Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs® (NBT) is the charitable foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International® (FMA). Our purpose is to support individuals in discovering their interest in manufacturing and to encourage the pursuit of a manufacturing career.

Nuts, Bults & Thingamajigs supports manufacturing camps

Encouraging the next generation

Summer Manufacturing Camps

With over 100 summer camps taking place in technical high schools and community colleges across the U.S., students gain exposure to hands-on learning, manufacturing facilities, and the skills needed for high-tech manufacturing careers.

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Nuts, Bults & Thingamajigs supports manufacturing camps

Supporting the next generation

Scholarships

NBT has awarded over $1 million in scholarships to students enrolled in certification or degree programs that lead to careers in manufacturing.

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NBT in the News

Is Your Local Summer Manufacturing Camp Still Happening?

Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs® (NBT) appreciates that school districts and educational institutions across the country are taking precautionary measures to address COVID-19 concerns. As NBT’s top priority is to provide healthy and safe learning environments for middle and high school students, we are closely monitoring the situation as it pertains to NBT Summer Manufacturing Camps.

Fundraising events

GOLF4MFG South

August 3, 2020

Ballantyne Country Club

Charlotte, NC

GOLF4MFG 2020

August 10, 2020

Arrowhead Golf Club

Wheaton, IL

NBT Awards Gala

October 22, 2020

Manzo's Banquets

Des Plaines, IL