Affinity Partners


To further increase the value of your membership, TCIA has teamed up with several Affinity Partners to bring you cost savings and special services on many important everyday needs. To participate, please see details for each program below.

American Arborist Supplies

Toll Free: 1-800-441-8381
Email: aas@arborist.com

  • American Arborist Supplies is a leading supplier to the tree care industry, focusing on providing professional quality tools and supplies at the most competitive prices. Offering a wide selection of products, prompt shipping and knowledgeable, friendly sales staff.
  • Member Benefits: American Arborist Supplies will return to TCIA 5% of the total amount of each member purchase. 2.5% of this amount will be applied as a credit toward the member’s next TCIA renewal dues total, and 2.5% will be applied toward development of safety and educational products and programs for the tree care industry.
    Example:
    If your company purchases $2,000 in products online, American Arborist Supplies will send TCIA a credit of $50 to be deposited into your membership account. Credits will accumulate each time you make a purchase throughout the 12 months of membership, and when you receive your annual renewal invoice, the total credits will be subtracted from your membership dues.
  • Requirements: In order to receive a dues credit, you must let American Arborist Supplies know you are a member of TCIA and want to take advantage of this program to reduce your dues.

Benchmark Payment Networks

Phone: 631-659-3721
Email: saxman@BenchmarkPaymentNetworks.com

  • Benchmark Payment Networks provides electronic payment services to merchants in all 50 states and Canada. Using Benchmark, TCIA members have a cost-effective approach to merchant bank processing, remote deposit capture, and credit card processing with the latest technology. Benchmark delivers reliable and secure payment solutions to help TCIA member businesses succeed. 
    Additionally, members have available to them a variety of payment processing solutions that integrate seamlessly with your existing accounting systems. Benchmark will keep members current with the latest security and fraud prevention techniques and informed of the latest credit card technology. Also, in keeping with the Affinity Partner program, Benchmark Payment Networks contributes funds to support TCIA member programs.
  • Member Benefits: Benchmark will lower current merchant processing rates to help TCIA businesses save money. The cost-cutting rates have been negotiated by TCIA as a member benefit. These favorable rates also apply to mobile chip compliant devices, electronic check conversion and payroll processing.
    Example:
     Benchmark will provide a cost free analysis of your current merchant statement detailing the savings on a monthly basis, Benchmark will look to achieve a minimum of 10-25% savings off of your current program.
  • Requirements: Submit a copy of a recent statement by fax or email to Benchmark for review to identify your savings.

Forestry Suppliers, Inc.

Phone: 1-800-647-5368
Email: fsi@forestry-suppliers.com

  • Forestry Suppliers, Inc. offers over 13,000 products, many of which cater to the tree care industry including spray equipment, fertilizers/herbicides, climbing gear, tree pruning tools, tree protection products, tree and ground marking equipment, personal protection and safety products, insect relief, vehicle accessories and plenty more.  All product can be easily found using a phone, laptop or desktop computer on our easy to use web site at www.forestry-suppliers.com or in our FREE 800+ page comprehensive catalog.  We pride ourselves on high inventory levels, and we stay in stock on all key items with minimal back orders.  Orders received by noon are on the truck by close of business that same day.  Also, easy payment terms are provided.  
  • Member Benefits: TCIA customers using the promo code: “TRE” will receive a 10% discount on their online order or over the phone with customer service staff. Forestry Suppliers, Inc. will return to TCIA 5% of the total amount of each member purchase. 2.5% of this amount will be applied as a credit toward the member’s next TCIA renewal dues total, and 2.5 % will be applied toward development of safety and educational products and programs for the tree care industry.

Example: If your company purchases $2,000 in products, Forestry Suppliers, Inc. will send TCIA a credit of $50 to be deposited into your membership account. Credits will accumulate each time you make a purchase throughout the 12 months of membership, and when you receive your annual renewal invoice, the total credits will be subtracted from your membership dues.

  • Requirements: In order to receive the 10% discount and dues credit, you must use the promo code “TRE” when placing your order online or with customer service.

Midwest Arborist Supplies

Phone: 616-456-8040
Email: brian@grandarborgroup.com

  • Midwest offers a full line of equipment and supplies for arborists.
  • Member Benefits: Midwest will return to TCIA 5% of the total amount of each member purchase. 2.5% of this amount will be applied as a credit toward the ,ember’s next TCIA renewal dues total, and 2.5%  will be applied toward helping TCIA develop safety and educational programs for the tree care industry.
  • Example: If your company purchases $2,000 in products online, Midwest Arborist Supplies will send TCIA a credit of $50 to be deposited into your membership account.  Credits will accumulate each time you make a purchase throughout the 12 months of membership, and when you receive your annual renewal invoice, the total credits will be subtracted from your membership dues.
  • Requirements: In order to receive a dues credit, your company must order online at Midwest Arborist Supplies website listed above and let them know your company is a TCIA member.

Market Hardware

Phone: 1-877-871-4396
Email: doug@markethardware.com

  • Market Hardware provides affordable, professional custom-developed websites specifically designed for tree care professionals. Includes email addresses with your company name, easy tools to make chang-es anytime, web hosting services, registra-tion with search engines, and more.
  • Member Benefits: TCIA members receive a $100 discount off a custom website pack-age from Market Hardware. Additionally, Market Hardware, Inc. will return to TCIA 5% of the total amount of each member’s first website purchase. 2.5% of this amount will be applied as a credit toward the member’s next TCIA renewal dues total, and 2.5% will be applied toward helping TCIA develop safety and educational programs for the tree care industry. Monthly service and marketing charges are not included.
  • Example: If your company is new to Market Hardware, Inc. and purchases a $2,000 Website from Market Hardware, Inc. will send TCIA a credit of $50 to be deposited into your membership account. When you receive your annual renewal invoice, the total credits will be subtracted from your membership dues.
  • Requirements: In order to receive a dues credit, you must let Market Hardware, Inc. know you are a member of TCIA and want to take advantage of the Affinity Program to reduce your dues. Visit www.tcia.markethardware.com or call 1-888-262-8761 to learn how they can give your business the credibility it deserves.

Please note: TCIA disclaims any warranties, either expressed or implied, for Affinity Partner products or services