Terms of Membership

All real entities (employers) and legal entities can hold IFMMA membership if they meet the following requirements:

  • Holding Iranian nationality
  • Being at least 20 years of age
  • Holding a minimum high-school diploma
  • Working in a food machinery manufacturing industry within the purview of this association and presenting valid ID including:
    • Operations license issued by the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade
    • Establishment permit issued by the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade
    • ID cards from related organizations
    • Certificate of Industrial Activity from related organizations
    • Or a valid license from other ministries and organizations involved in food industry machinery manufacturing
  • Practicing one of the official religions of the country
  • Having no criminal conviction which could lead to the revocation of social rights
  • Approving of and committing to the implementation of the requirements of the articles of association as well as the decisions of the association; paying membership and entry fees on a regular basis
  • Eligible applicants can freely hold IFMMA membership; no one can be forced to gain membership, nor can they be denied IFMMA membership
  • In case a person’s application for membership is rejected by the Board of Directors due to his/her failure to meet the requirements, the applicant can take his/her complaint to the first general assembly whose decisions in this regard are final.
  • In case a member loses one membership requirement, s/he will be denied membership but is obliged to honor his/her previous commitments.