Summit actively participates in and supports key trade organizations throughout the nation. Collectively, they supply a vast intellectual resource for gaining insight into the metal plating and finishing industry.
SMA (The Smaller Manufacturers Association of Connecticut)
The Smaller Manufacturers Association of Connecticut is an organization that serves to promote the cause of smaller manufacturing firms in all facets of their business organizations.
NESMA (The New England Spring and Metal Stamping Association)
The New England Spring and Metal Stamping Association was formed for the purpose of helping to develop of a better trained and more technically capable labor force. Recognizing and promoting the idea that today there really no such thing as “blue collar workers” in manufacturing, NESMA helps spearhead, promote, lobby for, and run more relevant technical education programs at high-school and college levels.
WAI ( Thee Wire Association International Inc.)
The Wire Association International Inc. is a worldwide technical society for wire and cable industry professionals that is governed by volunteers from around the world. Based in Guilford CT, 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.
PMA (Precision Metal Forming Association)
The Precision Metal Forming Association is the full-service trade association of North America, representing manufacturers that create precision metal products using stamping, fabricating, spinning, slide forming and roll forming technologies, and other value-added processes.
ASM (American Society for Metals)
is the world's largest association of metals-centric materials scientists and engineers with over 30,000 members worldwide.
AME (The Association for Manufacturing Excellence)
The Association for Manufacturing Excellence is the premier organization for the exchange of knowledge in enterprise excellence.
AESF (Association of Electroplaters and Surface Finishers)
The National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF) is a trade association whose efforts support and advance a sustainable future for the North American surface finishing Industry
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers)
IEEE is the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe.