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The Powder Coating Institute is your resource for all things powder coating

PCI connects you and your organization to a world of resources that deliver results. Join PCI and put the power of your membership to work for you. PCI invites your organization to take advantage of information, education and representation dedicated to the support and growth of the entire powder coating industry through corporate membership.

Click here to join online or click here to download the complete membership brochure and application.

PCI dues run January 1 - December 31. New members joining after June 30th receive 50% off dues expiring at the end of the year by entering promo code: PRDMY at the checkout page.

Membership Categories

Category 1: Powder Producer
A company producing powder coatings from raw materials
(Annual dues for Category 1 membership ranges from $2,000 - $10,000 based upon sales volume and benefit level)
Category 2: Powder Application Equipment
A company who manufactures and sells equipment used for applying powder coating, i.e. spray guns, booths, etc.
(Annual dues for Category 2 membership range from $2,000 - $10,000 based upon sales volume and benefit level)
Category 3: Systems House and Curing Equipment
A company whose primary business is to create/install complete powder coating solutions and/or manufactures and installs curing equipment, including ovens
(Annual dues for Category 3 membership range from $2,000 - $10,000 based upon sales volume and benefit level)
Category 4: Raw Materials
A company providing raw materials and chemicals used in formulating powder coatings
(Annual dues for Category 4 membership range from $2,600 - $7,700 based upon sales volume and benefit level)
Category 5: Custom Coaters
A company whose primary business is to apply powder coating to products/parts - also known as a "job shop"
(Annual dues for Category 5 membership range from $600 - $3,600 based upon sales volume and benefit level)
Category 6: Auxiliary Equipment
A company who manufactures and sells equipment used in the powder coating process, i.e. test panels, masking materials, gauges, hooks, racks, nozzles, etc.
(Annual dues for Category 6 membership range from $1,200 - $4,200 based upon sales volume and benefit level)
Category 7: Pretreatment
A company providing pretreatment chemical or surface preparation products and/or services
(Annual dues for Category 7 membership range from $1,500 - $4,700 based upon sales volume and benefit level)
Category 8: Consultant
A company who services in a consultant capacity to the powder coating industry, i.e. research, market data, business development, etc.
(Annual dues for Category 8 membership range from $1,200 - $3,900 based upon benefit level)
Category 9: OEM
An Original Equipment Manufacturer is a company that manufactures products to sell to retailers or to other manufacturers, i.e. farm equipment, grills, household fixtures, etc.
(Annual dues for Category 9 membership is $300)
Category 10: Trade Publication
A printed/online magazine, journal and/or blog whose primary focus is related to finishing or coatings
(Annual dues for Category 10 membership is $1,200)
Category 11: Distributor
A company who does not manufacture, only stocks or sells powder coating, application equipment or auxiliary equipment
(Annual dues for Category 11 membership range from $3,900 - $1,200 based upon benefit level)

Click here to download the complete membership brochure and application which has a dues chart you can use to calculate your annual dues based upon membership category and benefit level.

 


Membership Levels

GOLD membership includes:
PLATINUM membership includes:
All the Gold level benefits listed plus:
  • One complimentary registration to Annual Meeting (valued at $650)
  • One complimentary registration to a workshop (valued up to $595)
  • One complimentary 1/4 page b/w ad in Powder Coated Tough magazine (valued at $1,320)
  • One complimentary full-page company profile in the digital edition of Powder Coated Tough magazine (valued at $1,000)
DIAMOND membership includes:
All the Gold level benefits listed plus:
  • Two complimentary registrations to the Annual Meeting (valued at $1,300)
  • Two complimentary registrations to a workshop (valued at $1,190)
  • One complimentary 1/2 page 4-color ad in Powder Coated Tough magazine (valued at $4,500)
  • One complimentary full-page company profile in the digital edition of Powder Coated Tough magazine (valued at $1,000)
  • Top-level priority placement in the PCI membership directory listing online
  • Special listing with company logo on PCI's website homepage and subpages.

Click here to Join Online or click here to download the membership brochure & application and fax or mail your membership application.