If your company would like to participate as a sponsor, please contact Jim Dowey at jldowey@msn.com.

Technical Society Sponsors ===========================================================
ACESS Akron Council of Engineering & Scientific Societies http://www.acessinc.org/

ACESS is a consortium of scientific and engineering societies in the Akron area. It represents over 3,000 engineers, scientists and technicians and is an organized speaking voice for the technical community. Membership is open to all disciplines of science and technology from industry, academia and government.

ADSPE Akron District Society of Professional Engineers http://www.ohioengineer.com

We Protect Professional Engineering! The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) and Ohio Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) are on the firing line of the profession. Our members present the professional engineer’s point of view to legislators and administration officials, track legislation, provide testimony and facilitate constructive government action at all three levels–local, state and federal.

As a member, you join thousands of other professional engineers in supporting advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C. and Columbus. Our members protect against major challenge to Ohio’s PE laws, present the professional engineer’s point of view to legislators and their staff, and initiate sound legislation.

We make your voice heard!

AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics https://info.aiaa.org/Regions/central/Northern_Ohio/default.aspx

The nonprofit American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), founded and based in the United States, is a global organization with nearly 30,000 individual professional members. The mission of the AIAA is to serve the profession, and to benefit the Institute’s individual members and member institutions. The Institute addresses the needs of scientists, engineers and allied professionals who conceive, design, develop, test, construct, and operate air and space vehicles, their associated systems and subsystems, as well as the educators who train the professionals, researchers who continuously renew the technology, managers who lead their efforts, and innovators who bring forth new concepts.

AIChE American Institute of Chemical Engineers – Akron Chapter http://members.core.com/~aiche/

Akron Section AIChE is the local chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers for the Akron/Canton/New Philadelphia Area in Northeast Ohio. Known for rubber and polymers, the area also has heavy chemical, materials manufacturing, and service industries.

ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers – Akron/Canton Chapter http://sections.asce.org/akron-canton/
ASHE American Society of Highway Engineers http://www.highwayengineers.org/
ASM American Society of Materials International The Materials Information Society – Akron Chapter


ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Akron Section https://community.asme.org/akron_section/b/weblog/default.aspx

ASME International, founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, is a nonprofit educational and technical organization serving a worldwide membership. Our mission is to promote and enhance the technical competency and professional well-being of our members, and through quality programs and activities in mechanical engineering, better enable its practitioners to contribute to the well-being of humankind.

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers – Akron/Canton Chapter http://ewh.ieee.org/r2/akroncanton/

The IEEE is a non-profit, technical professional association of more than 380,000 individual members in 150 countries. The full name is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.. Through its members, the IEEE is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others. The Vision of IEEE is to advance global prosperity by fostering technological innovation, enabling members’ careers and promoting community world-wide. The Mission of IEEE promotes the engineering process of creating, developing, integrating, sharing, and applying knowledge about electro and information technologies and sciences for the benefit of humanity and the profession.

SAE Society of Automotive Engineers http://www.sae.org
SME Society of Manufacturing Engineers http://www.sme.org/
SPE Society of Plastics Engineers http://www.4spe.org/

The Society of Plastics Engineers or SPE is an international society dedicated to promoting the scientific and engineering knowledge of plastics. SPE has more than 19,000 members worldwide consisting of engineers, scientists, technicians, sales and marketing and others. It offers education through publications, conferences, seminars, on-line learning, member access technical database and monthly section technical meetings.

ASPE American Society of Plumbing Engineershttp://www.clevelandaspe.org/

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) was founded in 1964 as an organization dedicated to advancing the engineering profession, assisting the professional growth and advancement of its members, and protecting the health, welfare, and public safety of the public. The Cleveland Chapter of ASPE holds monthly meeting that include a presentation from a knowledgeable speaker on a topic that is prevalent in today’s engineer world. These meetings not only help attendees stay current with today’s issues and new technology but are a great way for one to form invaluable relationships with other professionals in the industry.

