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Salary/Wage & Benefit Benchmarking

In Industry Reports by Ember Seiler

FMA’s annual Salary/Wage & Benefit Survey gives companies an opportunity to see how they benchmark against their peers in the areas of: salary, wage, and benefits specifically in the metal processing, forming, and fabricating industry. FMA has been collecting data for this survey for 21 years. Last year’s results compiled data from 123 companies detailing employment practices, benefits packages, salaries, …

Remote Laser Welding

ALAW Enlightens Attendees on Efficiency & Strength of Lasers for Lightweighting

In Education by Ember Seiler

The ALAW® – Advanced Laser Applications Workshop took place June 6-8, 2016 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Mich. completing its 23rd year of educating the laser industry. More than 170 engineers, owners, and managers convened to hear about the latest laser technology innovations and how to lightweight with lasers. For the second year in a row during …

Amada Press Brake Training

NEW! Hands-on Training Workshop

In Education by Ember Seiler

The FMA Metal Fabrication Lab at Harper College in Palatine (Chicago), Ill. is set to host a brand new, week-long, intensive training course this July. Most courses offered by FMA focus on only one topic or process. The Fundamentals of Metal Fabrication Hands-on Workshop offers attendees an opportunity to improve their knowledge and functional skills across the entire scope of metal …