Joining SEAL

slider-1Membership in the SEAL Group is limited to major distributors and manufacturers in the sealant and waterproofing industry. At least 51% of the membership must be distributors. If membership slots are available, according to the membership ratio, prospective new members who meet the criteria must be sponsored and submit a written application to the Membership Chairman. This form is forwarded to the Membership Chairman (a distributor who sits on the Board as Immediate Past President) who reviews the applications, conducts a reference check and presents the new applicant to the Board for a vote.

Sealant Engineering and Associated Lines (SEAL) is a non-profit membership association consisting of leading distributors, manufacturers, engineers, consultants and specifiers who work in the sealant and waterproofing industry. It provides an educational forum for members to share knowledge in the application, design, distribution and manufacture of sealant and waterproofing products. By becoming a member or participating in SEAL programs you get an opportunity, unlike any other, to exchange ideas, learn about new trends, and network with your peers. Plus, you will be included in a network of professionals like yourself who understand your daily problems.

Member Benefits

  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Improved Marketing Practices
  • Industry Improvement
  • Educational Opportunities.

Networking

networkingPossibly the most important benefit of membership in SEAL is networking. Being able to sit down and discuss the challenges your business faces in an ever-changing industry with other professionals is probably the most valuable asset we offer to our members. Our membership is comprised of senior level company representatives, owners and managers of major distributor and manufacturing firms. Plus, our educational programs can help you gain new insights and new business ideas to help you manage your business better.

Meetings

SEAL holds two meetings annually. One in the spring and one in the fall. The spring meeting is a 3 day event and the fall meeting is 5 days. Our programs address real problems you face on a daily basis and provide you with current industry information regarding products and application. In addition, time is set aside for distributors to meet individually or in small groups with those manufacturer companies to discuss any distribution, application or supply challenges that they may have.

Membership Requirements

Distributor
(Dues are $3,000 per year, two years paid in advance)

A Distributor Member shall be a corporation, partnership or individual doing business as an authorized stocking distributor who:  Click to view the Distributor Requirements.

Manufacturer
(Dues are $6,000 per year, two years paid in advance)

A Manufacturer Member shall be a corporation, partnership or individual doing business as a manufacturer who:  Click to view the Manufacturer Requirements.

Associate Member
(Dues are $3,000 per year, two years paid in advance)

An Associate Member shall be a corporation, partnership or individual doing business as an architect, engineer, consultant, specifier, trade publication or other industry professional or organization directly involved with the sealant, waterproofing and restoration industry and its related services. An Associate Member may also be a manufacturer that does not the meet the requirements of Section A (2) as stated in the By Laws.  Click to view the Associate Requirements.

Honorary  Member
May be bestowed upon any non-member or retired member for outstanding achievement in the service of the Association and its goals. Honorary Members shall not pay dues and shall not have the right to vote.

Interested In Becoming A SEAL Member?

Complete a DISTRIBUTOR MEMBERSHIP online application (or download and print a SEAL Distributor Application).

Complete a MANUFACTURER  MEMBERSHIP online application (or download and print a SEAL Manufacturer Application).

Please Contact SEAL if you have any questions regarding membership.

Sealant Engineering and Associated Lines

Joining SEAL