Vendor FAQs


Complete and submit the questionnaire found on our Become a Vendor page.


IWDC Member Distributors assure you and all customers of quality products, dedicated local service, product expertise, and vast inventories to supply every need. What’s more, all IWDC Member Distributors are locally owned independent businesses that are involved in your communities – ensuring that local dollars are kept local. 


No, it is not mandatory, but IWDC Members are encouraged to do so. 


The Vendor Alliance program draws together a select group of Expense Control Vendors with whom the IWDC has negotiated agreements designed to help lower your cost of doing business. This is just one example of how the IWDC seeks to reduce your costs by forming true business partnerships.


IWDC Members each own a voting share, and the cooperative is governed by bylaws filed in the State of California. In addition to having a staff that manages day-to-day operations, a Board of Directors made up of Member principals provides oversight and stewardship.

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IWDC Celebrates 30th Anniversary - Continues to Evolve as an Organization!

Indianapolis, IN – June 5, 2024 – Just over three decades ago the Independent Welding Distributors Association (I.W.D.A.) formed the Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC) and shortly afterwards merged with the Key Distribution Group (KDG).

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