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International Confederation of Drum Manufacturers (ICDM) is an international association of nonprofit organizations representing the world’s premier manufacturers of steel drums, with the aim to establish an international forum to promote the safe and efficient manufacturing and use of new steel drums and pails to encourage environmentally sound practices in the management of the packaging life cycle.

European Association of Steel Drum Manufacturers (SEFA) represents more than Represent more than 90% of large drum producers in Western Europe.

Industrial Steel Drum Institute (ISDI), formerly known as the Steel Shipping Container Institute (SSCI), is a North American non-profit trade association representing manufacturers of steel drum containers in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Association of Asia-Oceanic Steel Drum Manufacturers (AOSD), formerly Japan Steel Drum Association (JSDA) covers drum manufacturers in Asia and Oceanic regions.

Reusable Industrial Packaging Association (RIPA) has been the trade association representing North American reconditioners, manufacturers and distributors of reusable industrial packaging, representing over 90% of the industrial packaging reconditioning industry in North American including many of the world’s leading manufacturers of steel, plastic and fiber drums, as well as intermediate bulk containers. 

Container Owners Association is an international organization representing the common interests of all owners of freight containers.

Container Self-Storage and Traders Association represents the interests of containers of self-storage operators, traders and innovators.

Metal Container Manufacturers Association of India (MCMA) is established to promote trade, commerce and industry in India, in particular connected with Metal Containers & its allied products like Caps, Closures, Lug caps, Components, Printed sheets etc.

National Portable Storage Association (NPSA) is the leading trade association for companies offering secure, portable storage containers, portable or mobile storage trailers, portable or mobile offices, portable or mobile storage units.


