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

Manufacturing Students Start 2020 With Scholarships

Fourteen manufacturing students were awarded scholarships from Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs® (NBT), the foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International® (FMA). These bright-minded, career-focused individuals are taking the next steps to join the skilled labor workforce. In as little as six months to two years, they will be able to take on the challenges and keep pace by helping the manufacturing sector thrive.

Fundraising events

NBT Silent Auction at FMA’s Annual Meeting

March 3, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hill Country

San Antonio, TX

GOLF4MFG South

April 27, 2020

Ballantyne Country Club

Charlotte, NC