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Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) represents
transportation departments in all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and
Puerto Rico with the goal of developing, operating, and maintaining an integrated
national transportation system. Site contains information on the construction,
design, and maintenance of transportation infrastructure, and an online bookstore.
Bureau of Shipping (ABS)
Bureau of Shipping (ABS) is a not-for-profit agency that aims to determine the
structural and mechanical fitness of ships and other marine structures through
classification. Site includes vessel and classification information, products
and services information, and online rules, guides, catalog, and store.
Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL)
Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL) is a trade association representing
independent, commercial, scientific, and engineering firms engaged in testing,
product certification, consulting, and research and development. Site includes
a searchable laboratory directory, contact information, and a publications listing.
Institute of Steel Construction Inc. (AISC)
Institute of Steel Construction Inc. (AISC) is a nonprofit trade association and
technical institute that promotes the use of structural steel through research,
education, marketing, technical assistance, and standardization. Site includes
technical answers and ideas pages; time, money, and management advice; a job bank;
steel availability listings; an online store; and training, education, and AISC
Iron and Steel Institute (AISI)
Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) promotes the use of steel and enhances the competitiveness
of the North American steel industry and its member companies. Site includes a
page relating to steel in construction that includes many other links to web
sites including related trade associations, government, and consumer links; listings
of publications, and listings of courses, seminars,
National Standards Institute (ANSI)
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, nonprofit organization
that coordinates national and international standards for U.S. companies. Site
includes reference libraries, standards information, accreditation services, news and publications, meetings and events, education
and training information, and a list of web links.
Petroleum Institute (API)
The American Petroleum Institute (API) represents all aspects of the U.S. petroleum and natural gas industry, including development of standards. Site includes information about oil and natural gas, standards, health and safety information, policy issues, industry statistics, training and certification, and an online catalog and order form.
Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)
Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) advocates for the interests
of the U.S. transportation construction industry. Site contains legal and governmental
information including court decisions, as well as industry statistics, reports
and studies, and an online store.
Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)
The American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) is a nonprofit organization for nondestructive testing (NDT) professionals that promotes NDT as a profession and supports NDT research and technology. Site includes certification information, an online buyer’s guide, an online guide to NDT professional services, and various publications.
Society of Certified Engineering Technicians (ASCET)
Society of Certified Engineering Technicians (ASCET) is a society that seeks to
promote recognition of and progress by engineering technologists and engineering
technicians. Site includes employment and training opportunities, general information
about engineering, and contact information.
Welding Society (AWS)
Welding Society (AWS) is devoted to promoting welding and related processes and
welding suppliers. Site includes industry news, safety and health fact sheets,
research, and JobFind.
ASME International is a nonprofit professional organization that conducts training conferences and professional development courses, sets industrial and manufacturing standards, and publishes books, training materials, etc. Site includes a list of publications, information on current codes and standards, and information on education and training.
for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST)
for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) is a merger of the Iron and Steel Society
and the Association of Iron and Steel Engineers. The goals of the AIST are to
advance the technical development, production, processing, and application of
iron and steel. Site includes a virtual library, a publications list, steel industry
news, and contact information.
of Women in the Metal Industries (AWMI)
of Women in the Metal Industries (AWMI) is a professional organization of women
and men dedicated to promoting and supporting the advancement of women in metal
and metal-related industries. Site includes contact information and an online
ASTM International is
a nonprofit organization that provides a global forum for the development and
publication of voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems,
and services. Site includes information on standards, a digital library of technical publications,
and information on training courses.
Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum (CIM)
Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum (CIM) is a technical society of
professionals in the Canadian minerals and materials industry. Site includes a
publications listing, career resources, contact information, and an online store.
Standards Association (CSA)
The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) is a nonprofit association serving business,
industry, government, and consumers in Canada and the global marketplace. Site
includes a link for purchasing standards; links to related organizations
including standards, plumbing, health, and safety; news and events; career opportunities;
an online store and catalog; and membership information.
of Federal Regulations (CFR)
The Code of
Federal Regulations (CFR) contains general and permanent rules published in the
Federal Register by executive departments or agencies of the U.S. federal government.
