Corporate Associates are corporations, institutions, and laboratories that have been elected by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) Executive Committee, and operate under the jurisdiction of the director's office, to maintain and support advances in the physical sciences. They provide a link between industrial and academic physicists, and through membership dues, support for some of the general services provided by the AIP.
From the description of Physics in industry [sound recording] / 1976 November 8-9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79391249