National Industry Credit Groups

NACM Connect currently services various national industry credit groups. Our services include DSO and salary benchmarking surveys, industry specific credit information, flash reports for critical data, group interchange meetings, fully automated data exchange, networking and educational opportunities. Browse through our current roster of national industry credit groups. Once you have chosen the group that fits your industry, or would like more specific information about our group services, contact Themis Vlahos, CCE, or call  800-935-6226.

Law Firm Forum
Membership Qualifications: Membership is open to any law firm with a credit/collections department.
Services Provided: Best Practices discussion, educational sessions
Meetings: Twice per year.
Administrator: Themis Vlahos, CCE, CGA
Phone: 847-483-6428
SAP Users Group
Membership Qualifications: Membership is open to any company who currently uses SAP or plans to install SAP in the future.
Services Provided: Educational programs, information exchange and networking
Meetings: Three times per year: March, July, and October
Administrator: Themis Vlahos, CCE, 847-483-6428
National Agricultural Credit Conference Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Company must be national in scope and a producer, manufacturer, wholesale distributor or retailer of agricultural  input products.
Services Provided: No account clearance conducted. Group holds two educational conferences each year.
Meetings: April and November
Administrator: Mike Bowman
Phone: 314-677-2801

National Architectural Metal & Glass Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers of architectural metal or glass products.
Services Provided: Three reports per year, express alerts
Meetings: Two meetings and one conference call per year
Administrator: Rochelle Wilson
Phone: 314-677-2803
National Auto Glass Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers of auto glass products.
Services Provided: Three reports per year, express alerts
Meetings: Two meetings and one conference call per year
Administrator: Rochelle Wilson
Phone: 314-677-2803
National Christian Suppliers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Publishers and distributors of periodicals, pamphlets, records, tapes and other products sold to Christian bookstores
Services Provided: Monthly reports and express alerts
Meetings: 2 times per year
Administrator: Kristine Hamick, CMP
Phone: 847-483-6430
National Circuit Board Suppliers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturing or supplying raw materials to mutual customers who are in the Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing and/or Processing Industry.
Services Provided: Reporting cycle 4 times per year, Express Alerts
Meetings: Quarterly
Administrator: Mike Bowman, CGA
Phone: 314-677-2801
National Coated Paper and Film Manufacturing Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Membership is open to any qualified manufacturer who is primarily engaged in the manufacturing of pressure sensitive papers, films, or inks
Services Provided: Reporting cycle 3 times per year, express alerts
Meetings: February, June and October
Administrator: Themis Vlahos, CCE
Phone: 847-483-6428
National Construction Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers of products and/or services who sell to the construction industry.
Services Provided: Three reports per year, express alerts
Meetings: Two meetings and one conference call per year
Administrator: Rochelle Wilson
Phone: 314-677-2803
National Consumer Products Manufacturers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: A company whose primary business is manufacturing or importing products sold under their own name or trade style & factoring companies
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: February, May, August, and November
Administrator: Lillian Novak
Phone: 847-483-6478
National Electrical Manufacturers Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers of electrical products who market their products nationally or have a major reqional presence in the U.S. or Canada
Services Provided: Quarterly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Quarterly
Administrator: Mary McCann
Phone: 847-483-6424

National Firearms & Ammunition Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers of arms and ammunition who sell to wholesalers, jobbers and distributors.
Services Provided: Reporting 3 times per year, quarterly DSO and express alerts
Meetings: 3 times per year
Administrator: : Kristine Hamick, CMP
Phone: 847-483-6430
International Flat Rolled Steel Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Fully integrated, electric arc/melting steel producers who regularly manufacture and market broad product ranges of flat rolled commodities in a facility located in North America.
Services Provided: Reporting cycle 5 times per year, Express Alerts
Meetings: 5 meetings per year
Administrator: : Kristine Hamick, CMP
Phone: 847-483-6430
National Foodservice Distributors Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Distribution of institutional products to end users such as hotels, restaurants, educational institutions and healthcare facilities. Annual sales volume in excess of $200 million and multi-state coverage.
Services Provided: Reporting cycle 4 times per year, Express Alerts
Meetings: Quarterly
Administrator: Mike Bowman, CGA
Phone: 314-677-2801
National Garage Door and Operating Devices Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Any firm which manufactures, sells and distributes garage doors and/or operating devices or allied product lines
Services Provided: Monthly report, express alerts, quarterly DSO survey
Meetings: 3 times per year
Administrator: Mary McCann
Phone: 847-483-6424

National Home Centers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers with a national account base selling to home centers. Members must maintain a full time credit function
Services Provided: Quarterly reports, express alerts,
Meetings: February, May, August, and November
Administrator: Lillian Novak
Phone: 847-483-6478
National Home Healthcare Suppliers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturing and/or distributing supplies or services to the Home Healthcare market. Provide at least $50 million of sales, or financing, to the Home Healthcare industry.
Services Provided: Reporting cycle 4 times per year, Express Alerts
Meetings: Quarterly
Administrator: Mike Bowman, CGA
Phone: 314-677-2801
National Horticultural Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Distributors of seed and young plants
Services Provided: Reporting 2 times per year, quarterly DSO and express alerts
Meetings: January and July
Administrator: Themis Vlahos, CCE
Phone: 847-483-6428

