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Membership FAQs

What If I do not fit membership criteria?

Please tell us about your interest in BHMA®.

What benefits do I receive as a BHMA® member?

  • Become involved and participate in the creation of ANSI/BHMA standards
  • Virtually all federal and defense agencies utilize standards in construction specifications
  • Play a role in determining the polices of ISO, ICBO, NFPA, ICC. Click here to read more about the benefits of BHMA® membership.

How can I obtain a list of your members?

A list of BHMA® member companies can be found under Members & Other Links on the home page of this web site.

Does BHMA® collect industry statistics?

No. BHMA® does not currently collect or maintain industry statistics on sales and imports. 

What are the eligibility requirements for BHMA® membership?

If you manufacture builders hardware products or supply componentry in the USA, Canada or Mexico you are eligible to apply for BHMA® membership . Additional membership information can be obtained by calling (212) 297-2122; fax (212) 370-9047; or by emailing us.

Is BHMA® sponsored certification restricted to products manufactured by BHMA members?


Any manufacturer may submit an applicable hardware item for certification.

The BHMA® Certification Mark logo means that the product has been independently tested and certified as conforming to the criteria of its ANSI/BHMA standard.

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For complete listings of BHMA Certified® Products, view the BHMA Certified® Products Directory (CPD). The listings in this directory are performance-oriented standards having cycle, operational, strength, security, and finish test requirements.

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Get Certified

Participate in the BHMA® Certification Program by voluntarily submitting a hardware product to independent laboratory testing to confirm that it fully meets the criteria of the appropriate ANSI/BHMA® standard.  This industry-wide certification program does not call for a manufacturer to be a BHMA® member in order to certify its products.

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