Professional Associations

Gem is proud to be a member of the following professional industry associations.


A nonprofit corporate membership association with approximately 90 North American suppliers of machinery, materials and accessories used for making all types of wire and cable


Founded in 1930, WAI is a worldwide technical society for wire and cable industry professionals. The association promotes, collects, and disseminates technical, manufacturing, and general business information to the ferrous, nonferrous, electrical, fiber optic, and fastener segments of the wire and cable industry.


Founded in 1970, the International Wire & Machinery Association is the world’s largest and most influential corporate membership association for the wire, cable and wire product industries with a primary function to promote new technology and growth.


The association is an organization of brewers, for brewers and by brewers. They are joined by members of the allied trade, beer wholesalers, retailers, individuals, other associate members and the Brewers Association staff to make up the Brewers Association.

Promotes and protects American craft brewers, their beers and the community of brewing enthusiasts.