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Find contact information for steel-related associations and safety and government organizations. To update your organization's contact information email Tasha Weiss at weiss@modernsteel.com.

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American Galvanizers Association (AGA)

6881 South Holly Circle, Suite 108
Englwood, CO 80112
720.554.0900

The AGA is a non-profit trade association dedicated to serving the needs of after-fabrication galvanizers, fabricators, architects, specifiers, and engineers. The AGA provides technical support on today’s innovative applications and state-of-the-art technological developments in hot-dip galvanizing for corrosion control.

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

1735 New York Ave., N.W.,
Washington, DC 20006-5292
800.AIA.3837

Based in Washington, D.C., the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. With nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA serves as the voice of the architecture profession and the resource for our members in service to society.

American Institute of Mining, Mettalurgical and Petroleum Engineers (AIME)

12999 East Adam Aircraft Circle
Englewood, CO 80112
303.325.5185

Founded in 1871 by 22 mining engineers in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, AIME was one of the first national engineering societies established in the United States, and, along with ASCE (civil), ASME (mechanical), IEEE (electrical), and AIChE (chemical), it is known as an Engineering Founder Society. Together, the engineering Founder Societies form the United Engineering Foundation (UEF).

American Iron & Steel Institute

25 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20001
202.452.7100

AISI serves as the voice of the North American steel industry in the public policy arena and advances the case for steel in the marketplace as the preferred material of choice. AISI also plays a lead role in the development and application of new steels and steelmaking technology. AISI’s member companies represent over 75 percent of both U.S. and North American steel capacity.

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

Headquarters, 1899 L Street, NW, 11th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
202.293.8020

As the voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) empowers its members and constituents to strengthen the U.S. marketplace position in the global economy while helping to assure the safety and health of consumers and the protection of the environment.

American Nuclear Society (ANS)

555 N. Kensington Avenue
LaGrange Park, IL 60526
708.352.6611

The American Nuclear Society is a not-for-profit, international, scientific and educational organization. It was established by a group of individuals who recognized the need to unify the professional activities within the diverse fields of nuclear science and technology. December 11, 1954, marks the Society's historic beginning at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. ANS has since developed a multifarious membership composed of approximately 11,000 engineers, scientists, administrators, and educators representing 1,600 plus corporations, educational institutions, and government agencies. It is governed by four officers and a board of directors elected by the membership.

American Petroleum Institute

1220 L Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
202.682.8000

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the only national trade association that represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry.

American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-0f-Way Association (AREMA)

4501 Forbes Blvd., Suite 130
Lanham, Maryland 20706
301.459.3200

The American Railway Engineering Association (AREA) is a professional organization concerned with engineering and maintenance work on railways in North America. It covers the track and bridge aspects of railroading, as well as roadbed, electrification, scales, and the mechanics of track maintenance machinery. AREA's technical committees determine the content of the Manual for Railway Engineering. This standard reference in its field is revised annually to reflect the latest field-proven procedures and designs for railway engineering.

American Society for Metals International

9639 Kinsman Road
Materials Park, OH 44073-0002
440.338.5151 or 800.336.5152

ASM International is a materials science and engineering society where materials users, producers, and manufacturers converge to do business. Through our network of 30,000 members worldwide, ASM provides authoritative information and knowledge on materials and processes, from the structural to the nanoscale.

American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)

P.O. Box 28518, 1711 Arlingate Lane
Columbus, OH 43228-0518
614.274-6003 or 800.222.2768

The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Inc. (ASNT) is the world's largest technical society for nondestructive testing (NDT) professionals. Through our organization and membership, we provide a forum for exchange of NDT technical information; NDT educational materials and programs; and standards and services for the qualification and certification of NDT personnel. ASNT promotes the discipline of NDT as a profession and facilitates NDT research and technology applications.

American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)

P.O. Box 28518, 1711 Arlingate Lane
Columbus, OH 43228-0518
614.274-6003 or 800.222.2768

The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Inc. (ASNT) is the world's largest technical society for nondestructive testing (NDT) professionals. Through our organization and membership, we provide a forum for exchange of NDT technical information; NDT educational materials and programs; and standards and services for the qualification and certification of NDT personnel. ASNT promotes the discipline of NDT as a profession and facilitates NDT research and technology applications.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

1801 Alexander Bell Drive
Reston, VA 20191
800.548.2723 or 703.295.6300 (International)

Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 145,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society. The mission of ASCE is to provide essential value to our members and partners, advance civil engineering, and serve the public good.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

ASME Headquarters, Two Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016-5990
800.843.2763

ASME helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real world challenges. Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a not-for-profit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. ASME codes and standards, publications, conferences, continuing education and professional development programs provide a foundation for advancing technical knowledge and a safer world.

