Benefits of Membership

The UAMA is a unique organization catering to all facets of the abrasives industry. Key UAMA member benefits are listed below.


  • Independent professional management
  • Shapes and influences industry legislation
  • Proactive legal representation
  • Cooperation with other international trade associations
  • Media advertising discounts

Industry Information

  • Provides consolidated industry statistics
  • Product training and safety publications at member discount
  • See member companies


  • ANSI accredited Standards Committee
  • Comprehensive committee structure
  • Active member involvement
  • Ongoing committee output


  • Regularly scheduled semi-annual conferences
  • Published meeting minutes
  • Provides opportunity for industry information exchange
  • Meeting format:
    • Guest Speakers
    • Round Table discussions
    • Educational workshops
    • Social and recreational forum


  • Industry self-certification