Types of Membership

ALM membership is separated into three main types, with subtypes available depending on market served and/or company size. If you need assistance in determining the membership type that is best for you, please contact us. Local chapters may also be available in your region.

Applies to companies/organizations who process and/or distribute textiles. Includes laundry processing and linen management personnel in central, commercial, cooperative, and on-premise operations for correctional facilities, educational institutions, hospitals, hotels, or long-term care.

FACILITY/PLANT MEMBERSHIP $235/year
Benefits are extended to all Textile Care Service Providers personnel involved in providing textile care services (processing, distribution and/or collection) who work at one location at no additional cost. This includes for-profit and non-profit enterprises

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP $300/year
Provides benefits of membership to companies engaged under contract or formal arrangement to process, distribute and/or collect textiles. Membership is extended to five (5) individuals typically working for the same employer in varied locations throughout the US and abroad.

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP $160/year
This membership is for an individual employee in textile processing, distribution or linen collection. The benefits of members apply solely to the individual identified.

RETIRED/TRANSITIONAL MEMBERSHIP $35/year
Professionals (processors, distribution and vendor/sales) in transition between jobs or retired from the industry.

 

Applies to businesses that provide products, equipment, and/or services to Textile Care Service Providers. This includes laundry equipment/supply companies, consultants, and distributors.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATE $525/year
Manufacture and/or sell products throughout the U.S. and abroad. Benefits of membership is extended to both management and sales professionals.

REGIONAL DISTRIBUTOR $350/year
Provides all employees, both management and sales professionals, of the distributorship, access to benefits of membership. Regional distributors provide services in fewer than eight states.

INDIVIDUAL ASSOCIATE $160/YEAR
For individuals employed by a vendor company for the purpose of education, networking and access to industry resources. Benefits of membership (including sales and marketing) do not extend to the company.

 

Applies to individuals who are responsible for contracts or services provided by a Textile Care Service Provider. These individuals do not fit into any other category and do not directly provide textile care services, but frequently seek information about the industry in the performance of their duties.

CONSUMER $50/year
Individual membership is typically for hotel general managers, hospital infection preventionist, and environmental services professionals responsible for oversight of the contracted laundry service provider.