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Mitchell 1, ASE present 2018 Technician of the Future award

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 09:00
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Matthew Wolfe of Rebersburg, Pennsylvania was named the 2018 Mitchell 1 / Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Technician of the Future during the ASE Fall Board of Governors Meeting and Annual Technician Awards, held recently in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Wolfe received a $1,000 cash prize, a one-year subscription to ProDemand® auto repair software from

Mitchell 1, along with airfare and hotel accommodations to attend the event to receive his award.

Matthew Wolfe, left, the 2018 Mitchell 1 / Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Technician of the Future is congratulated by Ben Johnson, director of product management for Mitchell 1.

“We congratulate Matthew on being named the 2018 Technician of the Future,” said Nick DiVerde, senior marketing director, Mitchell 1. “His accomplishments have demonstrated his commitment to excelling in his chosen field and we know he will be successful in his future endeavors.”

Wolfe studied automotive technology at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology in Pleasant Gap, Pennsylvania and diesel industrial technology at Universal Technical Institute (UTI) in Exton, Pennsylvania.

His accomplishments include being named Automotive Student of the Year 2017 by Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology; earning fifth place in 2016 and second place in 2017 in the Universal Technical Institute Top Tech Challenge; receiving a full scholarship to Universal Technical Institute and being named top of the class student speaker at the UTI graduation.

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Wolfe decided he wanted to become an automotive technician because he has always loved figuring out how things work. In his free time he enjoys collecting older garden tractors and riding classic motorcycles. He sees the value of his ASE certification as it allows him to have confidence in his automotive knowledge and it’s a way to let customers know that their cars are in good hands.

To qualify to win the Mitchell 1 / ASE Technician of the Future award, the winner must be ASE Certified, must have registered as a student and have the highest cumulative test scores on the A4, A5, A6 and A8 tests.

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About Mitchell 1:

In 2018, Mitchell 1 is celebrating its 100th anniversary as a leading provider of repair information solutions to the motor vehicle industry. Headquartered in Poway CA, Mitchell 1 offers a complete line of integrated repair shop software and services to help automotive and commercial truck professionals improve productivity and profitability. ProDemand® optimized with SureTrack® is the most complete solution for OEM and real-world repair information and diagnostics. Manager SE is the industry standard for mechanical estimating and shop management information. The SocialCRM shop marketing service delivers automated marketing and customer engagement tools to help shop owners improve their bottom line profits. For the commercial trucking segment, TruckSeries provides information required to estimate labor times, diagnose and repair all makes of Class 4-8 trucks. Mitchell 1 is a recipient of the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence award. For more information about Mitchell 1 products and services, visit the company’s website at Follow Mitchell 1 on social media at and

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