If you’re working in, or using materials subject to our ‘Heavy Engineering Research’ or ‘Welding Consumable’ Levy – then you could be our next associate member!

This is our introductory membership tier designed to give you an important glimpse into our Association and the value we can provide you in R&D, innovation & future sustainability of your business.

Connect to our network and keep your finger on the industry pulse. With no membership fees applicable, what do you have to lose?

Please apply for this membership if your company is engaged in Heavy Engineering and use goods subject to a levy under the Act.  And of course, if you like what you experience – consider upgrading to our platinum membership so you can take advantage of greater levels of support!

Levied items qualifying you for this membership:

  • Carbon steel plate greater than 4.75mm thick
  • Carbon steel sections 80mm or more in depth
  • Carbon steel RHS 102mm or more in depth
  • Welding consumables, excluding gases

Exclusive associate membership benefits

  • No membership subscription fees
  • A small discount on selected courses, seminars, publications and consultation work
  • Inclusion in our industry statistics and opportunities register
  • A greater ease in upgrading to our ordinary membership to improve your ability to nominate, vote and take advantage of industry opportunities as they’re identified

Associate membership fee’s

There are no applicable fee’s – it’s absolutely free!