Sullivan-Palatek, Inc. takes pride in participating in local, regional, national, and international associations. The company actively seeks out new associations to expand their circle of influence and build strong working relationships with other industry leaders. This allows Sullivan-Palatek to stay at the forefront of manufacturing — making the ultimate performance rotary screw air compressors.


Compressed Air and Gas Institute (CAGI)

Our mission is to be the united voice of the compressed air industry, serving as the unbiased authority on technical, educational, promotional, and other matters that affect the industry.

American Rental Association (ARA)

ARA is a member directed organization, dependent upon a close working relationship between the membership and association. Now in our sixth decade of operation, the ARA is the source for industry research, government affairs, information, business development tools, insurance, education and training, networking and marketplace opportunities for the equipment rental industry throughout the world. Whether you are involved in a rental business, a manufacturer or supplier of rental equipment, a customer of our industry, a member of the media or a future employee, this website is designed to help you better understand who we are, what we do and why ARA membership is essential to success within this industry.

Associated Equipment Distributors

Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) is an international trade association representing companies involved in the distribution, rental and support of equipment used in construction, mining, forestry, power generation, agriculture and industrial applications. Our 460 distributor member companies account for more than $51 billion of annual sales revenue of construction equipment and related supplies and services in the U.S. and Canada. Our average distributor member achieves more than $111 million per year in revenues, employs 280 people, and has 8 branch locations. AED serves:

  • Independent distributors that sell, rent, and provide aftermarket support for construction equipment and related equipment and products
  • Manufacturers of construction and related equipment and products
  • Suppliers of business services, including finance, insurance, business systems/ERP and others


Michigan City Area Chamber of Commerce

The Michigan City Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization dedicated to serve as a vigilant force in effectively directing, guiding and influencing issues that impact our members and the community.


Indiana Manufacturers Association (IMA)

Formed in 1901, the Indiana Manufacturers Association is the second oldest manufacturers association in the country and the only trade association in Indiana that exclusively focuses on manufacturing. The Indiana Manufacturers Association is dedicated to advocating for a business climate that creates, protects and promotes quality manufacturing jobs in Indiana.

Indiana is one of the top manufacturing states in America in wealth and jobs created, sustained and supported. More than 50 percent of all employment in Indiana has some connection to manufacturing.

The staff of the Indiana Manufacturers Association has more than 160 years of combined governmental affairs experience and are recognized experts in many areas including: tax, environment, labor relations, human resources, and health care.


Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)

AEM is a trade association that provides services on a global basis for companies that manufacture equipment, products and services used worldwide in the following industries: Agriculture, Construction, Forestry, Mining and Utility. AEM's membership is made up of more than 850 companies and represents 200+ product lines



California Rental Association

CRA - Serving the Rental Industry for over 60 Years!

The rental industry had its beginnings in California at the end of World War II. Although some rental activity had taken place in the 1930s, it was post-war California that was the breeding ground for the new industry.


The International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC)

The ADSC is continually engaged in a process of evaluation and reinvention. As times change, so do the needs of the association's members. The ADSC's Mission remains the same; its vision is ever-evolving. The power of vision is to help one see the future. It is vision, supported by action that brings positive development.