Associations

Standing Strong Together

AD is proud to work with the following organizations to improve our industries.

 

 

American Supply Association (ASA)

The American Supply Association (ASA) is a not-for-profit national organization serving wholesale distributors and their suppliers in the plumbing, heating, cooling and industrial and mechanical pipe, valves and fittings industries.  ASA provides a forum for trading partners from around the country to discuss critical issues facing them, and offers a menu of products and services uniquely geared to their needs.

http://www.asa.net


AHTD

For almost 30 years, the Association for High Technology Distribution has worked to increase the productivity, profitability and market share of our Automation Solution Providers and Manufacturers. Today, through a wide spectrum of association programs and services, designed by and for members, AHTD is a valuable resource for member companies to achieve their goals.

http://www.ahtd.org/


AIMR

The Association of Independent Manufacturers'/Representatives, Inc. (AIM/R) is a trade association of independent sales representatives in the plumbing, HVAC/R, kitchen/bath, waterworks, irrigation and related industries. AIM/R members are the top agencies in the industry.

http://www.aimr.net


AHRI

Ensuring human comfort, productivity and safety, while practicing environmental stewardship is the mission of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). Our 300-member companies produce more than 90 percent of the residential and commercial air conditioning, heating, water heating, and commercial refrigeration equipment made in North America. Through our certification program, standards, advocacy, and other activities, we strive to help save energy, improve productivity and ensure a better environment.

http://www.ahrinet.org/


AWCI

The mission of the Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry is to provide services and undertake activities that enhance the members', primarily wall and ceiling contractors, ability to operate a successful business.

http://www.awci.org


BSA

The Bearing Specialists Association fosters essential industry relationships. BSA serves and represents firms that, as authorized distributors, stock and sell factory-warranted ball, roller and other anti-friction bearings. BSA member firms provide service, replacement bearings and warranty coverage to their industrial customers and provide a vital link between manufacturer and end user. 

http://www.bsahome.org/


CISCA

The Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association (CISCA) is uniquely dedicated to serving the acoustical and specialty ceilings and interior finishes industry. CISCA provides market-driven solutions including dynamic networking, quality education, accessible resources and expert technical guidelines to enhance the success and profitability of our members.

http://www.cisca.org


Electro-Federation

Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is a Canadian national, not-for-profit electrical industry association. Together, its four councils represent over 330 member companies that manufacture, distribute and service electrical and electronics products in Canada. Products manufactured, distributed and serviced by members include household appliances, lighting, consumer electronics, communications and electronic equipment, cabling, industrial equipment and many others.

http://www.electrofed.com


EASA

The Electrical Apparatus Service Association, Inc. (EASA) is an international trade organization of more than 1,900 electromechanical sales and service firms in 62 countries. Through its many engineering and educational programs, EASA provides members with a means of keeping up to date on materials, equipment and state-of-the-art technology.

http://www.easa.com/


Gypsum Association

The Gypsum Association, a not-for-profit trade association founded in 1930, promotes the use of gypsum while advancing the development, growth, and general welfare of the gypsum industry in the United States and Canada on behalf of its member companies.

http://www.gypsum.org


HARDI

HARDI (Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International) is devoted to the advancement of the science of distributing HVACR products and supplies. HARDI offers four main benefits to their members – advocacy, benchmarking, education and networking.

http://www.hardinet.org


Independent We Stand

Independent We Stand is a movement of independently owned local businesses across the country dedicated to educating their communities about the importance — and the benefits — of "buying local."

http://www.independentwestand.org


IDEA

Industry Data Exchange Association (IDEA) is dedicated to delivering continual results to supply and demand partners. To achieve this, they partner with companies that enhance the value and sophistication of our solutions and services.

http://idea4industry.com


ISA

Industrial Supply Association's (ISA) mission is to help all members in the maintenance, repair, operations and production (MROP) supply channel increase sales, decrease expenses and increase profitability.

http://www.isapartners.org


ISSA

ISSA is the worldwide cleaning industry association providing innovative resources needed to redefine cleaning as a valuable investment in better health, a better environment and a better bottom line.

http://www.issa.com


MCAA

The Mechanical Contractors Association of America, Inc. (MCAA) is a vibrant, growing association of approximately 2,300 mechanical, plumbing and service contractors. Members enjoy MCAA’s outstanding education programs, an expanding catalog of resources to help them manage and grow their businesses, periodicals and a website to keep them informed and connected, and business services to save them money. 

http://www.mcaa.org


NAW

The National Association of Wholesalers' (NAW) core mission is to advocate its members' interests on issues that affect the entire wholesale distribution industry. NAW serves as a mechanism for the sharing of ideas, programs and skills among the organization's members. NAW promotes the merchant wholesaler-distributor as the most efficient channel of distribution. 

http://www.naw.org


NAED

The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving and protecting the electrical distribution channel. 

http://www.naed.org


NEMRA

National Electrical Manufacturers Representative Association's (NEMRA) mission is to offer our diverse representative membership and manufacturer affiliates the resources to deal with the dynamics of an ever-changing marketplace. 

http://www.nemra.org


NSC

The National Safety Council (NSC) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public to make an impact where the most preventable injuries and deaths occur, in areas such as distracted driving, teen driving, workplace safety and beyond the workplace, particularly in and near our homes. 

http://www.nsc.org


PTDA

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is the leading association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel. PT/MC encompasses a broad variety of mechanical, electrical and fluid-driven equipment such as bearings, belts, drives, motors, gears, couplings, clutches and brakes, linear motion, and hydraulics and pneumatics. PT/MC products are found in manufacturing plants, assembly lines, in production processes – anywhere there is movement, you’ll find PT/MC products.

https://www.ptda.org


PVF

The PVF Roundtable is an organization of companies involved in the pipe, valve and fitting industry. These firms may be manufacturers, distributors, piping designers, engineering firms, construction companies or end-users. A General Assembly Meeting is held in Houston several times a year; attending members meet to share ideas and solutions to common problems.

http://www.pvf.org


SFIA

The Steel Framing Industry Association (SFIA) is the first and only all‐inclusive association focused on promotion, advocacy, education and innovation for the steel framing industry. The primary goal is to unify the industry to expand the market for cold‐formed steel framing. Membership categories include steel mills, coil coaters, processors, roll‐formers, fabricators, engineers, material distributors, all the way through and including the end‐user, the framing contractors.

http://www.steelframingassociation.org


SSMA

The Steel Stud Manufacturers Association's (SSMA) mission is to proactively represent member firms engaged in the manufacture, marketing and sale of cold-formed steel framing members, as a unified voice to the residential and light commercial construction industry serviced by its products, which includes contractors, distributors, design professionals, code officials and standards organizations. 

http://www.ssma.com


STAFDA

The Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA) is a not-for-profit educational trade association comprised of distributors, manufacturers and rep agents of light construction, industrial and related products. STAFDA membership also includes publishers of industry trade press (affiliates).

http://www.stafda.org