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All WCA corporate members have the same rights, whether large or small, whether from emerging economies or developed countries. We aim to provide a platform where even the smallest producers have a voice and to offer practical services to help members improve their business through knowledge exchange and sharing of best practices.

The equal opportunity offered to corporate member companies is reflected in the composition of the WCA board which has directors representing very large and very small as well as medium sized companies from Asia, Middle East, Africa and Europe

In addition, membership in the professional committees is open to all WCA members and these committees have a key role in setting the agenda of the Association.

Working Together, as a worldwide organization, WCA facilitates cooperation at sector level. This gives members opportunities to work across sectors on development of industrial symbiosis models that consider sustainability, digitalisation and other trends which lead to new business opportunities for the building materials sector, benefiting both our members and society at large.

 WCA Membership Categories

  • Corporate Members: cement or clinker manufacturers. Your WCA Membership fee is determined by your cement/clinker capacity MT per annum. Applicants shall nominate a Corporate Member Representatives, Chairman or CEO-level or have top level executive responsibility for the member company or its cement division. 
  • Associate Corporate Members: companies from which support the cement and clinker industry including, but not limited to; equipment manufacturer, concrete and construction materials producers, tech start ups, admixture manufacturer, traders, shippers and industry consultancy services. Nominated representatives must be senior managers of the member company. 
  • Affiliate Members: Not for profit organizations related to objects of the WCA including, but not limited to, Regional or National cement associations. Nominated representatives must be at Chairman, Secretary General or CEO level of the member organization. Affiliate Membership is free of charge.
  • Individual Members: can be from any of the market sectors above or other stakeholders in the cement industry or value chain.
  • Individual Fellow Member:We invite individual membership applications from academic or industry professionals to become a Fellow of WCA. 
  • Honorary Fellowship: the Directors may confer an Honorary Fellow Individual Membership on any natural person who, in their opinion, has made a significant contribution to the work of the Association, to the furtherance of the aims of the Association or the furtherance of the interests of the Cement and Clinker industry.

Your Key Benefits

WCA offers practical services to help members improve their business through knowledge exchange and sharing of best practices. This takes a number of forms:

  • WCA Professional Committees, open to all members, the professional committees encourage best practice sharing and industry innovation through meetings, member forums and technical reports.
  • Plant Evaluation Gap Analysts Support Service (PEGASUS) is our benchmarking programme open to all corporate members. PEGASUS gives participants vital insights into their plants and provides opportunities to learn from world-class best practice case studies.
  • Members-only technical forums, usually held at a member’s plant, in which relevant managers from member companies can share experience on a specific topic, learn from experts and see new technology in action
  • Activities that respond to members’ specific needs, such as visits to recently built plants to see the latest ideas in plant layout and design, or energy audits by an expert team to help define how to improve a particular plant’s energy efficiency.
  • Opportunities to learn about new technologies and assess the related prospects at a very early stage in their development, helping members to stay a step ahead of the competition
  • WCA Members Community powered by Glue Up, our Member Community platform has been developed as a unique space for you to create your individual profile and share your ideas. The platform provides you with a variety of exclusive member opportunities, from managing your membership to priority registration to our virtual and in-person international WCA events, and plenty of networking opportunities with fellow WCA members.

How to Apply

Is simple to join WCA , you can also pay online for your membership if preferred;  we have links below for each category of WCA membership application (for more information about which membership type and fee would be right for you or your organization, or if you have any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

WCA Corporate Memberships

WCA Corporate Membership > 100 mt pa cement capacity

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • Nominated representatives must be at Chairman or CEO level of the member company or its cement division 

WCA Corporate Membership 50 mt to 100 mt pa cement capacity

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • Nominated representatives must be at Chairman or CEO level of the member company or its cement division 

WCA Corporate Membership 20 mt to 50 mt pa cement capacity

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • Nominated representatives must be at Chairman or CEO level of the member company or its cement division 

WCA Corporate Membership 5 mt to 20 mt pa cement capacity

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • Nominated representatives must be at Chairman or CEO level of the member company or its cement division 

WCA Corporate Membership 1 mt to 5 mt pa cement capacity

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • Nominated representatives must be at Chairman or CEO level of the member company or its cement division 

WCA Corporate Membership < 1 mt pa cement capacity

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • Nominated representatives must be at Chairman or CEO level of the member company or its cement division 

Associate Corporate Memberships

Associate Corporate Membership Engineering Company

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • Nominated representatives should be of senior level, Chairperson, CEO, General Manager, or someone with top level responsibility for the member company

Associate Corporate Membership Main Equipment Supplier

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • Nominated representatives should be of senior level, Chairperson, CEO, General Manager, or someone with top level responsibility for the member company

WCA Associate Corporate Membership Other

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • Nominated representatives should be of senior level, Chairperson, CEO, General Manager, or someone with top level responsibility for the member company

WCA Associate Corporate Membership Concrete and Aggregate/ Material Producer

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • Nominated representatives should be of senior level, Chairperson, CEO, General Manager, or someone with top level responsibility for the member company

WCA Associate Corporate Membership Consultancy Services < 20 Employees

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • Nominated representatives should be of senior level, Chairperson, CEO, General Manager, or someone with top level responsibility for the member company

WCA Associate Corporate Membership Consultancy Services > 20 Employees

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • Nominated representatives should be of senior level, Chairperson, CEO, General Manager, or someone with top level responsibility for the member company

WCA Associate Corporate Membership Start Up Tech Company

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • Nominated representatives should be of senior level, Chairperson, CEO, General Manager, or someone with top level responsibility for the member company

WCA Affiliate Memberships

WCA Affiliate Membership

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • Nominated representatives must be at Chairman, Secretary General or CEO level of the member organization

 

WCA Individual Memberships

WCA Individual Membership

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • One-person consulting companies are welcome to join as Individual Members

WCA Fellow Individual Membership

  • This is a 12-month membership
  • This membership category is for academics and professionals who have worked for many years either in the cement industry or on cement industry related work. To qualify as a fellow, the applicant should be recognised for a specific field of expertise or as an industry leader.