American Welding Society (AWS)

8669 NW 36 Street, #130
Miami, Florida 33166-6672
305.443.9353 or 800.443.9353

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. From factory floor to high-rise construction, from military weaponry to home products, AWS continues to lead the way in supporting welding education and technology development to ensure a strong, competitive and exciting way of life for all Americans. The mission of AWS is to advance the science, technology and application of welding and allied joining and cutting processes worldwide, including brazing, soldering and thermal spraying.

Architectural Engineering Institute

1801 Alexander Bell Drive
Reston, VA 20191
703.295.6300 or 800.548.2723

The Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) is the home for all professionals in the building industry. We provide a multi-disciplinary national forum for members but not limited to the architectural engineering, structural, mechanical, electrical, and architectural communities. Recognizing the necessity for a place to examine issues and exchange views and information with one another, AEI was established in 1998. AEI works to facilitate the crucial communication among members of the building team, both on a technical basis and in the professional arena. In addition, we strive to be the premier organization for: timely quality technical literature, professional advocacy, and educational opportunities.

Associated General Contractors of America

2300 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201
703.548.3118

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. Operating in partnership with its nationwide network of 95 chartered Chapters, AGC provides a full range of services satisfying the needs and concerns of its members, thereby improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest. AGC represents more than 25,000 leading firms in the industry - including general contractors, specialty contractors and service providers and suppliers. AGC serves our nation's construction professionals by promoting the skill, integrity and responsibility of those who build America. AGC members play a powerful role in sustaining economic growth, in addition to producing structures that add to productivity and the nation's quality of life.

Associated General Contractors of Ohio

1755 Northwest Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43212
614.486.6446

AGC of Ohio's structure in Ohio includes seven self-funded, self-governed organizations in the major metropolitan construction markets throughout the state. AGC of Ohio is one of two AGC state chapters in Ohio, the second being the state highway chapter, the Ohio Contractors Association. The state AGC offices are chartered through AGC of America, the national association.

Associated Owners & Developers

PO Box 4163,
McLean, VA 22103-4163
703.405.5324

AOD's mission is to support the facility and financial interests of owners and developers by promoting education, participation, and cooperation among the individuals and organizations who support the design, development, construction, and delivery of projects.

Association for Bridge Construction and Design

P.O. Box 23264
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

The site features information and useful resources for anyone with an interest in bridge design, bridge technology, or historic bridges.

Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST)

Global Headquarters, 186 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086
724.814.3000

The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) is a non-profit organization with 16,000 members from more than 70 countries. With 29 Technology Committees and 22 Local Members Chapters, AIST represents an incomparable network of steel industry knowledge and expertise. Our mission is to advance the technical development, production, processing and application of iron and steel.

Association of American Railroads (AAR)

425 Third Street, SW,
Washington, DC 20024
202.639.2100

The Association of American Railroads represents North America's major freight railroads and Amtrak. AAR strives to help make the rail industry increasingly safe, efficient and productive by: Conducting and coordinating research, development and other support programs; Facilitating the seamless exchange of electronic information among railroads, their customers and suppliers; and Advocating the interests of railroads in the public policy arena. 

ASTM International

100 Barr Harbor Drive
West Conshohocken PA, 19428-2959
877.909.2786

ASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards. Today, some 12,000 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.

International Zinc Association (AZA)

1822 East NC Highway 54, Suite 120
Durham, NC 27713 USA
919.361.4647

IZA is the only global industry association dedicated exclusively to the interests of zinc and its users. Operating internationally and locally through its regional affiliates, IZA helps sustain the long-term global demand for zinc and its markets by promoting such key end uses as corrosion protection for steel and the essentiality of zinc in human health and crop nutrition. IZA’s main programs are Sustainability & Environment, Technology & Market Development and Communications. IZA staff, a team of internationally recognized experts, is dedicated to assisting the Industry with its many challenges and opportunities.

The Aluminum Association

1525 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 600
Arlington, VA 22209
703.358.2960

The Aluminum Association is the industry’s leading voice in Washington, DC. It provides global standards, industry statistics and expert knowledge to member companies and policy makers nationwide. Highly engaged in public policy and technical forums, the Association is committed to advancing aluminum as the sustainable metal of choice around the world.

 

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Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC)

3760 14th Avenue, Suite 200
Markham, ON Canada
905.946.0864

Advocate, teacher, promoter. The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is Canada’s voice for the steel construction industry. The CISC promotes dialogue, collaboration and commerce between industry stakeholders – advancing the benefits of steel to the consulting community, builders and buyers, academia and government. The CISC represents a diverse community of steel manufacturers, fabricators and constructors, engineers and architects, owners and developers, and educators and students, offering a wide span of products and services to enhance capabilities and grow businesses.

