MEMBERSHIP IN THE CORDAGE INSTITUTE
There are six categories of membership within the Cordage Institute. Select from the list below the membership category for which you wish to apply. Verification of membership criteria will be confirmed by the required inclusion of a reference from one existing member of the Institute. Once the application is received, the review process usually takes 4 to 6 weeks.
Please note that membership dues, contributions, or gifts to the Cordage Institute are not tax deductible as charitable contributions. However, they may be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses.
New members receive a 50% discount on membership dues during the first year of membership.
Note: *Industry Products are defined as: rope, cable, cordage, twine and related products made from natural fibers, manufactured fibers including glass, and other fibers. Industry Products include binder and baler twine; nets of all kinds; slings; any fiber structure or composite structure used as a strength member and wire rope centers. The term Industry Product does not include fiber, yarn, resins or equipment used to produce aforementioned products.