MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

PEARL offers a variety of membership levels to meet your needs.

Below are the qualifications, requirements and member fees for each member level.

Any distributor of reconditioned or recycled electrical power equipment and apparatus in the United States, its territories, or possessions, who in the judgment and determination of the Board of Directors qualifies for membership as hereinafter defined may become a full voting member.

To be so qualified, a distributor must be a firm or corporation:

  1. Which owns, maintains, and warehouses a stock of recycled electrical power equipment and apparatus, the net value of which is not less than Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($350,000) not including any consigned stock; and
  2. Whose annual sales are not less than One Million Dollars ($1,000,000); and
  3. Whose sales to affiliated or allied persons, firms or corporations or the officers or employees thereof do not constitute a significant percentage of total sales; and a majority of whose sales are at wholesale to dealers for resale, to electrical contractors, to railroads, to federal, state and municipal governments, to public utilities, to industrial companies which have electrical maintenance departments, to manufacturers requiring electrical materials in the fabrication of their products and to other customers and recognized buyers at wholesale of recycled electrical power equipment and apparatus; and
  4. Which maintains a selling organization trained to promote, specify, and quote sales at wholesale of recycled electrical equipment and apparatus, and to handle all phases of service to customers efficiently; and
  5. Which extends credit to buyers upon reasonable terms; and
  6. Which has been actively engaged in business as a distributor, qualified for regular membership in all other respects for a period of not less than two (2) years; and
  7. Which has purchased and maintains product liability insurance coverage, the minimum acceptable policy being of the claims made in the amount equal to their annual sales but not less than Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000); and
  8. Which will maintain test equipment, in current calibration, of types and sizes as prescribed in the technical requirements reference, necessary to assure the safe applications and operation on any electrical materials sold; and
  9. Which will maintain and adhere to test, quality assurance, and documentation procedures as prescribed in the PEARL reconditioning standards necessary to assure the safe applications and operation of any electrical materials sold; and
  10. Which will abide by the PEARL Code of Business Practice for the purpose of elevating the levels of cooperation between members-, their customers and vendors; and to ensure the level of consistent quality of customer service promised by PEARL members.

Click here to submit your membership application. All applications are reviewed by the PEARL Board of Directors and the Membership Committee for approval.

Cost to join: $3,200 (renewed annually)

Any distributor of reconditioned or recycled electrical power equipment and apparatus in the United States, its territories, or possessions, who has qualified for Provisional Member status may become a Service Member.

To qualify for membership, a Service Company must be a firm or corporation:

  1. Which has annual sales are not less than One Million Dollars ($1,000,000); and
  2. Whose reconditioning services to an affiliated or allied persons, firms or corporations or the officers or employees thereof do not constitute a significant percentage of total revenue of reconditioning services; and a majority of whose revenues result from sales to electrical contractors, to railroads, to federal, state and municipal governments, to public utilities, to industrial companies which have electrical maintenance departments, to manufacturers requiring electrical materials in the fabrication of their products and to other customers that require the need for reconditioning services of electrical power equipment and apparatus; and
  3. Which maintains a shop facilities and trained technicians to promote, specify and quote reconditioning of electrical equipment and apparatus, and to handle all phases of service to customers efficiently; and
  4. Which extends credit to buyers upon reasonable terms; and
  5. Which has been actively engaged in business reconditioning electrical equipment, qualified for regular membership in all other respects for a period of not less than two (2) years; and
  6. Which has purchased and maintains product liability insurance coverage, the minimum acceptable policy being of the claims made in the amount equal to their annual sales but not less than Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000); and
  7. Which will maintain test equipment, in current calibration, of types and sizes as prescribed in the technical requirements reference, necessary to assure the safe applications and operation on any electrical materials being reconditioned; and
  8. Which will maintain and adhere to test, quality assurance, and documentation procedures as prescribed in the PEARL reconditioning standards necessary to assure the safe applications and operation of any electrical materials reconditioned; and
  9. Which will abide by the PEARL Code of Business Practice for the purpose of elevating the levels of cooperation between members-, their customers and vendors; and to ensure the level of consistent quality of customer service promised by PEARL members.

Click here to submit your membership application. All applications are reviewed by the PEARL Board of Directors and the Membership Committee for approval.

Cost to join: $3,200 (renewed annually)

The company may also have a nonvoting class of persons or entities designated as Supply Chain Partners. A Supply Chain Partner is a person or entity whose interests are closely identified with those of the industry and PEARL and includes persons or entities which deliver products or services to the electrical industry or which deliver electrical products or services to industry but do not otherwise meet all of the qualifications for voting membership. Membership eligibility in this class shall be determined and approved by the Board of Directors. Supply Chain Partners may enjoy all of the rights and privileges of other members except the right to vote or to display or reproduce the association logo.

Click here to submit your membership application. All applications are reviewed by the PEARL Board of Directors and the Membership Committee for approval.

Cost to join: $750 (renewed annually)

The corporation may also have a nonvoting class of persons or entities designated as Alliance Partners. An Alliance Partner is a person or entity whose interests are closely identified with those of the industry and PEARL and includes persons or entities which deliver products or services to the electrical industry, or which deliver electrical products or services to industry but do not otherwise meet all of the qualifications for voting membership. Membership eligibility in this class shall be determined and approved by the Board of Directors. Alliance Partners may enjoy all the rights and privileges of other members except the right to vote or to display or reproduce the association logo.

Click here to submit your membership application. All applications are reviewed by the PEARL Board of Directors and the Membership Committee for approval.

Cost to join: $750 (renewed annually)