Trade Organizations

Gypsum Management & Supply (GMS) and our subsidiary companies are proud to be members of the following organizations:

Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry (AWCI)

AWCI represents 2,200 companies and organizations in the acoustics systems, ceiling systems, drywall systems, exterior insulation and finishing systems, fireproofing, flooring systems, insulation, and stucco contractors, suppliers and manufacturers and those in allied trades. Our mission is to provide services and undertake activities that enhance the members’ ability to operate a successful business.

Ceilings and Interior Systems Construction Association (CISCA)

CISCA is the recognized authority and resource for acoustical ceiling and wall systems committed to providing solutions to contractors through education, leadership and networking opportunities. CISCA exists to provide the acoustical ceiling and wall systems industry with a network of relevant opportunities for professionals to interact, grow and prosper through actionable education.

EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA)

The mission of the EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA) is the advancement and growth of EIFS in the United States. EIMA does this by promoting technical excellence trough advocacy, industry standards, research, education and communication. The only national organization solely dedicated to the EIFS industry, EIMA strives to provide a seamless flow of information to all of its stakeholders: suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, contractors, architects and owners.

The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW)

The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) was created in 1946 to deal with issues of interest to the entire merchant wholesale distribution industry, thereby freeing affiliated associations to concentrate on the concerns specific to their lines of trade. NAW is a federation of approximately 100 wholesale distribution associations and thousands of individual firms that collectively total more than 30,000 companies.

Steel Framing Industry Association (SFIA)

SFIA, the Steel Framing Industry Association, is dedicated to expanding the market for cold-formed steel as a sustainable and cost-effective solution in construction. Representing more than 1,300 members, SFIA advocates for pro-industry codes and standards, educates members with reliable data, conducts seminars and supports competiveness through innovation.

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

USGBC is made up of tens of thousands of member organizations, chapters and student and community volunteers that are moving the building industry forward in a way that has never been seen before. The USGBC mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.

Gypsum Association (GA)

The mission of the GA, a not-for-profit trade association founded in 1930, is to promote the use of gypsum while advancing the development, growth, and general welfare of the gypsum industry in the United States and Canada. The GA provides and maintains the technical expertise and support for the specification, application and overall use of gypsum panel products and related gypsum products.