Don't miss the Friday morning general session at MACS 2020 Training Event and Trade Show-like a global town hall meeting for the industry!


Join all the MACS 2020 Training Event attendees on Friday morning at 8am as they gather for what amounts to a global town hall meeting at the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, TN

Featured speakers include Chenise Farquharson of the U.S. EPA who will update everyone on the Agency’s current SNAP regulations and activities impacting the mobile air conditioning industry.

Michael R. Ingvardsen of Nissens Automotive A/S will discuss the state of the mobile A/C industry in Europe. With increased focus on fuel economy and exhaust levels of cars in Europe, A/C systems have been developed and improved at a pace not seen before. EU demand for manufacturers to improve range have also had serious impacts.

Also presenting is Jose Miguel Diaz Sastre of Sanden International, Europe who will address electrification of the motor vehicle and the impacts that will have on the A/C technician, including how powertrain cooling systems work, their differences to what we currently see in today’s vehicles, service tips and pitfalls.

To register for the MACS 2020 Training Event and Trade Show call the MACS office at 215-631-7020 X 0 or visit our website at this link.

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MACS 2020 Trade Show will be on Friday, February 21 from 10am-4pm in Nashville, TN


In 1980, a group of diverse automotive business owners decided they needed to network, share information, further commerce and most importantly train technicians to make competent repairs. To do this they formed a trade association called the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide. 40 years later MACS is still here, changing, growing and adapting to new technologies and show casing the best of mobile A/C parts, tools, equipment, chemicals and technology at our annual Trade Show.

Don’t miss MACS Training Event and Trade Show, February 19-22, 2020 and Trade Show day is on Friday, February 21 from 10am-4pm in the Ryman Exhibition Hall B-1 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Click here for the Trade Show Buyer’s Guide.

Register now and save time! Click here to see all the information about MACS 2020 Training Event and Trade Show! Call the MACS office at 215-631-7020 X 0.

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2020 mobile A/C buyer's guide and exhibitor list in MACS February 2020 issue of ACTION magazine


A large part of the mission of the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide is to educate and communicate relevant, accurate and competent service and repair information related to thermal vehicle climate and thermal management. Please click on the links below to view award-winning, MACS ACTION magazine’s digital edition, February 2020 issue.

View the buyer’s guide. View the entire magazine. Visit MACS website at www.macsw.org

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Do you know what a TXV does? Do you know what superheat means? Now is the time to find out.


Eugene Dianetti of Parker Hannifin and Mike Milliman of SMP Four Seasons will explain everything you ever wanted to know about expansion valves and how they work, what superheat is, what it does and what MOP stands for.

MACS 2020 Training Event features many high level classes on mobile A/C and engine cooling system service and repair. One of the highlights is a class on TXV’s, Superheat, MOP and more.

Don’t miss this highly informative class during MACS 2020 Training Event and Trade Show on Saturday, February 22 at 8am. To register please click here or call the MACS office at 215-631-7020 x 0. View the entire program on here.

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Get the scoop on FCA vehicle mobile A/C systems at MACS 2020 Training Event


Al McAvoy of Fiat Chrysler will provide MACS 2020 Training Event attendees with a comprehensive update of the status of Mobile A/C systems in Fiat Chrysler vehicles including the Jeep Gladiator pick-up.

FCA was the first OEM to implement widespread use of R-1234yf A/C systems, and for 2020 virtually all Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Fiat and Alfa Romeo vehicles use “yf” refrigerant. This training session will discuss new technology, chillers on the PHEV Pacifica and Challenger and other system changes including proper diagnosis and service of these vehicles, R-1234yf compressor applications along with recommended oil fill and type and the new 48-volt systems. Including an update on the Waymo/Pacifica hybrid autonomous vehicle project.

To view MACS program and register for MACS 2020 Training Event click here

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14 heavy duty and off-road mobile A/C training classes scheduled for MACS 2020 Training Event and Trade Show in Nashville


Beginning Thursday, February 20 and continuing to Saturday, February 22 MACS will feature 14 different speakers offering training presentations on heavy duty and off-road mobile A/C service and repair These presentations are an integral part of MACS 2020 Training Event and Trade Show.

