ASTM International

Over 12,000 ASTM standards operate globally. Defined and set by us, they improve the lives of millions every day. Combined with our innovative business services, they enhance performance and help everyone have confidence in the things they buy and use.

Association of the Wall & Ceiling Industry

AWCI represents 2,400 companies and organizations in the acoustics systems, ceiling systems, drywall systems, exterior insulation and finish systems, fireproofing, insulation, prefabrication/panelization and stucco industries.

Drywall Finishing Council

Drywall Finishing Council is a Not For Profit Mutual Benefit Organization that seeks to represent the issues that are commonly faced by manufacturers of materials used in the finishing of drywall.

Gypsum Association

The GA is the technical center for the application, finishing, and overall use of gypsum panel products.

International Code Council

The International Code Council is the leading global source of model codes and standards and building safety solutions that include product evaluation, accreditation, technology, training, and certification. The Code Council's codes, standards, and solutions are used to ensure safe, affordable, and sustainable communities and buildings worldwide.

Northwest Wall & Ceiling Bureau

Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau is a nonprofit trade association for the wall and ceiling industry, serving a wide-ranging membership of contractors, manufacturers, dealers, labor organizations and other professionals in the industry.


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created through the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for workers. This was achieved by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

Painting Contractors Association

The Painting Contractors Association (PCA) was founded in 1884 with the mission to help painting contractors run efficient and profitable businesses.