June 19, 2012
FMA Communications Inc. has announced that its publications have been nominated for four American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) awards.
Tim Heston was nominated for a National Award in the Case History category for “Need a light—now?” from the October 2011 issue of The FABRICATOR®, and also for a Regional (Midwest/South) Award in the Organizational Profile category for “How metal makes music” from the October 2011 issue of The FABRICATOR.
Kate Bachman was nominated for a National Award in the Case History category for her article "Biomass gets famous window-maker out of a logjam" from the November/December 2011 issue of Green Manufacturer
Amanda Carlson was nominated for a National Award in the Case History category for her article "A journey of 1,000 welds" from the May/June 2011 issue of Practical Welding Today®.
"We believe that we put out quality content for our readers, but it's especially gratifying to know that your peers in other industry market segments respect your work as well," said Dan Davis, editor-in-chief of FMA Communications' publications. "I couldn't be more proud of Tim Heston, Kate Bachman, and Amanda Carlson for their excellent editorial work."
Founded in 1964, the American Society of Business Publication Editors is the professional association for full-time and freelance editors and writers employed in the business, trade, and specialty press. ASBPE is widely known for its annual Awards of Excellence competition, which recognizes the best in editorial, design, and online achievement.
FMA Communications Inc., the publishing affiliate of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, serves the metal forming and fabricating industry by publishing business-to-business magazines, e-newsletters, vendor directories, and Web sites.
Based in Rockford, Ill., FMA is a professional organization with more than 2,100 members working together to improve the metal forming and fabricating industry. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators and fabricating equipment manufacturers together through technology councils, educational programs, networking events, and the FABTECH® show. FMA also has a technology affiliate, the Tube & Pipe Association Intl. (TPA), which focuses on the unique needs of companies engaged in tube and pipe producing and fabricating.