Safety Conference Winners

FMA/CNA Safety Awards Now Open for Submissions

In Education, Membership by Staff Report

Applying for an FMA/CNA Safety Award is a great way to recognize your employees for a job well done. Feedback from past winners has shown that some companies have celebrations to acknowledge receiving an award. They might, for example, display their plaque for the first time at a company lunch where all employees are treated to pizza and thanked for …


Manufacturing Day 2016 Event at FMA

In Education by Mary Diamond

FMA was proud to hold it’s first Manufacturing DaySM event at our headquarters in Rockford, Ill. on Tuesday, Oct. 4. The presentation began at 4 p.m. CDT and consisted of a panel discussion with four expert speakers addressing our nation’s manufacturing skills gap and how it will impact other segments of the economy. There was time after the presentations for …

Pipe & Tube Charlotte Speakers Announced

In Education, News by Staff Report

Speakers Selected and Registration Opened for North America’s Largest Tube & Pipe Conference Twenty-four session speakers have been selected for Pipe & Tube Charlotte 2016: Racing to the future with best practices and new technologies. The complete lineup is posted on the conference website. In addition registration is officially opened and can be completed online. This installment of the popular …

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 …