2017 NBT MFG CAMPS

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 …

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 MFG CAMP RACE

#Give2NBT and Support More Summer Camps in 2017

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One solution to the skills labor shortage is to introduce more students to the technology and mechanics behind manufacturing operations. The NBT summer manufacturing camp program does exactly that. Those who have been involved with camps can testify to the impact – more businesses in their communities thrive due to the interest of the younger population. There’s a lot that …