ORGANIZATIONS

American Backflow Prevention Association

The American Backflow Prevention Association is an organization whose members have a common interest in protecting drinking water from contamination through cross-connections. ABPA is an organization dedicated to education and technical assistance. Through its network of regions and chapters, local needs and interests are supported with the resources of the national organization. ABPA is committed to advancing all aspects of backflow prevention for the continued protection of all water users.

www.abpa.org/

American Supply Association

The American Supply Association (ASA) is the national organization that serves wholesaler-distributors and their suppliers in the PHCP-PVF industry.  ASA is a one-stop-shop for legislative and regulatory advocacy, ongoing business intelligence, employee training and education, and peer-to-peer networking.

www.asa.net/

American Society of Plumbing Engineers

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) was founded in 1964 as an organization dedicated to advancing the plumbing engineering profession, assisting the professional growth and advancement of its members, and protecting the health, welfare, and safety of the public.

www.aspe.org/

ASSE International

ASSE International does not claim to be all things to everybody. Deep knowledge and constant improvement of nearly 50 product performance standards for plumbing components, most notably backflow prevention devices and temperature actuated mixing valves, as well as eight personnel qualification standards puts ASSE in a class of its own. Its mission, in the spirit of the organization’s motto “Prevention Rather Than Cure,” is to continually improve the performance, reliability and safety of plumbing systems.

www.asse-plumbing.org/

The Chief Engineers Association

The Chief Engineers Association is a not-for-profit (501c6), fraternal organization comprised of men and women in leadership positions within the field of power engineering and real estate asset management.

chiefengineer.org/

Certified Professional Manufacturers Representative (CPMR)

CPMR – Certified Professional Manufacturers Representative (CPMR) is for anyone providing outsourced sales functions to manufacturers, regardless of industry. It is a professional designation earned by an individual, not a firm.

mrerf.org/certifications-and-training/cpmr/

Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago (HBAGC)

The Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago (HBAGC) is a trade association representing members involved in home building, remodeling, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other segments of residential construction.

hbagc.com/

International Pipe Inspectors Association

Formed in 1977, the International Pipe Inspectors Association Inc., is a non profit organization for individuals and corporations engaged in the manufacture, use, and nondestructive evaluation of oilfield materials, or are manufacturers of equipment which is used in connection with such inspection.

www.ipia.org

Midwest Distributors Association (MwDA)

Comprised of leading wholesaler-distributors and their suppliers of plumbing, heating, cooling, piping and industrial and mechanical pipe, valve, fitting products and services, the Midwest Distributors Association (MwDA) is your local connection to the best the people and insights the PHCP-PVF industry has to offer.

mwda.net/

NFSA

To protect lives and property from fire through the widespread acceptance of the fire sprinkler concept.

www.nfsa.org

National Kitchen and Bath Association

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is the premiere association for kitchen and bath professionals. Fifty years after its inception, the NKBA has a membership of more than 60,000 members and is the proud owner of the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS).

www.nkba.org

Illinois Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association

The Illinois Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association is a professional trade association now in its 120th year of serving the needs of p-h-c professionals in Illinois.  Through a commitment to excellence, our Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors strive to protect the environment, health, welfare, and safety of the residents of Illinois.

www.ilphcc.com

The Plumbing and Piping Contractors Association of Northern Indiana

The Plumbing and Piping Contractors Association of Northern Indiana (PPCANI) represents plumbing and piping contractors throughout northern Indiana. PPCANI’s focus is the betterment of plumbing and piping contractors and the plumbing industry.

ppcani.com