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Manufacturing Members are all members of the conveyor manufacturing industry, as herein after defined, who have had a presence  within the Americas for at least one (1) year, shall be eligible for manufacturing membership in the Corporation. The term “Americas” is hereby defined as all countries within North America, Central America, and South America. For the purposes hereof, presence shall mean selling conveyor components, equipment or systems in the Americas manufactured by the manufacturing member.  A manufacturer shall be deemed to be a member of the conveyor manufacturing industry if its principal business, or the principal business of one of its divisions, is either:
a. Controlling the designs, specifications, assembly and manufacturing of unit or bulk material equipment or systems; or
b. Designing, manufacturing, and selling any of those bulk belt conveyor components for which the Corporation maintains reporting statistics;  or
c. Designing and manufacturing those component parts which, by reason of their unique nature, are primarily capable of usage as components parts of unit conveying equipment or systems; or
d. Designing, manufacturing, and selling pneumatic conveyors, automated monorails, automatic guided vehicles, conveyor controls, or any combination of same, including equipment and systems.
Technical Members are all members of the conveyor engineering industry, as hereinafter defined, who have been engaged within the Americas in conveyor engineering business for at least one (1) year, shall be eligible for technical membership in the Corporation.  For the purpose hereof, a engineering company shall be deemed to be a member of the conveyor engineering industry if its principal business,  or the principal business of one of its divisions, is either:
a. Designing and/or specifying unit or bulk material conveying equipment or systems; or
b. Designing, and/or specifying, any of those bulk belt conveyor components for which the Corporation maintains reporting statistics; or
c. Designing and/or specifying those component parts which, by reason of their unique nature, are primarily capable of usage as component parts of  unit conveying equipment or systems; or
d. Designing, and/or specifying, pneumatic conveyors, automated monorails, automatic guided vehicles, conveyor controls, or any combination of same, including both equipment or systems; or
e. Integration of conveyor components into systems or project management of conveyor systems construction.

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