Bearing Specialists Association
Specialists Association 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
BSA's membership varies
in size from small and medium-sized companies to nationwide chains.
Company growth, as well as mergers and acquisitions, have played
a large role in the membership's evolution. For example, membership
in 1970-71 consisted of 113 member companies with 356 branches.
In 1999, BSA had 70 member firms with more than 3000 branches and
60 participating manufacturers. Members are located throughout Canada,
Europe, Japan, Mexico, Austrailia and the United States. It is estimated
that BSA member sales exceed three billion dollars.
is an US-based trade association representing over 280 power transmission/motion
control (PT/MC) distributor firms with over 2,500 locations throughout
North America and 25 other countries. PTDA also represents close
to 200 manufacturers that supply the PT/MC industry. Organized in
1960, PTDA is a member-driven organization dedicated to providing
the information, education and business tools required to meet the
needs of the industrial marketplace competitively and profitably.
Fluid Power Distributors Association
is a trade association representing approximately 500 distributors
and manufacturers of hydraulic and pneumatic components and systems.
Our Mission Statement: Improve distributor performance and value
through service, education and information.
The mission of the Georgia
Mining Association is to advance and encourage the mineral resource
industries of the State of Georgia, to provide information on legislative
matters to the membership and to create a better understanding among
the people of Georgia about the importance of the mining industry.
Construction Aggregates Association
In 2006, the Georgia Dump Truck Association was merged into the Georgia Crushed
Stone Association. The merged organization was renamed The Georgia
Construction Aggregate Association. The reformulated Association had the same number of
Producer members combined with almost 150 Associate members and 100 Trucking companies.
The Association continues to pursue the objectives that were first established
in 1968, which are focused on establishing high ethical standards for all industry
activities; advocacy with governmental and policy-making agencies; education
on the societal benefits provided by the industry; and training of industry
employees in areas of safety, environmental responsibility and professional
The construction aggregate industry is not only the foundation for highways
and infrastructure construction, but also the foundation for economic growth.
is an international, nonprofit, educational organization. The Society
fosters advancement in the theory, design, manufacture, and use
of instruments, computers, and systems for measurement and control.
of Weighing and Measurement
Society of Weighing and Measurement is a non-profit organization,
whose sole intent is the advancement of its members. Formerly known
as the National Scale Men's Association, ISWM members have been
gathering for over 70 years. ISWM members include manufacturers,
distributors, government officials, end users, scale purchasers,
and suppliers to the industry. ISWM members have various titles,
from CEO's, presidents, sales managers, service technicians, administration
and many more. They come from diverse backgrounds, but they all
have one thing in common: they are committed to the technical advancements
created by and for the weighing and measurement industry.
National Association of Wholesalers-Distributors
National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) is the
Washington, DC-based trade association that represents the wholesale
distribution industry. NAW is active in these areas: government
relations and political action, research and education and group purchasing. In addition to NAW, the association operates the Wholesaler-Distributor Political Action Committee, the Distribution Research & Education Foundation, and the NAW Service Corporation.
The National Federation of Independent Business
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is the largest
advocacy organization representing small and independent businesses in Washington, D.C. and all 50 state capitals. NFIB's purpose is to influence public policy at the state and federal level and be the resource for small and independent business in America. NFIB also gives its members a power in the marketplace. By pooling the purchasing power of its 600,000 members, the National Federation of Independent Business gives members access to many business products and services at discounted costs. NFIB also provides timely information designed to help small businesses succeed.
Association for High Technology Distribution
The Association for High Technology Distribution is your source for automation solutions. For more than 15 years, the AHTD has worked to increase the productivity and profitability of the high technology Automation Solutions Providers and Manufacturers who satisfy the automation needs of general industry and OEM manufacturers. Today, through a wide spectrum of association programs and services, designed by and for members, AHTD is the primary resource for all member companies to achieve their ultimate and common goals.
AHTD is the premier resource for: Automation Solution Providers, Distributors of Technology Products, Manufacturers of Technology Products, and Companies looking for high tech solutions providers.
Control System Integrators Association
CSIA is a global, not-for-profit, professional association for control system
integration companies. Control System Integrators utilize industrial automation
equipment and software in the implementation of their projects in a wide variety
of industries. CSIA's primary mission is to advance control system integration
for the success of our members and their clients. CSIA provides its member
companies around the world with methods and opportunities to help them operate
their companies as well as possible.