A firm or corporation engaged in the manufacture and sale of chain link fence fabric, framework, fittings, and/or accessories, and the materials used to produce them. Active membership* is limited to firms which have been operating for at least two years and which have their principal manufacturing facilities (more than 50% of their chain link production) located in North America, and which have at least 50% of their chain link sales in North America. By applying, all new members agree to support the objectives of the Institute.
Associate membership is available to firms or corporations which:
A.) Engaged in the manufacture or sale of equipment or materials commonly used in the manufacturing or sale of chain link fencing; or
B.) Distribute substantial quantities (defined as a majority of their sales in dollars) of chain link fencing materials; or
C.) Provide services to the industry... but do not otherwise meet the qualifications of an Active Membership Company
Provisional Membership is available to firms which have been engaged in, or are suppliers to those
firms engaged in, the manufacture and sale of chain link fence fabric, framework, fittings, and/or
accessory items for the chain link fence industry for less than two (2) years, but which otherwise
qualify for active membership.