FMA Annual Meeting

An Invitation from FMA’s Board Chairman

In Events by Vivek Gupta

FMA’s Annual Meeting is a must-attend tradition for those working to move ahead in today’s competitive fabricating and processing market. Plan to join us March 8-10 at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans to recharge your batteries, meet fellow leaders like yourself, and learn from these new contacts in our exclusive peer-to-peer roundtables as well as interactive panel discussions.

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 …

Bill Blog Nov. 2016

Flexible Thinking: You Become What You Think

In Guest Blogs by William Brashers, PhD

Ask the Dr. Insight from William Brashers, PHD FMA Guest Blogger In my last column we looked at how to “disengage the clutch” with our thinking processes by recognizing that we are not our thoughts; rather, we are the thinker and manager of our thoughts. When we step back to examine our thinking to see which thoughts remain valuable and …

FMA Elgin Headquarters

We’ve Moved!

In News by Staff Report

FMA has officially moved into its newly constructed headquarters located in Elgin, Ill. “The new building offers benefits for both staff and stakeholders, including added capabilities to conduct on-site training and to host other industry events,” said Ed Youdell, FMA president and CEO. “We now have the most up-to-date technology and amenities, further enabling us to respond to the needs …

Educators Session

FMA Combines Forces with the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers (NCATC)

In News by Staff Report

Keynote Speakers, Concurrent Sessions Announced for Educators & Industry Conference Rockford, Ill., Aug. 31, 2016 – Five dynamic keynote presentations have been announced for New Partnerships for Workforce Advancement, to be held Oct. 11-14 at Harper College in Palatine, Ill. FMA is co-producing this multi-day conference with the National Coalition of Advanced Technical Centers (NCATC) in an effort to promote …

Partnership

FMA Partners with WorkAmerica

In News by Staff Report

Partnership Aims to Help Manufacturing Employers Find Credentialed Workers ROCKFORD, Ill., August 4, 2016 – The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA) announces a new partnership with WorkAmerica, an online recruiting platform designed specifically for manufacturing employers searching for workers with the appropriate skill sets, training, and credentials. On WorkAmerica, job seekers create a profile and add the industry-recognized credentials …