#GivingTuesday Goal: $10k for MFG Scholarships

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Now that the Thanksgiving feasting is over, and the Black Friday frenzy has come to a close, we’d like to take a moment to thank everyone who has helped Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs in the past year. Whether you’ve donated to our scholarship fund or supported our grant program for summer manufacturing camps; we couldn’t have accomplished all this good …

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Officers Elected to Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs Foundation of Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International

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ROCKFORD, Ill., November 4, 2015 – Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs® (NBT), the charitable foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International® (FMA), elected a new slate of officers at its recent meeting. David Brown, president, Affiliations Unlimited, Inc., Irvine, Calif. was elected chair; Warren Long, defense commodity manager, NPG, Oshkosh Corporation, Oshkosh, Wis. was elected vice chair; and Bruce Benedict, …

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Fall 2016 Scholarship Application Opens in January

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Apply from January 1, 2016 through March 30, 2016 to be considered for a Fall 2016 scholarship through the Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Foundation. Our winners will be notified in May and announced here on our site, as well as our Facebook and Twitter pages. You can see scholarship winners from the previous semester on our Scholarship Winners page as well. So How …

2015 Golf4MFG Fundraiser

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One Fabulous Day on the Course means more Scholarships and Summer Camps for Students Thank you for making the 3rd annual GOLF4MFG event a success! Monday, Aug. 24 marked the third annual Golf4MFG fundraiser benefitting the programs of Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs (NBT), the foundation of FMA. 84 golfers played on the Arnold Palmer course at Geneva National Resort in …


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Tek 2 Go camp has been held at Itawamba Community College in Tupelo, Miss. for several years and mentored by Hawkeye Industries. Watch this year’s campers make their projects using the latest manufacturing equipment during their project day at Hawkeye.

Anoka Technical College Camp

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The summer manufacturing camps at Anoka Technical College in Minnesota are the perfect demonstration of the NBT camp model: they demonstrate what manufacturing is, allow for hands-on experiences with multiple manufacturing technologies, provide insights into local manufacturing companies, and introduce kids to the variety of career options that can be found in manufacturing environments. Practical and inspirational, it’s a fun …

Students Earn Manufacturing Scholarships for Spring 2015

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ROCKFORD, Ill., Jan. 22, 2015 – Thirteen students pursuing careers in manufacturing each earned $2,500 toward their post-secondary studies from Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs, The Foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA). For the Spring 2015 semester, Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs (NBT) awarded manufacturing scholarships to the following students: Angela Aviles, Palatine, Ill., welding technology/maintenance technology at Harper …