American Welding Society

The American Welding Society (AWS) was founded in 1919 as a multifaceted, nonprofit organization with a goal to advance the science, technology, and application of welding and related joining disciplines.

ASM International

ASM is Everything Material, the society dedicated to serving the materials science and engineering profession. Through our network of 36,000 members worldwide, ASM provides authoritative information and knowledge on materials and processes, from the structural to the nanoscale.

International Thermal Spray Association

Founded in 1948, and once known as Metallizing Service Contractors, the International Thermal Spray Association has been closely tied to almost all major advances in thermal spray technology, equipment and materials, industry events, education, standards and market development in North and South America.

Gas & Welding Distributors Association

Founded in 1945 as the National Welding Supply Association (NWSA), the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) has represented the distributors and manufacturers of welding supplies and materials for 75 years.

Society of Automotive Engineers

SAE is the leader in connecting and educating mobility professionals to enable safe, clean, and accessible mobility solutions.

SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. Our core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development.