Site contains a searchable database of federal regulations and an online ordering
system for CFR publications.
Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is an organization of individuals and organizations such as architects, engineers, constructors, specifiers and suppliers of construction products, building owners, and facilities managers. It provides technical information and products and continuing education. Site includes an online bookstore that includes codes and standards, a facility for searching the site or the broader World Wide Web, a list of FAQs, and contact information.
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE)
of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) administers and coordinates programs related to adult education and literacy, career and technical education, and community colleges. Site includes links to programs and initiatives, reports and resources, news, adult education and literacy, career and technical education, and community college.
Welding Institute (EWI)
Welding Institute (EWI), which includes the Navy Joining Center (NJC), is an engineering
and technology resource organization serving the welding and joining industries.
Site includes information on welding technologies, lab services, and research
Committee for Standardization (CEN)
Committee for Standardization (CEN) promotes voluntary technical harmonization
in Europe in conjunction with worldwide organizations. Site includes information
on standardization and conformity assessment, news, environmental help desk, CEN-ISO
templates, business operations support system (BOSS), products and services, and
online catalog of European standards.
& Manufacturers Association, International (FMA)
& Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) seeks to provide current
technology and information to its members, their companies, and the metal forming
and fabricating industry. Site includes a collective buying page, a searchable
supplier database, a job board, educational information, a publications listing,
contact information, and an online store.
of Materials Societies (FMS)
of Materials Societies (FMS) is an organization whose membership is comprised
of professional societies, universities, affiliates, and National Research Council
organizations, and whose purpose is to achieve consensus on issues within the
materials community, to communicate the community position to policy-makers, and
to serve as a clearinghouse for information-sharing among its membership. Site
includes information on materials, issue updates, and contact information.
Educational Foundation (FEF)
Educational Foundation (FEF) is an independent educational organization representing
the metal casting industry at the college level. Site includes scholarship and
employment resources for students, allocation request forms for professors, accreditation
guidelines and admissions procedures for educational institutions, and a student
Institute of Welding Technology (HIWT)
Institute of Welding Technology (HIWT) is a nonprofit educational institution
devoted to welding training and quality. Site includes financial aid and scholarship
information, a bulletin board, a job bank, and general information about the Institute.
Lead Zinc Research Organization (ILZRO)
Lead Zinc Research Organization (ILZRO) conducts research and publishes technical
documents on behalf of lead and zinc producers. Site includes a publications listing
and a list of industry associations and government bodies.
Code Council (ICC)
The International Code Counsel (ICC) is a nonprofit organization working to develop a single set of comprehensive and coordinated national model construction codes. The ICC was formed by a merger of Building Officials and Code Administrators International (BOCA), International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO), and Southern Building Code Congress International (SBCCI). Site includes certification and training information, news, a job board, codes and standards information, and links to subsidiaries.
Organization for Standardization (ISO)
Organization for Standardization (ISO) provides standards for business, government,
and society. Site includes a store, information on standards development, news and media, and education and training resources.
Gauge Steel Engineers Association (LGSEA)
The Light Gauge Steel Engineers Association (LGSEA) works to improve ways to design
and build commercial and residential structures with cold-formed steel. Site includes
links to web-based and other seminars, a publications store, a member directory,
and links to related organizations.
Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry
Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry (MSS) is a technical
association for development and improvement of industry and of national and international
codes and standards for valves, pipe fittings, and related products. Site includes
standards publications, contact information, and order information.
Technology Institute (MTI)
Technology Institute (MTI) is a consortium of chemical producers and material
suppliers to the industry that conducts research and develops publications relating
to industry needs for materials of construction. Site includes contact information,
links, and an online product order form.
Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA)
The Metal Building
Manufacturers Association (MBMA) promotes the design and construction of metal
building and metal roofing systems in the low-rise, non-residential building and
roofing markets. Site includes a technical library with downloadable metal building
guide specifications and metal roofing guide specifications, a photo gallery,
certification information, and an online bookstore.
Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
Metals, and Materials Society (TMS) is a professional organization that encompasses
the entire range of materials and engineering, from mineral processing and primary
metals production to basic research and the advanced applications of materials.
Site includes materials science and engineering career resource center, a document
center, a publications page, and contact information.
Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE)
Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) publishes and disseminates technical
information on the deterioration of materials and the methods of combating it.
Site includes general corrosion information, education and training materials,
publications listing, an online store, and contact information.
Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) advances the causes
of women in construction whose careers range from business ownership to the skilled
trades. Site includes association and industry news, education and training
information, related links, links to the association's journal, magazine, and an online
Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) publishes the NFPA 70E®: Electrical Safety in the Workplace®. NFPA 70E covers all electrical safety issues, such as general work practices for maintenance and installations, plus special safety concerns for specific equipment requirements. Site includes a catalog, codes and standards, news and publications, training information, safety tips, and research links.
Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), a department of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is the federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related illness and injury. Site includes safety and health information, hazard and exposure information, training information, directory of publications and products, and conference and events listings.
Institute of Steel Detailing (NISD)
Institute of Steel Detailing (NISD) is an international association committed
to serving and promoting the interests of the steel detailing industry. Site includes
downloadable rolled shapes dimensional charts, a downloadable publication order
form, individual detailer certification information, quality procedures program
information, and contact information.
Safety Council (NSC)
The National Safety Council (NSC) is dedicated
to preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through research and education. Site includes an online library, a
training calendar, and Internet-based training programs.
Institute provides a wide range of resources and advice including
technical data on nickel alloys and stainless steels. Site includes technical
literature, learning tools, and information about nickel and applications including
Testing Management Association (NDTMA)
NonDestructive Testing Management Association (NDTMA) is dedicated to providing
a forum for the exchange of technical, regulatory, and managerial information
beneficial to NDT managers. Site includes event information, links to forums, and a service provider database.
American Die Casting Association (NADCA)
North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) seeks to promote growth and improvement
in the die casting industry. Site includes a technical forum; a technology database;
supplier and die caster directories; design assistance; career opportunities;
information on die casting, education, training; and an online publication ordering
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a government agency
that provides and enforces safety guidelines to protect workers from injury.
Site includes laws and regulations, cooperative programs, safety and health
topics, and statistics and data.
Welding Manufacturing Alliance(RWMA)
Resistance Welding Manufacturing Alliance (RWMA) develops resistance welding standards
in order to protect and benefit buyers and users of resistance welding technology.
The RWMA also operates a welding school and offers scholarships to Welding Engineering
students enrolled in four-year Welding Engineering programs. Site includes school
and scholarship information, printable scholarship application and faculty recommendation
form, printable publication list and order form, and contact information.
Metal Workers International Association (SMWIA)
Sheet Metal Workers International Association (SMWIA) represents members of the
unionized sheet metal industry throughout the U.S. and Canada. Site includes career
and organizational information, related links, and contact information.
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) is a comprehensive source of technical information for automotive engineering and aerospace professionals. Site includes training information, career resources, and an online store.
and Manufacturing Association (TMA)
and Manufacturing Association (TMA) represents Chicago-area precision metalworking,
plastic molding, and supplier companies, with a goal of supporting the industry
by providing industry representation, educational opportunities, and services
to member companies. Site includes career information and school activities, news
bulletins, safety soundoff, TMA publications, and training and contact information.
Equipment Manufacturers Committee (WEMCO)
Equipment Manufacturers Committee (WEMCO) provides a forum for senior managers
of companies that manufacture welding equipment to share information, promote
their products and services, and have a voice in the welding industry and government
and standards bodies. Site includes a manufacturers' showcase, a publications
listing, related links, and contact information.
Welding Institute (TWI)
Institute (TWI), which includes the Welding and Joining Society (WJS), is an independent
research and technology organization offering information and advice on welding
and joining of engineering materials. Site includes information on welding and
joining technologies and materials engineering, knowledge summaries, a materials
joining database (Weldasearch), and contact information.
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