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Sustaining Company

Sustaining Company

Description

If your organization prioritizes continuous improvement and learning; collaborative connections with other leaders in the field; and the opportunity to shape the future of the welding industry; a Sustaining Company membership is your most inclusive and influential level.

List of Current Sustaining Company Members

AWS Sustaining Company Members

  1. Solidify industry relationships through participation in AWS programs, committees, conferences and networking events
  2. Build continuous learning into the culture of their organizations, seeking to elevate their own and their teams’ expertise at the best value possible
  3. Collaborate with other leaders to develop and refine best practices, procedures, and processes that benefit the industry at large
  4. Participate in shaping the future of our industry for the next generation

When you join as a Sustaining Company, you can select a Primary Benefit from these two options:

  1. Electronic access of AWS Standards eLibrary: (a $12,000 value):
    • Nearly 160 AWS Technical Standards accessible online (read-only)
    • 24/7 access via a single integrated environment
    • Text searchable for quick information retrieval
    • Access at a single site with a valid IP address
    • User-friendly interface, giving clickable access to resources
    • Download the Sustaining Library List in PDF
  2. OR 10 additional AWS Individual Memberships: (These 10 memberships are in addition to the 10 you already get with Sustaining Company membership. So you would receive 20 memberships in total. (A $880 value).

See ALL Sustaining Company Member Benefits in the BENEFITS tab below.

Annual Dues

Annual Dues for New Domestic Sustaining Company Members are
    $880.00 + $750 initiation fee
Annual Dues or New International Sustaining Company Member
    $980.00 + $750 initiation fee

Annual Dues for Renewing Domestic Sustaining Company Members are $880.00
Annual Dues or Renewing International Sustaining Company Member $980.00

Are your employees already AWS members? Get pro-rated dues pricing:
AWS will pro-rate your company's dues if there are employees with current AWS individual memberships. Call the AWS Membership Department at (800) 443-9353, ext. 259 or 264 for special pricing.

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AWS Sustaining Member Application in PDF format

Or Call 1-800-443-9353, ext. 259 (inside the U.S. and Canada)
1-305-443-9353, ext. 259 (outside the U.S. and Canada)
You may also reach the general Membership Department using Option 4.

Benefits

Primary Benefit - Choose ONE of these options.

  1. Electronic access of AWS Standards eLibrary: (a $12,000 value):
    • Nearly 160 AWS Technical Standards accessible online (read-only)
    • 24/7 access via a single integrated environment
    • Text searchable for quick information retrieval
    • Access at a single site with a valid IP address
    • User-friendly interface, giving clickable access to resources
    • Download the Sustaining Library List in PDF
  2. OR 10 additional AWS Individual Memberships: (These 10 memberships are in addition to the 10 you already get with Sustaining Company membership. So you would receive 20 memberships in total. (A $880 value).

As a Sustaining Company Member, you also receive ALL these benefits:

  • 10 Individual Memberships on your Corporate Membership Roster that are “owned” by the company, to distribute to company employees or customers, who each receive full Individual Member Benefits, which includes:
  • Engraved AWS Sustaining Company Member wall plaque to show your company's relationship with the American Welding Society
  • Exclusive usage of the AWS Sustaining Company Member logo on your company’s letterhead and promotional material for a competitive edge
  • Free company listing and hyperlink from AWS’s 100,000 visitors-a-month website, www.aws.org, to your company’s website
  • 5% Discount on Welding Journal advertising, including Inspection Trends and Welding Marketplace or other advertising opportunities in the AWS Media Kit
  • Discount on advertising within the online AWS Welding Buyer's Guide and the This Week in Welding newsbrief
  • 25% discount on tabletop exhibit space at exhibitions held in conjunction with AWS Conferences
  • 25% discount on job postings on Jobsinwelding.com, and a 50% on job postings in April and October of each year
  • Free admission to FABTECH Expo
  • Opportunity to network with welding professionals in your area through involvement with your local AWS Section
  • Discounts on business products and services through programs with AWS partners

Please view the full list of Sustaining Company Benefits in PDF format.

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Additional Membership Options for Sustaining Companies

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Lands' End

Purchase Merchandise through our Lands’ End Store

AWS Members who wish to order AWS merchandise in quantity (12 or more) receive special pricing through our partnership with Staples. For more information, please contact Keila DeMoraes at 1-800-443-9353 Ext. 444

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