AMERICAN PETROLEUM INSTITUTE
For more than 85 years, API has led the development of petroleum and petrochemical equipment and operating standards. These represent the industry’s collective wisdom on everything from drill bits to environmental protection and embrace proven, sound engineering and operating practices and safe, interchangeable equipment and materials. API maintains more than 500 standards and recommended practices.
ASSOCIATION OF WELL HEAD EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS
The mission of the Association of Well Head Equipment Manufacturers is to proactively influence value-added standardization of well head and related equipment in a positive, professional manner and to serve as technical consultants to national and international standards bodies.
Over 12,000 ASTM standards operate globally. Defined and set by us, they improve the lives of millions every day. Combined with our innovative business services, they enhance performance and help everyone have confidence in the things they buy and use.
THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS
ASME is the leading international developer of codes and standards associated with the art, science, and practice of mechanical engineering. Starting with the first issuance of its legendary Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code in 1914, ASME´s codes and standards have grown to nearly 600 offerings currently in print. These offerings cover a breadth of topics, including pressure technology, nuclear plants, elevators / escalators, construction, engineering design, standardization, and performance testing.
THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR LABORATORY ACCREDITATION
The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) is a nonprofit, non-governmental, public service, membership society. We are the only independent (meaning that we are not governed by another, ``parent`` organization), non-profit, internationally-recognized accreditation body in the United States that offers a full range of comprehensive laboratory and laboratory-related accreditation services and training. Services are available to any type of organization, be it private or government.
INDUSTRIAL FASTENERS INSTITUTE
Representing the interests of North American mechanical fastener manufacturers since 1931. Our Mission is to represent the industry to its suppliers, customers, the government, and the public at large to advance the competitiveness, products, and innovative technology of the Member Companies in a global marketplace.
INDUSTRIAL FASTENER DISTRIBUTORS ASSOCIATION
Since 1968, NFDA has worked to enhance, improve and solidify your profitability. Our members regularly participate in and receive current compensation, employee benefit analysis and individualized profit planning reports, each designed so you can compare your firm with others, locally and nationally. NFDA also provides a variety of opportunities to train and educate both the leaders of fastener companies as well as their employees.
AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR METALS
ASM International was founded in 1913 as the American Society for Metals. Today, ASM is the world's largest association of metals-centric materials scientists and engineers with over 30,000 members worldwide. ASM is dedicated to informing, educating and connecting the materials community to solve problems and stimulate innovation around the world.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY
NIST has campuses in Gaithersburg, Md., and Boulder, Colo. In addition, NIST collaborates with several federal and state institutions to run the Hollings Marine Laboratory in Charleston, S.C., and jointly operates two fundamental physics institutes, JILA with the University of Colorado Boulder and the Joint Quantum Institute with the University of Maryland, College Park.
US BOLT MANUFACTURING
For over 25 years U.S. Bolt, has been recognized as a world-class producer of engineered bolting intended for use in hostile environments and safety-related applications. For joining the most critical connections in deep-water offshore drilling and production equipment, power generating turbomachinery, pumps, valves, pressure vessels, Navy ships and industrial machinery, our hot forged, premium quality bolting is the stand-alone choice.