63 Manufacturing Camps to be Held in 2017

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Grants Awarded to Community and Technical Colleges Offering Summer Day Camp Experiences Focused on Manufacturing for Youth Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs® (NBT), the foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl.® (FMA), announces that 63 programs will receive 2017 summer manufacturing camp grants. NBT will award 46 funding grants, ranging from $1,000 to $2,500, for a total of $90,500 to …

NBT Scholarship Winners

Fifteen Scholarships Awarded for Spring 2017 Semester

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Scholarships were awarded to fifteen students pursuing careers in the manufacturing industry for the 2017 spring semester to help pay for tuition, books, supplies, etc. All scholarship winners are also FMA student members, please join FMA and NBT in congratulating them. 2017 Spring Semester Scholarship Winners: Christopher Caldwell, Lindale, Texas, welding technology at Tyler Junior College* Pedro Duarte, Northlake, Ill., …

Make your silent auction donation count in the Big Easy!

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Grab the attention of hundreds of conference attendees when your company makes an auction donation to NBT’s 2017 silent auction fundraiser. This lively event is set for Wednesday, March 8 in New Orleans during the Welcome Reception of FMA’s Annual Meeting, where there’s always great comradery. A donation to the auction could be a company-manufactured item, a gift basket, golf clubs …

Take the President’s Challenge and Match Ed’s Gift of $1500

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In 2015, the President’s Challenge raised over $27,000 for NBT. This year, Ed Youdell, President and CEO of FMA & NBT, is once again challenging companies and individuals to match his personal donation of $1,500. He hopes to meet the $50,000 goal. Ed demonstrates his true concern about the skilled labor shortage in North America as he is donating his own …

Cantigny Beat the Pro

Thank you to the generous GOLF4MFG participants!

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GOLF4MFG RESULTS IN MORE SCHOLARSHIPS & SUMMER CAMP GRANTS FOR MANUFACTURING STUDENTS 88 golfers gathered to play one of their favorite games on a gorgeous day for the Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs’ (NBT) fourth annual GOLF4MFG at Cantigny Golf Course in Wheaton, Ill. The generosity of the players and sponsors allows NBT to continue the mission of awarding more scholarships …

Scholarship winner Ryan H Formula Car

NBT Scholarship Winner has a Need for Speed!

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Ryan H. is making the most out of his college experience. The 2015 NBT/John Grossheim Memorial (OPC) Scholarship winner is pursuing a degree in Industrial Engineering at Penn State, works as a TA, and has a need for speed. Ryan landed a new job this semester and became a teaching assistant at the Penn State Learning Factory, a student-run manufacturing …

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Last Chance–Bid Now on Silent Auction Items!

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Online silent auction items are up for bid through Monday, Feb. 22, 5 p.m. CST Whether you plan on attending the FMA Annual Meeting welcome reception or not, you can still bid on featured silent auction items donated to Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs. A variety of items are available from home décor to sports memorabilia, conference passes to jewelry, artistic creations to …