University Sponsor ===========================================================
The University of Akron www.uakron.edu
Platinum Sponsors
Arcadis FPS http://www.fpsengineering.com

Arcadis’ mission is to create exceptional and sustainable outcomes for our client in natural and built asset environments. We are a full service consultant with over 5500 employees including Civil, Construction, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineers, Architects, Surveyors, Geologists, Biologists and Technicians in 160 offices in the U.S.

C & K Industrial Services, Inc. http://www.ckindustrial.com

C & K Industrial Services – providing solutions through our equipment, people, and service.

DLZ Corporation http://www.dlz.com

With over 700 people in 26 offices, DLZ is one of the top consulting firms in the architectural, engineering, and surveying industry. The firm was ranked by Engineering News Record as Midwest Design Firm of the Year in 2016 and currently ranked as one of the Top 150 in the U.S. and the 9th largest in the Midwestern United States. DLZ professionals work together as a team to safely deliver a wide range of project sizes and types across the country.

DLZ professionals strive to provide unmatched client service while meeting all of a project’s objectives. The firm’s engineers, architects, planners, and technical support staff are innovative and understand that every project is different. The professionals at DLZ have the experience and expertise to realize that each client’s needs and wants are unique. We approach each project with this in mind and we stand behind the work that we do.

HDR, Inc. http://www.hdrinc.com

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward. We specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts, and artists. Our employees, working in 225 locations around the world, push open the doors to what’s possible each and every day.

PTA Engineering, Inc.www.ptaengineering.com

PTA ENGINEERING, INC. (formerly Peters, Tschantz & Associates, Inc.), established in 1953 and located in Akron, OH, is a professional corporation providing mechanical, electrical, security, fire protection, plumbing, and technology (data) engineering design services and LEED consulting services for healthcare, higher education, commercial, institutional, industrial, and municipal facilities.

Gold Sponsors ===========================================================
AECOM http://www.aecom.com

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM had revenue of approximately $17.4 billion during fiscal year 2016. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Chemstress Consultant Company http://www.chemstress.com

Chemstress Consultant Company is a multi-disciplined, full service engineering organization offering engineering/design, procurement, construction, construction management, EPCM and EPC services. Whether it’s a grass root facility, a pilot plant, or a plant modernization, our commitment to quality combined with our innovation and experience sets us apart and results in success for our clients on every project.

Environmental Design Groupwww.envdesigngroup.com

Since 1984, we have been making a lasting community impact that markedly improves the well-being of people and communities. We stand as a positive force, providing professional planning, environmental design and engineering services to shape, define, utilize, conserve and restore land and water resources.

Leidy Engineering Sales, Inc. https://leidysales.com

Headquartered in North Canton, Ohio, Leidy Engineering Sales is a manufacturers’ representative organization focused on solving customer problems in substation power equipment, testing, relaying, substation automation, control, and metering.

Summit Testing & Inspection Co. http://www.summittesting.com

Summit Testing & Inspection Company provides geotechnical consulting, construction materials testing and site observation services for both new construction and existing structures in the commercial, industrial, governmental and consumer sectors. Our geotechnical services include subsurface exploration with analysis and recommendations; the testing of soil properties in our in-house soil mechanics laboratory; and observation during construction to monitor and verify the suitability of exposed conditions. In addition to soil, we have facilities for the testing of bituminous, masonry, concrete, aggregate and fireproofing materials; floor f latness/levelness, vapor emission and relative humidity; and concrete maturity.

Silver Sponsors ===========================================================
Burgess & Niple www.burgessniple.com

Burgess & Niple is a nationally recognized engineering and architecture firm. Our success is driven by a passion for developing practical infrastructure solutions with exceptional concern for quality of life, safety, and sustainability.

Bronze Sponsors ===========================================================
ms consultants, inc. www.msconsultants.com

As an award-winning engineering, architecture, planning, and environmental consulting firm, we offer comprehensive and innovative solutions for public and private clients. Our nine offices located within Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, North Carolina, and West Virginia meet local and national needs with teams of experts in their respective fields.