Benefits of Membership

Membership in the Institute provides its members with the following benefits:

  • Education and Training:
    Opportunity to attend conferences and workshops on thermal processing techniques.
  • Communication:
    Provides the opportunity for personal contact with other members and the Institute staff.
  • Find Other Members:
    Maintained on the web site with ability to filter and find that perfect person for a project or answer.
  • Discounted Registration Fees:
    Reduced fees for attendance at conferences and workshops.
  • Special Committees:
    Opportunity to participate on special committees of the Institute.
  • Employment Services:
    Assistance to members in finding career opportunities and to firms in finding qualified staff personnel at no charge.
  • Latest Industry News:
    Access to current information in the “Members” area at
  • Historical Conference Data:
    Miss the latest conference or want to look back through previous presentations? Find most in our Meetings Archive.

Membership dues are only $60 USD per year for all members. Verified students enjoy a discounted rate of just $10 per year!

Ready to Join?

Please note: The following links are for new members only. If you already are a member looking to renew your existing membership or recover an expired membership, please go here.

First Time Members:

  • Buy New Membership Online
    Please note that your account will be vetted and created after your purchase and will not be immediately available. If you are purchasing a first-time membership and wish to attend an upcoming conference, you may select the discounted member product in the same purchase as your membership dues.
  • Download the Application Form
    Mail or fax it back to IFTPS with payment information.


Thank you for your interest in the Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists!