About FMA Communications
|FMA headquarters. located in Rockford, Illinois.
The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA), is a professional organization with more than 1,400 individual and company members working together to improve the metal forming and fabricating industry. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators and manufacturers together through technology councils, educational programs, networking events, and FABTECH®, the industry's leading trade show. FMA also has a technology affiliate, the Tube & Pipe Association, International (TPA).
FMA Communications is the publishing division of FMA. The official publications of FMA include — The FABRICATOR®, The Tube & Pipe Journal®, STAMPING Journal®, Practical Welding Today® and Canadian Industrial Machinery.
FMA serves members involved in the following processes: bending, blanking, cutting, drawing, extruding, fastening, finishing, leveling, piercing, punching, roll forming, shearing, slitting, spinning, straightening, stamping, swaging, and welding. FMA membership expands the United States and Canada, and reaches into more than 40 other countries.
Headquartered in Rockford, Ill., FMA has a staff of more than 70 employees serving its members and the industry. FMA members are served at the volunteer level by the FMA board of directors, 12 administrative committees, and eight technology councils.