Affiliate Societies

ASM Affiliate Societies were founded to meet specific technical interests and needs of our membership. Each society provides educational, event, and service opportunities focused on a particular material and process.

Electronic Device Failure Analysis Society (EDFAS)
Fosters education and communication in the semiconductor failure analysis community.

Heat Treating Society (HTS)
HTS is the world's largest network of heat treating professionals.

International Metallographic Society (IMS)
Serves those involved in the examination, analysis, characterization, structure and evaluation of materials.

International Organization on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies (SMST)

SMST is comprised of industry professionals dedicated to working with materials which exhibit shape memory and superelastic properties.

Thermal Spray Society (TSS)

The vision of TSS is to be the leading, member-driven, international society for thermal spray.

Failure Analysis Society (FAS)
FAS is a new society dedicated to advancing the important role failure analysis plays in the materials science industry.

ASM Managed Services

Society for Vacuum Coaters (SVC)
SVC promotes technical excellence by providing a global forum to inform, educate, and engage the members, the technical community, and the public on all aspects of vacuum coating, surface engineering and related technologies. 

ASM Technical Societies

Society for Carbide-Tool Engineers (SCTE)
SCTE Chapters promote community and communication among carbide tool engineers.