Regular membership shall consist of any non-consumer facing manufacturer or manufacturer with an OEM that sells or distributes multilayer modular flooring. All members shall maintain a significant operational presence in North America. Regular members have voting privileges, and its appointees may hold office.
“Significant operating presence” would be met if a company has within the United States or Canada: permanent employees responsible for customer, technical, and product decisions; owned (or leased) facilities; and finished goods inventory used for the purpose of satisfying customer orders nationwide.
Associate membership shall consist of members who are affiliates of or provide ancillary services or products to multi-layer flooring with polymer composite core. Associate members shall not have voting privileges.