Johnson Level Affiliations


World Wide Do It Yourself Council Logo

Every member of the Worldwide Do It Yourself Council listed on this site is an experienced, active exporter, a helpful partner to agents, distributors and retailers in more than 140 nations around the world. They have been serving consumer, industrial and commercial customers around the world for up to 100 years, most for at least several decades. The Council is comprised of some 130 manufacturers who are, first of all, leading manufacturers serving their own national markets, but who also are active exporters. Membership in the Council is limited to manufacturers from the United States and Canada. Their brand names are highly respected and in many cases are the #1 or #2 brand in their respective countries.


The Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA) is a not-for-profit educational trade association comprised of distributors, manufacturers, and rep agents of light construction, industrial, and related products. STAFDA membership also includes publishers of industry trade press (affiliates). STAFDA has 2,500+ members from the U.S., Canada, and overseas. Our educational programs include regional meetings, webinars, and workshops in addition to 65 different services/benefits offered, including valuable benchmarking reports.


The North American Retail Hardware Association helps independent hardware and home improvement retailers to become better and more profitable merchants. The NRHA is the publisher of Hardware Retailing magazine, the industry's most trusted source for retail, industry and product information.

American Hardwar Manufactureres Association Logo

American Hardware Manufacturers Association provides a wide range of programs and services for member firms as well as the entire industry, including industry conferences, events and workshops; legislative representation in Washington; domestic and international marketing support; technology initiatives; cost-saving programs; targeted publications; networking opportunities; and many other industry-directed services. AHMA has been playing a leadership role in the hardware/home improvement industry for more than one century, seeking ways to bring supply channel partners together to increase industry efficiencies.

Teach Change Perform Logo

The TCP mission is to build a regional network of peers that support, encourage, and share best practices and continuous improvement techniques. The network will be structured so that members can learn from each other, mentor each other, develop each other, and assist each other in the continuous improvement journey. Members who are just beginning the journey or who been paving the road for several years can share, discuss, and improve as a network of informational resources assisted by the tools, training, and capabilities of the members.

Reliable Distribution Group Logo

Reliable Distribution Group (RDG)
provides industrial maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) supplies and services to industrial customers in the Chicago metro area and NW Indiana. We stock over 10,000 products in our warehouse and have access to over 50,000 products through our relationships with over 1000 vendors around the US. Our sales staff have an average of 15 years in the industry and have experience in a variety of industries, including automotive, metal fabrication, utilities, transportation, food and plastics.

Pro Group Logo

PRO Group, Inc. is a forward-thinking, international merchandising and marketing consortium dedicated to generating ideas and developing programs for Distributor and Retail Members. By establishing a distinctive marketing "footprint" in the hardware, lawn & garden, cabinet fabrication, paint sundries, farm products and agricultural markets, PRO Group has built a powerful presence in these industries. All of PRO Group follows a similar philosophy - develop marketing strategies and support programs to help Distributors and Retailers successfully meet the competitive challenges of the marketplace. The foundation of PRO Group is based on six core ingredients:
  • National Identity
  • Store Modernization
  • Inventory Management
  • Promotional Programs
  • Value-Added Services
  • Group Purchasing Power

Association for Manufacturing Excellence Logo

The Association for Manufacturing Excellence is a community whose members want to improve the competitiveness of their organizations and work together by sharing knowledge. AME’s power is in the mentoring relationships that take place among our members. We are the only organization that provides company leaders with educational opportunities to learn leading-edge topics from leaders and fellow practitioners by attending events and through networking.

Reliable Distribution Group Logo


Distribution America is ranked as the largest independent distribution network in America. As a co-op, fully funded by our Member/Owners, we take advantage of economies of scale to provide services to our Members to help them survive and grow in today's competitive environment. Distribution America Member/Owners and their Vendor Partners respect your individuality and support you with a variety of optional programs without compromising your independence. These programs offer you the flexibility to promote your own name while providing you with quality name brand products, personalized promotions and individualized retail growth strategies to help you compete profitability in your market.

wisconsin Manufacturers Commerce Logo
Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce
is a business association dedicated to making Wisconsin the most competitive state in the nation. Currently, the association has nearly 4,000 members that include both large and small manufacturers, service companies, local chambers of commerce and specialized trade associations. Promoting a healthy business climate since 1911, it is a merger of the Wisconsin Manufacturers Association, the State Chamber of Commerce and the Wisconsin Council of Safety.

National Association of Manufacturers Logo

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the nation’s largest industrial trade association representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers create jobs and growth. The NAM – 11,000 manufacturing companies and nearly 12 million workers – is our strongest force for sensible government policies that will reduce the cost of production and tear down barriers to exports.At every turn, we are working on behalf of American manufacturers to advance policies that help manufacturers do what they do best: create economic strength and jobs.


Mequon Thiensville Chamber of Commerce Logo

The Mequon-Thiensville Chamber of Commerce & Industry promotes and supports the business community to enhance the quality of life in Mequon and Thiensville. The Mequon-Thiensville Chamber of Commerce is an entity built by businesses for businesses. Our organization can help your company with networking capabilities, provide a forum to rise above the crowd and help you drive the agenda concerning business issues in the Mequon-Thiensville community. Our members include businesses of all sizes and sectors and are as varied as the people who helped found them.

Habitat for Humanity Logo




Through the work of Habitat for Humanity, thousands of low-income families have found new hope in the form of affordable housing. Churches, community groups and others have joined together to successfully tackle a significant social problem – decent housing for all. Today, Habitat for Humanity has built more than 300,000 houses, sheltering more than 1.5 million people in more than 3,000 communities worldwide.

Mequon Thiensville Education Foundation Logo

The Mission of the Mequon-Thiensville Education Foundation is to develop community-wide private financial support for the Mequon-Thiensville School District and through grants, to help continued excellence in education. The MTEF's vision is to be the leading organization for providing private financial support for the Mequon-Thiensville School District. MTEF works with other district and community organizations to ensure that funds are raised efficiently and effectively and are made available to the district in a manner that addresses the significant needs of the Mequon-Thiensville School District. The Mequon-Thiensville Education Foundation grants will help to maintain and sustain programs at risk to enhance learning experiences in the Mequon-Thiensville School District.


Homstead High School Sports Booste Club logo

The Homestead Sports Booster Club
is a non-profit organization that, since its inception in 1980, supports the efforts of the student athlete through the various sports programs and athletic events conducted with the authorization of the Homestead High School and sanctioned through the WIAA. It's bylaws call for the charitable and educational activities that promote, support and preserve the athletic programs, teams, and events that are to be the stimulus of community interest, support and pride in Homestead High School and to promote good sportsmanship, physical fitness, leadership and excellence of achievement of the participating student athlete.


 District Council 7 Wisconsin

Painters & Allied Trades, District Council No. 7 is an affiliate of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), AFL-CIO, chartered on April 25th, 2003 at the State of Wisconsin. DC 7 represents approximately 2,400 members in the State of Wisconsin and has over 180 signatory contractors. Our members are employed by PPG Industries, Derse Inc., all of the major glazing, painting & decorating and drywall taping & finishing contractors in the greater Milwaukee, Madison, Kenosha, Racine & Fox Valley areas. In addition, Miller Brewing Company, the Pfister Hotel, Milwaukee Hilton Hotel, Milwaukee Public Museum, the City of Madison & Milwaukee, Counties of Milwaukee & Dane, the State of Wisconsin, Racine Unified School District, Milwaukee Public Schools and a number of other entities also employ our members.