Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket, a leading manufacturer and supplier of OE and aftermarket tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), has announced that its Sales Technical Training Specialist, Sean Lannoo, will join a team of TPMS experts at a special TPMS seminar during the 2018 SEMA Show called, “TPMS at 10.” The educational event, which is sponsored by Tire Industry Association (TIA), will focus on “Understanding Original Equipment TPMS.” It will be held on October 30, 2018 from 10:00am – 11:00am at the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, S115.

Original equipment (OE) TPMS continues to evolve as the new car manufacturers find ways to improve technology and performance. This session will focus on various OE manufacturers and how the TPMS sensors communicate with the vehicle. It will identify some of the necessary procedures and guidelines for maintaining the TPMS and the steps that technicians must take to ensure it functions properly.

Noted speakers for the event also include: Matthew White, Director of Tire Service, Tire Industry Association; Mark J Becker, Assistant General Manager, Pacific Manufacturing Ohio Inc.; and W Devon Rippetoe, Senior Technical Service & Training Representative, Sensata/Schrader Performance Sensors.

Leading TPMS Trainer

Sean Lannoo is a key contributor to Continental’s industry leading aftermarket TPMS program. He travels extensively to provide hands-on technical training at conferences and seminars across the country.

Lannoo has also been a speaker at several educational and training conferences, including the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) training conference, Florida Automotive Dealers Association’s annual training conference, California Automotive Teachers (CAT) training conferences, Technical College System of Georgia Instructors Camp, Virginia Association of Trade and Industrial Educators (VATIE) Professional Development Conference, and the ASE Industry Education Alliance Instructor Training Conference.

Lannoo’s dedication to the tire industry has made him well known throughout the tire market. He has conducted over 300 training seminars and trained over 5,000 technicians, part counter personnel, instructors, and students on TPMS technology and service. Sean Lannoo is a TIA Certified Automotive Tire Service Instructor and holds three ASE Certifications.

Continental is one of the industry’s leading innovators and manufacturers of complete Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, sensors, and service parts as well as passenger and commercial vehicle tires. All VDO branded TPMS replacement parts are made in ISO-certified facilities to the same quality standards as the parts Continental supplies to automakers worldwide.

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