BOWIE, Md. (May 24, 2004) — The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has passed the 5,000 mark in its membership rolls, reaching a total of 5,113 members, the group said.
TIA reached past the mark, said it, with the addition of the Independent Tire Dealers Group (ITDG), which comprises 90 independent tire and wheel dealers with 260 locations in California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico and Hawaii.
TIA's membership has grown by 1,700 members since March 2003. The Bowie-based trade association counts its membership by locations included, not separate companies or dealers.