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Employees of firms in the first four membership classes may serve on Council standing and special committees, receive membership bulletins and mailings, and attend Council meetings and conferences. Associate Members, however, have no voting rights and are not eligible for elective office.

Read about the member benefits.

Select a membership class to learn more and access our membership application.

Full Members

Firms whose business regularly involves the production or manufacture of:

1. pharmaceutical or other excipients

2. bulk excipient formulations (e.g., excipient blends); or

3. finished dosage pharmaceuticals or delivery systems containing pharmaceuticals or other excipients.

Affiliate Members

Subsidiaries of full Members whose management is not controlled on a day-to-day basis by the Full Member company's management and who otherwise qualify for full membership.

Associate Members

Consultants, suppliers, advertising and marketing agencies and other individuals or companies who are interested in the activities of the Council and are either not paid or employed by a company or business entity that could qualify as a Full or Affiliate Member.

Allied Members

Allied Members of the Council shall consist of firms, partnerships, corporations, or other business entities whose business does not include production, supply, distribution, or manufacture of finished dosage pharmaceuticals or delivery systems containing excipients that are intended for human use.

Latin America Working Group 

The Latin America Working Group is open to existing members of IPEC-Americas who have operations in Latin America, as well as companies whose primary business consists of sales in South America.