Central Fabricators Association

P.O. Box 68518
Grand Rapids, MI 49516
616.301.3570

Founded in 1926, the Central Fabricators Association is a not-for-profit trade association serving Structural Steel Fabricators across the Midwest.CFA fosters continual improvement for business and personal development through education and idea exchange. Not only do we provide a forum for discussing management successes and failures, we also act as a clearing house for labor data, compiling industry wide reports for members on safety, wages, benefits, insurance, pensions and related topics.

Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)

110 South Union Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22314-3351
800.689.2900

The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), founded in 1948, is dedicated to the advancement of building information management and education of project teams to improve facility performance. CSI is a national association of more than 13,000 volunteers, including specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors, facility managers, product representatives, manufacturers, owners and others who are experts in building construction and the materials used therein. They are dedicated to improving the communication of construction information through: A diversified membership base of allied professionals involved in the creation and management of the built environment; Continuous development and transformation of standards and formats; Education and certification of professionals to improve project delivery processes; Creation of practice tools to assist users throughout the facility life-cycle.

Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA)

8720 Red Oak Boulevard, #201
Charlotte, NC 28217
704.676.1190

CMAA is an independent trade association affiliated with the Material Handling Industry. CMAA traces its roots to the Electric Overhead Crane Institute, known as EOCI, which was founded in 1927 by leading crane manufacturers of that time to promote the standardization of cranes as well as uniform quality and performance. The voluntary association was incorporated as the Crane Manufacturers Association of America, Inc. in 1955. Member Companies, representing the industry leaders in the overhead crane industry, serve the United States market from operations based in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

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Gypsum Association

6525 Belcrest Road, Suite 480
Hyattsville, MD 20782
301.277.8686

The mission of the Gypsum Association, a not-for-profit trade association established in 1930, is to promote the use of gypsum while advancing the development growth, and general welfare of the gypsum industry in the United States and Canada on behalf of its member companies. Members include all the active gypsum board (panel) manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada. To be eligible for membership in the Association, a firm or corporation must calcine gypsum and manufacture gypsum board under the provisions of ASTM Standard C 1396.

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Industrial Fasteners Institute (IFI)

6363 Oak Tree Blvd.
Independence, OH 44131
216.241.1482

The Industrial Fasteners Institute (IFI) is an association of North American manufacturers of bolts, nuts, screws, rivets, and special formed parts. IFI members combine their technical knowledge to advance the technology and application engineering of fasteners and formed parts through planned programs of research and education. IFI and its members work closely with leading national and international technical organizations in developing standards and other technical practices.

International Code Council (ICC)

500 New Jersey Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20001
888.ICC.SAFE (888.422.7233)

The International Code Council is a member-focused association. It is dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes. The International Codes, or I-Codes, published by ICC, provide minimum safeguards for people at home, at school and in the workplace. The I-Codes are a complete set of comprehensive, coordinated building safety and fire prevention codes. Building codes benefit public safety and support the industry’s need for one set of codes without regional limitations.

Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT)

1750 New York Ave, Fourth Floor
Washington, DC 20006
202.393.1147

IMPACT is a labor management partnership designed to provide a forum for union Ironworkers and signatory contractors to address mutual concerns and encourage reasonable balanced solutions. The IMPACT Regional Advisory Boards extend this approach, creating a national labor-management network, which promotes discussion of issues affecting the industry as a whole and enables the creation of effective strategies for resolving concerns to create opportunities for the union ironworking industry. Our primary mission is to expand job opportunities through progressive and innovative labor management cooperative programs.

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James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation (JFLF)

22801 St. Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44117
216.383.2240

The James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, created in 1936, is the only organization in the United States solely dedicated to educating the public about the art and science of arc welding. Formed when the arc welding industry was in its infancy, the Foundation is now in its seventh decade of publishing educational texts and granting cash awards to recognize technical achievements.

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Material Handling Industry (MHI)

8720 Red Oak Boulevard, Suite 201
Charlotte, NC 28217
704.676.1190

MHI is the nation's largest material handling, logistics and supply chain association. MHI offers education, networking and solution sourcing for members, their customers and the industry as a whole through programming and events.

Materials Property Council

Welding Research Council, P.O. Box 201547
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
216.658.3847

The Materials Properties Council was established in 1966 in response to the growing need for valid data on the engineering properties of metals. Founded by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASM International, ASTM, and the Engineering Foundation, and supported by industry, technical organizations, codes and standards developers, and government agencies, MPC has compiled a record of notable successes.

Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA)

1300 Sumner Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115-2851
216.241.7333

MBMA was founded in 1956 by a group of companies that developed an innovative way of designing, manufacturing and marketing buildings. Since its inception, MBMA has been instrumental in defining and promoting the common interests of metal building systems manufacturers. MBMA has also provided engineering leadership through the many research programs we sponsor. This research is used by the MBMA members to improve the efficiency and quality of metal building systems, and to elevate the state-of-the-art technology used to produce them. Our mission is to promote the design and construction of metal building systems in the low-rise, non-residential building marketplace.

