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Epicor Manufacturing Associations

Leading companies join manufacturing associations to keep up with industry best practices, stay ahead of trends, and grow their networks. Epicor values these relationships and is a proud member of the manufacturing associations listed below.

PIA – Plastics Industry Association

The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), formerly SPI, is a purpose-driven organization here to support the entire plastics supply chain. We believe in working to make our members and the industry more globally competitive. We believe in advancing sustainability and being a good steward of resources. We believe in promoting plastics manufacturing. Since 1937, we’ve been providing education and advocacy to our members. Our committees and events such as our signature global tradeshow NPE, bring the boldest and brightest innovators, influencers and new technology together to create connections and showcase our industry.

www.plasticsindustry.org/

MESA – MESA International

Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association (MESA) International is a worldwide not-for-profit community of manufacturing companies, information technology hardware and software suppliers, system integrators, consulting service providers, analysts, editors, academics and students. The combined purpose is to improve business results and production operations through optimized application and implementation of information technology and best management practices.

www.mesa.org/en/index.asp

APMA – Automotive Parts’ Manufacturers Association

The APMA is Canada’s national association representing OEM producers of parts, equipment, tools, supplies, advanced technology, and services for the worldwide automotive industry. The Association’s fundamental objective is to promote the original equipment (O.E.) automotive supply manufacturing industry both domestically and internationally. 

www.apma.ca

MHI – Material Handling Industry

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.

www.mhi.org

FMA – Fabricators & Manufacturers Association

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International® is a professional organization with more than 2,500 individual and company members. FMA serves members involved in the following processes: bending, blanking, cutting, drawing, extruding, fastening, finishing, leveling, piercing, punching, roll forming, shearing, slitting, spinning, straightening, stamping, swaging, and welding. FMA also has a technology affiliate, the Tube & Pipe Association, International (TPA) which focuses on the unique needs of members involved in production and fabrication of welded and seamless pipe and tube and the Association of Steel Distributors (ASD) which serves professionals in the steel distribution industry. Membership spans the United States, Canada and Mexico, and reaches into more than 30 other countries.

www.fmanet.org

PMA – Precision Metalforming Association

The 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. Its more than 800 member companies also include suppliers of equipment, materials and services to the industry.

www.pma.org

PMPA – Precision Machined Products Association

The PMPA is an international trade association representing the interests of the precision machined products industry. While PMPA consists mainly of North America based manufacturers, its members also operate facilities in various industrial markets around the globe. Through PMPA membership, companies have a distinct competitive advantage over their global competitors, with daily access to a full range of programs and services designed to help them meet their operational challenges and focus on new business opportunities. 

www.pmpa.org/

AME – Association for Manufacturing Excellence

The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) is the premier organization for the exchange of knowledge in enterprise excellence. Members come together to explore lean thinking and other enterprise improvement methods, exchange best practices and network in order to advance their careers and improve the competitiveness and overall value of their organizations. Since our creation as a not-for-profit in 1985, we have grown to represent 4,000 members ranging from executives to senior and middle managers who wish to improve both their organization’s and their personal performance.

www.ame.org/

AMT - Association for Manufacturing Technology

The Association For Manufacturing Technology represents and promotes U.S.-based manufacturing technology and its members—those who design, build, sell, and service the continuously evolving technology that lies at the heart of manufacturing.
www.amtonline.org/

MAPP - Manufacturers Association for Plastic Processors

Managed by plastic industry leaders, MAPP has a long history of helping plastic processors stay competitive in an ever-changing plastics marketplace. MAPP's mission is to enable leaders within the plastics industry to achieve new levels of success.

www.mappinc.com/