OSI – West Chicago

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Yesterday the FIT Program toured our member company’s processing plant as a part of our training program. Students in the class viewed a magnificent plant with high-speed automation with limited human contact with the product. It was a great experience for our group of students and instructors.

FIT Program visits OSI

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Food Industry Technician Program (FIT) traveled to Chicago, Illinois last week to visit and tour our member’s, OSI Group, plant.

This was an incredible tour that offered training on many types of processing. Our class was also able to learn from former FIT Student and current OSI maintenance technician Omar! 

FIT Students tour Schwan’s Food Company

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Please join us in extending a huge thank you to Schwan’s Company– Florence Kentucky Plant for hosting the FPSA – Food Processing Suppliers Association‘s FIT Program! The students were able to tour the facility and plant, view a presentation about the company and have a question-and-answer lunch. This unique learning opportunity provided the students, staff, and faculty knowledge on operations in the industry including baking, production, packaging, and logistics.
Many thanks to our gracious hosts, John DimosAngie SnappChris EwryMark Stedam , Angel WalkerSandra Moore and
Natalie Platt for making it all possible. Thank you for your gracious hospitality and exciting learning opportunity. 

West Liberty Foods and Provisur Technologies Inc Field Trip

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FPSA – Food Processing Suppliers Association’s FIT Program hit the road today visiting member plants. As a part of FIT training, students visit at least one OEM and one processing plant. We were very fortunate to spend time learning at West Liberty Foods and Provisur Technologies Inc! We saw highly automated food processing lines and we learned about equipment with advanced technology that is transforming the industry. As the icing on the cake, many former FIT students trained, toured and gave advice to the new students that will soon be joining the industry!

Fusion Tech Integrated Donates to FIT Training

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A new piece of equipment generously donated by Fusion Tech Integrated was received by the FIT Program. Students in yesterday’s class assembled, used electrical/mechanical skills, and trained with a former FIT Student and current technician of Fusion Tech. 
Through the generous support of our membership, we are able to provide quality training and real-world interaction with those that are service the equipment that sustains our industry.

Thank you for your support in FIT Training on behalf of FIT and FPSA – Food Processing Suppliers Association.

FIT Students will soon be joining FPSA Member Companies

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Students from FPSA – Food Processing Suppliers Association’s FIT program have accepted positions at our member companies Handtmann Inc. and Poly-clip System GmbH & Co. KG. These students complete the FIT program and start as early as the first week of July with their employer. Currently, students are spending after class hours interfacing equipment, troubleshooting and working on phase sequencing. All equipment in our labs have been graciously donated by our member companies for training.