Equipment and Tool Institute (ETI)

Farmington Hills, MI 48331

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About Equipment and Tool Institute (ETI)

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37899 W. 12 Mile Road
Suite A-220
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
United States of America
http://www.etools.org
248-656-5080

More Info on Equipment and Tool Institute (ETI)

Founded in 1947, the Equipment and Tool Institute is a trade association of automotive tool and equipment manufacturers and technical information providers. ETI’s mission is to advance the vehicle service industry by providing technical data and open dialog between the manufacturers of transportation products, government regulators, and the providers of tools, equipment, and service information.

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Industry News

Repair shop owners discuss recent industry trends during ToolTech 2022

May 18, 2022
The 75th-anniversary event brought together thought leaders in the automotive repair industry to discuss current trends and how suppliers can best serve the repair community.
Industry News

Equipment and Tool Institute announces 2020-2021 Officers and Directors

June 2, 2020
Robert Vogt of IOSiX has been elected board president for the 2020-2021 term.
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Industry News

Registration opens for the AMRA, ETI, and NASTF combined 2020 spring meeting

This collaboration is designed to better serve the associations' members and enhance the value of the meetings.
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Brian Plott, Eti Executive Director
Industry News

ETI names new executive director

April 2, 2019
ETI has named Brian Plott as Executive Director, effective immediately.
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Equipment and Tool Institute announces new officers and directors

May 8, 2018
ETI is a trade association of automotive tool and equipment manufacturers and technical information providers.
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Automakers recognized for supporting ETI and the aftermarket

July 13, 2017
Toyota Motor Sales receives three of the four first-ever Automaker Awards from the Equipment and Tool Institute.
Industry News

Equipment and Tool Institute selects 2017-18 officers and board members

May 9, 2017
The Equipment and Tool Institute is a trade association of automotive tool and equipment manufacturers and technical information providers.
Industry News

Registration open for ToolTech 2017 conference

Jan. 19, 2017
Attendees come to ToolTech to network with industry insiders, peers, OEM personnel, National Account personnel, and meet with key companies in the marketplace.
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ETI honors John Wiedmann with prestigious Founder’s Award

May 16, 2016
The ETI Founder’s Award was established in 1985 to honor those individuals who have made numerous important contributions to the Institute. It is given when deserved and is not...
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Training and Resources

ETI announces new officers and board members

May 2, 2016
Equipment and Tool Institute (ETI) announces new officers and board members for 2016-17.

Articles & News

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Brian Plott, executive director at ETI welcoming everyone to the first day of presentations.
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Pioneers in a changing industry

May 2, 2023
This year’s ToolTech event provided attendees with valuable information on a variety of industry-focused topics.
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ETI ToolTech 2022 – Staying top dog in the industry

May 9, 2022
This year’s ToolTech event offered a variety of industry-focused presentations providing valuable information for all.
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ETI 2017 ToolTech highlights training, technology and industry priorities

The annual conference, open to all industry segments, presented many emerging technologies and their implications.
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Need for auto aftermarket cooperation highlighted at ETI Tool Tech

May 10, 2013
While the economy slowly recovers the automotive aftermarket predicts growth.
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Diagnostics and Drivability

Unauthorized diagnostic tools harm the aftermarket’s integrity; do your part to raise awareness

May 1, 2013
It’s hard to understand why anyone, particularly a professional, would take a gamble on an unauthorized diagnostic tool. But peruse some aftermarket forums and you see there’s...
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How to utilize service information resources

Oct. 8, 2012
The right information system can be the key to unlocking profitability and success in your shop
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Equipment & Tool Institute offers new membership incentive

Sept. 25, 2012
The Equipment & Tool Institute (ETI) will waive membership dues for one year for those who attend two of ETI’s three major events in 2013.

Videos & Resources

ETI members gathered at the ToolTech 2023 welcome reception at the picturesque Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico.
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Photo Gallery: ETI ToolTech 2023

April 24, 2023
The 2023 ETI ToolTech event was held April 17-19 at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico.
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Video Network

Video: Emerging tire technologies

May 12, 2022
In this video, PTEN Associate Editor, Emily Markham, talks with Kristen Thompson, a Goodyear data engineer, about key takeaways for technicians and shop owners on her presentation...
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Photo Gallery: ETI ToolTech 2022

May 10, 2022
The 2022 ETI ToolTech was held May 2-4 at the Coronado Island Marriott in Coronado, Calif.
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How will the increasing complexity of vehicles impact the automotive aftermarket?

June 27, 2017
This whitepaper provides details on telematics, advanced driver assistance systems, next-generation exhaust systems, turbo engines, 48V electrical systems, P2 hybrids, and more...
Greg Potter of DG Technologies, left, welcomes Charlie Gorman of ETI to his booth at the 2014 Tool Tech Product Showcase.
Training and Resources

ToolTech 2014 explores key technology trends

May 7, 2014
Annual ETI conference draws 130 professionals to Sonoma, Calif.
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Training and Resources

VSP News: Industry Insights, Episode 6 - Technician Training and Licensing

May 9, 2013
It’s been a hot topic on VehcileServicePros.com: Technician licensing. Reviewing the comments made by your peers and sharing the latest online poll results. Are you for or against...

