Member categories

Regular members

Manufacturer of wire ropes based in a country in Europe (Individual Regular Member). In addition, national associations representing the interests of the wire rope industry may become Regular Members of the Association (National Association Members).

All Regular Members have the same rights and obligations. These include: 

  • The Participation in ordinary and extraordinary General Assemblies (General Assemblies), deliberation in committees with the right to vote; 
  • The right for information, advice and support in the context of the general representation of the industry‚Äôs interests; 
  • The obligation to comply with the Statutes and the resolutions of the General Assembly;
  • The obligation to support the Association in carrying out its statutory tasks and to provide the information and documents required for carrying out its tasks; 
  • The obligation to pay the membership fee in time; 

Associate members

Suppliers and service providers to the wire rope industry, with their statutory seat in Europe, can be accepted as Associated Members.

Affiliate members

Manufacturers of wire ropes and their suppliers and service providers outside Europe can be accepted as Affiliated Members.

Associated Members and Affiliated Members have the right to participate in General Assemblies and potentially other meetings, if this is permitted under the Statutes; they do not have the right to vote. They are obliged to comply with the Statutes.