Industry-specific associations can help you research hard-to-find details about the industry you're in and offer valuable networking opportunities with business owners and industry experts. Check out this growing list of industrial goods and services associations.

Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME)
AME is a nonprofit organization that works with senior and middle managers wishing to improve their personal performance and the competitiveness of their organizations.

Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, International (FMA)
FMA helps members keep up with metal forming and fabricating trends and technologies through technical training, educational materials, and research assistance.

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
NAM represents member companies, including small- and mid-size manufacturers, and member associations serving manufacturers and employees in every industrial sector and all 50 states.

Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG)
AIAG is a nonprofit association of automotive industry companies that provides a forum for members to develop and promote solutions that will enhance the prosperity of the industry.

Association of Iron and Steel Engineers (AISE)
AISE is an international technical association supporting the iron and steel industry. It is dedicated to the advancement of the technical and engineering phases of the production and processing of iron and steel.

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