Here at Groschopp, we recognize the importance of staying on the cutting edge of innovation.
That’s why Groschopp is a member of several fractional horsepower motor industry organizations. Our memberships to the CEMA, MCMA (formerly SMMA), PTDA, AGMA, and NAM allow us to receive updates in the motion control industry and learn about new methods we can incorporate into our own techniques allowing us to be more efficient while making continual improvements. Through these organizations, Groschopp salespeople and engineers receive a steady stream of industry news and participate in many technical conferences and professional networking events, better equipping us to serve our customers.
Groschopp has been a member of the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) since 2017. CEMA is focused on voluntary adherence to design standards, safety, manufacture and applications to promote the growth of our industry and the advancement of material handling technology.
Groschopp has been a member of the Motion Control & Motor Association (formerly the SMMA) since 2010. The MCMA is the manufacturing trade association for the electric motor and motion control industries. The MCMA is the voice for the motor and motion industry, providing a forum for education, communication, research and networking.
Groschopp has been a member of the PTDA since 2005. The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is the leading association for the industrial power transmission/motion control distribution channel. They provide members with networking opportunities, forums to facilitate the exchange of ideas and updates of changes and new trends in the motion control industry.
Groschopp has been a member of the American Gear Manufacturers Association since 2005. AGMA was founded in 1916. Membership is open to companies with a manufacturing interest in the gear and mechanical power transmission industry; AGMA has members worldwide.
Groschopp has been a member of the National Association of Manufacturers since 1989. NAM works on behalf of small and large manufacturers within the United States to compete in the global economy and build jobs in the USA. As the largest industrial trade association for manufacturing, NAM has become an influential advocacy group.