Associate Membership

Associate Membership is designed specifically for firms that are part of the structural steel industry but do not fabricate structural steel. These people are critical to driving innovation. 

If your firm is a...

  • Bender/roller,
  • Joist and deck manufacturer,
  • Cladding and roofing provider,
  • New equipment manufacturer,
  • Non-structural fabricator,
  • Software vendor,
  • Equipment dealer,
  • Erector,
  • Metal component manufacturer,
  • Industry recruiter,
  • Steel detailer,
  • System supplier, or
  • Product Supplier (including coating manufacturers and appliers)

...then welcome! You’re in the right place. An Associate Membership gives you access to great AISC benefits and business opportunities with other members, and your support helps us continue to move the industry forward.

Associate Detailer Member



Associate Member Application 




Industry expertise

  • Complimentary subscription to Modern Steel Construction (domestic members only) and Engineering Journal, keeping you up-to-date on industry information and one step ahead of your competitors 

  • Weekly AISC/NSBA Bulletin, a quick digest of industry news you need to know


  • Inclusion in and access to the AISC online member directory search

  • The use of the AISC Associate logo on company letterhead, business cards, websites and other industry-related documents for better industry recognition. The use of the logo shows your participation and support for advancing the steel industry. 

  • Recognition for your firm's participation in projects that win IDEAS2 or Prize Bridge Awards

  • SteelDay, the steel industry's largest networking and educational event. Events include seminars and webinars, facility and job site tours, and presentations to industry professionals. As a member, you are eligible to host your own event and showcase your business or just attend an event in your area. 

  • Sponsorship opportunities at various events such as the Student Steel Bridge Competition, SteelDay, NASCC, & more!