Land Rover Experience
Pack your bags and get ready to learn. See you there!
TCRA Platinum Sponsors
Shaw Auto and Core Supply
10″ obsolete Ford converters cores on rebolt, F-29, F-30 or similar.
The Torque Converter Rebuilders Association is happy to announce that TCRA 2013 will take place in Manchester Vermont.This year’s host will be Sonnax. A tour of their state of the art facility in nearby Bellows Falls will take place on April 26th.Arrangements have been made with the Equinox Resort and Spa to be the host Hotel.This luxurious Resort has many attractions, including golf, a Land Rover driving experience, a fly fishing school and much more.Explore their website at www.equinoxresort.com. A special room rate is available until March 15th so plan on booking soon as supplies are limited. Available rooms in the Main Resort are 129.00, the Deluxe Townhouse Kings are 109.00 and the Standard Townhouse Queens are 99.00.Now is the time to mark your calendar for the industry event of the year. On Friday April 26th the event begins with the Sonnax tour as well as the member’s Annual Meeting. On Saturday the 27th a full day of seminars are scheduled with some of the industry’s best speakers. Breaks and a luncheon will be provided as well. In addition to the seminar you will have the opportunity to meet with many of your favorite suppliers. Make sure you don’t miss these opportunities;
Additional information will be appearing soon at www.tcraonline.com .