Metal Construction Association

8735 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 300
Chicago IL 60631
847.375.4718

The Metal Construction Association is an organization of manufacturers and suppliers whose metal products are used in structures throughout the world. Since it was formed in 1983, MCA has focused on one key strategy - to promote the use of metal in the building envelope through marketing, education, and action on public policies that affect metal’s use. MCA’s marketing and technical activities create awareness of metal, its applications, and its benefits. MCA also works to eliminate barriers to metal’s use in construction by supporting product performance testing, initiating research, and monitoring and responding to codes and regulations that affect metal. These well-established activities help educate building owners, designers, installers, educators and those who determine relevant codes and standards. The result – more metal products are chosen for a broader scope of projects.

Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA)

E. 4142 Hwy 302
Belfair, WA 98528
360.275.6164

The Metal Roofing Alliance was formed in 1998 by a small group of forward-thinking metal roofing manufacturers with the main goal of educating consumers about the many benefits of metal roofing. Since our inception, we've shown millions of people just how beautiful, durable and money-saving metal roofing can be for them. Over the years, our membership has grown to include paint companies, material suppliers, industry publications and more.

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NACE International

15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
281.228.6223 or 800.797.6223

NACE International, The Worldwide Corrosion Authority, serves nearly 33,000+ members in 116 countries and is recognized globally as the premier authority for corrosion control solutions. The organization offers technical training and certification programs, conferences, industry standards, reports, publications, technical journals, government relations activities and more. NACE International is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices in San Diego, California; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Shanghai, China and Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia.

National Association of Architectural Metals Manufacturers (NAAMM)

800 Roosevelt Rd., Bldg. C, Suite 312
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
630.942.6591

Since 1938, the National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers (NAAMM) has represented a wide variety of architectural metal products for building construction. NAAMM currently has six operating divisions, which promote the use of their specific products through the development and distribution of technical standards: Architectural Metals Products Division, Detention Equipment Manufacturers Division, Expanded Metal Lath Association, Expanded Metal Manufacturers Association, Hollow Metal Manufacturers Association, Metal Bar Grating.

National Association of Women in Construction

327 S. Adams St.
Fort Worth, Texas  76104
817.877.5551 or  800.552.3506

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) originally began as Women in Construction of Fort Worth, Texas. It was founded in 1953 by 16 women working in the construction industry. Knowing that women represented only a small fraction of the construction industry, the founders organized NAWIC to create a support network. Women in Construction of Fort Worth was so successful that it gained its national charter in 1955 and became the National Association of Women in Construction. Today, NAWIC provides its members with opportunities for professional development, education, networking, leadership training, public service and more.

National Corrugated Steel Pipe Association (NCSPA)

14070 Proton Road, Suite 100 LB 9
Dallas, TX 75244
972.850.1907

Established in 1956, NCSPA seeks to promote sound public policy relating to the use of corrugated steel drainage structures in private and public construction. It collects and distributes technical information; assists public and private agencies in the formulation of specifications and designs; encourages greater knowledge of corrugated steel pipe's benefits and uses among college engineering students; and conducts seminars to increase awareness of the product and its application among specifiers.

National Council of Structural Engineers Associations

645 N. Michigan Ave.
Suite 540
Chicago, IL 60611
312.649.4600

NCSEA serves to advance the practice of structural engineering and, as the autonomous national voice for practicing structural engineers, protect the public’s right to safe, sustainable and cost effective buildings, bridges and other structures.

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

1 Batterymarch Park, P.O. Box 9101
Quincy, MA 02269-9101
617.770.3000

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), an international non-profit organization, is recognized as the premier institution dedicated exclusively to protecting lives and property from fire and related hazards. NFPA publishes over 270 nationally recognized codes and standards, as well as numerous fire service training and educational programs. More than 62,500 members work voluntarily to further NFPA's mission.

National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA)

40 Jon Barrett Road, Patterson
New York 12563
845.878.4200

NFSA’s mission is to protect the lives and property from fire through the widespread acceptance of the fire sprinkler concept.

National Institute of Steel Detailing (NISD)

2600 Kitty Hawk Rd., Suite 117
Livermore, CA 94551
925.294.9626

The National Institute of Steel Detailing (NISD) is an international association that advocates, promotes and serves the interests of the steel detailing industry. We are comprised of company owners and professionals in the steel industry and offer membership to steel detailing firms and associated companies and individuals.

