IFRA has a vast variety of Associate Members offering products and services to our active membership. Within this group, we have several outstanding Associate Members that IFRA recognizes as Partners.

We have always recommended, and will continue to recommend, supporting our Associate Members by using their products and services, many of which specialize in our industry. We furthermore recognize the following companies as IFRA Partners and ask that you consider using their products and/or services, which we feel will benefit the customer, your employees, your business and IFRA – better known as a win, win, win relationship!

We are pleased to announce that we have an excellent group of IFRA Partners. The association “Partners Committee” has interviewed the companies wishing to Partner with the association and proposed a recommendation to the Board of Directors that we accept the companies as IFRA Partners.

We would like to introduce you to the IFRA Partners and highlight their products and services:

Our 360° Energy Management Bulk Buying Group will offer members of the IFRA with independent, research driven guidance through electricity and natural gas supply purchases, energy efficiency opportunities and the world of solar on-site generation technology.

Listen to proud member of IFRA – Holly Kruep 

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IFRA Chief Executive Explains Electricity Buying Group

Aurora Payments/Petro Pros have grown to capture a significant portion of the nationwide market share in the petroleum retailers and suppliers industry due to our superior credit card processing rates and services. Our cost-effective fuel pump EMV retro fit technology helps petroleum retailers struggling with the high cost of upgrading fuel dispensers to accept EMV cards so that they can reduce fraud and chargebacks. Our payment solutions for the petroleum retailers and suppliers are also PCI compliant, accept EMV, Mag-Stripe, and contactless payment transactions directly at the pump. We pride ourselves in assisting independent stations and suppliers with meeting industry requirements without expensive upgrades.

Reach out to Aurora Payments/Petro Pros at or contact Sean Broderick at 443-866-1786 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA) is a federation of 47 state and regional trade associations representing the interests of approximately 8,000 independent petroleum marketers all across the United States.

The PMAA Corporate Partner Program is a means by which PMAA showcases partners’ products and services to petroleum marketers. Corporate Partner Programs

Sound financial planning has become a necessity today. Whether it is the continuation of your business, retirement options, personal life/disability insurance or other business needs, Federated has the added attraction of providing these services along with all your other insurance.

Federated has been in business since 1904 and has a highly trained field marketing staff ready to serve you. They have the experience and financial strength to serve members now and in the future. Federated Insurance specializes in Property and Liability, Group Health and Life, Workers’ Compensation and Financial Protection Services.

Federated Insurance Companies has been an important partner with IFRA for many years. Their dedication and experience to meet not only your insurance needs, but to furthermore prepare your company for the future has put them in a class by themselves.

Affordable Retrofit to Enable EMV at the Pump

Sound Payments Petro Solutions

Sound Payments’ Sound Easy Pump™ is a semi-integrated, retrofit solution that can easily and cost-effectively enable EMV at the pump in a couple of hours or less. It supports contactless via card tap or NFC, QR code scanning, PIN-on-glass, MSR, and EMV chip and PIN. It is easy to install with only one power cord and eliminates the need to purchase new pumps and close stations. Sound Easy Pump™ is universally accepted and flexible, supporting future innovations.

Reach out to Sound Payments at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 844-319-5635. Visit

Link: pdfSound_Easy_Pump_3.2.pdf

Ichor is a company that manufactures a full line of ultra-premium CBD products. Our flagship product is Ichor water - an alkaline water with a pH of 9+ infused with nano CBD. Other products include topicals, cosmeceuticals, tinctures, and softgels. Every product undergoes rigorous research and development and is independently tested by accredited 3rd party labs that verify the contests of each bottle with a Certificate of Analysis. By doing this, Ichor ensures that retailers and customers are getting the finest CBD products the market has to offer. Please contact Adon at 312-339-0801 for more information.

IFRA is pleased to introduce the new Staples Business Advantage office supply program for all PMAA members! Your Staples Business Advantage Program provides:

  • Deep discounts on a variety of items negotiated through the collective purchasing power of PMAA members.
  • Three fast and easy ways to order – Internet, phone and fax
  • Reduced costs and overall savings with a total program including:
    • Printing-customized Web site providing exclusive items (letterhead, business cards, notepads, stationary)
    • Promotional products that communicate your logo or message
  • Our “Family of Catalogs” includes office supplies, furniture, advertising specialty, printing, business machines, janitorial and technology products.

Next-day delivery for most locations on your minimum order of in-stock items for all orders transmitted by 3 p.m. Click here to sign up.

PASS is highly regarded in the industry and offers the Class A/B training program in more states than any other training company. Class C Operator Training will be available in both English and Spanish. The courses are offered online 24/7. They are self-paced and do not have to be completed in a single session. They are presented in a “no fail” format. They may be stopped and restarted as often as necessary. For more information, feel free to call PASS directly, toll free 1-866-735-0201.

It’s our job to think about what’s thrown out, and your job to keep your household, small business, and neighborhoods moving forward. We’re a family of 45,000 that strives to be your partner, not just a provider. Reach out to Tom Tillots, Senior Account Executive - National Accounts, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone (860) 614-6771

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112 W. Cook Street
Springfield, Illinois  62704
Telephone: (217) 544-4609
Fax: (217) 789-0222

About Us

“Neighbors Serving Neighbors.” It’s more than our slogan at IFRA, it’s at the core of every decision we make. IFRA was formed in order to foster a cooperative spirit between petroleum marketers and convenience store operators doing business in Illinois. It’s our guiding principal to eliminate practices and customs that are contrary to a capitalist economy and a competitive business environment in Illinois.


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