Deep Foundations Institute® was incorporated in 1976 in the State of New Jersey as a 501(c)(6) nonprofit association. DFI is an international association of contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multidisciplinary membership creates a consensus voice and a common vision for continual improvement in the planning, design and construction of deep foundations and excavations. We bring together members through networking, education, communication and collaboration. With our members, we promote the advancement of the deep foundations industry through technical committees, educational programs and conferences, publication of guides and specifications, a peer-reviewed journal, a flagship magazine, research, government relations and outreach. DFI has more than 3,300 involved, knowledgeable and committed members worldwide.
DFI - Finding Common Ground®
To bring together multidisciplined individuals and organizations to find common ground and create a shared vision and a consensus voice for continual advancement in the deep foundations industry.
DFI has a diverse membership that encompasses all disciplines of our industry and performs the various specialties that comprise deep foundations. The membership includes people and companies from across the globe.