ED YOUDELL: President & CEO Fabricators & Manufacturers Association

Ed Youdell is the President & CEO of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association.  Ed Youdell joined the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association in 2007 as group publisher of FMA Communications, Inc. after serving more than 18 years in the publishing and trade show industries. He became president & CEO of FMA, FMA Communications, and FMA’s charitable foundation, Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs in December 2011.

Since becoming president, Ed Youdell co-founded Manufacturing Day — a national movement that annually showcases modern manufacturing to students, parents, teachers, and community leaders.

FMA was founded as the Fabricating Machinery Association Inc, a nonprofit and nonpartisan association, to provide information, ideas, and techniques for metal fabricators of all sizes.

The Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) is a professional organization with more than 2,500 individual and company members working together to improve the metal processing, forming, and fabricating industry. Membership spans the United States, Canada and Mexico, and reaches into more than 30 other countries.