Member Types

Distributor/Fabricator

An organization may become a Distributor/Fabricator Member of NIBA if it is engaged in the distribution and/or fabrication of conveyor and flat power transmission belting and material that enhances/changes belt, owns a mechanical slitter and/or splicing equipment, has significant stocking inventory and/or fabrication equipment, provides services and support to end users or other distributors, and meets all additional membership eligibility requirements as approved from time to time by the Board of Directors.

Manufacturer

Belting Manufacturer

An organization may become a Belting Manufacturer Member of NIBA if a substantial portion of its business activity is the manufacture of conveyor and flat power transmission belting for sale primarily to distributor/fabricators and it meets all additional membership eligibility requirements as approved from time to time by the Board of Directors.

Component Manufacturer

An organization may become a Component Manufacturer Member of NIBA if it is engaged in the manufacture of material, parts, machinery, or equipment that enhances/changes belt, for sale primarily to distributor/fabricators and meets all additional eligibility requirements as approved from time to time by the Board of Directors.

Affiliate

An organization may become an affiliate member of NIBA if its products or services are directly related to the interests of the other classes of membership, its relationship to the other members is deemed beneficial by the Board of Directors and it meets all additional eligibility requirements as approved from time to time by the Board of Directors. Organizations that stock belting or are manufacturer’s representatives or sales agents are not eligible for affiliate membership. Affiliate members shall not have the right to vote, hold office, or serve on the Board of Directors of NIBA. However, they may serve on NIBA committees at the discretion of the Board of Directors.