Companies who have applied for full membership, but have not yet met all the requirements and been site certified or who do not wish to be full members. A company is anyone engaged in the reselling or repair of electrical components that reconditions, tests, repackages or otherwise. Companies must join as associate members. members do not have the use of the PEARL logo in any manner or the PEARL Seals or Stamp and do not have access to all the technical resources. membership is intended to be a transient membership while site inspections are being processed or member is achieving the PEARL membership requirements.