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Member Benefits

Why Join IMFA?

Global Network & Access

IMFA represents a wide range of the molded fiber industry, from independent manufacturing owners to industry affiliates and large multi-product, international companies. Membership directly connects you to a worldwide network of industry experts for advice, assistance, services and products. IMFA members have opportunities to expand their networks, knowledge and influence through both networking conferences and online connections.

Industry Profile & Visibility

Our worldwide industry directory helps members to increase their online presence and boost their potential to connect with key prospects while highlighting the unique products and services that they offer. Each directory listing features a company description, logo, imagery, contact details, web link, and a list of product/service categories. Members can receive hundreds of leads each month through the IMFA Directory.

International Commercial Job Opportunities

IMFA members receive access to an exclusive online Job Board, which is regularly updated with commercial jobs from companies that contact the association. These may range from large packaging manufacturing jobs, to sourcing machinery, materials and other factory capabilities. We also a regular email containing jobs to keep members in the loop.

Intelligence Source

Members receive regular updates on industry advancements and relevant information intelligence to ensure they continue as leaders in the molded fiber industry. Our online resources and news articles equip members with worldwide information about renewable, recycled, and natural fibers for molded fiber technology, manufacturing and marketing.

IMFA Services and Member Benefits

Education & Conferences
  • Exclusive molded fiber conferences
  • Tradeshows
  • Custom-designed educational programs for large and small groups
  • Current industry news alerts
  • Information on how and where to buy molded fiber products

Product Applications & Assistance
  • Molded fiber product design sources
  • Worldwide environmental legislation data
  • Molded fiber market information
  • Sources of molded fiber products

IMFA Membership Benefits Users of Molded Fiber (Pulp) Packaging as an Independent "Third" Party Information Source with:
  • Professional guidance on the most efficient suppliers who can provide these packaging product benefits:
  • Proven product protective packaging
  • Fully supports “green” image and sustainability
  • Easily disposed as paper
  • Versatile design capability
  • Packaging cost reductions
  • Packaging education access
  • Up-to-date technology
Fiber Molding Processes
  • Different types of molded fiber products
  • Drying systems, mold & die information
  • Slurry treatments & additives
  • Sampling & prototyping

Molded Fiber Technology
  • Engineered design procedures
  • Packaged product testing information
  • Raw materials selections
  • Differentiating research on technologies & trends

IMFA Membership Benefits to Manufacturers and Suppliers Include:
  • IMFA Certification
  • Third-party referrals
  • Networking opportunities
  • Updates on technology and markets
  • Conference discounts and special events
  • Trade show representation
  • Website representation
  • Online forum access
  • Industry updates
  • Coverage in the newsletter: article opportunities/logos
  • Exclusive material on the website

Member Categories

Subject to IMFA approval. All fees are in USD.

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