WHY JOIN DRMA?
We provide you the opportunity to connect with and learn from other manufacturing professionals who share your need to keep our region’s manufacturing industry strong. You can gain valuable insights and form relationships that will help you grow your business, but that’s only the beginning.
Membership in the DRMA is company-wide, providing an opportunity for everyone on your staff to participate in ways that best meet individual needs.
Direct connection with 200+ industry companies and 200+ suppliers who serve the industry
Advocating with local, state, and federal government officials
Access to relevant information and subject-matter expertise
Economic development, education, and training
Time and money-saving services
Reservoir of member and industry knowledge
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DRMA offers several types of memberships:
Manufacturer Member: Companies who manufacture or who add direct, tangible value to the product
Affiliate Member: Non-manufacturing companies whose business model is to serve exclusively manufacturers
Associate Member: Non-manufacturing companies whose business model is to serve multiple industries
Non-Profit Organization (Associate Member): Entities which are designated as non-profit by the IRS, including non-profit educational institutions.
Senior Members: Retired individuals who have been employed by a DRMA member company during his or her career
Initiation Fee (one-time fee; due with application)
Manufacturer, Affiliate, Associate Members: $200
Senior Members: $25
All applications will be considered upon receipt of an initiation fee, which is due with the application.
Number of Employees*
*To calculate your number of employees: Count all employees in all your facilities located within a 75-mile radius of Dayton. If your company is located outside the 75-mile radius: count all employees in your facilities from which your company benefits by being a member. Annual dues will be invoiced upon application approval. Dues are billed annually in December and are pro-rated during the first year of membership.
**1 - 5 employees: Companies qualifying as a Manufacturer or Affiliate membership and who have 5 or fewer employees are provided a $150 discount on dues for two calendar years. After the second calendar year, the standard dues rate applies.
If you prefer to fill out a paper version of the DRMA Membership Application, please contact Shay.