Membership Requirements

By joining AHAM, you will not only re-affirm your commitment to the appliance industry, you will have access to industry information that it not available anywhere else. To be eligible for membership within the Major Appliance, Floor Care or Portable Appliance Divisions, a company must:

  • Manufacture specified products within that division
  • Have introduced the products into commerce in the U.S. and/or Canada
  • Have a legal presence in the U.S., Canada or Mexico

  • Supplier members need not meet the above requirements. A company is not eligible for membership in any division if retailing is its primary business.

    Major Appliance Division
    The Major Appliance Division (MAD) represents manufacturers of large home appliances such as refrigerators, laundry and cooking equipment, dishwashers, disposer, compactors, room air conditioners, dehumidifiers, wine coolers, warming drawers, portable or spot air conditioners, and built-in hot water dispensers.

    Portable Appliance Division
    The Portable Appliance Division (PAD) represents manufacturers of portable home appliances such as kitchen electrics, home comfort (room air cleaners, humidifiers, heaters and fans), and personal care appliances.

    Floor Care Division

    The Floor Care Division (FCD) represents manufacturers of electrical floor care appliances such as vacuum cleaners, floor scrubbers, carpet shampoo and extractors, and central vacuum cleaners.

    Supplier Division
    The Suppler Division represents manufactures of components, materials, and services that are used by the Original Equipment Manufactures within the other three divisions.

    Additional Information
    Dues for each division are based on annual sales of products shipped within the United States and/or Canada.

    For questions, a membership packet or application to join AHAM, contact Natalie Cheung, Membership and Marketing Manager, at 202.872.5955 x325.

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