Qualifications for Membership

Since 1901, the American Hardware Manufacturers Association (AHMA) has been helping hardware/home improvement firms and their executives improve their performance by providing a number of beneficial programs, services and activities.

AHMA is the primary U.S. trade association serving the needs of hardware/home improvement, lawn and garden and paint and decorating manufacturers.

Membership Categories

Who’s Eligible to Become a Member?

  • Any company headquartered in the United States and engaged in the manufacture of goods for the hardware/home improvement, lawn and garden or paint and decorating trade may, upon application, become a member of AHMA upon subscribing to the Bylaws and the payment of the admission fee and the annual dues.

Who’s Eligible to Become an Associate Member?

  • Any individual, firm or corporation acting as a manufacturer’s representative for a member of the Corporation may become an associate member of AHMA.
  • Any publisher of trade publications in the hardware/home improvement, lawn and garden or paint and decorating industries may become an associate member of AHMA.
  • Any international firm or corporation engaged in the manufacture or marketing of products for the hardware/home improvement, lawn and garden or paint and decorating channels may become an associate member of AHMA.

Why Join AHMA?

Leading manufacturers from every product category turn to AHMA for the influence, global reach and intelligence that only the industry’s leading association can deliver. As a globally focused trade association of manufacturers, or providers, of hardware, home improvement, lawn and garden, paint and decorating, and related products, AHMA offers a long list of direct benefits, cost-saving programs and industry services that can more than offset your membership dues with the money you save.
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Dues

Admission Fee: $200 for Regular Membership and $100 for Associate Membership payable with a membership application and to be returned if the application is not accepted by the Association. The fee for membership reinstatement is $100.

Annual Dues: $500 for Regular Membership and $450 for Associate Membership payable with the application and upon election to membership; in subsequent years payable annually in advance.

To receive additional information on membership in the American Hardware Manufacturers Association, contact the AHMA Membership Department.

To apply online for membership in the American Hardware Manufacturers Association, complete the AHMA Membership Application or Associate Member Application.

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