Rigging Supply Trade Associations
|ABC – Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.
National trade association representing merit shop contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and related firms in the United States.
|ACRP – The Association of Crane and Rigging Professionals
The Association of Crane and Rigging Professionals (ACRP) is a nonprofit association whose mission is dedicated to improving crane operations and rigging activities in all industries. This is accomplished by providing educational opportunities to its members and the public.
|AGC – The Associated General Contractors of America
A full service national trade association with a nationwide network of exceptional chapters, AGC represents nearly 30,000 leading firms in the industry – including general contractors, specialty contractors and service providers and suppliers. 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. AGC is truly the “voice and choice” of the construction industry.
|ASME – American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASME is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines, toward a goal of helping the global engineering community develop solutions to benefit lives and livelihoods. Founded in 1880 by a small group of leading industrialists, ASME has grown through the decades to include more than 120,000 members in over 150 countries worldwide.
|ASSE – The American Society of Safety Engineers
ASSE represents more than 34,000 safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professionals who work across all industries around the world protecting people, improving business and safeguarding the environment. Through their efforts, ASSE members help employees stay safe, healthy and productive, which delivers positive bottom-line results to employers and helps enhance corporate image.
|AWRF – Associated Wire Rope Fabricators
AWRF promotes interests common among companies manufacturing, fabricating, or distributing lifting, rigging and load securement devices made of chain, rope, and synthetic products. The association works to establish, acquire, preserve, and disseminate various technical information, and encourages the development of safety standards and programs, and product identification procedures.
|The Cordage Institute
The Cordage Institute is an international association of rope, twine, and related manufacturers, their suppliers, and affiliated industries. Its mission is to create value for its members by educating product users, the standards writing community, government agencies, and other entities on the proper use of industry products through the dissemination of standards.
|FAA – Florida Attractions Association
The Florida Attractions Association, founded in 1949, is a trade association representing 90+ family-oriented attractions. In addition, over 75 industry suppliers, allied trade associations, and destination marketing organizations are members of the Florida Attractions Association.
|Florida Crane Owners’ Council, Inc.
The mission of the FCOC is to collectively address the issues and concerns of Florida crane owners and associated industries, in a unified effort to develop and monitor laws, regulations and standards for the safe and efficient future of the crane industry in the state of Florida.
|FTBA – Florida Transportation Builders Association, Inc.
For more than 75 years, the Florida Transportation Builder’s Association (FTBA) has been Florida’s voice for the road and bridge building industry in Florida. Based in Tallahassee, FTBA is a nonprofit organization that exists to promote the importance of a strong, effective and integrated transportation system statewide.
|IAAPA – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions
Founded in 1918, IAAPA is the largest international trade association for permanently situated amusement facilities worldwide. The organization represents over 4,000 facility, supplier, and individual members from more than 93 countries. IAAPA strives to help members improve their efficiency, marketing, safety, and profitability while maintaining the highest possible professional standards in the industry.
|SC&RA – Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association
SC&RA is an international trade association that is committed to providing the unique information and any other lawful activities members need to safely, legally and profitably transport, lift and erect oversize and overweight items. Members are involved in specialized transportation, machinery moving and erecting, industrial maintenance, millwrighting, crane and rigging operations, manufacturing and rental. SC&RA helps members run more efficient and safer businesses by monitoring and affecting pending legislation and regulatory policies at the state and national levels; researching and reporting on safety concerns and best business practices; and providing four yearly forums where these and other relevant member issues can be advanced.
|WSTDA – Web Sling & Tie-Down Association
The Web Sling & Tie Down Association (WSTDA) is a tax-exempt, non-profit, technical association dedicated to the development and promotion of voluntary recommended standards and associated reference materials.