the largest U.S. material handling & logistics association representing the leading providers of material handling & logistics solutions. Solutions that
make the supply chain work.
HMI - Hoist Manufacturers Institute which operates through committees with programs and policies reviewed and adopted by the membership with representation from each member company. HMI is represented on a number of standards developing committees and actively supports the development and certification of safety standards by the ANSI consensus method.
CMAA - Crane Manufacturers Association of America, Inc. is an independent trade association affiliated with the Material Handling Industry. CMAA promotes the standardization of cranes as well as uniform quality and performance. Member companies, representing the industry leaders in the overhead crane industry, serve the United States market from operations based in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
AWRF - Associated Wire Rope Fabricators promotes interests common among companies manufacturing, fabricating, or distributing lifting, rigging and load securement devices made of chain, rope, and synthetic products. The association works to establish, acquire, preserve, and disseminate technical information and encourages the development of safety standards and programs, and product identification procedures.
STAFDA - Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association is a not-for-profit educational trade association comprised of distributors, manufacturers, and rep agents of light construction, industrial, and related products. STAFDA has 2,500+ members from the U.S., Canada, and overseas.
ISA - The Industrial Supply Association is the leading trade association for the maintenance, repair, operations and production (MROP) supply channel. Our primary focus is to improve the industrial supply channel. ISA is committed to bringing channel partners together and fostering an environment that allows for a free flow of communication to better understand the needs of both the manufacturer and distributor.
AWEA - American Wind Energy Association is a national trade association representing wind power project developers, equipment suppliers, services providers, parts manufacturers, utilities, researchers, and others involved in the wind industry - one of the world's fastest growing energy industries. In addition, AWEA represents hundreds of wind energy advocates from around the world.
AD - Affiliated Distributors is the largest wholesale buying and marketing group in North America. We are comprised of over 530 independent distributor companies with over 3,000 locations in the U.S. and Canada. AD is committed to the success of the independent distributor. We differentiate ourselves from traditional buying groups by building positive, marketing-oriented relationships between members and our suppliers.
PLASA is the lead international
supply technologies and services
to the event, entertainment and
installation industries. PLASA is
actively involved in the development
of standards and directives worldwide.
In North America, PLASA leads the
ANSI accredited Technical Standards
Program which is responsible for
developing standards and
recommended practices that facilitate
the use of new and existing equipment
and promote safe working conditions
in the industry.