National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association (NOMMA)

805 South Glynn St., Ste. 127 #311
Fayetteville, GA 30214
888.516.8585

NOMMA is the trade association of the ornamental and miscellaneous metalworking industry. Founded in 1958, our 500+ members fabricate everything from beautiful railings and driveway gates to structural and industrial products. Whether it's a backyard garden gate or large commercial railing, our members are ready to turn your concept into a reality.

New York State Steel Fabricators Association

55 Cottage Grove Circle
North Chili, NY 14514
585.617.5017

The New York State Steel Fabricators Association is a statewide trade association positioned strongly in New York State, to attract structural steel fabricators. The organization is open to all structural and miscellaneous steel fabricators throughout Upstate New York. Also welcomed are affiliate members; those who are considered an integral part of our fabrication activity. NYSSFA offers an excellent opportunity to stay current with the industry. The organization is progressive and gives the membership the opportunity to build professional relations through a shared learning experience.

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Research Council on Structural Connections

The RCSC is a non-profit, volunteer organization, comprised of more than 70 leading experts in the fields of structural steel connection design, engineering, fabrication, erection and bolting. Previous, current, and future research projects funded by the RCSC serve to provide safety, reliability, and standard practice for the steel construction industry throughout the world.

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Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC)

40 24th Street, 6th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4656
412.281.2331 or 877.281.7772

The SSPC was founded in 1950 as the Steel Structures Painting Council, a non-profit professional society concerned with the use of coatings to protect industrial steel structures. In 1997, the name of the association was changed to The Society for Protective Coatings to better reflect the changing nature of coatings technology and the ever-expanding types of construction materials.

Steel Construction Institute (SCI)

Silwood Park
Ascot, SL5 7QN
+44(0)134.463.6525

The Steel Construction Institute (SCI) is one of  the world's largest research and technical organizations supporting the use of steel in construction. The objective of The Steel Construction Institute is to develop and promote the effective use of steel in construction. We are an independent, technical, member-based organization, which was founded in 1986. We have more than 600 corporate members in 37 countries.

Steel Deck Institute (SDI)

P.O. Box 426
Glenshaw, PA 15116
412.487.3325

Since 1939, the Steel Deck Institutehas provided uniform industry standards for the engineering, design, manufacture, and field usage of steel decks. SDI is concerned with cold-formed steel products, with various configurations distinctive to individual manufacturers, used to support finished roofing materials, and to serve as a permanent form and/or positive reinforcement for concrete floor slabs. Members of SDI are manufacturers of steel floor and roof decks. Associate members are manufacturers of fasteners, coatings and other related components.

Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA)

Piedmont Leaf Lofts
401 E. 4th Street, #204
Winston-Salem, NC 27101-4171
336.294.8880

The Steel Erectors Association of America is dedicated to advancing the common interests and needs of all engaged in building with steel. SEAA’s objectives in achieving this goal includes; the promotion of safety, education, and training programs for steel erector trades; development and promotion of standards; and cooperation with others in activities which impact the commercial construction business.

Steel Fabricators Association of Southern California

8815 Sorensen Avenue
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
562.945.0013

Listing of active and associate members of the Southern California fabricator community. Directory of officers, regional, and national committees SFA members participate. "White page" profiles of member companies and website links where applicable.

Steel Joist Institute (SJI)

234 W. Cheves Street
Florence, SC 29501
843.407.4091

The Steel Joist Institute is a not-for-profit organization. Besides setting standards for the steel joist industry, SJI works closely with major building code bodies throughout the country helping to develop code regulations regarding steel joists and joist girders. SJI also invests thousands of dollars in ongoing research related to steel joists and joist girders and offers a complete library of publications and other training and research aids.

Steel Plate Fabricators Association (SPFA)/Steel Tank Institute (STI)

944 Donata Ct.
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
847.438.8265

SPFA/STI has been a forum for the steel plate fabricating industry for nearly 60 years. Members are fabricators manufacturing products from steel plate and companies supplying goods and technology. SPFA/STI promotes profitable industry growth through: award programs for the Steel Plate Fabricated Product of the Year for reservoir, elevated and standpipe storage tanks, quality certification for steel pipe and accessory manufacturers, seminars on steel water pipe, steel water tanks, welding cost reduction, and productivity. Services include a monthly business trends report.

Steel Recycling Institute (SRI)

680 Andersen Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
412.922.2772

The Steel Recycling Institute, a unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute, is an industry association that promotes and sustains the recycling of all steel products. The SRI educates the solid waste industry, government, business and consumers about the benefits of steel's infinite recycling cycle.

Steel Tank Institute (STI)

(in conjunction with Steel Plate Fabricators Association (SPFA)
944 Donata Ct.
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
847.438.8265

The Steel Tank Institute (STI) is a trade association and standards-setting body representing steel tank fabricators and affiliated corporations. STI develops technical standards for fabrication, corrosion control, installation, and secondary containment of underground and aboveground storage tanks. STI members manufacture single- and double-wall steel UST's with sti-P3 or ACT-100R corrosion protection systems, new Permatank TM double-wall UST's and F911 ™, and F921 TM secondarily contained aboveground tanks.

