Associations

We are committed to providing the best products and services to our customers and it is essential that we stay informed on the latest practices, current issues and opportunities in the market segments we serve. Harrington Hoists, Inc. is an active member of the following trade associations and organizations.


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.


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.


American Clean Power - American Clean Power Association is a national trade association representing wind power https://cleanpower.org/

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, American Clean Power represents hundreds of wind energy advocates from around the world.


BBB - The Better Business Bureau sees trust as a function of two primary factors – integrity and performance. Integrity

includes respect, ethics, intent, and working toward a diverse, inclusive and equitable marketplace. Performance speaks

to a business’s track record of delivering results in accordance with BBB standards and/or addressing customer concerns

in a timely, satisfactory manner.

 

 


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.



ESTA - Entertainment Services and Technology Association is a non-profit trade association

for the entertainment technology industries. Their members include the industry's leading

dealers, manufacturers, production companies, rental companies and professional service companies.

ESTA's members are responsible for creating some of the most important programs in our industry

including the Technical Standards Program, Entertainment Technician Certification Program

and Rental Guard.


 

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.


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.


MHI - Material Handling Industry is the largest U.S. material handling & logistics association

representing the leading providers of material handling & logistics solutions. Solutions that

make the supply chain work.


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.