Aerospace Industries Association is the voice of the aerospace and defense industry in the public policy process. Royal Aeronautical Society is the world’s only professional body dedicated to the aerospace community, we exist to further the advancement of aeronautical art, science and engineering around the world. AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) is the voice of European Aeronautics, Space, Defense and Security Industries, representing over 3,000 companies and actively supporting the competitive development of the sector in Europe and worldwide. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) serves aerospace professionals around the world—who are shaping the future of aerospace—by providing the tools, insights, and collaborative exchanges to advance the state of the art in engineering and science for aviation, space, and defense. The Vertical Flight Society is the world’s oldest and largest technical society dedicated to enhancing the understanding of vertical flight technology.
Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) is the national trade association furthering the interests of HVACR contracting businesses and the broader HVACR industry. American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) aims to advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and their allied fields. The International Council of Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Manufacturers Associations (ICARHMA) is a global organization comprised of eleven national and regional trade associations from virtually every continent and market. The Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations (REHVA) is formed for the development and dissemination of economical, energy efficient, safe and healthy technology for mechanical services of building; supporting the development of related EU policies and their national level implementation. Air Conditioning & Mechanical Contractors’ Association (AMCA) is a nationwide industry body that represents businesses operating in the commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry in Australia. Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) is designed to provide education, legislative protection, and standards for businesses and individuals who work in the air control industry; influencing national standards for the design and installation of air conditioning units. Euroheat & Power is a unique network of district energy organizations and professionals, connecting industry players, decision-makers and academia in a joint effort to drive forward sustainable heating and cooling.
The Aluminum Association provides global standards, industry statistics and expert knowledge to member companies and policy makers nationwide. Highly engaged in public policy and technical forums and is committed to advancing aluminum as the sustainable metal of choice around the world. European Aluminum Association (EAA) represents the aluminum industry in Europe and encompasses primary aluminum producers, downstream manufacturers, producers of recycled aluminum and national aluminum associations representing the manufacturers of rolled and extruded products in 18 European countries. The International Aluminum Institute (IAI) have company members that are engaged in the production of bauxite, alumina, aluminum, the recycling of aluminum, or fabrication of aluminum or as joint venture partners in such, representing over 60% of global bauxite, alumina and aluminum production. Aluminum Association of India aims to cater the needs of Indian Aluminum Industry and to interface with various aluminum industries world over, representing the entire spectrum of Indian Aluminum Industry– Primary Producers, Downstream Manufacturers, End users, R&D Organizations. The American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) is an official association of primary aluminum producers dedicated to protecting the long-term interest of the U.S. primary aluminum industry and its workers. The Aluminum Association of Canada (AAC) is a non-profit organization representing three Canadian world-class aluminum producers: Alcoa, Alouette, and Rio Tinto operating ten smelters in Canada. European Aluminum actively engages with decision makers and the wider stakeholder community to promote the outstanding properties of aluminum, secure growth and optimize the contribution aluminum can make to meeting Europe’s sustainability challenges.
The Association for Rubber Product Manufacturers (ARPM) has a core mission to provide industry executives with information and collaboration on waste reduction, benchmarking, networking, international management of product standards, and educational opportunities. The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) is a trade association representing North America’s asphalt roofing manufacturing companies and their raw material suppliers. The association includes the majority of North American manufacturers of asphalt shingles and asphalt low slope roof membrane systems. International Rubber Association has a membership of twenty-one organizations that are either involved in the production and consumption of natural rubber. The Rubber Trade Association of Europe (RTAE) acts as a regulatory body for global rubber trading conducted in the European market. European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) represents the regulatory and related interests of the European tyre and rubber manufacturers at both the European and international level. Fair Rubber Association is a multi-stakeholder initiative and has among its members companies, which buy Fairly produced rubber (products) from supplier partner. The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association is the national trade association for tire manufacturers that produce tires in the U.S. The All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) is a not-for-profit body serving the rubber industry and trade with the objectives of safeguarding and promoting interests of the industry. China Rubber Industry Association is the authority in terms of rubber industry regulation and promotion in China.
Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) is a not-for-profit organization where OEMs, suppliers, service providers, government, and academia collaborate to drive down costs and complexity from the automotive supply chain. The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has close relations with the 29 national automobile manufacturers’ associations in Europe, and maintains a dialogue on international issues with automobile associations around the world. SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance) is the voice for a united auto industry, constructive solutions to public policy challenges that promote sustainable mobility and benefit society in the areas of environment, energy and motor vehicle safety. Alliance for Automotive Innovation is the voice of international automobile manufacturers that design, manufacture, and sell motor vehicles in the United States, representing unique interests of these automakers in Washington, DC and in all 50 state capitals. Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) is the trade association for motor vehicle and mobility suppliers and parts manufacturers and remanufacturers. International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) coordinates the automotive issues in a world forum, defending the interests of the vehicle manufacturers, assemblers and importers.
EPA’s National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) from Surface Coating of Metal Cans provides some history of the regulations as well as resources for compliance. The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) is the national trade association of the metal can manufacturing industry and its suppliers in the United States. The Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association represents UK metal packaging industry, across 760 companies. The International Metal Decorating and Packaging Association (IMDPA) represents individuals from around the world promoting the interests of metal decorators, can makers, designers, and trade suppliers involved in metal decorating and packaging worldwide. International Society of Beverage Technologists promotes the development and dissemination of knowledge relating to the art and science of beverage technology for the non-alcoholic beverage industry- including beverage formulation, production, packaging, equipment and distribution
The Construction Products Association is the leading organization that represents and champions construction product manufacturers and suppliers. Construction Suppliers Association (CSA) is the building material trade association for member companies in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Oklahoma, including retail dealers, vendors, suppliers, and manufacturers. Building Materials Suppliers is a trade association serving independent building material dealers and their suppliers throughout North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Construction Products Europe aims to facilitate sustainable competitive growth of the European construction products industry by promoting efficient housing and infrastructure solutions through consensus and dialogue with the European Institutions and societal stakeholders. Building Material Suppliers Association is a trade association serving independent building material dealers and their suppliers throughout North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC) is a non-profit trade association representing the interests of the glass manufacturing industry. GMIC bridges all segments of glass manufacturing, including float glass, container, fiber, and specialty glass. Glass Association of North America (GANA) is the largest trade association serving the 1,700 member companies include glazing contractors, full-service glass companies, glass and metal fabricators, primary glass manufacturers and glass building product suppliers.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is America’s oldest trade association of its kind, representing more than 170 companies engaged in the business of chemistry American Institute of Chemical Engineers is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 60,000 members from more than 110 countries. Chemical Processing informs the chemical industry professionals responsible for designing, operating, maintaining and managing chemical, petrochemical, refining and pharmaceutical facilities in North America and across the globe. The Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) offers regulatory agendas and rules as well as a substantial amount of resources. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChEis an organization that offers collaboration among industry professionals through information sharing. ChemIndustryis the self-proclaimed industry homepage with an entire section of their website devoted to environmental resources. American Chemical Society (ACS) is a great resource for chemical professionals and academia with routine meetings and events. Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA)empowers specialty chemical manufacturers with the latest knowledge, an unparallel peer network, and customized resources to members National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)covers regulatory and legislative information for the safe and responsible distribution of chemicals.
National Coffee Association USA (NCA) is the first trade association for the U.S. coffee industry. The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is a trade association built on foundations of openness, inclusivity, and the power of shared knowledge. SCA’s purpose is to foster global coffee communities to support activities to make coffee a more sustainable, equitable, and thriving activity for the whole value chain. The Coffee Roasters Guild (CRG) is the global trade guild of the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) dedicated to inspire a diverse coffee roasting community through the development and promotion of the roasting profession. The Coffee Association of Canada is a registered not-for-profit trade organization. The CAC and its members are champions for the advancement and enjoyment of coffee in Canada – the most consumed beverage in the country. Its members include coffee roasters, retailers, importers and suppliers, as well as related associations and even just individuals who love coffee. The International Coffee Organization (ICO) is the main intergovernmental organization for coffee, bringing together exporting and importing Governments -representing 98% of world coffee production and 67% of world consumption. World Coffee Research (WCR) is a non-profit agricultural research organization registered in the state of California. Green Coffee Association of New York provides resources and other benefits for individuals and companies dealing with the export, transport, storage, insuring, financing, importing, trading and/or roasting of green coffee. Pacific Coast Coffee Association supports organizations in the coffee industry doing business on the Pacific Coast of the United States and Canada. The European Coffee Federation (ECF) represents the interests of the EU green coffee traders, roasted and soluble coffee manufacturers, de-caffeinators, coffeehouses and warehouse keepers.
