Professional Associations

Professional Associations

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE)
ASHRAE is an international organization of engineers for promoting the advancements of the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration. Its learning institute offers various training opportunities from instructor-led courses to self-directed learning courses.

Refrigeration Engineers & Technicians Association (RETA)
RETA is an international and not-for-profit association that focuses on providing education and training for the professional development of industrial refrigeration engineers, technicians, and plant operators.

International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR)
IIAR is an international organization that promotes education, industry standards for the safe usage of ammonia refrigerant, and conduct workshops to improve the knowledge of ammonia refrigeration system applications.

International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW)
IARW was organized in 1891 to advance and enhance the safe storage of large quantities of food products, to facilitate efficient and economical distribution of food between manufacturers and retailers and to promote better understanding of the public refrigerated warehouse and logistics industry.

International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR)
IIR is a scientific and technical organization that focuses on promoting the knowledge of refrigeration technology and its applications. IIR also addresses issues entailing food safety and the protection of the environment - including the diminution of global warming and prevention of ozone depletion. 

Milwaukee World Trade Association (MWTA)
A membership-driven organization that links companies and individuals with common interests: the expansion of international business, exchange of experiences, and increasing member knowledge and expertise in international sales and services.

Gas Compressor Association
The GCA [Gas Compressor Association] is a professional trade organization dedicated to the enrichment of its members and their industry - products and services for the natural gas compression market.