Upcoming FMA Events

FabCast: Cracking the Paperless Code
April 6, 2017
Virtual Webinar

Press Brake Safeguarding Certificate Course
April 18, 2017
Harper College
Palatine, IL

9th Annual Safety Conference
April 19 - 20, 2017
Elgin, IL

Coil Processing Workshop & Tour
April 25 - 26, 2017
Hyatt Regency Schaumburg
Schaumburg, IL

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Precision Press Brake Certificate

East Coast in April and Midwest in May

Explore the fundamentals of press brakes during FMA’s two-day training. You’ll gain knowledge on the principles behind quality sheet metal bending with expert instruction in:

  • Bending Theory
  • Tooling Selection
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Calculating Bend Deductions


Connect with the industry and get access to the variety of products and services FMA has to offer — all designed to help you and your organization succeed!

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Advance your skills and understanding of metal fabricating processes at a conference, webinar, or workshop. Credentials, online learning, and custom courses also available.

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Our Foundation

Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs, the Foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. helps support the future of manufacturing.

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Our Publications

FMA Communications, Inc., the publishing affiliate of FMA, offers seven print titles, five electronic publications, and the leading online media for industry professionals.

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Our Trade Show

Nov. 6-9, 2017 | Chicago, IL
Co-sponsored by FMA, FABTECH is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event.


Manufacturing Day

First Friday of October
FMA celebrates the work of manufacturers across North America and raises awareness about career opportunities with MFG DAY.

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