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FMA Announces New Certification Program
Posted by MSC on November 3, 2008 at 5:19 PM.

The Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) has announced a new certification program for precision sheet metal operators for testing and validating their skills in sheet metal forming and fabricating. While welders in the industry have had certification programs available to them for proving their knowledge and expertise, the new Precision Sheet Metal Operator (PSMO) Level I Certification is the first to provide a comprehensive exam in the areas of shearing, sawing, press brake, turret punch press, laser cutting, and mechanical finishing.


The exam fee is $245 for FMA members and $345 for nonmembers. As a bonus, those who pass the exam will receive a one-year Basic (individual) membership in FMA. A special student rate of $95 is available, which includes a free one-year FMA Student membership. The certification is valid for three years. For more information, visit

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