The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, non-profit organization (501(c)3) that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. The Institute's mission is to enhance both the global competitiveness of U.S. business and the U.S. quality of life by promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems, and safeguarding their integrity.
The American Society for Testing and Materials International is a not-for-profit organization that provides a global forum for the development and publication of voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems, and services.
Hydraulics & Pneumatics Magazine is published monthly on line and in print for more than 50,000 worldwide subscribers affiliated with the design of mobile and industrial hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Related resources include e-mail newsletters, e-book, printed books, and in-person educational events. Hydraulics & Pneumaticsis written for design engineers, manufacturing engineers and other technical personnel who are involved in buying or specifying fluid power components, systems, materials and controls.
magazine is published by Direct Business Media, LLC, a specialty niche media services provider covering the industrial and construction markets. DBM publishes Contractor Supply and Industrial Supply magazines, in addition to selected publications for industry trade groups. DBM is staffed and managed by its owners who are dedicated to providing customers with the highest levels of service, professionalism and integrity in the industry.
As a member association of The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW), NAHAD members are connected to the critical legislative and regulatory issues facing their businesses. NAW provides the industry ‘voice in Washington,’ keeping elected officials and lawmakers abreast of the important role that wholesalers play in the U.S. marketplace. NAHAD members also have access to a variety of valuable NAW resource materials, business services, industry reports and business studies.
The National Fluid Power Association provides a forum for the fluid power industry, promoting fluid power technology and applications, educating the marketplace to its benefits and representing the industry to government and to the broader public.
What do cars, aircraft, trucks, off-highway equipment, engines, materials, manufacturing, and fuels have in common? SAE. The Society of Automotive Engineers is your one-stop resource for technical information and expertise used in designing, building, maintaining, and operating self-propelled vehicles for use on land or sea, in air or space.
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is an independent, not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization. UL has tested products for public safety for more than a century. Each year, more than 17 billion UL Marks are applied to products worldwide. Since its founding in 1894, they have held the undisputed reputation as the leader in U.S. product safety and certification. Building on its household name in the United States, UL is becoming one of the most recognized, reputable conformity assessment providers in the world. Today, their services extend to helping companies achieve global acceptance for their products, whether it is an electrical device, a programmable system or a company's quality process.