AWT represents the interests of its members in national and international associations for heat treatment.
Cooperation with the German Industrial Association for Hardening Technology, IHT. Joint events on hardening topics and regular meetings of the association representatives are held.
The European associations for heat treatment have agreed on a knowledge transfer agreement and regular meetings: A3TS (France), AIM (Italy), ASMET (Austria), ASTT/SVW (Switzerland), ATZK (Czech Republic), VWT (Benelux).
AWT maintains close contact and organizes joint conferences with the International Heat Treatment Association IFHTSE.