Dues calculated based on annual company revenue from sprinkler work. The calculation for open shop contractor dues is: (Annual Revenue) x (0.0015) = Annual Dues*

*The minimum dues amount for open shop contractors is $2,000 a year, and payment can be monthly or annual.


Union Contractors with NFSA enjoy all the members-only features. You will also enjoy the added benefits of Team NFSA’s Labor and Legal department.

NFSA’s Labor and legal department aids members in topics ranging from contract administration to grievance, arbitration, and National Labor Relations Board issues. Also, they serve as management trustees on various trust funds.

Union members can choose two dues paths, Monthly and Flat Rates.


A Supplier and Manufacturer Member is any person, firm, or corporation which manufactures, sells or distributes materials or services whose end use is intended for inclusion in fire sprinkler systems…

As a SAM Member, you will be able to attend our SAM Council meetings. The Council is an elected body of 12 representatives from SAM Member companies around the United States. This council physically meets 3 times per year the day prior to our full Board of Directors meeting. There are a variety of meetings and exciting projects hosted and facilitated by NFSA that serve to expand our industry and advance our mission. You and all of your employees are eligible for NFSA discounts and benefits. Most importantly, SAM membership provides an opportunity to collectively help advance and guide our growing industry. Finally, NFSA is the only national sprinkler association which gives a voice on its Board of Directors to supplier members. Two representatives are selected from the “SAM” Council to fill these important seats.