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 …

NBT Scholarship graduates

Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Awards Spring Manufacturing Scholarships

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December 9, 2015 Fifteen students pursuing careers in manufacturing each earned $2,500 or $3,500 in scholarships toward their post-secondary studies from Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs® (NBT), the foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA), Rockford, Ill. For the spring 2016 semester, NBT awarded manufacturing scholarships to the following students: Ashley Dale, New Palestine, Ind. – Electrical Engineering/Physics at …


#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 …