PMI Alliances

PMI has formed a number of alliances with others in the plumbing industry in order to provide strength to the plumbing industry and work towards PMI’s vision of, “Safe, responsible plumbing. Always.” These come in the form of strategic alliances, industry coalitions and official Memoranda of Understanding (MOU).

Domestic Liasons

  • American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE)
  • Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE), Charter Member
  • Plumbing Efficiency Research Coalition (PERC)
  • Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors (PHCC)
  • Water Quality Association (WQA)
  • National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Leading Suppliers Council
  • National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
  • Numerous Government Agencies including:
    • Department of Commerce ITAC/9
      • Fair Trade
      • Anti-Dumping
    • Environmental Protection Agency
      • Water Sense Partners
      • Advocating to Sustain Category Testing
  • U.S. Water Alliance
  • Value of Water Coalition
  • Various Committees and Code Bodies
  • Various Policymakers Research:
    • Plumbing Efficiency Research Coalition
      • Drainline Transport
  • Coalition Building: PILC
    • PMI partnered with ASPE and IAPMO to establish the Plumbing Industry Leadership Council
    • 14 Allied Associations to address key industry issues

International Liasons

  • Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA), UK
  • Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH)
  • European Valve Association (CEIR)
  • International Emerging Technologies Symposium (IETS) Co-Convenor, 2014
    • Bi-annual industry event that alternates with the ISH Fair in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Plumbing Products Industry Group (PPIG), Australia
  • World Plumbing Council (WPC)

Memoranda of Understanding (MOU)

  • American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA)
  • American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE)
  • American Supply Association (ASA)
  • Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA)
  • Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH)
  • International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)
  • International Code Council (ICC)
  • Plumbing Products Industry Group (PPIG)
  • US Department of Commerce (DOC)