UNITED WIRE COMPANY TAKES GREAT PRIDE IN OUR MEMBERSHIPS, AFFILIATES AND ASSOCIATIONS
United Wire Company advocates industry manufacturing organizations that promote high standards of professional excellence. Our participation in these professional associations reflects our commitment to providing our customers the highest degree of quality products and services. Our affiliations with several industry groups give us access to a national network of experts who share innovative industry concepts and contemporary manufacturing solutions.
SPRING MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
The Spring Manufacturers Institute serves, supports and educates North American precision spring manufacturers in their pursuit of competitiveness in world markets. The members of SMI work together to meet the key issues of the industry worldwide, including quality, design, materials, technology and government regulations.
Publications: SPRINGS magazine is published by SMI four times a year. Guided by a committee of springmakers, the magazine includes technical and how-to information, as well as articles on management issues and industry news.
NEW ENGLAND SPRING & METALSTAMPING ASSOCIATION
Although NESMA is proud to have roots dating back to its formation in 1956, today it is a modern, dynamic organization dedicated to helping its members stay at the cutting edge of in their field. The Spring and Metalstamping industry employs thousands of people in the New England area, and plays an important role in the local, national and global economies. NESMA provides a powerful voice for the people of this industry, advocating for political policies that help local manufactures compete in today’s economy, in addition to providing education, workforce training, networking and other events that benefit the community.
CHICAGO ASSOCIATION OF SPRING MANUFACTURERS
CASMI is the Chicago Association of Spring Manufacturers, Inc. An independent, not-for-profit trade association, CASMI’s Primary Membership consists of companies that engage in the contract manufacture of springs and precision metal forms as a primary activity, and whose products are sold to other companies as piece parts assembled into customers’ products, rather than their own proprietary products. In 2015, CASMI began welcoming Associate Members, or suppliers, to the organization. CASMI is proud to host the biennial international trade show SpringWorld® at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.
PRECISION METALFORMING ASSOCIATION
Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) is the full-service trade association representing the $137-billion metalforming industry of North America—the industry that creates precision metal products using stamping, fabricating, spinning, slide forming and roll forming technologies, and other value-added processes.
PMA’s Awards of Excellence in Metalforming recognize the high standards of achievement set by the metalforming industry in the areas of design, innovation and technology, quality, safety, training and education, process control, product development and productivity. Learn More
THE WIRE ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL, INC.
The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc., founded in 1930, is a worldwide technical society for wire and cable industry professionals that is governed by volunteers from around the world. Based in Madison, Connecticut, USA, WAI promotes, collects, and disseminates technical, manufacturing, and general business information to the ferrous, nonferrous, electrical, fiber optic, and fastener segments of the wire and cable industry. WAI’s is to serve the technical, manufacturing and general business segments of the global wire and cable industry.
WEST COAST SPRING MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
The WCSMA was founded to provide informational services to its members, such as current state and federal laws, OSHA regulations, technical meetings, health insurance changes, manufacturing equipment, supplier & vendor contracts and fellowship activities.
The West Coast Spring Manufacturers Association (WCSMA) plays a major role in creating and maintaining industry wide stability and an atmosphere of wholesome business relationships.