ARA – American Rental Association
The American Rental Association works with the equipment, tool and event rental community. A community that includes not only the rental houses, but the manufacturers of those rental goods. They focus on education, training and building relationships within the rental industry.
Granite’s partnership with ARA:
Granite has been a member of the American Rental Association since day one of our company’s founding. The ARA offers sales avenues for our entire range of products. Our scaffolding is sold to the construction sector and our carts/racks are sold to the general tool and special event sectors. We have attended every ARA show since 1997 and are thankful to the relationships and friendships we have formed over the years. Granite continues to be a leader in the rental industry through innovate and heavy duty products.
The Specialty Tools and Fasteners Distributors Association works with the manufacturers and distributors of power tools, construction fasteners, and related accessories among customers and suppliers.
Granite’s partnership with STAFDA:
Granite Industries has been a longtime STAFDA member. STAFDA provides us a great opportunity to reach out to the general tool and construction industry. Our utility scaffolding and Power Snappy Motorized Scaffolding are our most popular products.
MATRA – Manufacturers and Tent Renters Association
The Manufacturers and Tent Renters Association promotes the tent rental industry as well as safety, education and product knowledge. MATRA links up tent manufacturers with tent renters to create a community where the two can work together to create new and exciting tenting solutions.
Granite’s partnership with MATRA:
Granite has been teamed up with MATRA since 2013. We love MATRA because it allows our customers to get hands on with our products at the annual tradeshow. Our primary focus with MATRA is our staging and special event products.
ISA – Industrial Supply Association
The Industrial Supply Association brings together both manufacturers and distributors in the industrial fields. Their goal is to provide avenues of communication, bridging the gap between manufacturers, distributors and their mutual customers.
Granite’s partnership with ISA:
Granite is proud to be a member of the Industrial Supply Association. The ISA provides the perfect opportunity for us to get our industrial line in front of a new market. We have noticed an upward tick in our sales to industrial supply locations and are seeking to expand our reach. Granite has a wide range of products that work well in the industrial environment and we look forward to expanding even more in the upcoming years.
IFAI – Industrial Fabrics Association International
The Industrial Fabrics Association International is a member-owned association. They provide sales and production solutions to the industrial fabric industry by means of events, publications, and education for their members.
Granite’s partnership with IFAI:
IFAI is a wide ranging organization that covers everything from fabric to clearspan tents. Granite Industries is specifically involved in the Tent Division of IFAI. This division is committed to developing and growing the tent marketplace. We have always been closely tied to the tent industry and have developed many of our product lines to help serve the companies that setup tents. As we continue to grow as a company, IFAI will be an important partner to offer new tent specific opportunities.