Associate Members - Suppliers of Products and Services

HNSA Associate Members are organizations whose objectives are compatible with the objectives of the Historic Naval Ships Association. Examples are historic ships not yet open to the public, firms who supply goods and services to Fleet Members, for-profit tourist attractions such as ship excursion lines, and non-profit organizations working to obtain historic naval ships for siting and display as museum vessels.

HNSA encourages its Fleet Members to give preference to the products and services offered by its Associate Member vendors and suppliers. It also advises Fleet Members to make their own decisions regarding the purchase, employment or other use of the products and services offered by its Associate Members. HNSA incurs no liability and assumes no responsibility for problems that may occur prior to, during or after an Associate Member has supplied a product or performed a service in support of a Fleet Member.

If you are interested in becoming an associate member, contact Dr. William Cogar at executivedirector@hnsa.org


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Touchstone 3D
(919)-535-9895
1773 NW Maynard Rd.
Cary, NC 27513
info@touchstone3d.com
sales@touchstone3d.com

Touchstone 3D provides product design and rapid prototyping services to customers of all sizes. Our team of industrial designers, engineers, and prototyping technicians work to assess customer needs, create elegant and functional designs, and quickly produce high quality parts and prototypes. We utilize 3D scanning and CAD modeling to create and reproduce parts in digital format. We work with our customers to solve challenges including how parts assemble or attach together and any integration of electronics such as LEDs, speakers, or sensor arrays. Our in-house prototyping services include 3D printing, plastic and rubber RTV casting, laser cutting and marking, CNC machining, and vacuum forming. We use this combination of design knowledge and prototyping techniques to support both restoration and new design creation efforts.

1111 W. 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60609-1404
(773) 869-1111
FAX (773) 869-1329
Barre Seid, Chairman
bseid@tripplite.com

Tripp Lite’s comprehensive product line and service network have evolved over a span of more than 85 years. Established in 1922, Tripp Lite originally manufactured automotive accessories, including a line of inverters. While inverters are still part of Tripp Lite’s offering. Tripp Lite, driven over the decades by the evolving needs of its customers, has shifted the focus of its offering onto power protection and connectivity products. As an early innovator in the power protection industry, Tripp Lite introduced the first UPS system designed for personal computers and the world’s most trusted premium surge suppressor, the Isobar®.

World-leading manufacturer of power protection and connectivity solutions.  Sells exclusively through domestic and international IT, telecom and industrial distributors

Products: Over 3,000 products including UPS Systems, Surge Protectors, Cables & Connectors, Power Inverters & Inverter/Chargers, KVM Switches, Power Strips, Power Distribution Units, Rack & Rack Cooling Systems, Power Management Software, UPS Replacement Batteries, Laptop Accessories, Audio/Video Solutions, Healthcare Solutions and Government/Education Solutions

Over 60 countries worldwide

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What is World of Warships?

World of Warships is a free, online historical combat game from Wargaming.  Participants command ships from massive naval fleets with some of history’s most iconic vessels.  Every battle is a pulse-pounding experience with four classes of ships (battleships, cruisers, destroyers, and aircraft carriers) digitally re-created from historical references, all sailing on spectacular rendered environments. Download today and play World of Warships free!

How does Wargaming and World of Warships promote naval history?

With an audience of over 145 million registered users, Wargaming brings its reverence for history to the masses.  World of Warships collaborates with naval museums — many being HNSA Fleet Members — to produce AAA short-format documentaries, like our “Naval Legends” and “1:42” series.

How does Wargaming and World of Warships support veterans past and present?

Every year during May (Military Month), Wargaming runs events to promote veterans’ charities — donating a portion of proceeds directly to organizations like AMVETS, the National Military Family Association, and the HNSA member, Battleship Texas Foundation.

In addition, we collaborated with AMVETS to raise more than $350,000 for the restoration of the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in 2014.

In 2016, we began a new project called “Virtually Inside the Warships,” which tells the stories of ships and the people who served on them, using 360-degree VR technology. Our first subject is with HMS Cavalier, the only surviving British Royal Navy destroyer from WWII.

As the profiles of Wargaming and World of Warships continue to grow, so too does our ability to educate our players about history and support the numerous historical landmarks, museums, and organizations that make up our naval heritage.