Highlighted below are benefits and resources exclusively available to LPA members:
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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
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 2014 Frost & Sullivan market research report
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 simplyhired.com, indeed.com and googlebase.com – 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 expanded its reach into the legislative and regulatory affairs area in an effort to make the voices of its members heard on crucial issues. Check www.lpanet.org/gov frequently for more details and full updates from Capitol Hill. The LPA Capitol Hill Day, generally held after the LPA Spring Meeting, also 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! Even during virtual meetings, the LPA strives to bring the casual encounter and focused networking you need to make those crucial connections.
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.
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 www.lpanet.org/NAM.
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
Dosing equipment, balances and scales
Chemicals, reagents and consumables
Other laboratory apparatus
Laboratory data systems and documentation
Testing, process measurement and control technology
LPA Reporter archives
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