Join FMA

A membership for every phase of your career!

As a member, you’ll become part of a professional organization of more than 2,500 members working together to advance the metal processing, forming, and fabricating industry.

Whether you’re a student just entering the industry, in your 20’s just starting your career, an established industry professional, or retired veteran looking to pass on your knowledge on to the next generation, participation with FMA can help you, your company, and all of your employees achieve your goals.


CompanyPLUS Membership

FMAMemLogo_CoPlusWeb150Whether you’re a fabricator or a supplier to the industry get maximum value for your business. This level allows for everything in the Company category PLUS unlimited access to FMA online training. The alternative also includes exclusive advertising opportunities, a free annual meeting registration, certification exams, a pre-employment assessment tool subscription, and more.

Join Now – $1495*

Company Membership

FMAMemLogo_CoWeb150All employees at a single facility are eligible for member discounts/services. Benefits include savings programs for utilities, raw materials, and business services; access to online compliance resource; bookstore, education, and job board discounts; as well as opportunities to receive free copies of annual benchmarking surveys.

Join Now – $495*

The company-level categories above cover a single location only. If you have more than one facility to be included in the membership, consider the multi-site options below.
CompanyPLUS (multi-site) – $2,045 Company (multi-site) – $1,045

Individual Membership

FMAMemLogo_IndividWeb150Join at this level and receive such benefits as discounts on educational programs and products; ability to participate in member-only online discussion forum; networking opportunities; and industry publications.

Join Now – $150*

Young Professional Membership

FMAMemLogo_YPWeb150A membership specifically for the industry professional age 35 and under. YP offers limited benefits at a reasonable cost to help facilitate the early years of career growth and knowledge development.

Join Now – $49*

Student Membership

FMAMemLogo_STUWeb150As a student prepares for a manufacturing career, they need an efficient way to look for a job; someone who can provide answers to industry questions; a subscription to the number one publication in the industry; and the ability to compete for scholarship money. The student membership program provides all of this for an annual cost that’s less than one month of cell phone service. A career will last 40 years or more. Shouldn’t it start with the best possible foundation?

Join Now – $25*

School Membership

FMAMemLogo_CECWeb150A Certified Education Center (CEC) is a company-level member of the FMA and receives a special package of benefits accorded only to educators. A CEC is recognized by FMA to offer exemplary programs, facilities, and instruction in manufacturing technology. Along with FMA, these educational institutions are engaged in a mission to interest and support today’s youth in pursuing careers in the metal forming and fabricating industry.

Join Now – $150*


*Effective January 1, 2012, all membership fees include a 10% contribution to FMA’s foundation, Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs (NBT), which funds scholarships and manufacturing summer camps. This donation program does not increase membership dues. However, if you do not wish to contribute to NBT, click here to opt out.