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Application for New Membership

  • Membership Categories

  • ACTIVE MEMBERS

    Active Membership confers voting privileges and is open to any person, firm or corporation engaged in the manufacture, distribution or assembly of rechargeable batteries or battery-operated products. The dues schedule for Active Members, which has been designed to allow participation to companies of all sizes, is as follows:1

    A. Manufacturers, importers, and affiliated* distributor/assemblers of sealed rechargeable batteries (“batteries”):

    Combined annual U.S. sales on nickel cadmium (Ni-Cd), nickel metal hydride (Ni-Mh), lithium ion (Li-ion) and other sealed rechargeable battery systems, excluding lead (Pb):


  • B. Distributors and assemblers of sealed batteries not affiliated* with a sealed battery manufacturer:

    Combined annual purchase for resale in the U.S. of nickel cadmium (Ni-Cd), nickel metal hydride (Ni-Mh), lithium ion (Li-ion) and other sealed rechargeable battery systems, excluding lead (Pb):


  • C. Manufacturers, importers, distributors and assemblers of sealed rechargeable battery-operated products:

    Combined purchases, for sale in battery-powered products sold in the U.S. of nickel cadmium (Ni-Cd), nickel metal hydride (Ni-Mh), lithium ion (Li-ion) and other sealed rechargeable battery systems, excluding lead (Pb):

  • 1 Dues are assessed on an annual basis for the forth-coming calendar year. Dues are prorated for new members joining the association after January 1 of any calendar year.


  • D. Suppliers to the sealed rechargeable battery industry, including recyclers: Total sales in the U.S. or products destined for the U.S.


  • E. Manufacturers, distributors and assemblers of rechargeable battery powered vehicles (e.g., hybrid-electric vehicles, electric vehicles, mobility devices, self-propelled equipment):

    Combined purchases or manufacture, for use in full or partially-battery-powered vehicles sold in the U.S., of nickel cadmium (Ni-Cd), nickel metal hydride (Ni-Mh), lithium ion (Li-ion) and other sealed rechargeable battery systems, excluding lead (Pb), valued at the levels specified:


  • ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

    Any person, firm or corporation that provides services to persons, firms or corporations that manufacture, distribute, import, assemble, recycle or retail batteries.


  • ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE

    The Company identified within applies for membership in the PRBA and agrees to be bound by the Association’s charter, bylaws and rules. We understand that we will be notified upon acceptance of this application and invoiced for payment of annual dues. We agree to comply with any reasonable request from the Association staff for information confirming our appropriate annual dues category, with the understanding that any information provided in response to such inquiry shall be held in strict confidence and not shared with any other Association Member.

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  • Contributions of gifts to PRBA are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible under other provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.

    *For purposes of dues categorization, "affiliated" means controlling, controlled by or under common control with a sealed rechargeable battery manufacturer.

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