The FPSA (Food Processing Suppliers Assoc.) Foundation offers $5000 scholarships to 15 students in the FPSA membership group.
Mepaco, the food processing equipment group of Apache, is very active in the FPSA and a regular exhibitor at Process Expo.
The scholarship is awarded to full time employees of member companies as well as their immediate family members. A national organization with international members, there were 126 applications and Austin Lopez was on of the 15 scholarship recipients. Austin is the son of Gilbert Lopez at Apache Stainless.
Pictured Austin (left) and Tom Hoffmann with Mepaco (right).