AD - Affiliated Distributors is the largest wholesale buying and marketing group in North America. They are comprised of over 530 independent distributor companies with over 3,000 locations in the U.S. and Canada. AD is committed to the sucess of the independent distributor. They differentiate themselves from traditional buying groups by building positive, marketing-oriented relationships between members and 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.
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.
FEMA - Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association serves as resource and advocate for the shortline farm equipment industry. They represent manufacturers of specialized agricultural equipment, their suppliers, and their distributors. They understand the distinct needs of this niche group and work hard to support them so they can do what they do best: bring choice, value and innovation to agriculture.
NACM - National Association of Chain Manufacturers consists of domestic manufacturers of welded and weldless chain since 1933. Their members provide a wide range of chain products such as tire chain, Grade 80 and Grade 100 chain, galvanized chain, stainless steel chain, double loop chain, décor chain, and tow chain.
NATM - The National Association of Trailer Manufacturers has been dedicated to improving trailer safety and performance for more than 30 years. The Association represents manufacturers that produce light- and medium-duty trailers and suppliers of products and services to the industry.
SC&RA - The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association is an international trade association of more than 1,400 members from 46 nations. Their members are involved in specialized transportation, machinery moving and erecting, industrial maintenance, millwrighting and crane and rigging operations, manufacturing and rental.
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.
TMHA - The Machinery Haulers Association is a national trucking trade association that, for 65 years, has helped Open-deck, Machinery-hauling, Commercial Motor Carriers operate successfully. Quality educational and networking opportunities specific to this segment of the trucking industry are trademarks of TMHA.
WSTDA - The Web Sling & Tie Down Association is the largest non-profit, technical organization dedicated to the safe operation of all synthetic web slings and tie downs. Comprised mostly of sling and tie down manufacturers, WSTDA membership also includes fiber suppliers, weavers, testing companies, government enforcement agencies and other interested parties from countries around the world. WSTDA is recognized internationally, with members from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia.