IAOM is an international organization comprised of grain millers, seed processors and allied trade representatives and companies devoted to the advancement of technology in the grain milling and seed processing industries. IAOM promotes a spirit of fellowship and cooperation among members, as well as advances members’ interests in industry activities. With districts in Latin America, the Middle East & Africa, and throughout North America, IAOM provides an international forum for networking, the exchange of ideas, technical and educational opportunities, and the discovery of new products and services.
IAOM convenes annual conferences and expos, as well as smaller, district-level conferences and meetings throughout the year. Educational and technical programs presented at the conferences and district meetings assist millers in improving yields, productivity, customer satisfaction and safety. The programs are presented by seasoned professionals in the field who have experienced the issues affecting millers first-hand.
Subscription to IAOM Journal
A valuable source of technical information and description of the latest developments in the various areas associated with milling and grain processing. Contributors are highly regarded professionals in their respective fields. The Journal also reports the activities of the association, its districts and standing committees, and other industry-specific news.
Access to Member-only sections of the IAOM Website
IAOM members enjoy access to special areas of the website where they can search past Technical Bulletins, view and listen to recordings of past conference presentations, and search IAOM’s online member database.
Subscription to Annual Membership Directory
This user-friendly compendium of IAOM members is not available for sale, and provides the opportunity for networking with other professionals around the world involved in the industry. The Directory lists milling professionals, as well as suppliers who provide products and/or services to the industry. Individual listings include contact names, company names, addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, websites and e-mail addresses.
By attending district meetings, conferences and expos, members are able to enhance and advance their careers through comprehensive education programs; connect with their industry peers at exciting networking events; and develop relationships with vendors who offer the products and services they need to efficiently do their job.
Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities
In order to exhibit at an IAOM Expo, sponsor an IAOM event, or advertise in IAOM publications, at least one employee from the exhibitor’s, sponsor’s or advertiser’s company must be an IAOM member in good standing.
Discounted tickets to the industry’s premier milling conferences and expos
The IAOM Annual Conference and Expo – the premier educational event for grain milling and seed processing professionals. The annual event gathers milling and allied trade professionals from around the world for three days of education, networking and fellowship.
The Annual IAOM Middle East & Africa District Conference – gathers together all of the operative millers of the region, as well as their upstream and downstream partners. Held for the first time in Morocco in 2005 (Sept. 25-28), this 17th Annual Conference will attract the entire African and Middle Eastern regional milling family, which represents the largest worldwide wheat usage and consumption market.
Discounted fees for the leading milling educational short courses and correspondence courses
The IAOM Correspondence Course in Flour Milling
Consists of five units, with lessons in each unit, and is suitable for trainees: as a refresher course for experienced personnel, and for those in affiliated industries wishing to improve their knowledge of grain milling, and seed processing. Each lesson contains an examination paper, which is returned to the IAOM Office upon completion for grading. A certificate is issued on the successful completion of all but the fifth unit and a diploma is issued on the successful completion of unit five. The course is also offered in English and Spanish.
IAOM Resident Courses at KSU
In cooperation with Kansas State University’s Department of Grain Science and Industry, IAOM offers a lineup of eight, weeklong short courses designed for those who wish to advance their skills or careers in the milling industry. The IAOM Resident Short Courses at KSU provide hands-on instruction by the same outstanding KSU faculty who teach degree-seeking students. Founded in 1905, the Grain Science and Industry department is the only program of its kind in the United States, and is distinguished worldwide. KSU is the primary training ground of managers and technology specialists who lead businesses and organizations to feed the world.
Module 1: Introduction to Flour Milling
Module 2: Managing Mill Performance
Module 3: Quality Control/Quality Assurance
Module 4: Mill Safety and Sanitation
Module 5: Mill Processes I: Basic Milling and Wheat Cleaning
Module 6: Mill Processes II: Advanced Milling Practices
Module 7: Materials Handling
Module 8: Maintenance: Principles and Practices
Discounted fees for milling educational publications and videos
Cereal Millers Handbook
Dictionary of Milling Terms & Equipment
A Guide to Good Manufacturing Practices (Sanitation Manual)
Stored Grain Insects
Technical Bulletins, Volume II (1937 to 1943)
Technical Bulletins, Volume IV (1944 to 1975)
Good Manufacturing Practices in Grain Processing Video Program
Good Manufacturing Practices in the Transportation of Food in Truck Trailers Video
Any individual who is a professional grain miller and/or seed processor; milling engineer; manager or supervisor of quality control; food protection or safety; mill and other processing facility managers; facility and corporate superintendents who are of proven ability and good character, actively engages in the grain milling and/or seed processing and/or affiliated industries at the time of making application for membership in the International Association of Operative Millers.
Any individual, firm or corporation which manufactures and/or makes products and/or provides services to the grain milling and/or seed processing and/or affiliated industries.
Junior Active Member
Any person of good character and record who is attending the Milling School of Kansas State University or another like school approved by the IAOM Board of Directors.
All dues paid in US funds and drawn on US bank.
Junior Active: $30