Hardware Merchants' Association (HMA), Siliguri. Established in 1969 with just a few members, HMA today has over 414 members and is one of the strongest trade association of this region. It is equally respected by the trade, industry, Govt. agencies and consumers. HMA not only looks after the interest of its members, but is also involved in the greater service of the society at large. It is important to mention that HMA caters to a large potential market due to its close geographical proximity to Bihar, Assam, Sikkim, Bhutan, Nepal & Bangladesh.