Established in 1977, the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the security industry. They protect and promote the interests of their members and the safety of all Canadians through education, advocacy, and leadership.
They are a recognized voice of the security industry in Canada and have a growing membership of more than 1000 member organizations in 10 Regions across the country representing all segments of the industry.
CEDIA is the leading global authority in the $14 billion home technology industry. CEDIA represents 3,700 member companies worldwide and serves more than 30,000 industry professionals that manufacture, design, and integrate goods and services for the connected home.
CEDIA's mission is to be a core component of its members' prosperity. Built upon a strong volunteer foundation, CEDIA provides access to industry-leading education, certification, research, and consumer awareness. CEDIA serves as the go-to home technology source for consumers and professionals alike.
3M is a leading manufacturer of innovative products for industrial, consumer, transportation, safety, health care and other markets, with operations in more than 60 countries worldwide. The company is well known for its 'Pollution Prevention Pays' environmental initiative, and its emission reduction programs including water-based replacement of solvents in manufacturing and replacements for ozone depleting chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs).
Founded by U.A. Whitaker in 1941 as Aero-Marine Products, AMP Incorporated is today the world's leading supplier of electrical and electronic connection devices. With operations in 53 countries, AMP makes thousands of products that are setting the standard for quality and innovation -- from traditional connectors and tooling to cutting-edge technologies in fiber optics and wireless communications. And though you may have never heard of AMP, you come in contact with AMP products everyday. They are built into your automobile, your computer, your mobile phone, TV and refrigerator - even into your house and your workplace. In fact, if it's powered by electricity, there's a good chance AMP products are at work connecting people to each other and to the world around them.
BICSI is a global professional association supporting the advancement of the information and communications technology (ICT) community. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, USA, their membership spans nearly 100 countries.
They provide: Education and Training; Conferences and Events; Credentials and Certification Programs; Standards and Best Practices; Reference Manuals; Community and Membership.
As a worldwide leader in innovative connectivity technology, Cable Design Technologies (NYSE: CDT) is a recognized resource in the design, development and manufacturing of both copper cables and fiber optic, structured wiring systems and cable management solutions. Our leadership in setting and defining industry standards is unmatched. We are meeting or surpassing all standards, while at the same time setting new ones --- for networks; for communications cable and mu ltimedia; for automation, sound and safety; for transportation and computer interconnect ---whenever quality can't be compromised.
Belden Electronics Division, a subsidiary of Belden Inc., is a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of specialty wire and cable products for the electronics and electrical markets. The Electronics operation is headquartered in Richmond, Indiana. The company has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Germany and The Netherlands, and distribution centers in the U.S., Canada, Singapore, Australia, and The Netherlands. A majority of Belden's manufacturing, engineering and support functions are registered to the International Organization for Standardization.
For more than 50 years, Berk-Tek has been a leading manufacturer of more than 100 different network copper and fiber optic cable products. The company has led in the development of high-performance and enhanced fiber optic and UTP cables designed to transport high-speed data and voice transmissions. Berk-Tek has major manufacturing facilities at New Holland, PA, Fuquay-Varina, NC and Elm City, NC. For more information, visit www.berktek.com.
Underwriters Laboratories is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the UL public safety mission through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. They conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies. They foster communities of safety, from grassroots initiatives for neighborhoods to summits of world leaders. Their organization employs collaborative and scientific approaches with partners and stakeholders to drive innovation and progress toward improving safety, security, and sustainability, ultimately enhancing societal well-being.
UL funds their work through grants, the licensing of standards documents and the business activities of their affiliate, UL Inc., which also advances their shared mission through its testing, inspection, audit, certification, verification, advisory, training, analytical and digital application services. For more information about their nonprofit activities, visit UL.org.
CSA International CSA Group is one of the largest standards development organizations in North America, conducting research and developing standards for a broad range of technologies and functional areas. CSA Group is also a global provider of testing, inspection and certification services for products in many market sectors, and a leader in safety and environmental certification for Canada and the U.S.
The CSA mark appears on billions of products worldwide. For more information about CSA Group, please visit www.csagroup.org.
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