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Training and Resources

ETI hires Rick Matz as technical manager

April 5, 2016
“Rick will bring us additional technical resources with his extensive background in automotive communications. His recent experience with our expanding telematics space is a big...
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The Equipment and Tool Institute surveys automotive repair facilities for Service and Repair Capability market research study

Feb. 25, 2016
In an effort to bring new and improved equipment and tools to the marketplace, The Equipment and Tool Institute (ETI) has launched a series of Market Research Projects.
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Equipment and Tool Institute relocates corporate headquarters

June 4, 2015
The new office in the metropolitan Detroit area will allow ETI to strengthen its ties to the local automotive community.
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Equipment and Tool Institute announces 2015-2016 officers and directors

May 6, 2015
ETI congratulates the new officers and board members on their election to office for 2015-2016.
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ETI's ToolTech 2015 provides networking opportunities for industry professionals

April 22, 2015
The Equipment and Tool Institute's ToolTech conference provided an opportunity to attend informative industry-focused presentations and take away valuable information about the...
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ETI launches market research study on new car buying preferences of customers

March 26, 2015
In an effort to assist its members in having the latest market information and bringing new and improved equipment and tools to the marketplace, the Equipment and Tool Institute...
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Speaker topics, lineup announced for ToolTech 2015

March 9, 2015
The speaker lineup for ToolTech 2015 is being finalized and built around this year's theme, "The Connected Vehicle: Opportunities and Challenges."
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Record high membership level reported for the Equipment and Tool Institute

Feb. 2, 2015
Some of ETI’s membership benefits include access to OEM Technical Data, industry advocacy and involvement, access to industry information, group forums, market research, ETI events...
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The Equipment and Tool Institute names Greg Potter new executive manager

Nov. 4, 2014
Potter has been actively involved in ETI since 1985, holding many positions within the organization, including three terms on the Board of Directors.The Equipment and Tool Institute...
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Equipment and Tool Institute call for candidates for executive manager position

July 14, 2014
Reporting to the board of directors, the executive manager will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for ETI staff, programs and execution of its mission.
Training and Resources

ToolTech 2014 probes automotive hot button issues

May 2, 2014
Equipment and Tool Institute event examines connected vehicles and other topics in Sonoma, Calif.
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ToolTech to focus on 'connected car,' names speakers

April 18, 2014
ToolTech to be April 28 to May 1 in Sonoma, Calif.
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ETI names speakers for ToolTech 2014 in Sonoma, Calif.

April 9, 2014
ToolTech to focus on connected car April 28 to May 1 in Sonoma, Calif.
Industry News

Equipment and Tool Institute offers meeting and event service

Nov. 12, 2013
Service covers all aspects of meeting and event planning.
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Blogs

Consumers driving less? Research isn’t conclusive and aftermarket prospects remain strong

May 15, 2013
Fewer miles driven hasn't translated to less aftermarket spending.
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VISION 2013 meeting to address telematics March 8 in Overland Park, Kan.

Equipment & Tool Institute executive director to present results of telematics survey.
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Equipment and Tool Institute launches J-2534 market research study

Jan. 24, 2013
ETI is surveying automotive repair facilities in an effort to find out more about their familiarity with and use of flash reprogramming tools and any new information involved ...
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Equipment & Tool Institute ToolTech conference to be April 23 to 25, 2013 in San Diego, Calif.

Jan. 11, 2013
Aftermarket professionals can network with OEMs, tool and equipment companies, distributors and others.
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The Equipment and Tool Institute supports industry adoption of R1234yf

Oct. 26, 2012
ETI claims the refrigerant has been tested extensively.
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Identifix hires Richard Gunderson as vice president, business development

Oct. 3, 2012
Gunderson to oversee implementation of Identifix’s long-term strategic business plan.
Industry News

ETI seeks speakers for ToolTech 2013

Sept. 6, 2012
Equipment and Tool Institute is looking for 30-minute and 60-minute presentations and moderators for roundtable discussions and workshops for the April 23-25, 2013 show.
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Equipment and Tool Institute announces new directors

Aug. 15, 2012
Robert Vogt and Zachary Parker are chosen to join the Equipment and Tool Institute board of directors
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ETI ToolTech 2012 conference a success

May 2, 2012
Event draws more than 100 professionals from over 40 companies to this year’s ToolTech 2012 in Palm Springs,Calif.
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ETI launches A/C market research study

Jan. 11, 2012
ETI is surveying automotive repair facilities in an effort to find out more about their familiarity with different types of A/C service, equipment and trends.