National Lawn & Garden Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Provide a product or service directly to lawn and garden dealers and have annual sales in excess of $5 million.
Services Provided: Reporting cycle 3 times per year, Express Alerts
Meetings:  3 meetings per year
Administrator: Mike Bowman, CGA
Phone: 314-677-2801
National Leisure Living Manufacturers Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers and/or suppliers of leisure living products whose primary business is supplying product to retail stores on a national spectrum and to factoring companies
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: June, and September (in conjunction with the Casual Furniture Show in Chicago)
Administrator: Themis Vlahos, CCE
Phone: 847-483-6428

National Manufactured Housing Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Sell to customers in the manufactured housing, recreational vehicle, trailer and/or marine industries.
Services Provided: Reporting cycle 6 times per year, Express Alerts
Meetings:  6 meetings per year
Administrator: Mike Bowman, CGA
Phone: 314-677-2801
National Meat Packers of America Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Member must operate substantially as a meat packer or meat processor and must have sales of at least $300 million annually derived from meat packing or meat processing to non-affiliated companies.
Services Provided: Reporting cycle 4 times per year, Express Alerts
Meetings: Quarterly
Administrator: Mike Bowman, CGA
Phone: 314-677-2801
National Metal Building and Components Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers of metal buildings and components
Services Provided: Monthly reporting, Quarterly DSO, express alerts
Meetings: February, June, and September
Administrator: Themis Vlahos, CCE
Phone: 847-483-6428

National Metal Industry Raw Materials Suppliers Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Producer and/or distributor of ferroalloys, mineral ores and/or products refined there from or used in the manufacturing process of refractory products or other alloys used in/or selling into the steel industry.
Services Provided: Quarterly reports
Meetings: Quarterly
Administrator: Carol Rauch, CGA 
Phone: 865-850-8691

 

National Metal Producers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Company must be a domestic metal producer, within copper and brass metal products
Services Provided: Consolidated reports four times per year, in conjunction with meetings, express alerts
Meetings: March, June, September, and December
Administrator: Themis Vlahos, CCE
Phone: 847-483-6428
National Musical Instrument Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers, distributors and importers of musical instruments or equipment, or their captive finance companies
Services Provided: Monthly reports, weekly alert
Meetings: One annual meeting in January in conjunction with trade show
Administrator: Mary McCann
Phone: 847-483-6424

National Nursing Home Suppliers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturing and/or distributing supplies or services to nursing homes.
Services Provided: Reporting cycle 4 times per year, Express Alerts
Meetings:  Quarterly
Administrator: Mike Bowman, CGA
Phone: 314-677-2801
National Paper Packaging Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers or converters that supply product to paper, paperboard or corrugated users whose employee is directly responsible for credit.
Services Provided: Quarterly reports, express alerts
Meetings: March, June, September, and December
Administrator: Kristine Hamick, CMP
Phone: 847-483-6430
National Plumbing, Pipe and Heating Manufacturers Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: A company whose primary business is manufacturing or importing plumbing, pipe and heating products
Services Provided: Quarterly reports, express alerts
Meetings: February, May, August, and November
Administrator: Lillian Novak
Phone: 847-483-6478

National Professional Apparel Manufacturers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers and/or distributors of professional apparel and related accessories
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: April and October
Administrator: Kristine Hamick, CMP
Phone: 847-483-6430
National Steel Mill Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Steel mills located in USA or Canada, Integrated Steel Producers, Mini Mills, Rolling Mill.
Services Provided: Consolidated report 5 times per year, express alerts
Meetings: February, April, June, September, and November
Administrator: Kristine Hamick, CMP
Phone: 847-483-6430
National Tool and Accessories Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Open to any manufacturer that markets its products nationally through power tool and accessory distributors or wholesalers.
Services Provided: Quarterly reports, express alerts
Meetings: March, July, and November
Administrator: Mary McCann
Phone: 847-483-6424

National Truck, Trailer and Waste Equipment Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers of trucks, truck bodies, accessories and waste equipment.
Services Provided: Reporting cycle four times per year, express alerts
Meetings: April, July, and October
Administrator: Themis Vlahos, CCE
Phone: 847-483-6428
National Underground Utilities Supply Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers and distributors of underground utility supplies
Services Provided: Quarterly reports, express alerts
Meetings: March, June, September, and December
Administrator: Themis Vlahos, CCE
Phone: 847-483-6428
National Water Product Manufactures Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers of water and waste water products. Annual sales volume must be at least 20 million dollars and 75% of their sales to underground contractors, municipalities or related distributors of utility construction products
Services Provided: Quarterly reports, express alerts
Meetings: January, April, July, and October
Administrator: Kristine Hamick, CMP
Phone: 847-483-6430
Northeast Regional Metal Distributors Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Any company which is classified as a stocking distributor of metal products directly or through its parent or affiliated company. Annual US sales volume of $65M or more, with $40M of those sales in the northeast region (with a base of 150 customers in the Northeast). Must be in business for three or more years.
Services Provided: Quarterly reports
Meetings: Quarterly
Administrator: Carol Rauch, CGA
Phone: 865-850-8691