Manufacturers, Suppliers and Service Providers
DFI – Finding Common Ground
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 peerreviewed journal, a flagship magazine, research, government relations and outreach.
DFI has more than 3,000 involved, knowledgeable and committed members worldwide. Our diverse membership 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.
What members are saying about DFI
“All major contractors and engineering firms are typically involved in DFI, and therefore our attendance in meetings and our ability to exhibit at technical seminars is a great marketing opportunity. The people who attend the DFI events are often in management positions or other decision making positions, and through personal contacts our relationships grow with these individuals”Thomas Bird, Vice President of Sales
Williams Form Engineering
“As a manufacturer, DFI membership provides a means to make contacts with professionals in the geoindustry and a forum for peers to participate in technical committee activities”Gary Seider, P.E., Hubbell Power Systems, Inc. | Chance and
Chair of DFI’s Helical Piles & Tiebacks Committee
“You never want to become complacent. You want to find out what’s going on in the industry, what issues people are having and how can you solve them — how can you provide a product that is going to solve their issues and make them more productive.”Michael Baxter, Director of Sales