The Institute of Makers of Explosives (IME) is the safety and security association of the commercial explosives industry in the United States and Canada. The IME is a non-profit incorporated association founded in 1913 to provide accurate information and comprehensive recommendations concerning commercial explosive materials. The website contains information on industrial explosives and safety education. It also contains guidelines and practices on initiation systems, detonators, boosters, shelf life of explosive materials, issue briefs on taggants in explosives and standards for chemical site security. It also contains a annual explosives reports, and services for law enforcement and forensics support.
Institute of Makers of Explosives