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Heavy Engineering Research Association (HERA)
The NZ Heavy Engineering Research Association (HERA) was established in 1978 as an industry owned, non-profit research organisation dedicated to serving the needs of metal-based industries in New Zealand. While the emphasis of its activities is on heavy engineering, HERA also services wider metals industry interests such as light-gauge steel, stainless steels, light alloys and metals-based composites.
Metals New Zealand (Metals NZ) is an incorporated society serving the needs of New Zealand's metals related industry.
Casting technology NZ
Casting Technology New Zealand exists to promote the metal casting industry.
Steel Construction NZ
Steel Construction New Zealand Inc. (SCNZ) is a member based association. With an aim to: Increase awareness of structural steel applications in construction; Foster excellence in the design and construction of structural steelwork; Facilitate training and career development in steel construction.
ASM International was founded in 1913 as the American Society for Metals. Today, ASM is the world's largest association of metals-centric materials scientists and engineers with over 30,000 members worldwide. ASM is dedicated to informing, educating and connecting the materials community to solve problems and stimulate innovation around the world.
TWI is one of the world’s foremost independent research and technology organisations, with expertise in materials joining and engineering processes as applied in industry. TWI specialises in innovation, knowledge transfer and in solving problems across all aspects of manufacturing, fabrication and whole-life integrity management.