Join FMA

A Membership for every phase of your career!

As a member, you’ll become part of a professional organization of more than 2,300 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 or its technology affiliate, the Tube & Pipe Association, Intl. (TPA), can help you, your company, and all of your employees achieve your career goals.


Maximum value for a single-location company. This level allows for everything in the Advantage category PLUS unlimited access to FMA online training. The alternative also includes a lending library, executive briefing system, advertising opportunities, a free annual meeting registration, certification exams, and a pre-employment assessment tool subscription.

Join Now – $1495*


All employees at a single facility are eligible for member discounts/services and five contacts can be designated to receive Association communications pertinent to their specific roles. Benefits include exclusive access to savings programs for utilities, raw materials, and business services; bookstore, education, and job board discounts; as well as opportunities to receive free copies of annual benchmarking surveys.

Join Now – $495*

The Advantage-level categories above cover a single company location only. If your company has more than one facility to be included in the membership, consider the multi-site options below.
Advantage+Training (Multi-site) – $2,045 Advantage (Multi-site) – $1,045

Designed for the individual. Join at this level and receive such benefits as discounts on educational programs and products; leadership and networking opportunities; and industry publications.

Join Now – $150*


A Basic 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*


As 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*


A 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.