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. The membership application form is provided below as a PDF and as a DOCX file for your convenience:

IPS Member Application Form (PDF)

IPS Member Application Form (DOCX)

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.