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In addition to supplying our members with a vast industry network, we offer many tangible opportunities.


FPSA works to provide its members with quarterly webinars on a variety of topics based on member input. These educational sessions are provided free to members. Below are some examples of past webinars that are still available for download in the members only section. You can view or register for upcoming webinars here.

  • Planning for the Unplanned:  Making the Most of Career Defining Moments
  • Better Process Data = Better Process Operations
  • Are Trade Shows Dead? How Blentech Evolved to Succeed in a Changing Landscape
  • Medical and Recreational Marijuana: Strategies to Keep Up with Rapidly Changing Laws
  • Industrial Cybersecurity: How to Get Started and Why it Matters to Food & Beverage Producers
  • Opportunities Surrounding IIOT For Food Manufacturers
  • Evolution and Improvement in Spacer Technology for Freezing and Storing Palletized Products
  • How to Unlock the Potential of the 4-Generation Workplace
  • Does the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Affect Your Company?
  • How to Attract and Retain Millennial Workers
  • FPSA Model Sales Contract Resource Guide General Data Protection Regulations – EU GDPR Compliance
  • Women's Council – Hiring Rock Stars and Avoiding Zombies – How to Improve Your Company's Interview and Hiring Processes
  • Women's Council 101
  • Palletized Product Freezing: How to Save Your Warehouse Money, Time and Energy
  • Value Streams from FOG in Industrial Wastewater (Fats, Oils & Greases)
  • Strategic Customer Relationships
  • Groundbreaking Developments in Liquid Filtration
  • It's A Man's World: And Other Misconceptions Women Battle
  • Your Attention – The Secret Ingredient of Successful Leaders
  • Creating a Sustainable Performance System Utilizing IIoT
  • Unconscious Mistakes Women Make that Sabotage Their Careers
  • IOT Applications Leading the Future of Wastewater Treatment Solutions
  • Global Trends & Forecast – Prepared Foods Market
  • Combustible Dust Housekeeping
  • FSMA’s Seven Horseman – An Update on Final Regulations
  • Making Diversity Work for You
  • FPSA Dairy Council Webinar – Where Hygienic Design and Food Safety Law Collide
  • The Ultimate Guide to Digital Marketing for Food Processing Suppliers
  • Personalization in Today's Beverage Industry and Its Impact on Processing Equipment
  • Affordable Care Act
  • Sanitary Standards in Bakery Equipment
  • Food Plant Automation – Robotics and the Future
  • Considerations For Energy / Efficiency Evaluation
  • Waste Streams and Treatment in the Plant
  • Opportunities Surrounding IIoT For Food Manufacturers

Sales Contract Resource Guide

The Sales Contract Resource Guide provides templates with generic language typical of sales contracts, and contains explanations of and rationale for the various sections and provisions. This member resource can be downloaded from the Members Only section or contact Ann Marie Penaranda at

Global Trend & Forecast Reports

Become a member of FPSA and you’ll be granted access to specific Council commissioned global trends and forecasting reports. These reports are free for members and available to non-members for a fee. These in-depth studies are just one example of the substantive results that are achieved by our Councils in an effort to provide meaningful and valuable information and services to our members.

Request your copy of these extensive global trends and forecasting reports for equipment sales in the following sectors:

Pet Food Processing Equipment Market

  • Bakery
  • Beverage
  • Dairy
  • Confectionery
  • Meat
  • Poultry
  • Prepared Foods
  • Pet Food
  • Food & Beverage
  • Food Packaging Technology and Equipment
  • Food Automation
  • Frozen Food
  • Fruit & Vegetable
  • Food and Beverage
  • Seafood
Request a Trend Report

ITR Economics Newsletter

Another value-added service your Board of Directors has invested in is the ITR Economics
Newsletter. ITR Economics provides the best economic intelligence to reduce risk and drive practical
and profitable business decisions. Since 1948, ITR Economics has provided business leaders with
economic information, insight, analysis, and strategy. The newsletter will be delivered to FPSA
members on a quarterly basis and will include the following information:


  • Current events articles
  • U.S. market-specific updates
  • U.S. State Opportunity Index
  • Snapshot of U.S. macroeconomic indicators
  • U.S. Food and Beverages CPI Forecast

Members: Log in to your account to access program details.

Cost Savings Programs

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. Currently FPSA members have access to great services from these partners who understand our industry’s unique needs:


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UPS Discounted Services

FPSA members save up to 34%* on UPS® shipping services.

Service First Processing (SFP)
Service First Processing (SFP)

SFP is a leading payment processing provider helping merchants navigate the constant changes in the bank card industry while keeping costs low, ensuring data security, and enhancing efficiency by making it simple to run transactions. SFP offers FPSA members SFP credit card and ACH/check processing services at a special discount off its regular rates.

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3-A Sanitary Design Program

(FPSA members receive a 50% discount on the 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 the public health.

Office Depot Discounted Products
Office Depot Discounted Products

FPSA members save 10% off the web price on more than 30,000 office supplies through the Office Depot Partner Program. Helping members save while working better at the office, home, school, or car.

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Lenovo Discounted Products 

FPSA members are eligible to save up to 30% off the everyday public web price of Lenovo’s entire line of PC products and accessories for the home and office!

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YRC Freight Shipping Program

FPSA Members are eligible to receive significant savings with YRC Freight on shipping services. YRC Freight invented LTL (less-than-truckload). Their broad portfolio of North American LTL services helps you increase the flexibility and reliability of your supply chains by offering direct service to almost every point in the United States and nearly all of the Canadian population. YRC Freight specializes in palletized shipments over 150 lbs.

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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. Following are the procedures for engaging these services.