Who We Are

The Association for the Work Truck Industry represents more than 2,100 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories.

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Member benefits

Join NTEA today. NTEA members have access to products, services and resources to help grow and improve business. Learn more

Technical resources

Staff engineers with more than 50 years of combined industry experience. Learn more

The Work Truck Show®

The must-attend event for the work truck industry. Learn more


SAF-HOLLAND announces Kent Jones is appointed President – Americas

September 12, 2019

SAF-HOLLAND (Muskegon, Michigan) announced the appointment of Kent Jones as President – Americas, while Steffen Schewerda, President – Americas and member of the group management board, has stepped down.

Lightning Systems Receives CARB Executive Order for the Transit Bus Repower Powertrain

September 12, 2019

Lightning Systems (Loveland, Colorado) received an Executive Order from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for the Lightning Electric Transit Bus Repower, with HVIP approval expected within the next several weeks.

Dakota Bodies announces new president and CEO

September 11, 2019

Dakota Bodies (Watertown, South Dakota) announced Jim Peterson was named as president, effective Sept. 23, 2019. Jeff Orthaus, who has been the president of Dakota Bodies since they opened up their doors in 1997, will be appointed as the CEO.


Truck Product Conference

September 17-18, 2019 | Suburban Collection Showplace Novi, MI

Attendees have a chance to preview new model year work trucks and engage OEM engineers on critical upfitter modifications.

Truck Product Conference

Executive Leadership Summit

October 15-16, 2019 | NEW LOCATION! Charlotte Marriott City Center Charlotte, NC

Hear insights into the economic, regulatory and business trends affecting your company.

Executive Leadership Summit

The Work Truck Show 2020

March 3-6, 2020 | Indiana Convention Center Indianapolis, IN

Sessions begin March 3; exhibit hall open March 4-6.

The Work Truck Show 2020

NTEA Online Directories

Online directories are available to help find your work truck industry resource.

member benefits

Member benefits include access to technical experts, relevant and timely industry data, and more.

Fleet resources

NTEA offers information to help vocational fleets manage their operations and mitigate risk.