Steel Tube Institute (STI)

2516 Waukegan Rd, Suite 172
Glenview, IL 60025
847.461.1701

The Steel Tube Institute, founded in 1930, promotes the responsible growth, prosperity, and competitiveness of the steel tubing industry. STI collects and disseminates information on manufacturing techniques and data and analysis on growth areas, market trends, and product applications. STI provides information to customers on tubular products. Active members are producers of mechanical, pressure, and structural tubing. Associates are suppliers of raw materials and equipment to the tubular products industry.

Structural Engineers Association of Arizona (SEAoA)

PO Box 645
Phoenix, AZ 85280
602.492.6732

The Structural Engineers Association of Arizona encourages practice in accordance with the highest ethical and professional standards by providing continuing education through regularly scheduled technical meetings and seminars. Members exchange knowledge and experience, participate in local as well as national code development and advisory processes and pursue issues affecting public safety.SEAoA works with students to help them understand the engineering world and promote structural engineering at the university level.  SEAoA provides current association articles and other information as it relates to structural engineering in Arizona and the Southwest U.S.

Structural Engineers Association of Kansas & Missouri (SEAKM)

Information about an organization dedicated to improving the professional practice of structural engineering in Kansas and Missouri, including upcoming events and relevant links. The SEAKM is an organization dedicated to holding paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public by improving the professional practice and college-level teaching of structural engineering in Kansas and Missouri.

Structural Engineers Association of Kentucky (SEAOK)

160 Democrat Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
800.455.5573 or 502.695.5680

SEAOK is the Structural Engineers Association of Kentucky, a charter member of the National Council of Structural Engineers Association. Structural engineers improve the personal safety and economic security of the people of Kentucky through enhanced performance of buildings and structures. These enhancements are achieved through continuing education, including collaboration and cooperation with homeowners, contractors, builders, developers and government. SEAOK provides information and resources for the professional and general public relating to the practice of structural engineering.

Structural Stability Research Council (SSRC)

The Structural Stability Research Council (SSRC), founded in 1944, offers guidance, through its 16 task groups and 8 task reporters, to specification writers and practicing engineers by developing both simplified and refined calculation procedures for the solution of stability problems, and assessing the limitations of these procedures. SSRC holds regular annual meetings to report on research activities and to indicate where deficiencies exist in our present understanding of structural behavior. The membership of the SSRC is made up of representatives from organizations, consulting firms and individuals.

Structural Steel Educational Council (SSEC)

P.O. Box 6190
Moraga, CA 94570
925.631.1313

The Structural Steel Educational Council is a nonprofit corporation organized under the law of the State of California in 1975, for the purpose of producing and distributing educational material. The groups served are educational institutions, public officials, architects, engineers, and other persons or agencies involved with the use of structural steel in construction. This educational material is made available in the publication titled Steel TIPS.

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The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC)

1501 Lee Highway, Suite 202
Arlington, VA 22209
703.524.3336

TAUC is an association of 2,500 union contractors from across the United States, primarily engaged in steel erection, industrial maintenance and construction. The mission of TAUC is to act as an advocate in advancing and enhancing the value of the union construction industry through an educated and action driven membership that fosters the promotion of labor-management cooperation, workplace safety and health, and collaboration with construction users in order to help union contractors compete more effectively in the marketplace.

The Metal Initiative

8735 W. Higgins Rd, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60631
847.375.4718

The Metal Initiative is a coalition of manufacturers, individuals and associations that have come together to provide information on the features and benefits of metal in construction. Carrying its message of metal primarily to the professional building owner community, The Metal Initiative seeks to gather and disseminate useful information to decision-makers.

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Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL)

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL), an independent, not-for-profit, safety testing and certification organization evaluates products, materials and systems in the interest of public safety. Founded in 1894, UL is neither a commercial enterprise nor a government agency, but a member of the private sector whose primary objective is to help manufacturers bring safer products to U.S. and global markets. More than 6 billion UL Marks are placed on products annually by more than 40,000 manufacturers. A UL Listing Mark on a product means samples of the product have been tested to nationally recognized safety standards and have been found to be reasonably free from fire, electric shock, and related safety hazards.

United Engineering Foundation (UEF)

PO Box 651143
Potomac Falls, VA 20165
973.244.2328

The United Engineering Foundation (UEF) provides grants for the advancement of engineering and has a program of leading edge, interdisciplinary engineering conferences. UEF is the successor to the United Engineering Trustees, Inc. (UET) one of whose departments was the Engineering Foundation (EF). The transition from UET and EF to UEF was completed in January 1999. The services formerly provided by the Engineering Societies Library, another UET Department, have been enhanced and are now available from Linda Hall Library. (Linda Hall strengthened its position as one of the world's leading collections of scientific and engineering material when it acquired ESL holdings in 1995.)

