The trade association for suppliers to the food processing and packaging industry.
Who you know is as important as what you know. FPSA creates opportunities for like-minded professionals to share experiences, ideas, and best practices through Councils and Networks.
Develop critical relationships with customers and industry partners FPSA Events. Learn about consumer trends, supply chain disruptions, and market developments affecting your business sector during informational presentations, chat with colleagues during coffee breaks and at receptions, and show off your products and services at the Process Expo. FPSA members receive a $6.50/sq foot discount on Process Expo booth space and receive exclusive advertising and sponsorship opportunities.
FPSA knows that engaged, educated, workers are at the forefront of safety, innovation, and quality work. FPSA Membership includes professional development opportunities for staff at all levels of your organization through:
Hiring motivated employees is no easy task, but FPSA is committed to cultivating qualified candidates for all your business needs. The FIT training program has been an unmitigated success. With the demand for candidates outstripping their availability, FPSA plans to expand the program to train more qualified technicians each year. In addition to the FIT program, FPSA hosts a job board to meet your hiring needs now, attends career fairs to recruit promising students to the food and beverage industry, and funds scholarships for FPSA members, their families and future meat, dairy, and food scientists.
Exhibiting at Process Expo is only one of the ways to get your company out in front of potential customers with FPSA. We offer exclusive sponsorships and advertising opportunities to our members at Process Expo and the Annual Convention. FPSA members are featured in social media short videos to “Meet the Member” and spotlighted on our website. We also love to talk about the great work our members do – submit your news to our website to go in our news briefs!
FPSA has leveraged the tremendous purchasing power of our members to negotiate several affinity programs and other benefits to help maximize your budget by saving money. These programs support members’ pursuit of operational and safety excellence at better rates than they could typically get on their own, which is particularly helpful for small to medium size businesses. FPSA members have access to excellent services from these partners who understand our industry’s unique needs:
Transparent Energy for FPSA Members will:
FPSA encourages you to reach out to Jonathan Le at (945) 218-2185 or [email protected], to learn more about their process and how your organization can benefit from it. Or to learn more about Transparent Energy please visit www.transparentedge.com.
3-A Sanitary Design Program
(FPSA members receive a 50% discount on Sanitary Standards). FPSA and its members have been involved in developing and using 3-A Sanitary Standards for hygienic equipment design for decades. Today, FPSA proudly continues to support 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. and its dedication to advancing hygienic equipment design for the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries to promote food safety and public health.
Yellow Corporation's brands (Holland, New Penn, Reddaway, YRC Freight) has one of the largest, most comprehensive LTL network in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities. Through its teams of experienced service professionals, Yellow offers industry-leading expertise in flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial, and retail goods with confidence.
As a benefit of your membership, you receive customized Association savings discounts!
Discounted Legal Services Program
This members-only benefit program will allow FPSA members to engage the services of Barnes & Thornburg attorneys at a considerably discounted rate. Legal guidance presented as part of the program will include intellectual property counseling, contract review and negotiations, customs, NAFTA and import matters, and labor/employment law matters with other areas to be added in the future. We hope that you will take advantage of the expert legal services from one of the country’s most prestigious law firms – all at a discounted rate. To access this FPSA Member Benefit, please log in to our members' only website, then go to “Cost Savings Programs for FPSA Members” to find the contact information for this program.
To access this FPSA Member Benefit, please log in to our members' only website, then go to “Cost Savings Programs for FPSA Members” to find the contact information for this program.
P3 Cost Analysts is a nationwide cost reduction firm. With over 30,000 client locations nationwide and 30+ years of history, P3’s expert analysts focus on saving clients both money and time in a variety of operational expense categories, including:
When P3 saves clients money, they simply split the savings with them each month. If there are no savings identified, there is no fee. To date, P3 has saved hundreds of millions for tens of thousands of client locations around the country.
Consider this service “forensic accounting” on a risk-free basis. P3 audits clients’ invoices looking for errors, overcharges, and refunds, and only share in the savings after they successfully deliver them to the client’s bottom line.
Click here to learn more or feel free to contact Matt Thiele ([email protected]) at 414.688.0916.
FPSA Financial Wellness Program
FPSA management is proud to announce the launch of the FPSA Financial Wellness Program in response to a request from the Young Professionals Group. This exclusive program, developed by Truist Momentum, offers employees of FPSA member companies the tools and education to build confidence in their financial future. Studies show that employees spend an average of 28 hours per month worrying about their finances—a cost of over $5,000 per employee, per year, in lost productivity. This program succeeds by focusing on what matters most to people—their values—instead of just their money. Then it shows how financial confidence can help them to spend more time doing what they love and less time worrying about money. The program includes several components designed to inspire, educate, and equip your people to gain financial confidence.
Member Companies, please log in to the FPSA Member Portal to find contact information to sign up for this valuable program.