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Membership is available to those interested in staying current in the latest technologies, advancing their careers
and making new professional connections from around the world.

STLE Member Benefits Guide

As a member of the leading technical organization for lubrication professionals, you have access to the resources you need to succeed, as well as leadership opportunities and a community of industry experts to further your career. Learn more on how you can leverage the full advantages of your STLE membership. STLE Membership is a Low-Cost Investment with High Professional Rewards!


Education  -
  • Webinars (expert presenters)
  • Online Courses (expert presenters)
  • Self-study learning guides (Learning Pathways)
  • Textbooks and reference materials

  • Annual Meeting & Exhibition (international attendance)
  • Industry Insights - Monthly online discussion series
  • International conferences (Allied international organizations)
  • Tribology Frontiers Conference (TFC) International attendance
  • Membership Directory (worldwide connections)
  • Calendar of Events - monthly calendar
  • Fall EV Conference
  • Local Section Meetings 

Certification - 
  • Certified lubrication Specialist
  • Certified Metalworking Fluids Specialist
  • Certified Oil Monitoring Analyst I
  • Certified Oil Monitoring Analyst II
  • Online Testing
  • Job Board (career opportunities)
  • Digital Badges

Publications  -

  • Tribology & Lubrication Technology (TLT) Magazine (print or digital)
  • Searchable Archives
  • Technical, Scholarly Peer-Reviewed Journals
    • (Tribology Online, Tribology Letters, Tribology Transactions)
  • Find raw materials and help with formulations
  • White papers
  • Emerging Trends Report (triennial)
  • Podcast - Perfecting Motion
Individual Membership
Available to individuals who work within the industry or related fields of tribology and lubrication engineering.


Individual Membership Dues:
$180 annually
$350 for two years for additional savings and convenience
$500 for three years for additional savings and convenience

Corporate Membership

Provides opportunities for companies to stay at the forefront of the industry. Corporate members receive significant savings on STLE’s most valuable products and services, designed to educate your employees, market your business and network with an international audience. For more details about corporate benefits, please contact Tracy VanEe.

Corporate Membership Basic

Please complete and return the form to
Package Includes: One Individual Membership for your Corporate Representative
2 complete Annual Meeting registrations, includes 2 education courses and 2 President’s Luncheon admissions
Discount on Exhibit Booth fees for the Annual Meeting
Commercial Marketing Forum Discount
Corporate Member Listing on STLE Web site
Total Value: $5890.00
Total Corporate Member Price: $1,575.00

Corporate Member Premium
Includes all of the “Basic” Package plus:
1 Additional Annual Meeting Registration includes President’s Luncheon & education course
3 Additional President’s Luncheon Admissions (6 total)
1 Copy of The Basic Handbook of Lubrication, Third Edition
10 On-line Education Short Courses
10 Pre-recorded Webinar Accesses
5 Future Webinar Admissions
Digital TLT Magazine Distribution to Company List
Total Value: $8790.00
Total Corporate Member Premium Price: $4,150.00

Student Membership  

You must be logged in to access the STLE student member application. Create your online profile first, then access the link to complete the form and upload your current transcripts on our Submittable site.  
$30.00 Annually

Changes in employment status
A member who has suffered a significant change in employment status may file a written request to headquarters for a six month waiver of dues. Examples of changed status include but are not limited to complete loss of employment, change of employer and temporary furloughs. Requests will be considered by the STLE Executive Director with input from the Executive Committee as required. No more than two consecutive six-month delays may be granted. Submit your written requests to

For more information about STLE member programs and services, email