Federated Member Hovis Auto & Truck Supply celebrated the grand opening of its Hovis Technical Training Center with an open house March 23-24 at the Mercer, Pa. facility.
The open house featured a business management course entitled “More Profits and More Cash for My Automotive Repair Business,” conducted by Mike Allen, vice president, Federated Auto Parts.
Manufacturer representatives and training partners from key suppliers were in attendance to speak with Hovis customers about new products and upcoming training to be held at the center. The event brought in over 200 customers to tour the 10,000 sq. ft. hands-on training facility.
Since opening in November 2011, the Hovis Technical Training Center has trained over 550 customers.
“We are excited to see our training center grow so quickly and to be a part of bringing the newest technology and techniques in the automotive repair, coatings and heavy duty industries to our customers and employees,” said Curt Hovis, vice president of Hovis Auto & Truck Supply.