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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Malcolm Mark
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Tower International, Inc. [TOWR]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
President & CEO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O TOWER INTERNATIONAL, INC., 17672 LAUREL PARK DRIVE NORTH, STE 400E
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/01/2012
(Street)

LIVONIA, MI 48152
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 03/01/2012   M   7,568 A (1) 209,481 D  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 03/01/2012   F   2,331 D $12.74 207,150 D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units (1) 03/01/2012   M     7,568   (2)   (2) Common Stock 7,568 (1) 15,135 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Malcolm Mark
C/O TOWER INTERNATIONAL, INC.
17672 LAUREL PARK DRIVE NORTH, STE 400E
LIVONIA, MI 48152
  X     President & CEO  

Signatures

 /s/ Nanette Dudek, Attorney-in-Fact   03/05/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Each restricted stock unit (collectively, the "RSUs") represents a contingent right to receive one share of the common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the "Common Stock") of Tower International, Inc. (the "Company").
(2) On March 1, 2012, one-third of the 22,703 RSUs originally granted to the reporting person vested. The balance of the RSUs will vest ratably on March 1, 2013 and March 1, 2014; provided, however, that such RSUs will vest in full upon the occurrence of a "change in control" of the Company, as defined in the Tower International, Inc. 2010 Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan"), or if the reporting person's employment terminates due to death or disability. There is no expiration date.

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