The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) is the leading association of businesses engaged in the process of coating coiled metals- consisting of coaters and suppliers to the coil coating process industry. EPA’s National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) from Surface Coating of Metal Coil provides some history of the regulations as well as resources for compliance. The Association for Materials Protection and Performance AMPP was created when NACE International and SSPC united after more than 145 combined years of corrosion control and protective coatings expertise, and service to members worldwide. The Paints and Coatings Resource Center ( PCRC ) is one of the Compliance Assistance Centersdeveloped by industry-government partnerships, with support from EPA’s Office of Compliance. The American Coatings Association is a voluntary trade association working to advance the needs of the coatings industry. World Coatings Council, formerly known as the International Paint and Printing Ink Council, has everything related to paint and coatings with a focus on international markets, policy, conferences, news, and analysis.
The Composite Panel Association (CPA) represents the North American composite panel industry on technical, regulatory, quality assurance and product acceptance issues. The Beaconis a program designed to foster greater energy efficiencies and lower operating costs for carbon fiber processors which includes a whole resource section for waste gas treatment technologies. TheSociety for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (SAMPE) is the premier international society with a focus on composites and high-performance plastics. American Composites Manufacturers Association is the industry’s largest trade association for regulatory and legislative affairs in American composites. CompositesLabis an online resource dedicated to everything composites including history, characteristics, composition, manufacturing processes, and application of reinforced plastic materials. JEC Group is an organization committed to the advancement of composites through knowledge and networking. Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance acts as an information provider and promoter of fiberglass in the fenestration and related building products industry. Providing technical, regulatory, legislative, marketing and certification support to ensure that the appropriate standards are established, maintained and communicated for the benefit of the users and suppliers of fiberglass pultrusions and products.
Institute of Industrial Systems and Engineers (IISE) is the global association of productivity and efficiency professionals specializing in industrial engineering, healthcare, ergonomics and other related professions. The Measurement, Control & Automation Association (MCAA) is the national trade association representing leading manufacturers and distributors of instrumentation, systems and software used in industrial process control and factory automation around the world.
Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) is a group of electronics companies that create industry-wide standards on social, environmental, and human rights issues throughout the electronics supply chain. Semiconductor Environmental Safety and Health Association (SESHA) provides members with education and professional development pertaining to environmental, health and safety in this highly technical industry. Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) provides general industry information including topics on health, safety, and the environment. Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) advances policy that encourages industry growth around common challenges such as worker safety and environmental issues. The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA)is made up of the leading electronic component manufacturers representing all phases of the electronics supply chain. National Electronic Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is an ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization made up of business leaders, electrical experts, engineers, scientists, and technicians
CLU-IN is the EPA’s Contaminated Site Clean-Up website which is focused on superfund and contaminated site information. The site consists of a network of regional forums and specialized technical support centers. The Remediation Technologies Development Forum (RTDF)fosters public and private sector partnership to undertake the research, development, demonstration, and evaluation efforts needed to achieve common goals. TheAssociation of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials contains information on state hazardous waste programs, cleanup resources and underground storage tanks that are often a part of remediation efforts. The EPA’s Brownfield Program provides technical and financial assistance to communities, states, tribes and others to help with the sustainably reuse of contaminated properties. TheAssociation of Environmental Health and Sciences Foundation (AEHS) facilitates communication and cooperation among professionals concerned with the challenge of soil protection and cleanup. Australian Contaminated Land Consultants Association provides a voice to decision makers in Australia and internationally on matters associated with contaminated land management.
Federation of European Manufacturers of Friction Materials (FEMFM) promotes the interests of the friction materials industry. Unified Abrasives Manufacturers’ Association (UAMA) is a non-profit business association that develops standards to support the design and production of abrasives. Federation of European Producers of Abrasives (FEPA) represents the European abrasive industry, informing members on the evolution of the regulatory framework in Europe and worldwide, supporting the producers with a range of technical, legal and scientific services, and anticipate future challenges in the abrasives sector. Organization for the Safety of Abrasives (OSA) establishes the high safety level of abrasives on the basis of the relevant EN Safety Standards worldwide.