Utilizing CIS2 Interoperability

This is the home page for AISC's EDI - CIMsteel Initiative. Find out how CIS/2 is making a huge impact in the structural steel industry.

Welding Research Council, Inc. (WRC)

PO Box 201547
Shaker Heights, OH 44122

WRC provides a resource for: Cooperative Research Extensive Data Performance and Weldability

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Safety

CNA

333 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60604
312.822.5000

Insurance In Touch With Business. As the 7th largest U.S. commercial insurer and the 13th largest U.S. property & casualty insurer, we provide insurance protection to more than one million businesses and professionals in the U.S. and internationally. We understand the importance of being where our customers are. Headquartered in Chicago, CNA has offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. In these locations, we work with highly professional independent agents and brokers to ensure our customers receive the personal service and attention they look for in a carrier.

Coastal Training Technologies Corp.
500 Studio Drive  Virginia Beach, VA 23452  757.498.9014  Safety, Skills, Human Resources & Healthcare, CD-ROMs, WBT & Training Videos.  Now 25 years after the company was founded, Coastal's commitment to Training the Global Workforce has never been stronger. With an extensive line of DVDs, e-learning solutions and instructor-led courses, Coastal has established a reputation for high production values, reliable content and consistent instructional design that is making an impact with employees worldwide.
EHS Today

1300 East 9th Street
Cleveland, OH 44114-1503
216.696.7000

EHS Today, formerly known as Occupational Hazards, informs safety, health and industrial hygiene professionals in the manufacturing, construction, and service sectors about trends, management strategies, regulatory news and new products that help them provide safe and healthy work sites.

Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health (eLCOSH) International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC)

5610 Medical Circle, Suite 24
Madison, WI 53719
608.663.6355

This site is a resource for anyone interested in workers' compensation systems throughout the world. IAIABC is a not-for-profit trade association representing government agencies charged with the administration of workers' compensation systems throughout the United States, Canada, and other nations and territories.

Management and Unions Serving Together (MUST)

21353 Bridge St.
Southfield, MI 48033
248.352.9810

MUST is a nonprofit 501-C-5 organization that maintains its budget through joint contributions based on a cent per hour worked from each building tradesmen and is then matched by each signatory contractor association. MUST participants meet monthly to discuss matters pertaining to Southeast Michigan's unionized construction industry. Since our founding in 1988, the MUST label has meant a total quality construction job.

National Safety Council (NSC)

1121 Spring Lake Dr.
Itasca, IL 60143
800.621.7615

The National Safety Council, founded in 1913 and chartered by the United States Congress in 1953, is the nation's leading advocate for safety and health. NSC’s mission is "to educate and influence society to adopt safety, health and environmental policies, practices and procedures that prevent and mitigate human suffering and economic losses arising from preventable causes.

Safety Online

5340 Fryling Road, Suite 300
Erie, PA 16510
814.987.9000

Information source for the occupational safety and health industry. Find products and suppliers, read current headlines and keep up with the latest information in your professional community.

Safety Services, Inc. (SSI)

5286 Wynn Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
800.632.2955

Safety Services, Inc. has specialized in the distribution of personal protective equipment and supplies since 1948. We are a privately held, Michigan based, Nationally Certified WBE Women's Business Enterprise. Safety Services, Inc. operates from a centralized service and distribution center in Grand Rapids. Corporate offices are located in Kalamazoo.

SafetyInfo.com

SafetyInfo, Inc.
PO BOX 477
Guntersville, AL 35976
877.906.5088 (US) or 256.582.2758 (Outside US)

America's Largest Online Safety Library holds more than 4,400 printable pages of safety information for compliance, training, assessments and recordkeeping. Edit to suit your needs. Since 1996, SafetyInfo has been providing safety services to business and industry through this online Safety Library. SafetyInfo.com is a membership library of comprehensive ready-to-use safety information covering management, training and recordkeeping. Registered with the Better Business Bureau over 12 years ago, SafetyInfo.com has assisted thousands of companies and safety professionals meet their goal of safer, more productive workplaces.

The Construction Safety Council

4415 W. Harrison St., Suite 404
Hillside, IL 60162
708.449.8604

The Construction Safety Council was founded in 1989 as a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of safety and health interests in the field of construction throughout the world. It was chartered by a board of directors composed mostly of large construction company owners and operators whose vision and leadership made the organization possible. Since it's humble beginnings in 1989, the organization has quickly grown to become a world class professional construction consortium with associations that span the globe.

