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2024 LPA Membership Application
In order to apply for membership, please download and complete the 2024 LPA Membership Application and email it to Angie at The Membership Application includes information such as the dues, dues schedule, and membership criteria. Membership for each company is considered an umbrella membership, meaning all employees are welcome to obtain a login and utilize these benefits! We also offer a discounted affiliate member price for companies with several entities.

Membership Criteria:

Regular membership is open to suppliers of products or services used in research and applied science, and life science worldwide. Company must have been in business for a minimum of two years and have annual sales of over 1 million dollars (US).

a. Electronic Commerce Provider: membership is open to companies that provide special services and/or software used in e-commerce within the scope of the membership.
b. Optional Supplemental Branding: If you wish to list affiliates, sub-companies, or sub-brands of your company.

LPA Annual Report
Find out what we've been up to this past year supporting science! We encourage you to become a part of your industry association!

Highlighted below are benefits and resources exclusively available to LPA members:

The LPA Members have access to all membership benefits on the device of their choice using the LPA Engagement App. In addition, members can focus on industry-specific topics year-round with message boards and chat rooms that will keep discussions relevant and effective. 

LPA Reporter
Click here for a sample issue of the LPA's monthly newsletter, the LPA Reporter. The Reporter contains useful information on making the most of your LPA membership, upcoming industry and association events, happenings across the industry, and the opportunity for members to share exciting news from within their companies.

Exclusive Market Data

Please email Clark Mulligan if you have question about the market data.

LPA Member Business Climate Survey – The primary objective of this report is to gauge the current business climate and understand the key trends that impact the market for laboratory products.  Based on a 10-question survey, 59 LPA companies participated, which is almost 50% of the membership.

Annual Forecast & Analysis of the Lab Products Market – Click here for information from the 2017 Frost & Sullivan market research report as a sample. 

Laboratory Products End-User Survey  – This survey is based on responses of 200-250 end-users in the lab, focusing on changes in demographics, budgets, purchasing preferences, and service and support.

As well as Global Market for Laboratory Products Survey and a COVID-19 Impact Study, providing timely insightful and strategic data.

The Current State of the Genomics Market- The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the market for genomics technologies and products. This includes an explanation of the major technologies and applications in the field and an assessment of short- and medium-term market prospects.

LPA Career Center and Job Board
This service is here to assist members in making online employment connections in the laboratory products industry, both those seeking engaging employment and employers seeking qualified candidates. The LPA Career Center can be a great venue for promoting your company. Along with each job posting, you can include information about your company, your corporate logo, a Google Map to your location and a link to your web site. When you post your jobs on the LPA Career Center, your jobs will also be seen on aggregate job boards such as, and – extra exposure at no additional cost which helps to draw job seekers. The LPA is also part of a larger network - Engineering & Science Career Network (ESCN) - which can increase your chances of finding qualified candidates.

Government & Regulatory Affairs Advocacy
The LPA Government Affairs liaison offers continuous legislative and regulatory affairs updates, as well as acts as a go-between in an effort to make the voices of its members heard on crucial issues. Check frequently for more details and full updates from Capitol Hill. In conjunction with the Spring Meeting and in-person meetings permitted, the LPA Capitol Hill Day offers members an opportunity to meet with their representatives and establish a rapport.

Networking and in-person education
With multiple in-person educational events each year, such as the annual LPA Annual Meeting, LPA Spring Meeting, and having a strong presence at other industry shows like Pittcon, ACHEMA, and analytica, the LPA has you covered! During virtual meetings, the LPA strives to bring the casual encounter and focused networking you need to make those crucial connections.

Flash Report
You know how your company's numbers looked this month. How do they compare to the rest of the industry? Member companies who participate in a short monthly sales survey get exclusive access to industry comparison reports. Want to participate? Contact Clark Mulligan, President of the LPA, and join today!

Partnerships with other associations
The LPA has joined the National Association of Manufacturer's (NAM) Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA). The CMA is made up of nearly 260 manufacturing trade associations that work together on behalf of manufacturing in the United States. Resources include the Monday Economic Report which is a snapshot of how manufacturing is doing based on key economic indicators, as well as Global Surveys. You must log in to view the weekly updates, reports and surveys at

The LPA is also partner with EUROM. EUROM II is the association for Optical and Laboratory Technology within the European Federation of Precision Mechanical and Optical Industries and unites most of the European associations in the field Optics, Laser and Laboratory Technology. Together, the associations represent a major part of the European manufacturers of laboratory and optical equipment. 

The product areas covered by EUROM II include:

Analytical equipment and processes
Spectroscopy, photometric equipment and processes
Microscopy, optical systems and processes
Other analytical processes
Laboratory apparatus
Thermal equipment
Dosing equipment, balances and scales
Isolating Technologies
Chemicals, reagents and consumables
Laboratory automation
Laboratory infrastructure
Other laboratory apparatus
Laboratory data systems and documentation
Testing, process measurement and control technology
Process technology

LPA Reporter archives
LPA's monthly member newsletter is full of association happenings, industry news, and company updates! Have something to share about your company in an upcoming LPA Reporter? Email us!

Professional growth opportunities
Make a difference in your association and your industry and volunteer for an LPA committee. Committees include Government Affairs, Market Information, Meetings, Membership & Communications, and Sales & Marketing. 

Industry Calendar
See upcoming evens within the industry quickly and easily with our hotlinked calendar!

Annual Report
Each year, we summarize what the LPA has done to make your membership worthwhile

For more information on membership, contact LPA staff directly:

Clark Mulligan, CAE
(703) 836-1360 x101

Angela Errera
Director of Marketing, Membership, and Communications
(703) 836-1360 x102





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