Furniture Industry Research Association supports the entire furniture supply chain in UK, across all sectors, providing access to unrivalled knowledge, helping members to be informed and providing guidance on compliance. The National Furniture Association is an organization supporting business to business initiatives, surrounding the Furniture Industry in the United States. The British Contract Furnishing Association (BCFA) is the British business association for the contract furnishing industry, covering the full spectrum of interior products and services in the UK and globally. The 250+ members are accredited by the association and are leading manufacturers, suppliers and designers of furnishing services for commercial buildings throughout the UK and in world markets. Council of Asia Furniture Associations (CAFA) promotes international cooperation for the promotion and development of the furniture commercial and Industry in Asia and Pacific region. Business + Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) is a trade association for business and institutional furniture manufacturers. The Global Lighting Association promotes the use of sustainable, energy efficient lighting solutions while maintaining and improving the quality of lighting
The European Seals and Gaskets Association (EUSGA) is comprised of companies engaged in the distribution and manufacturing of hydraulic- and pneumatic seals, oil seals, gasket sheets, cut gaskets, packings, rubber- and plastic parts, etc. European Sealing Association (ESA) is a non-profit making trade association, representing the manufacturers and suppliers of sealing devices and materials. Gasket Fabricators Association is a trade association providing custom-fabricated components and services like gaskets, tapes, adhesives, polymers, die-cutting, laminating, converting, and more. Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) is a North American trade association for tape manufacturers and affiliate suppliers, dedicated to helping the industry produce quality pressure sensitive adhesive tape products in the global marketplace. The UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA) is a trade association representing the specialized interests of companies engaged in the conversion of materials into gaskets and seals for all types of industrial use. Adhesives.org provides valuable regulatory information for VOC emissions from adhesives and sealants.
The online version of Products Finishing Magazine serves the environmental section with innovative solutions. Metal Finishers Association of Southern California represents the interests and needs of nearly 105 members supplying surface treatments for electronics, aerospace, and consumer goods manufacturers. The National Association of Metal Finishers (NAMF) is comprised of management executives in the surface finishing industry and related fields in the US. The Surface Engineering Association represents the entire surface engineering and finishing sector in the UK and EU. The National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF) represents the interests of businesses, technologists and professionals in the North American surface coatings industry. National Metal Finishing Resource Center is a surface technology, environmental resource center designed with assistance from the EPA to offers technical and compliance information for metal finishers.
EPA’s Natural Gas STAR Program is a voluntary partnership that encourages domestic and foreign, oil and natural gas companies to adopt cost-effective technologies and practices that improve operational efficiency and reduce hazardous air and water discharges. The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) gives members an informed voice for the safe exploration and production segment of the US oil and natural gas industries. The American Petroleum Institute (API) represents all segments of natural gas and oil refining with a mission of promoting safe and viable production, processing and distribution. The Environmental Partnership is comprised of companies of companies in the oil and natural gas industry committed to continuously improve the industry’s environmental performance and they have an impressive list of accomplishments. EPA’s Air Rules for the Oil & Natural Gas Industry is a summarizes best practices and requirements for processes and equipment at natural gas well sites. GPA Midstream Association provides information on the processing of natural gas into merchantable pipeline gas, volume movement, or further processing of liquid products from natural gas. The American Gas Association (AGA) represents companies committed to leveraging America’s abundant, domestic, affordable and clean natural gas to help meet the nations’ energy and environmental needs.
Paints & Coatings Resource Centerdelivers regulatory and pollution prevention information including a database of technical papers and emission calculator. The American Coatings Association, formerly known as the National Paint and Coatings Association, has good website with a lot of compliance information which is very well laid out. World Coatings Council, formerly known as the International Paint and Printing Ink Council, has everything related to paint and coatings with a focus on international markets, policy, conferences, news, and analysis. The EPA’s Coating Alternatives Guide (CAGE) provides alternative paint chemistry recommendations for the painting of metal, wood, plastic, and other substrates. Surface Coatings Association of Australia (SCAA)is a regional resource for employees working with coatings such as paint, epoxy, printing ink and adhesives. Coating Paintoffers resources, articles and information on coating and paint suppliers. Paint & Coatings Magazine is a publication that covers industry insight, news and painting information including regulatory topics. Society of Protective Coatings (SSPC) provides training, certification, and information on surface preparation, coating selection, coating application, health and safety issues, as well as environmental regulations. The British Coatings Federation is the sole UK Trade Association representing the interests of the decorative, industrial and powder coatings, printing inks and wallcovering manufacturers.
The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) is a global advocate for high ethical standards, rapid product approvals and access to international markets for medical technology innovators and member companies. The Ethylene Oxide Sterilization Association (EOSA)is an advocate for their members and the sensible regulation of this important agent used during medical device sterilization. The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) offers technical and operational support, including environmental insights, for global pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturers. Pharmaceutical Processing World covers a wide range of topics for the contract manufacturing sector of this industry including supply chain news, regulatory updates, and technology advances. Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America is a trade group representing companies in the pharmaceutical industry in the United States. Pharmaceutical Processing Online serves thepharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging professionals.


