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American Boiler Manufacturers Association

The American Boiler Manufacturers Association (ABMA) is the national, nonprofit trade association that represents and watches out for the interests of the manufacturers of:commercial/institutional boilers; industrial and combined-heat-and-power boilers; electricity-generating boilers;heat recovery systems; economizers combustion and fuel burning systems; environmental systems; controls and instrumentation systems; boiler-related water quality and pumping systems; boiler-related valve and gauge equipment; as well as owners and users of boilers and boiler-related equipment and the quality companies that provide countless products and services to the boiler and combustion equipment industry.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, today's ASME is a 120,000-member professional organization focused on technical, educational and research issues of the engineering and technology community. ASME conducts one of the world's largest technical publishing operations, holds numerous technical conferences worldwide, and offers hundreds of professional development courses each year. ASME sets internationally recognized industrial and manufacturing codes and standards that enhance public safety.

American Filtration and Separations Society

AFS is the premier organization in North America dedicated to R&D, problem solutions and technology transfer in filtration and separation for the benefit of industrial processes, individual health and a clean environment.

Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society

a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts the largest conference and exhibition for automation professionals in the Western Hemisphere

Trade Magazines:

Hydrocarbon Processing

the premier magazine providing job-help information to technical and management personnel in petroleum refining, gas processing, petrochemical/chemical and engineer/constructor companies throughout the world – since 1922.


Launched back in 1963, Filtration+Separation magazine has long been established as the essential information tool for end users worldwide. Filtration+Separation is at the forefront of technological advances, market movements, trends & breaking industry news. It is read by end users who need to source information on products and services worldwide.

Powder/Bulk Solids

Powder/Bulk Solids provides the dry particulate/bulk solids handling market with complete information on new technology, products, equipment, and systems, and is the official publication of the International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference/Exhibition, Powder & Bulk Solids Southeast, and Powder & Bulk Solids West.

Resource Guides:

Global Spec

GlobalSpec is the leading specialized vertical search, information services and e-publishing company serving the engineering, manufacturing and related scientific and technical market segments. The company provides its buy-side users with domain-expert search engines, a broad range of proprietary and aggregated Web-based content and over 55 product-area-specific e-newsletters that help engineers and related professionals perform their key job tasks with the highest levels of accuracy and productivity.

Thomas Register

ThomasNet helps industrial sellers target their marketing investment to reach the most qualified industrial buyers online and convert them into customers. is where many buyers and engineers from Fortune 500 companies, the government, the military and more go to find suppliers.

McRae's Blue Book

America's original industrial directory since 1893, MacRAE’S is where today’s industrial buyers go to find the exact product or service they need, when they need it. Using its powerful search features, users unlock the power of MacRAE’S by instantly accessing information on over 500,000 North American industrial companies with more than 2 million product listings indexed under more than 50,000 product headings.

Industrial Info Resources

IIR is respected as the leader in providing comprehensive market intelligence pertaining to the industrial processing, heavy manufacturing and energy related industries throughout the world. IIR is dedicated to serving the marketing and sales information needs of companies that sell products and services to the twelve industrial markets they cover.

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