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Membership Information

To become a full member of the MWFA, a prospective company must meet a few simple, but important criteria:

  • Its place of business must be in the state of Illinois or an adjoining state
  • The business must have been in existence for at least three years
  • The company must carry a reasonable permanent inventory
  • Three full-time persons, excluding the owner, must be employed
  • The company should agree to abide by the Association’s by-laws and participate in Association activities

Companies not meeting the criteria of a full member will be considered for an Associate Membership (non fastener related but providing service/benefit to the industry).  An Associate Membership shall enjoy all privileges of a Regular Member, except voting and holding office.

Enjoy the many benefits:

Networking Benefits

  • Fastener Industry Coalition Membership
  • Golf Outing
  • Mailing List
  • Membership Book
  • Mid-West Fastener Show (biannually)
  • Co-Host of Fastener Tech (biannually)
  • Newsletter & Website/Advertising
  • Education Programs
  • Dinner Meetings throughout the Midwest

Cost Savings

  • Graphic Design Discounts
  • Office Supply Discounts
  • Hotel Discounts
  • Discounts
  • Credit Card Fee Discounts
  • Scholarship Program

Membership Application

* All Fields Are Required


    Address (City, State, Zip):





    Date business started:

    Total Number of Employees:

    Types of Products:

    Markets Presently Serving:

    What would you like to see the MWFA provide you?


    Vice President:

    Key personnel for MWFA mailing list:

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    First Time Member
    Jan-March $250 Initiation plus $450.00 dues
    April-June $250 initiation plus $337.50 dues
    July-Sept $250 initiation plus $225.00 dues
    Oct-Dec $250 initiation plus $112.50 dues

    Renewal Memberbership
    Jan-March $450.00 dues
    April-June $337.50 dues
    July-Sept $225.00 dues
    Oct-Dec $112.50 dues