Here’s the line-up of trainers focusing on trucks and off-road vehicles:

John Wagner, Association of Equipment Manufacturers<
Dan Spurgeon, CAT
Sherwood Wheeler, AGCO
Paul Krug, Komatsu
Yevgeniy Beygel, Bergstrom
Robert Bassett, Gates
Erik Huyghe, T/CCI
Aaron Clark, EATON
Gene Dianetti, Parker Hannifin and Mike Milliman, SMP, Four Seasons
Jerry Lemon, Eberspaecher
John Finn, Diamler
Eric Weiss, Mobile Climate Control
Larry Turay, LETCO Enterprises

Click here to view the entire MACS 2020 Training Event program.

Click here to view the MACS website. Call the MACS office at 215-631-7020 X 0

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Does your counterperson know how to sell an A/C repair job?


If not, you need to sign them up for Tim Iezzi’s course, “Counterperson A/C Training,” to be presented at MACS 2020 Training Event, February 19-22, 2020 in Nashville, TN

When it comes to servicing mobile A/C systems, it’s not just the service technician that needs proper training for the job to go well. Your parts counter staff also needs to know what are the various parts, how do they work, and where do they go on the vehicle. Tim Iezzi, shop owner and lead technician at Iezzi’s Auto Service knows all too well how important it is to have knowledgeable sales staff help with getting the right parts on time. Join Tim as he explores these topics and more!

For all the information you need to register for MACS 2020 Training Event and Trade Show visit https://www.macsw.org/web/Training or call the MACS office at 215-631-7020 x 0. MACS webiste is located at https://www.macsw.org/web/MACS/MACS_Home/Online/Default.aspx?hkey=f1bda77c-8d33-4e23-af86-dad53e8c8577.

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Do you know all you need to know about compressors?


Understanding Compressor Design and Functional Differences                                                                                                      
With RICHARD HAWKINS 1-800-Radiator and A/C Thursday, February 20 at 8am

Compressors vary widely among the different vehicle platforms and even some specific models use compressors from different manufacturers. Not all of these operate the same way, which is why it’s important for technicians to be able to spot the differences. From electronic to manual controls and pistons to scrolls, join Richard Hawkins, technical administrator for 1-800-Radiator and A/C for an in-depth look at what makes these compressors so different, and how this knowledge can help along your diagnostic journey.

Register for this class and more at MACS 2020 Training Event February 19-22, 2020 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center, Nashville, TN. Learn about the entire training event at this link https://www.macsw.org/web/Training or call the MACS office at 215-631-7020 x 304

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A Nashville must see: The Grand Ole Opry


The MACS 2020 Training Event and Trade Show will take place in Nashville, TN from February 20-22, 2020 and one of the advantages of being in the home of Country Music is being able to visit the iconic Grand Old Opry which is located adjacent to MACS host hotel the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center.

There is no place better to soak up the culture of Country Music than at the Opry.
MACS has a block of tickets for the performance on Friday night, February 21 as an optional activity. The Gaylord provides a shuttle bus service to and from the Opry.

Register for the Grand Old Opry performance and all MACS 2020 Training Event activities at macsw.org/training or call us at 215-631-7020 x 0.

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Get your business on track with Rick White at MACS 2020 Training Event and Trade Show Feb 20-22 in Nashville, TN


Rick White
180 Biz

Every shop owner starts the same way; excited about running a business and becoming his or her own boss. Why then do some succeed while so many fail? It’s simple, really. The truly successful repair shop owner embraces the “business” side of his shop. He understands that to achieve the dream he needs to focus on planning and execution – not activity. This champion learns “the numbers”: what to watch; what to measure; what to modify. This is what KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) are all about. They are simply tools which successful shop owners use to see where they are today compared to where they want to be; identify quickly whether things are getting better or worse; highlight areas that need improving before they become problems. This fast-paced seminar draws you into the shop owner’s journey as he makes his business healthy and more profitable using KPIs.

Don’t miss this informative class and all the great mobile A/C technical training at MACS 2020 Training Event and Trade Show, Feb 20-22, In Nashville, TN.

Click here for all the information you need to meet up with us in Nashville. Come for the hot chicken stay for the pay-off in world class training.

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