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The following is a listing of Trade Association Links.

Power Transmission & Coupling Associations:
American Gear Manufacturer's Association (AGMA) - A full-service trade association representing manufacturers and users of gears and gearing products. Lovejoy is a member of this organization. AGMA Website
Mechanical Power Transmission Association (MPTA) - To promote the manufacture and sale of mechanical power transmission equipment while increasing the public awareness and knowledge of such equipment. Lovejoy is a member of this organization. MPTA Website
Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) - An international trade association serving the power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry of which Lovejoy is an active member. PTDA Website
EUROPEAN Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) - The largest organization of distributors and manufacturers of power transmission and motion control products in Europe. It represents over 130 companies of the industry. EPTDA is dedicated to providing its members with information, education and business tools required to profitably meet the needs of the industrial market place. EPTDA Website
Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) - Membership based technical organization dedicated to advancing the steel industry through education, training, publications, research and electronic resources. Association for Iron and Steel Technology Website
Turbomachinery Laboratory at Texas A & M University  
Hydraulic Associations:
National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) - NFPA is a forum where all fluid power channel partners—manufacturers (including Lovejoy Hydraulics), distributors, suppliers, customers and educators—work together to advance fluid power technology, strengthen the industry, and foster members' success. NFPA Website
Fluid Power Distributors Association (FPDA) - With over 300 distributor and manufacturer members (including Lovejoy Hydraulics), FPDA is a trade association representing motion solution providers and distributors who offer fluid power, automation, and electro-mechanical technologies. FPDA Website
Hydraulic Institute - Since 1917, the Hydraulic Institute (HI) - the largest association of pump industry manufacturers in North America - has served member companies and pump users by providing product standards and a forum for the exchange of industry information. Lovejoy Hydraulics is a member.
Hydraulic Institute Website
Powdered Metal Associations:
Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) - MPIF was formed by the PM industry to advance the interests of the metal powder producing and consuming industries. MPIF Website
APMI International - APMI International was formed in 1959 as a nonprofit, professional society serving the technical and informational needs of individuals interested or involved in the science and art of powder metallurgy. APMI Website
Center for Powder Metal Technology - The Center for Powder Metal Technology was created to help promote coordination and cooperation between the corporate world and the academic world regarding powder metallurgy. CPMT Website