Who We Are

The Association for the Work Truck Industry represents 1,900 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


Jack Roush receives 2017 SAE Foundation Industry Leadership Award

May 26, 2017

SAE Foundation presented its 2017 Industry Leadership Award to Jack Roush, founder, CEO and co-founder of Roush Fenway Racing.

J&J Truck Bodies and Trailers granted U.S. Patent

May 25, 2017

J&J Truck Bodies & Trailers (Somerset, Pennsylvania) announced they have been awarded Patent. No. US 9,643,526 B2 for their horizontal ejection technology.

Spartan Motors appoints Tom Ninneman as president, fleet vehicles and services

May 25, 2017

Spartan Motors Inc. announced the appointment of Tom Ninneman as president of fleet Vehicles and services (FVS), which includes the Utilimaster (Bristol, Indiana) and Spartan Upfit Services brands, effective June 2.


Market Research Seminars

June 6-7, 2017 | Embassy Suites Hotel O'Hare-Rosemont Rosemont, IL

Keep your market planning team up to date with the current business landscape.

Market Research Seminars

Truck Product Conference

September 26-28, 2017 | Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel Novi, MI

Gain direct access to new model chassis and the engineers who design them. New location for 2017!

Truck Product Conference

Executive Leadership Summit

October 24-25, 2017 | Chicago Marriott O'Hare Hotel Chicago, IL

Hear insights into the economic, regulatory and business trends affecting your company. New location for 2017!

Executive Leadership Summit

The Work Truck Show 2018

March 6-9, 2018 | Indiana Convention Center Indianapolis, IN

Registration opens in the fall. Sign up to receive event information.

The Work Truck Show 2018

NTEA Online Directories

The Association offers comprehensive online directories that are freely available to members, helping them find contacts and companies to support their efforts in the work truck industry.


Check out our video, it'll help explain who we are. Meet the work truck, the people and companies behind the wheel of this multi-billion dollar industry.

Fleet resources

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