Associations

ADS

ADS – Advanced UK Aerospace, Defense, Security and Space Industries ADS is the premier trade organization advancing the UK Aerospace, defense, security and space industries. ADS has offices in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, France and India with new offices planned in China and the Middle East. Together with its regional partners, ADS represents over 2,600 companies.

We are also a member of this ADS affiliate:

RISC

RISC is an alliance of companies, trade associations and think tanks – the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), the A|D|S and Intellect. RISC brings together the UK industrial community and is involved in a range of activities to support national security objectives.

AIAG

The Automotive Industry Action Group is a globally recognized organization founded in 1982 by a group of visionary managers from Chrysler, Ford Motor Company, and General Motors. The purpose: To provide an open forum where members cooperate in developing and promoting solutions that enhance the prosperity of the automotive industry. AIAG’s focus is to continuously improve business processes and practices involving trading partners throughout the supply chain.

Automation Alley

Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, is a non-profit organization that drives growth and economic development through a collaborative culture that focuses on workforce and business development initiatives. Automation Alley attracts the creators and consumers of diverse technologies from a variety of industries around the world.

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The Michigan Chapter of the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest is dedicated to encouraging, extending and promoting trade, commerce and investment between the Federal Republic of Germany and the State of Michigan.

EDIFICE

EDIFICE, the European Network for B2B Integration in High Tech industries, drives and enables global standardized B2B adoption in Europe through best practice, information sharing and influencing of standards development.

GS1

GS1 is dedicated to the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to improve the efficiency and visibility of supply and demand chains globally and across sectors. The GS1 system of standards is the most widely used supply chain standards system in the world.

MWUG

MWUG is the largest independent user group for QAD’s manufacturing management and Enterprise Application software. They represent manufacturing companies in the Midwestern U.S. as well as QAD partners and other product/service providers who support QAD systems.

NDI

The NDI organization is a leading business development, marketing and project management organization for the defense, aerospace and security supply sector. NDI works with Prime Contractors, Systems Integrators, Ministry of Defense procurement, logistic and repair agencies to identify and recommend appropriate supplier and sub-contractor capability.

NEECOM

The New England Electronic Commerce Users’ Group (NEECOM) is a nonprofit organization established in 1990. Members are large and small organizations in a variety of industries including manufacturers, distributors, retailers, hospitals, insurance companies, motor carriers, universities, banks and government agencies. The common thread among members is an interest in EC/EDI and related technologies.

OAUG

The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) is a global organization that enhances the capabilities of real Oracle users in their day-to-day use and management of the growing family of Oracle Applications. Formed in 1990, the OAUG is one of the software industry’s most successful user groups and speaks with one voice for the family of Oracle Applications users.

ODETTE

Odette International was formed by the automotive industry for the automotive industry. It sets the standards for e-business communications, engineering data exchange and logistics management, which link the European motor industry and their global trading partners.

OESA

The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) is the voice, a forum and a resource for the automotive original equipment supplier industry. It provides forums for OE suppliers to address issues of common concern, serves as a resource for industry information and analysis, and promotes the interests of the OE supplier community.

ProSTEP

The ProSTEP iViP Association is an international association that has committed itself to developing innovative approaches to solving problems and modern standards for product data management and virtual product creation.

Quest

Quest International Users Group is a global, not-for-profit association supporting users of the following Oracle applications:

  • JD Edwards
  • PeopleSoft
  • Oracle Utilities

They are a worldwide voice and community more than 50,000 members strong.

SAA

Automotive industry leaders, strategists and planners comprise the SAA association. These industry professionals are dedicated to learning about and sharing latest trends, technologies and developments affecting the automotive industry. Member share current market needs for every aspect of the industry — from production and suppliers to distribution and electronic commerce.

Troy Chamber of Commerce

The Troy Chamber exists to help create long-term economic vibrancy, vitality and stability for Troy’s business community.

VDA

Sustainable and modern mobility are the main objectives of the VDA. The VDA nationally and internationally promotes the interests of the entire German automotive industry. Members consist of automobile manufacturers, suppliers and manufacturers of trailers, special bodies and containers, The VDA is organized under on association resulting in decisive advantages for the German automotive industry through direct dialogue and rapid decision-making.

VeR

The E-Invoice Alliance Germany (VeR) combines the expertise of solution providers, consulting firms, and other market players. The Alliance’s objectives are representing and promoting the interests of the E-invoicing sector with an ultimate goal to have 40% of B2B invoices in Germany be sent electronically by 2015.