Government

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

444 N. Capitol Street, N.W., Suite 249
Washington, DC 20001
202.624.5800

AASHTO is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing highway and transportation departments in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. It represents all five transportation modes: air, highways, public transportation, rail and water. Its primary goal is to foster the development, operation and maintenance of an integrated national transportation system.

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

451 7th Street, S.W.
Washington, DC 20410
202.708.1112

HUD's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. To fulfill this mission, HUD will embrace high standards of ethics, management and accountability and forge new partnerships--particularly with faith-based and community organizations–that leverage resources and improve HUD's ability to be effective on the community level.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20460
202.272.0167

“For three decades now, the Environmental Protection Agency has helped to carry out our national commitment to the wise care of the environment. The agency has worked with many private citizens who understand that each have a duty to be good stewards of the land and life around us. And that's what we're honoring today."–President George W. Bush at the President's Environmental Youth Awards

Federal Facilities Council

c/o National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20418
202.334.2000

Federal Highway Administration (FHA)

1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
202.366.4000

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
202.493.6014

General Services Administration (GSA)

1800 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20405
253.931.7516

We provide other federal agencies the workspace, products, services, technology, and policy they need to accomplish their missions.

International Code Council (ICC)

500 New Jersey Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20001
888.422.7233

The ICC founders - the Building Officials and Code Administrators (BOCA), the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO), and the Southern Building Code Congress International (SBCCI) - created the ICC in response to technical disparities among the three sets of model codes now in use in the U.S. In the past, it was difficult for building industry professionals to move into different regions within the U.S., much less into an international environment. The ICC offers a single, complete set of construction codes without regional limitations -- the International Codes.

National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS)

1090 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
202.289.7800

The National Institute of Building Sciences is a non-governmental, non-profit organization established by Congress to serve the public interest by promoting a more rational regulatory environment for the building community, facilitating the introduction of new and innovative technology, and disseminating nationally recognized technical information.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1070
Gaithersburg, MD 20899
301.975.6478

From automated teller machines and atomic clocks to mammograms and semiconductors, innumerable modern products and services rely in some way on technology, measurements, and standards provided by NIST. As industrial and national priorities change, NIST focuses on the most critical and emerging needs. Today, the United States faces special challenges and priorities in health care, information technology, and manufacturing, among other fields. NIST is providing the support needed to promote innovation, enhance product and service quality, and reduce costs in these and other important areas.

National Science Foundation (NSF)

4201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22230
703.292.5111

NSF's mission: To promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; and to secure the national defense.

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

5301 Shawnee Rd
Alexandria, VA 22312
703.605.6000

The central source for scientific, technical and business-related government information.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

200 Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20210
800.321.6742

The mission of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of America's workers. To accomplish this, federal and state governments must work in partnership with the more than 100 million working men and women and their six-and-a-half million employers who are covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.

The OSHA Defense League

818.426.3343

This regulator compliance, health, safety & human resources site provides business & industry with a range of products & services from online training, seminars, equipment, videos, books & CD's to written plans, forms/checklists, labor law posters, magazines, newsletters and worldwide information links. It is a virtual marketplace for risk managers, personnel directors & business owners to find solutions to mandatory governmental regulations.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)

441 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20314
202.761.0011

The United States Army Corps of Engineers is made up of approximately 34,600 civilian and 650 military men and women. Our military and civilian engineers, scientists and other specialists work hand in hand as leaders in engineering and environmental matters. Our diverse workforce of biologists, engineers, geologists, hydrologists, natural resource managers and other professionals meets the demands of changing times and requirements as a vital part of America's Army.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

Postal Square Building
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20212
202.637.5200

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal labor fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. With the strongest commitment to integrity and objectivity, the BLS will be premier among statistical agencies, producing impartial, timely, and accurate data relevant to the needs of our users and to the social and economic conditions of our nation, its workers, and their families.

United States Government Printing Office (GPO)

732 North Capitol Street, NW
Washington, DC 20401
202.512.1800

The Government Printing Office keeps America informed. For nearly 140 years, GPO has produced and distributed Federal Government information products. Whether providing public access to government information online, or producing and procuring printed publications, GPO combines conventional technology with state-of-the-art methods for supporting nearly all the information needs of the Congress, Federal agencies, and the American public.

United States Information Agency

℅ Office of Public Liason
301 4th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20547
202.619.4355

The Office of International Information Programs (IIP) is the principal international strategic communications service for the foreign affairs community. IIP designs, develops, and implements a variety of information initiatives and strategic communications programs, including Internet and print publications, traveling and electronically transmitted speaker programs, and information resource services. These reach--and are created strictly for--key international audiences, such as the media, government officials, opinion leaders, and the general public in more than 140 countries around the world.