Types of Membership
CRSI offers three types of membership; Corporate, Professional, and Student.
Corporate membership is for producers and fabricators of reinforcing bar and wire fabric, manufacturers of bar supports and mechanical splices, corrosion protection manufacturers and fabricators, general and concrete contractors, design professionals, placers of reinforcing bar, manufacturers of tie wire, furnishers of reuseable forms, reinforcing bar warehouses and more.
Advantages of Corporate Membership
CRSI members are committed to supporting their business and provide resources to develop tools to support and grow the marketplace for reinforced concrete.
Unique Training Resources
CRSI provides corporate members with training resources on topics including detailing, fabrication, shop and field safety, and engineering. These resources are developed by world experts and many of these are unavailable to non-members.
All CRSI members have the opportunity to network with current and potential customers, or others in the industry. CRSI provides National, Regional, and Local venues that that provide companies and individuals to benefit from a network of members within their own geographical area.
CRSI is an ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization. As a member of the Institute, you can join any of our Committees and have the opportunity to voice your opinion. Our members assist in creating CRSI’s industry-trusted publications and help steer CRSI’s technical and promotional initiatives. It provides an excellent opportunity to make sure your product or service is included in correlating publications.
Network of Region Managers
CRSI has built a network of full-time Region Managers whose primary responsibility is to be a resource to the design and construction communities, promoting and assisting with the use of reinforced concrete. They conduct presentations and workshops aimed at Architect/Engineering firms, state Departments of Transportation (DOTs), and other specifiers. Presentations are given to ACI Chapters, state structural engineers associations, and local AIA Chapters as well as to engineering, construction management and architectural schools.
Educational and Engineering Resources
CRSI members receive discounts on CRSI publications. Design Firms (Associate Category) can receive discounted custom quotes on multi-license options (over 10 users) for digital versions of CRSI flagship publications. Members also have access to the Concord Purchasing program.
Most CRSI regions have chapters that not only meet on a regional level, but often on a local level as well.