The trade association for suppliers to the food processing and packaging industry‭.‬

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Member Only Benefits

FPSA offers programs, services, and resources that support members’ success, visibility, and growth.


One of the major reasons companies join an association is for the networking opportunities. Who you know is as important as what you know. FPSA offers opportunities for like-minded professionals to share experiences, ideas, and best practices through committees, Councils, and Networks.

Professional Development and Education

FPSA offers materials for professional development and technical education either at no-cost or for a reduced fee

Free only to members:

  • Trend Studies
  • Food Processing Buyer’s Guide
  • Economic Advisor Newsletter
  • Postings on Job Board
  • Mentoring
  • Webinars

Reduced fee only for members:

  • 180 Skills Courses
  • 3-A Sanitary Standards
  • Model Sales Contract

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


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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.

Time Critical – Any Need Any Speed Guaranteed

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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.

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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.