Membership Levels

Many Ways to Get Involved

As the only association dedicated to the advancement of the cast polyurethane industry, PMA serves as the collective voice for the common interests of diverse members and markets.

That’s why PMA offers a variety of membership levels for polyurethane processors, suppliers, OEMs and individuals.

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Membership Categories & Dues Amounts

Processor and Supplier Members shall have all the rights, privileges and responsibilities of membership


Processor Membership:

Corporations, partnerships or other types of business enterprises are eligible for Processor Membership if they manufacture products from polyurethane elastomers, and a majority of their net sales from activities relating to polyurethane elastomers are derived from such manufacturing.

Processor Membership Dues: $750

Supplier Membership:

Corporations, partnerships or other types of business enterprises are eligible for Supplier Membership if a majority their net sales from activities relating to polyurethane elastomers is derived from one of the following activities:
  • Manufacture materials, additives or processing equipment used in the polyurethane elastomer industry;or
  • Distribute or supply polyurethane products, or materials, additives, or equipment used in the polyurethane elastomer industry;

Supplier Membership Dues:

  • Annual urethane related sales are under a half million: $1,000
  • Annual urethane related sales between a half million and five million: $2,500
  • Annual urethane related sales over five million: $5,000

        Service Supplier Membership:

Corporations, partnerships or other types of business enterprises are eligible for Service Supplier Membership if a majority their net sales from activities relating to polyurethane elastomers is derived from rendering services such as consulting, publishing, laboratory or testing services, education or research services or other services to the polyurethane elastomers industry.
 
Service Supplier Membership Dues:
  • Annual urethane related sales are under $300,000: $750
  • Annual urethane related sales between $300,00 and one million: $1,250
  • Annual urethane related sales over one million: $2,500

Academic:

Persons currently within the academic community and who have been approved by the Board of Directors to become Academic Members of the Association are eligible for Academic Membership. Academic Members shall have all the rights, privileges and responsibilities of membership except the right to hold office and vote.

Academic: $150

Associate Membership:

Persons who desire to either remain or become active in the Association, who are in a position to assist the Association in achieving its goals and who are approved annually by the Board are eligible for Associate Membership; provided they are not employed, full-time, with a General Member at the time they become Associate Members. Associate Members shall have all the rights, privileges and responsibilities of membership except the right to hold office and vote unless otherwise determined by the Board of Directors.

Associate Membership Dues: $50

Honorary Membership:

Persons who by virtue of their prolonged and distinguished service and contributions to the Association, or to the polyurethane elastomers industry, or both, and who are no longer employed by a General Member of the Association are eligible for Honorary Membership.

Candidates for Honorary Membership must be nominated by a General Member and shall pay no membership dues. The rights, privileges and responsibilities of Honorary Members shall be determined by the Board of Directors.

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