The image shows a CRC Automotive UTI classroom. There is an instructor standing in front of the class, with 12 people sitting at tables and facing the instructor.

As part of a partnership with Universal Technical Institute (UTI), CRC Industries will supply all UTI locations with a variety of products from its chemical brands, including CRC, SmartWasher, Sta-Lube, K&W, and Weld-Aid. Additionally, CRC will provide product training materials and workshops to UTI students and instructors.

John Dodson, UTI Vice President of Business Alliances, said, “We are extremely excited about the partnership between CRC Industries and UTI. The technicians we train are in high demand, and CRC’s partnership gives our students the opportunity to work with the tools they’ll use on the job, in the real world. We look forward to working with CRC to support UTI students as they train for good jobs and rewarding careers in the transportation industry.”

CRC offers a broad range of application-specific chemicals and service solutions for automotive, diesel, marine, welding and industrial maintenance and repair. According to Scott Grey, president of CRC Industries, “UTI is known for providing state-of-the-industry programs and education, and we are privileged to have CRC products used in their classrooms and labs and for facilities maintenance at their campuses. It’s extremely rewarding to see our products in the hands of students as they are developing their skills as the next generation of technicians.”

In January, CRC launched its first sponsored classrooms at UTI’s Exton, Pennsylvania campus and its NASCAR Tech campus in Mooresville, North Carolina. CRC plans to roll out three additional sponsored classrooms this year. The rooms showcase some of the company’s best-known products including CRC Brakleen Brake Parts Cleaner, CRC Knock’er Loose® Penetrating Solvent and the CRC SmartWasher® Bioremediating Parts Washing System.

About CRC
CRC Industries, Inc. ( is the global leader in the production of specialty chemicals for the do-it-yourselfer and maintenance professional, serving the automotive, industrial, electrical, marine, heavy truck, hardware and aviation markets. CRC global trademarked brands include CRC, K&W, MaryKate, SmartWasher, Sta-Lube, and Weld-Aid.

About Universal Technical Institute, Inc.
With more than 200,000 graduates in its 53-year history, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI) is the nation’s leading provider of technical training for automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, and marine technicians, and offers welding technology and computer numerical control (CNC) machining programs. The company has built partnerships with industry leaders, outfits its state-of-the-industry facilities with current technology, and delivers training that is aligned with employer needs. Through its network of 13 campuses nationwide, UTI offers post-secondary programs under the banner of several well-known brands, including Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute (MMI) and NASCAR Technical Institute (NASCAR Tech). The company is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. For more information, visit

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