adds comprehensive glossary to site

May 16, 2011

FMA Communications Inc. has announced the addition of a comprehensive industry glossary to its Web site,

The glossary, listed under the "Industry Directory" navigational tab or directly at, currently lists more than 570 industry terms with an estimated expansion to over 3,200 entries. Glossary terms also are listed in the articles on the site so visitors can learn more about a particular term. The goal is for the glossary to be the largest and most comprehensive available online in the industry.

"The glossary is a tremendous tool for newcomers to the metal forming and fabricating industry," said Jim Gorzek, associate publisher of FMA Communications Inc. "Visitors can now find a quick definition and then look for more in-depth knowledge using's robust search capabilities."

The metal forming and fabricating industry's leading online resource, attracts more than 120,000 unique visitors every month who are looking for articles, news, and products they need to operate and grow their businesses. adheres to the same editorial standards as all publications from FMA Communications, and content is divided into tech cells that allow visitors to zero in on their areas of interest.

FMA Communications Inc., the publishing affiliate of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, currently 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.