Industry Affiliations

Advertising Specialty Institute Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI)
The Advertising Specialty Institute is the largest media and marketing organization that has been providing award-winning products and services to the promotional products and advertising specialty industry for over 50 years.
American Association of Blacks in Energy American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE)
The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is a national association of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensure the input of African Americans and other minorities into the discussions and developments of energy policies regulations, R&D technologies, and environmental issues.
Supply Chain Management Professionals Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
Founded in 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is the preeminent association for individuals involved in supply chain management. CSCMP provides educational, career development, and networking opportunities to its over 10,000 members and to the entire profession.
Foreign Trade Zone Foreign Trade Zone #181
ASW's shared service facility in Akron (Mogadore) Ohio is certified and activated as a Foreign Trade Zone and regulated by Homeland Security
International Warehouse Logistics Association The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA)
IWLA is the unified voice of the value-added warehouse logistics industry, representing third-party warehouse logistics service providers. Our 500+ member companies provide timely and cost-effective logistics solutions for their customers and are committed to protecting the free flow of products across international borders. IWLA helps our member companies grow profits. How? We reduce our members' costs and increase their resources through programs, products and services that are exclusive to IWLA membership.
National Association of Foreign Trade Zones The National Association of Foreign Trade Zones (NAFTZ)
NAFTZ connects global businesses with local communities through the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) Program. Their membership — which comprises public entities, public and private companies, and individuals — works together to foster business growth, economic development, and U.S. employment.
Northeast Ohio Trade and Economic Consortium The Northeast Ohio Trade and Economic Consortium (Neotec)
Founded in 1996 as a Joint Office of Economic Development (JOED), the Northeast Ohio Trade and Economic Consortium is an economic development partnership formed to promote trade, business growth and economic opportunities throughout Northeast Ohio. Neotec's objectives include serving as the administrator of FTZ 181 on behalf of JOED and developing Northeast Ohio's logistics infrastructure into a seamless transportation system.
Warehousing Education and Research Council Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC)
An international professional organization dedicated to the advancement and education of people involved in the management of warehouses and distribution facilities. WERC members are distribution and warehousing professionals who lead, direct and manage the efficient flow of information, materials and finished goods throughout the supply chain.