Association involvement enables WESCO | Anixter to bring customers the latest information about standards and provides best practices for the industries we serve. Below are some of the industry associations we participate in.
ASIS: American Society for Industrial Security
The American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics.
AVIXA: Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association
AVIXA is the trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries worldwide.
AWEA: American Wind Energy Association
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is a national trade association representing wind power project developers, equipment suppliers, services providers, parts manufacturers, utilities, researchers, and others involved in the wind industry.
BICSI: Building Industry Consulting Service International
The Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI) publishes standards and guidelines for use in the design, installation and integration of information transportation systems (ITS).
CABA: Continental Automated Buildings Association
The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of intelligent home and intelligent building technologies.
CCCA: Communications Cable & Connectivity Association
The Communications Cable & Connectivity Association (CCCA) is an association of IT and communication members that serve as a resource for the industry.
CSIA: Control System Integrators Association
The Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) is a global, not-for-profit, professional association for control system integration companies.
EA: Ethernet Alliance
The Ethernet Alliance (EA) is a global, non-profit, industry consortium of member organizations that are dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies.
The Green Grid
With more than 175 member companies around the world, The Green Grid seeks to unite global industry efforts, create a common set of metrics, and develop technical resources and educational tools to further its goals.
IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.
ISA: International Society of Automation
The International Society of Automation (ISA) is a leading, global, non-profit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 35,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities.
IWCS: International Wire & Cable Symposium, Inc
The International Wire & Cable Symposium, Inc (IWCS) is committed to the advancement in technology in the wire and cable and connectivity industries, and underwrites that commitment with the support for education of tomorrow's engineers and scientists.
NFPA: National Fire Protection Association
The mission of the international non-profit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.
ONVIF is a non-profit, open industry forum for the development of a global standard for the interface of IP-based physical security products.
OSSA: Open Security & Safety Alliance
The Open Security & Safety Alliance (the Alliance) is a non-profit, non-stock corporation that brings together like-minded organizations in order to create a framework outlining a common standardized platform for security and safety solutions that is accessible for everyone.
PTO: PROFIBUS Trade Organization
The PROFIBUS Trade Organization (PTO) is a non-profit corporation working to enhance PROFIBUS and PROFINET standards while educating and assisting users and device manufacturers throughout North America on the advantages of PROFIBUS and PROFINET.
SBE: Society of Broadcast Engineers
The Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) is devoted to the advancement of all levels and types of broadcast engineering.
SDVoE: The SDVoE Alliance
The SDVoE (software-defined video over ethernet) Alliance is a nonprofit consortium of technology providers collaborating to standardize the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, and to create an ecosystem around SDVoE technology, allowing software to define AV applications.
SIA: Security Industry Association (U.K.)
The Security Industry Association (SIA) is the organization responsible for regulating the private security industry.
SMMT: Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (U.K.)
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) support and promote the interests of the UK automotive industry at home and abroad.
TIA: Telecommunications Industry Association
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is the leading trade association representing the global information and communications technology (ICT) industry through standards development, policy initiatives, business opportunities, market intelligence and networking events.
UBBA: Utility Broadband Alliance
The Utility Broadband Alliance is a collaboration of utilities and ecosystem partners dedicated to championing the advancement and development of private broadband networks for America’s critical infrastructure industries.
WHMA: Wiring Harness Manufacturer's Association
The Wiring Harness Manufacturer's Association (WHMA) is dedicated to providing members the technical support, access to leading edge technology, benchmarking and the ability to network with the leaders in wire processing equipment, services and manufacturing.