For questions about IPS membership, membership status, or payment, please contact our Treasurer.

Membership is open to all persons who can demonstrate a genuine interest in pyrotechnics, broadly defined to include all energetic materials, for commercial or military applications.

Members may register for access to the restricted portions of this website, which include a Forum, IPS Newsletters, and selected Archive content.

Members are entitled to a print subscription to the Society’s official journal Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics at a special discount rate of approximately 25 percent off the regular and annual print price. Please indicate that you are a Society member in your subscription request.

Individual and corporate memberships are available. Click here for the membership application form, and here for information about methods of payment.

Individual (regular) membership is just $50 USD for two years (July 1 – June 30, two years later). Additionally, life membership may be purchased for $600 USD.

Corporate memberships are available at two levels:
Corporate Sustaining ($200-999 USD biennially)
Corporate Supporting ($1000-2000 USD biennially)

Corporate memberships include membership for the CEO and his/her nominee(s), with one nominee membership for each $200 contributed.