FMA Annual Meeting and Leadership Summit, Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale AZ, March 7 – 9, 2018

FMA Annual Meeting and Leadership Summit

Talking Stick Resort
Scottsdale AZ

March 7 – 9, 2018


The Fabricator's 13th Annual Leadership Summit

January 2018

The Fabricator's 13th Annual Leadership Summit

The FABRICATOR®'s Leadership Summit brings together owners, executive team members, and budding leaders of job shops and contract manufacturing companies to discuss business management concerns and the latest technical advancements. The content of this 13th annual event is driven by peer input and guidance from volunteer program committees to provide ideas, information, and relationships that will help fabricators succeed.


Bystronic is proud to be a sponsor of this popular annual educational and networking event that attracts several hundred metal fabricators, processors and distributors to: 

Explore  a wide range of topics relevant to business strategies in breakout discussions with peers. 

Engage  in thoughtful dialogue about how to navigate the next frontier of digital manufacturing and smart technologies. 

Experience  presentations by top-notch presenters and industry experts on emerging trends. 

Enjoy  FMA’s biggest celebration, featuring a jam-packed schedule of fun activities and networking functions.

Keynote Speakers:

Ladd Hall, EVP of Flat-Rolled Products, Nucor Corporation, will provide valuable insight to the steel and metals industry based on his 34 years of experience with Nucor Corporation.

Tamara Christensen, Founder, Idea Farm, expert in design thinking, and Faculty member of Thunderbird School of Global Management will empower your organization to embrace cross-functional collaboration and innovation.

Details and Registration:

Click here to learn more about this event, download resources and to register. 


Event Producers:

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl.®

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl.® (FMA) is the leading educational association for the metal processing, forming and fabricating industry.

The Fabricator

The Fabricator
® is the official publication of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association and of FABTECH® International.

Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs

Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs® (NBT) is the foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association.


Bystronic Inc, is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of The Leadership Summit. Bystronic has offered customers single source service expertise for over 35 years. They provide innovative laser cutting, waterjet cutting, press brakes, automation, system software and comprehensive customer training and support. The company’s North American headquarters is located in Elgin, IL. Offices are also located in Toronto, Canada and Monterrey, Mexico. For more information on Bystronic Inc., contact by e-mail,

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