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FOR THE DOERS, MAKERS, BUILDERS AND PROBLEM SOLVERS OF THE SKILLED-TRADES INDUSTRY
Welcome to the WD-40® Brand Techs & Trades Program! Whether you’re an industry veteran or learning the fundamentals of your trade, we’re committed to providing you with the tools you need to get the job done right today and well into the future.
By joining the Techs & Trades program, you’ll receive member-only offers, industry news, content from influencers and athletes, product applications, tips and more. Our mission is to help you become more effective in the workplace, and save time and money throughout your career.
WD-40 Brand has a full line of products – including lubricants, greases, penetrants and degreasers – designed specifically to solve some of your toughest problems. In our monthly newsletter we will share common applications and pro tips to help you in your constantly changing field.
Universal Technical Institute (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. WD-40 Company has had a relationship with UTI for more than a decade, donating products to its 12 campuses, and conducting in-person and digital training for its students and instructors.
The ASE Education Foundation evaluates and accredits entry-level automotive technology education programs, and develops career-readiness education. WD-40 Company is an official partner of the ASE Education Foundation, providing training content, event sponsorship, and financial support.
S/P2 is the leader in online safety and environmental training for the automotive, welding and construction industries. WD-40 Company partnered with S/P2 to develop their first industry branded course about how maintenance products can be used to maintain their tools and equipment, and get their jobs done easier.
TechForce Foundation champions students to and through their education and into careers in the transportation industry. TechForce Foundation and WD-40 Company have joined forces to educate and inform parents, school counselors and young people on career paths in the industry, and WD-40 Company sits on the organization’s National Leadership Cabinet.
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association that helps its members develop people, win work and deliver work safely, ethically and profitably. WD-40 Company supports ABC and it’s 21,000 plumbers, pipefitters, electricians, HVAC technicians and construction professionals through product education, event sponsorships, and more.
Future Farmers of America (FFA) is a career and technical organization for youth that promotes and supports agricultural education. WD-40 Company is a National Proficiency sponsor of FFA, supporting their training as it relates to maintaining equipment.
Generation T is a movement to help rebuild the skilled trades in the United States. WD-40 Company has partnered with Generation T to support its mission to connect people with the 3 milion openings in skill-trades by 2028 through promoting training programs, apprenticeships and job opportunities in the skilled trades.
Forged by the creators of the iconic blue-and-yellow can, our mission is to empower skilled-trade professionals with dedicated information, content and offers that deliver maintenance solutions to help you get the job done right.
Industry resources you may find useful:
- Research and Development Scientist at WD-40 Company, Chris Aiello teams up with the ASE Education Foundation to present: Science of Tribology–Understanding Friction, Wear and Lubrication | Webinar for Technicians in this 1 hour webinar.
- TechForce Foundation explores the differences in automotive industry titles in their article: Automotive Technician vs. Mechanic: What's the Difference?