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Regular Membership ($3,985.00 USD): Any person, firm or corporation producing, manufacturing, fabricating, using or marketing metallic magnesium or products of metallic magnesium in their regular business or, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, directly associated with the industry.

  • Magnesium Metal Producers (including Distributors and Traders) Primary Metal Producers and Alloy Products

  • Magnesium Users, Die casters, Extruders, Recyclers and Casting Users
    Die, Thixo, Sand and Other Formation Methods or Processes or users of cast products; Automotive companies, Powder/Granule Producers, Recyclers and Magnesium metal users

Individual Membership ($500.00 USD): Any non-company-related, non LLC-entity, self-employed person who works with metallic magnesium and is directly or indirectly associated with the industry

Retired Membership ($200.00 USD): Any person who worked with metallic magnesium as a career and would like to remain directly or indirectly associated with the industry.

University Membership ($500.00 USD): Any institution of higher learning (excluding Research Institutions) which has curriculum associated with metallic magnesium.

Student Membership ($25.00 USD): Any person enrolled full-time in any Undergraduate or post-Graduate educational institution. Requires proof of enrollment.

Engineering Membership ($100.00 USD): An individual who is employed by a manufacturing or a design company that is not a regular member. The engineering membership candidate should or could be in a position to recommend, approve or design a Magnesium component or application. Engineering Membership is targeted at providing the candidate access to regular IMA members and access to information necessary to promote a broader use of Magnesium. The engineering member candidate is an engineer, technologist, technician or material specialist positioned to make qualified decisions on the application of Magnesium, unless otherwise approved by the board of directors.

IMA Member Benefits Include:

Member Discounts: Members receive cost saving discounts for all IMA publications, conference/seminar registration fees, exhibit space and events. The IMA also offers member discounts to the events of partnering organizations.

Annual Conference: The IMA Annual World Magnesium Conference is a distinguished international forum for presenting the latest industry developments, interacting with magnesium industry leaders, and discussing pressing issues facing the industry.

IMA News: IMA distributes, via e-mail, a timely newsletter containing Magnesium-industry-related news items, industry articles and press releases from around the world.

IMA Members' Online Buyers Guide: The Online Buyers Guide provides an excellent opportunity for member companies to inform potential global customers of their company's capabilities, products, services, locations and valuable contact information.

Awards Program: Established in 1962, IMA's Awards of Excellence is an annual program open to companies demonstrating outstanding examples of design, process and/or application of magnesium. The Environmental Responsibility Award, established in 2010, is based on the achieved and documented reduction of carbon dioxide equivalents, and is intended to include all aspects of the magnesium industry from primary production through to end-user industries.

Publications: IMA offers member discounts on its extensive offerings of Proceedings, brochures, books, educational materials and CDs.

Industry Seminars: IMA promotes the use of magnesium to other industries through one- and two-day educational seminars in the United States and Europe.

Application Seminars: IMA covers a wide range of Magnesium Applications that cross over from the automotive industry to other areas such as Medical, Sporting Goods, Tools, 3C, and Automotive Applications.

GALM Intelligence: GALM Intelligence delivers solution-based content and global case studies to help determine which lightweight materials can cost-effectively reduce weight in different parts of the vehicle and drive down cost of supply in high-volume multi-material manufacturing. GALM Intelligence features an online library of 250+ case studies in video, audio, in-depth articles and presentation slides, making it a truly dynamic online offering for suppliers of magnesium components and OEMs. Receive a 10% discount on GALM Intelligence membership.

Minor Metals Trade Association Partnership: By affiliation, members of the IMA are entitled to enjoy Partner Association rates when booking for MMTA events (excluding MMTA's conference).

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