Who We Are

The Tire Industry Association (TIA), established in 1921, is international non-profit association representing all segments of the tire industry, including companies that manufacture, repair, recycle, sell, service or use new or retreaded tires, and also those suppliers or individuals who furnish equipment, material or services to the industry. TIA is the leading advocate as well as instructor in technical training of tire service technicians.

Our Mission

The mission of TIA is to promote tire safety through training and education, to act as the principal advocate in government affairs and to enhance the image and professionalism of the industry so that our member businesses may be more successful. TIA has members from all 50 states and around the globe.

Training

Tire safety starts with trained technicians. From hands-on training and certification for experienced technicians, to basic online training for new hires, TIA offers programs that can be used by large and small companies alike.

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Benefits of Being a Member

Joining TIA makes you part of a community that offers professional development, tire technician training, networking and government advocacy. In short, TIA is about helping its members succeed.

Advocacy

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State Legislation Update

TIA serves as a daily watchdog for federal and state legislation affecting tire dealers and the tire industry.

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Whether its help finding a certified tire dealer, OSHA mount/demount and rim matching charts, best management practices, government directories or something else, TIA is the go-to resource for the entire tire industry.

Consumer Safety

TIA’s consumer safety videos are designed to educate motorists on the proper maintenance guidelines for passenger and light truck tires and tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS).
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Tire Safety Starts With Inspection
Tire Safety Starts With Tire Selection
Tire Safety Starts With Tire Registration
Tire Safety Starts With Tire Repair
Tire Safety Starts With TPMS
Tire Safety Starts With Winter Tires
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Latest News

TIA Announces Eligibility and Nomination for the Marvin Bozarth ETS Technician of the Year Award

BOWIE, MD- Following the exciting announcement of the Marvin Bozarth ETS Technician of the Year Award at the 2024 OTR Tire Conference, the Tire Industry Association (TIA) is pleased to share the detailed eligibility requirements and nomination process for this prestigious award. Named in honor of Marvin Bozarth, a revered figure in the OTR tire and retread industries and a passionate advocate for tire service technician education, this award recognizes the top OTR technician in the industry.

TIA's Electric Vehicle Advisory Council (EVAC) Gains Insight at Midtronics Headquarters

Willowbrook, IL —The Tire Industry Association's (TIA) Electric Vehicle Advisory Council (EVAC) embarked on a knowledge-gathering mission at Midtronics, Inc.'s world headquarters in Willowbrook, IL, on April 25th. This visit signifies TIA's commitment to staying ahead of the latest developments in electric vehicle (EV) technologies.

Tire Industry Association Applauds EPA Study: No Difference Found in Exposure to Metals, PAHs, Air Emissions from Crumb Rubber on Synthetic Turf Fields

BOWIE, MD- A groundbreaking federal study, led by multiple agencies, has delivered reassuring findings regarding chemical exposure among sport players on synthetic turf fields with crumb rubber infill. The extensive research, hailed as the largest of its kind in the United States, provides strong evidence backing the safety and environmental benefits of recycled rubber.

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