National Association of Pipe Coating Applicators (NAPCA) represents plant pipe coating applicators, line pipe manufacturers, distributors of new line pipe, companies engaged in the manufacture and/ or sale of materials, supplies, equipment, and services utilized by plant pipe coating applicators and other specific parties interested in the promotion and standardization of plant-applied pipe coating.

The Association for Materials Protection and Performance is a global community of professionals dedicated to materials protection through the advancement of corrosion control and protective coatings.

Pipeline and Gas Journal is the essential resource for technology and trends in the midstream industry, of service to those involved in moving, marketing and managing hydrocarbons from the wellhead to the ultimate consumer.

Plastics Industry Association offers advocacy and resources to plastics manufacturers closely related to chemical processes. Applied Market Information Ltd. provides market research, data reports, and providing intelligence to the global plastics industry. The Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) represents leading manufacturers of plastic resins. The Global Phenolic Resins Association (GPRA) is an industry association of the leading global and regional phenolic resin manufacturers The European UP/VE Resin Association represents unsaturated polyester (UP) and epoxy vinyl ester (VE) resins producers of Europe. Hydrocarbon and Rosin Resins Producers Association (HARRPA) represents European based producers of resins. The resins are based on natural and petrochemical raw materials. The Manufacturer’s Association for Plastics Processors, Inc. (MAPP) is the largest grassroots organization in the United States plastics industry. Applied Market Information Ltd. provides market research, data reports, and providing intelligence to the global plastics industry (including pipe coating). The British Laminate Fabricator’s Association offers an assured source of supply for fabricated components using high pressure decorative laminate. Laminate Material Suppliers Association (LMSA) is a non-profit organization of leading Laminate Material Suppliers from India. Composite Panel Association (CPA) represents the North American composite panel industry on technical, regulatory, quality assurance and product acceptance issues. Indian Laminate Manufacturer’s Association is a registered non-trading corporation for laminate manufacturers in India. The Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) is a global nonprofit trade association representing converters of metallized, laminated and coated flexible substrates and their suppliers. Plastic Drum Institute represents the manufacturers and suppliers for the North American plastic drum industry.
The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) prides itself on being at the center of thought leadership for sustainable print practices. The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) has an excellent website for compliance and pollution control issues pertaining to flexible packaging. SGIA and the Printing Industries of America have united to form the Printing United Alliancewhich addresses environmental, health and safety concerns for members in the graphics art industry. Printers National Environmental Assistance Center is the primary online source for green printing and the companies involved those sustainable initiatives. The Industrial Packaging Alliance of North America (IPANA) is the primary association representing the interests of manufacturers of new industrial packaging and their suppliers in North America. Industrial Packaging Association (IPA) is the leading UK trade organization for Industrial Packaging and is directly involved with numerous UK Government Agencies and key National, European and International Working Groups (inc; BSI, CEN, ISO & United Nations) focusing on the essential Design, Safety and Environmental aspects of Industrial Packaging – to ensure the highest standards are maintained across the whole industry. The Industrial Packaging Safety Alliance (PackSafe) is a coalition of interested parties, including risk managers, insurers, code officials and others, who support the safe use of industrial packaging to transport and warehouse hazardous and non-hazardous materials.
Paper Industry Technical Association is an independent, member-based organization, which operates for the general benefit of its members – both individual and corporate – dedicated to promoting and improving the technical and scientific knowledge of those working in the Fibrous Forest Products Industries – such as pulp, paper, wood panel, moulded pulp and other similar industries. TAPPI is the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging, and converting industries and publisher of Paper360º and TAPPI JOURNAL. The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) is the national trade association of the paper and wood products industry and advances public policies that promote a strong and sustainable U.S. forest products industry in the global marketplace. The BWPA (formerly known as the British Wood Pulp Association) represents pulp producers from around the world exporting pulp to the UK and to Europe. ECMA is the international network of folding carton organizations; carton businesses, national carton associations and suppliers to the carton industry. UTIPULP, created in 1979, is the European Association representing the “Group of European Market Wood Pulp Users. FPAC provides a voice for Canada’s wood, pulp and paper producers nationally and internationally in government, trade, and environmental affairs.
The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) is the voice in the nation’s capital for the private sector waste and recycling industry that is essential to maintaining the quality of American life. Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization enhancing knowledge and expertise by providing a neutral forum for information exchange, professional development, networking opportunities, public education, and outreach to more than 5,000 environmental professionals in 65 countries. The Recycling Association aims to support better UK recycling, whether that’s through lobbying for improved legislation, policy and operation; working towards increased clarity and awareness; or the provision of best practice or legislative advice to members. National Recycling Coalition is a non-profit organization that is focused on the promotion and enhancement of recycling in the United States. The International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) is an international network of waste professionals and experts from around the world promoting the transition to a circular economy. The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has been the leading professional association in the solid waste field. The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the voice of the recycling industry promoting safe, economically sustainable and environmentally responsible recycling through networking, advocacy, and education.
Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) is a national, nonprofit coalition of public agencies and organizations working together to advance clean energy. The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) offers a quick means for finding policies and rebate programs in the United States. EPA’s Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Partnership, seeks to reduce air pollution and water usage with electric power generation from this waste heat power source. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is a group of producers and suppliers committed to a sustainable industry that feeds and fuels a growing world. The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA)is an advocacy forum for ethanol and bio-product producers and industry stakeholders. Advanced Biofuels Association is focused on promoting and advancing low carbon fuel utilization. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA ) is the national trade association for the U.S. solar industry

The Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA) is the trade association for tobacco companies that operate in the United Kingdom. 

TMA (US) is a member-driven non-profit source of information, a convener of stakeholders, and a thought leader dedicated to providing our members and subscribers with a complete understanding of tobacco and nicotine issues.

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is a member-owned, member-driven trade association representing the global industrial fabrics industry, providing events, publications, education, networking, business resources, industry advocacy and more. The International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) is a professional, educational association composed of scholars, educators, and students in the textile, apparel, and merchandising disciplines in higher education. EURATEX is the European Apparel and Textile Confederation, representing the interests of the European textile and clothing industry at the level of the EU institutions. Specialized Textiles Association represents many who are employed in or are associated with the textile industry, such as fabricators, installers and suppliers of textiles, equipment, accessories and services. The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) represents the entire spectrum of the textile industry, from fibers to finished products, machinery manufacturers to power suppliers. An international trade association, Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles (SMART) Association strengthens the economic opportunities of our diverse membership by promoting the interdependence of the for-profit textile recycling industry segments and provides a common forum for networking, education and advocacy. European Textile Services Association (ETSA) is the leading European association for textile rental companies and national textile services associations in Europe. The International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) is an international forum for the world’s textile industries. The American Association of Textile Chemists & Colorists develops the test methods the textile industry uses to ensure product quality. The Carpet and Rug Institute educates consumers, commercial stakeholders, and the industry about carpet and rugs, from health benefits and environmental efforts to trends and advice.
Products Finishing provides information and research on the latest equipment, technology, processes and best practices to help them stay profitable and efficient The Production Machining media brand covers advanced new technology, practices and processes in the manufacture of precision machined parts in high volumes.
The National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA) is a US-based membership trade association with the collective power of 1100 thriving tool & die and precision manufacturing companies representing more than $35 billion in sales. The International Special Tooling & Machining Association (ISTMA) is an international association representing 22 Special Tooling and Machining Associations internationally. Industrial Supply Association (ISA) is comprised of industrial supply distributors and manufacturers. The United States Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) is an association that provides the exchange of ideas and information to assist cutting tool users and manufacturers alike; and represents the cutting tool industry in matters of business and national concern. The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) focuses on supporting manufacturers with vital information on technological developments, and building dynamic ecosystems that nurture new concepts and solutions Tooling, Manufacturing & Technologies Association s a non-profit organization dedicated to serving, enhancing and promoting the success of its member companies for the mutual benefit of all concerned through the increased power of group strength and leadership. The International Special Tooling & Machining Association (ISTMA) Europe is an international association representing 30 special tooling and machining associations throughout the world.
Government Contractors Association, Inc. (GCA) is a national trade association comprised of commercial contractors and government agencies. National Association of Government Contractors (NAGC) is an advocate for policies that benefit America’s business community in the government procurement process. With 20,000 members, the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) is the world’s leading resource for professionals in the Contract Management field. Florida Defense Contractors Association is a statewide, state-focused business development and education group for Florida defense and aerospace businesses of all sizes. The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry, representing more than 27,000 firms. The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is America’s leading Defense Industry association promoting national security, providing a legal and ethical forum for the exchange of information between Industry and Government.
