Individual Membership

The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) is the sole trade and professional society of the die casting industry. NADCA membership consists of corporate and individual members from over 950 companies located in every geographic region of the U.S, Canada and Mexico. These companies include custom die casters, captive die casters, suppliers to the die casting industry and OEMs. NADCA members can be found in every type of community across the nation, representing both rural and urban interests.

Being a NADCA member demonstrates to your employer your interest in staying up-to-date with the on-going technological advances in the die casting industry. NADCA's Individual Membership provides professional advantages and opportunities such as: industry news, technical information, promotional activities, networking opportunities, discounted publications and trade events. To join:


Stay on top of cutting edge technology by purchasing NADCA Publications at discounted rates. Topics range from management to processes and are available in formats from DVDs to printed books. 

Die Casting Engineer - NADCA’s bi-monthly print magazine. DCE publishes the latest news, technology updates, and know-how  in the industry. The magazine archives are available online at
Technical Archive - Search NADCA’s published information on any industry topic, available in the Technical Archive. This library of information includes the last nine years of published congress transactions and technical papers, as well as articles published in Die Casting Engineer magazine.
NADCA Update –  NADCA’s weekly eNewsletter offers the latest industry updates and articles, including news not available when DCE magazine goes to print. 

NADCA conferences and technology workshops provide live networking opportunities to develop customer relations and position association members as leaders in die casting. Learn more about the most pressing issues in the die casting industry and network with peers. Members attend NADCA national conferences at a discounted rate.

NADCA Courses are offered at the Arlington Heights, IL headquarters, as well as through local chapters or in-plant. These programs present industry knowledge for creating improved die cast parts and processes, incorporating the latest standards and educational curriculum. Individual members attend NADCA national courses at a discounted rate.


Chapter Relations - Chapter events foster community and local business relations. By staying active with a local chapter, one can attend speaker and networking events; influence both association direction and industry change; and, meet with peers in the industry. Chapter events also provide opportunities to visit plants, seminars, workshops and other events. (Chapters not available for Non-North American Memberships).


Social Networking with NADCA - Scope out networking opportunities on LinkedIn and join NADCA's Die Casting Group while you are there. Follow on Twitter! NADCA is ONLINE and can provide a conduit to meeting other social media savvy individuals in the industry!



Individual Membership starts at $70.  Join today!

To become an Individual Member (US dollars drawn on a U.S. bank):

  • Complete online application and submit with credit card payment
  • Download PDF application to mail with check/fax/email with credit card information.