Mission: The cookware manufacturers association shall promote optimal and appropriate design, manufacture, sale, use and servicing of cookware and bakeware through quality standards development, information sharing, education, and impartial comminication to members of the association, their trade partners and consumers.
Programs: The annual meeting of the association presents programs of education and information regarding consumer trends, industry best-practices for manufacturing, economic forecasts and outlooks, commodity price trends and estimates of total market demand.
the fall meeting of the association presents programs of an educational nature to industry attendees describing trends in the industry, changes in consumer demand and improvements in materials and methods of manufacturing. The standing committees of the association also meet during this meeting to discuss employee relations, engineering standards, and statistical programs offered by the association.
the association's public relations program consists of informational webpages, the publication and periodic updating of the association's guide to cookware for retail buyers and consumers, publicizing the association's engineering standards for cookware and bakeware as well as a blog for consumers and press releases regarding industry news to media outlets.