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry protects Americans’ health by preventing exposure to harmful contaminants in our soil, water, and air. The Australian Renderers Association (ARA) is the national body within Australia which represents the interests of producers and traders of rendered animal products. North American Renderers Association (NARA) is an alliance to represent the best interests of its members in public, government and regulatory affairs, and provides services, programs and technical support to the North American rendering industry.
European Association for Wastewater Heat Recovery advocates for inventors, manufacturers and distributors of wastewater heat recovery unite to reduce hot water energy demand. International Energy Agency (IEA) spans a variety of programs and initiatives, helping ensure energy security, tracking clean energy transitions, collecting data, or providing training around the world. The Energy Recovery Council is a national trade organization representing the waste-to-energy industry and communities that own waste-to-energy facilities. European Biomass Research Network (EUBREN) consists of a selection of universities and research centers across Europe, promoting and supporting new industry-oriented initiatives in cooperation with investors, small and large private enterprises. Midwest Cogeneration Association (MCA) is a non-profit organization provides pertinent information for its members to conduct research, publish reports, and hold various seminars and workshops with the goal to advance the concept of cogeneration throughout the Midwest. Cogeneration Association of India provides a platform for bringing together all concerned, in any manner, including cogenerators, power utilities, users of electricity, State / Central Government Ministries, departments and other bodies, suppliers of equipment and services, academic and research Institutions. International District Energy Association (IDEA) works actively to foster the success of our members as leaders in providing reliable, economical, efficient, and environmentally sound district heating, district cooling, and combined heat and power.
American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water. The Combined Heat and Power Alliance (CHP Alliance) is the leading national voice for the deployment of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and Waste Heat to Power (WHP). Pacific Water and Wastewater Association (PWWA) is a not-for-profit organization and was established in 1994 to support the Pacific region in meeting all water challenges both at the national and regional level. The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization that aims to connect water professionals; enrich the expertise of water professionals; increase the awareness of the impact and value of water; and provide a platform for water sector innovation. National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) aims to advance the environmental health and protection professional for the purpose of providing a healthful environment for all. National Environmental Services Center (NESC) is a nonprofit organization providing technical assistance and information about drinking water, wastewater disposal, solid waste disposal, infrastructure security, utility management and environmental training to communities serving fewer than 10,000 people. The International Water Association is the network of water professionals striving for a world in which water is wisely, sustainably and equitably managed. WaterOnlinehas a very robust section on legislation and regulation for various industries including petroleum and refining.
The International Wood Products Association is the leading international trade association for the North American international wood products industry. Wood Products Manufacturers Association aims to provide a forum for members to work collectively to help strengthen the secondary wood products industry. Independent Wood Processors Association of BC is a self-funded, province-wide organization with members and directors from all areas of British Columbia, particularly open market sawmills, remanufacturers, custom cutters, custom processors, and wholesalers engaged in the production and sale of both commodity lumber and specialty products. The American Wood Protection Association is an international, non-profit, technical society founded in 1904 to provide a common forum for the exchange of technical information between industry, research and users of treated wood. The American Wood Council (AWC) was re-chartered in June 2010, evolving from a number of predecessor groups. Global Timber Forum (GTF) builds the capability of forest and wood-based industry associations to engage SME members on responsible trade. The International Wood Products Association is the leading international trade association for the North American international wood products industry- uniting every segment of the global supply chain, from producers and service providers to importers, distributors, manufacturers, and retailers. The Wood Component Manufacturers Association (WCMA) cultivates a member network through exposure to innovations, industry promotion, trends and information, and peer learning in support of the North American Wood Products Industry.

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