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AILU Membership

AILU is a UK-based organisation with membership spread worldwide. Essentially,  AILU is open to all who have an interest in the applications of laser materials processing.

Click here to see our Corporate and Academic members.

AILU Membership Rates (2016/17)
AILU annual membership rates begin on 1 December each year. If you join at any other time of the year the fee for the first year is calculated pro rata, the period to 1 December rounded down to a whole number of months.

 

Who is AILU for?

The main groupings within AILU are:

  • Those using lasers or laser fabricated components as part of an in-house manufacturing process.
  • Laser job shops.
  • University departments, research institutes and consultants in laser processing.
  • Machine builders, laser system integrators, and equipment suppliers.
  • Associations and other organisations with a direct or indirect interest in laser technology and applications.

 

Key benefits of AILU Membership

Upon joining AILU you become part of a dynamic network of users and suppliers of Laser and laser related technology, offering you a wealth of knowledge and information.To facilitate your access to this AILU offers:

  • The Laser User, AILU’s comprehensive quarterly members-only magazine
  • Access to the member’s area of the AILU Website: Forums; Virtual Laser Expert; Design for Laser Manufacturer site: hundreds of technical articles; picture library.
  • Training and Networking: Free over the phone consultancy; Workshops; Member Directories; Special Interest Groups.
  • Website: free multiple entries in AILU’s Products and Services Directory.

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AILU Membership Rates (2016/17)

AILU annual membership rates begin on 1st December each year. If you join at any other time of the year the fee for the first year is calculated pro rata, the period to 1st December rounded down to a whole number of months.

Types of memberships

 

Membership

Price

Corporate Membership

·       First member to join an organisation whose activities are related to laser materials processing must enrol the organisation as a Corporate Member.

 

£405 + VAT (20%) per annum

 

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Academic Level A Bulk Membership*

·       Free staff membership for 2 members of staff at the institution.

·       Free student membership for 5 students. **

£600 + VAT (20%) per annum

 

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Academic Level B Bulk Membership*

·       Free staff membership for 3 members of staff at the institution.

·       Free student membership for 10 students. ••

£800 + VAT (20%) per annum

 

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Academic Level C Bulk Membership*

·       Free staff membership for 5 members of staff at the institution.

·       Free student membership for an unlimited number of students. ••

£1,200 + VAT (20%) per annum

 

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Individual Membership* 

·       Any additional employees of a Corporate Member company, or persons whose business activities are unrelated to laser materials processing.

£100 + VAT (20%) per annum

 

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Concessionary individual membership

·       Unemployed and retired persons.

£60 + VAT (20%) per annum

 

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*All the benefits (discounts for fees) associated with AILU Corporate Membership.

** (UG or PG) or temporary staff (Post Doc etc.) to be named/renewed annually.