Membership Profile

Consider joining FPSA if you:
  • Manufacture/Distribute products in the
    food and beverage industry
  • Value networking opportunities and want to expand your business

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MISA Scholarships

The MISA Foundation Scholarship Fund was formed in March of 1989 by the Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance (MISA). In 2015 there were seven $10,000 scholarships awarded.

This is to encourage and support those interested in pursuing careers within the meat industry or engineering field. Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of the following criteria: academic performance, commitment to a career in the meat industry or engineering field as well as potential for success.

General Eligibility:
Applicants may be junior or senior level undergraduate students and Masters or Ph.D. candidates in engineering or the meat sciences, attending a North American university. United States or Canadian citizenship is not a requirement.


Hear from the 2015 MISA Scholarship Winners


Member Spotlight

FMV Capital Markets

FMV Capital Markets has a long history of helping FPSA members and food processors enhance the strength/value of their businesses by:

  • Developing value-enhancing strategies
  • Raising growth capital
  • Acquiring complementary businesses
  • Optimizing exit strategies (divestitures, generational transitions)

Because our advisors have run several food machinery businesses themselves, we can more clearly analyze a client's business options, design strategies to optimize outcomes...and get deals done when other cannot. Leveraging their food industry expertise, as well as 60+ professional across five U.S. offices, FMV Capital Markets remains a trusted advisor to dozens of FPSA members and food processors

NETZSCH Premier Technologies

NETZSCH Premier Technologies is the North American subsidiary of the globally-operated group of NETZSCH companies. For 140 years, NETZSCH has been an innovative technology leader in batch and continuous process equipment. Machines are designed for wet and dry grinding, mixing, milling, dispersing, kneading, deaeration and classifying, and can reduce particles into the nanometer size range. Customers who use NETZSCH equipment increase production capacity, improve operational efficiency and ultimately reduce operational costs.

Clutch Global Logistics

Clutch Global is a full service global logistics company that provides solutions ranging from air, ocean, and ground freight to specialized cargo, tradeshow, customs brokerage, and warehousing.

Clutch Global focuses on ensuring that your customers, both internal and external, get what they need, when they need it, without any disruptions or need for follow up.

By creating a foundation that leverages technology and is built on proven processes, proactive communication, and flexibility to meet unique customer needs we are able to consistently manage the experience.