A3, the Association for Advancing Automation, is the leading global automation trade association of the robotics, machine vision, motion control, and industrial AI industries.

The Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA) members are the industry’s leading suppliers of fixed protective guarding products designed to protect personnel, equipment, and inventory in industrial facilities.

Ray Niemeyer, Chairman
Haley Craig, Marketing Committee Chair
Eddie Murphy, Charter Chairman 2012-2013

MHEDA is the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association and is the premier trade association dedicated to serving all segments of the material handling business community.


The Industry That Makes The Supply Chain Work – 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.

Eddie Murphy, Board of Governors
Ray Niemeyer, Board Member – Material Handling Education Foundation (MHEFI)

The Woven Wire Products Association (WWPA) was established in 1942 as a professional association representing manufacturers of diamond woven wire mesh products. WWPA members emphasize high-quality workmanship and ethical business standards and produce woven wire products for institutional, industrial and architectural applications.

Eddie Murphy, President

The American Fence Association (AFA) benefits fence industry professionals and consumers by promoting the highest levels of professionalism, ethics, and through the education and certification of its members.

Brandy Browning, Board Member, Indiana/Kentucky Chapter

The ISDA Network is a 40-year-old organization that has over 70-member firms, with several hundred sales people, located throughout North America. ISDA is devoted to providing & installing storage and office systems/solutions for education, business, healthcare, industry, and government agencies at all levels and sizes.