Benefits of an ISME Membership

Membership Benefits

Find out below how becoming a member will benefit you or your business/organisation.


Details of all lectures, forums and works visits to enable members to keep up to date on developments in manufacturing methods, machinery and processes, health and safety requirements and other legislation.

Are entitled to attend events at special reduced rates.

Receive a free copy of the Institutes twice-yearly journal “ORACLE”

On request, receive assistance in sourcing professional services and products.

The Institute provides an avenue of communication from membership to other Institutes and organisations.

As an associate member of the Confederation of British Metal Forming the Institute provides members with a link to the UK trade association for the metal forming industries.

Meeting like-minded people at the Institutes functions and events to share information on technical developments and market trends and making valuable contacts and friendships.

Membership Categories


Open to members who have been a member of the Institute for at least one year, have satisfied the Council that they have an established reputation in the practice and science of sheet metal engineering, and are at least 33 years of age, hold a degree, membership of a chartered engineering institution or equivalent, and have five years’ experience in a senior position or relevant responsibility OR being at least 40 years of age have been engaged in an important senior position and have an established reputation in the field of sheet metal engineering.

Fellows are entitled to user the designated abbreviation FISME after their names.


Membership is open to persons who have acquired competent knowledge in the science of sheet metal engineering, are at least 25 years of age, and have acquired a minimum of six years’ experience in a field relevant to the sheet metal industry.

Members are entitled to use the designated abbreviation MISME after their names.


An individual who is in full time education or on a training course and who would expect to qualify and apply for membership and is less than 25 years of age.











Corporate Membership is open to companies who are engaged in, or associated with, the sheet metal engineering industry.


Company Membership  £300.00
Fellows Membership  £85.00
Individual Membership  £60.00
Corporate Individual  £40.00
Student Membership  £20.00

To apply for a membership form please use the contact us page or ring Bill Pinfold, ISME Hon Secretary on 07891 499146ISME Gear Wheel

Founded in 1946, The Institute of Sheet Metal Engineering (ISME) is a learned body with individual andcorporate membership open to those employed in the sheet metal and associated industries. ISMEencourages the development of skills and the skills-base in the sheet metal industry.

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