Redburn Tire Chooses TIA’s New Health Insurance Solution

Bowie, MD – The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced that Redburn Tire, based in Phoenix, Arizona, is the first TIA member to sign on with TIA’s new self-funded group employee benefits solution. The program is offered to TIA members through an alliance with The Association Benefits Solution (TABS). TABS is a unit of National General Insurance and is one of the country’s premier employee benefits insurers focused on Association and Affinity groups.

Redburn Tire Company will be offering the health insurance program to all eligible employees and will also be participating in the TABS wellness program.  TABS empowers its clients to improve their health care bottom line through a wellness platform that provides the tools and resources necessary to achieve near and long term objectives.

“Redburn Tire is seeing significant savings by choosing the TIA/TABS health insurance program. We are committed to offering our employees affordable health insurance and the TIA/TABS solution is allowing us to do just that.  The wellness plan allows us to be proactive in taking steps to have a healthier workforce and to help curb the cost of health care,” said Jason Smith, Controller at Redburn Tire.

In the program, TIA members will be able to choose from two of the highest rated provider networks in the U.S. – Cigna and Aetna. The TABS program, through its partnership with a number of national trade associations, already serves close to 300 employers representing approximately 20,000 covered lives. TABS can accommodate employers located in all states except Hawaii and the plans are PPACA compliant.

TIA Executive Vice President Roy Littlefield commented, “Redburn Tire has been a member of TIA for many, many years and they take advantage of our training programs. We are pleased that our partnership with TABS can offer them another benefit of membership in TIA.”

Those in the tire industry who want to learn more about the new TIA health insurance program may contact Jeff Crumrine, TABS Senior Account Executive at or (336) 435-8691.

About Redburn Tire Company:
Redburn Tire Co., a family owned business, was established in 1934 and recognized as one of the largest commercial tire dealers in the southwest. With branch locations in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Colorado, Redburn employs over 250 people. In addition, Redburn services construction and mine sites throughout the southwestern United States, Mexico, and South America.

About TIA: 
The Tire Industry Association, with a 90-year history representing all segments of the national and international tire industry, is the leading advocate, as well as, instructor in technical training of tire service technicians. For more information, visit or call 800-876-8372.

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