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Metal Building Manufacturers Association

What is MBMA?

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association, MBMA,  is a trade organization that promotes the metal building industry. They promote the importance and use of metal building systems through leadership, research, and education

History of MBMA

MBMA was founded in 1956 by several companies involved in the design, manufacture, and marketing of metal buildings. For over 60 years MBMA and its members have worked together to further its mission to enhance the collective interests of the metal building systems industry.

MBMA Membership

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By joining MBMA, you will be able to directly participate in MBMA’s research and code activities, energy and sustainability projects, and insurance and safety programs. 

Who Should Join?

If your business has engaged in the design, manufacture, and selling of metal buildings you can benefit from joining a group of like-minded peers at MBMA.

In general, joining a professional association that aligns with your industry can provide numerous benefits to your business. For example, you’re presented with more networking opportunities, access to resources, continuing education, and most importantly you can gain professional development. 

How to Sign Up

Application Process

MBMA makes it easy for you to join. Simply visit the Join MBMA page, download the application, fill in your information, and submit it by emailing MBMA directly. 

How Much Does it Cost?

Associate Membership Breakdown 

Membership dues are based on sales made by the members over the previous year to the entire metal building systems industry. Associate membership rates are prorated upon joining. 

There are 6 membership categories that a business can fall under. 

  • Category 1:
    • Sales Made in Previous Year: More than $10 million
    • Annual Dues = $16,154 
  • Category 2:
    • Sales Made in Previous Year: $6 million to $10 million
    • Annual Dues = $10,769
  • Category 3:
    • Sales Made in Previous Year: $2 million to $6 million
    • Annual Dues = $5,385
  • Category 4:
    • Sales Made in Previous Year: Less than $2 million
    • Annual Dues = $2,693
  • Category 5:
    • Testing laboratory, Accredited Inspection Agency, A/E Firm, Consulting Firm
    • Annual Dues = $1,077 
  • Business Unit Category:
    • $1,077 per unit

Building System Manufacturers Membership Breakdown

Members of Building Systems are full-scale manufacturers. Members pay dues based on their historical dollar volume of shipments of building systems and components. In order to calculate your membership fee, you will need to provide this information. 

Pros and Cons of Becoming a Member

MBMA Pros and Cons

Is MBMA for you? Check out the pros and cons of becoming a member. 

Pros:

  • Gain Exposure at Board Meetings
  • Access to current and historical industry market statistics 
  • MBMA educates members 
  • Network with industry leaders

Cons:

  • Annual Dues

Learn More

Interested in joining a network of colleagues that specialize in your industry? Check out the Metal Building Manufacturers Association. 

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