Green Manufacturer magazine, published by FMA Communications Inc. (FMAC), affiliate of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association (FMA), received a national 2011 Azbee Award of Excellence — Gold Award in the New Publication category for best new magazine from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). FMA has its headquarters on Featherstone Road in Rockford.
FMAC also received a national Azbee award in the Technical Article category and five Midwest region awards. ASBPE’s annual Awards of Excellence competition recognizes the best in editorial, design and online achievement in the B2B arena.
“For Green Manufacturer to be recognized nationally by the ASBPE as the gold winner for best new magazine is an amazing accomplishment, said Ed Youdell, group publisher for FMAC. “I am proud of the work that our editors, graphic artists, audience development professionals and sales team have produced to receive this important recognition.”
Launched in 2010, Green Manufacturer is a bimonthly magazine that covers the process applications, products and opportunities for manufacturers to run an effective green operation.
FMAC received a second national Azbee in the Technical Article category for the “Pulsed GTAW for Stainless Steel” article appearing in the April/May 2010 issue of TPJ-The Tube and Pipe Journal, a publication for tube and pipe suppliers, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and fabricators.
At the regional level, Green Manufacturer was honored with two Midwest region Azbee awards in the Case History and Editor’s Letter categories, while The FABRICATOR magazine, North America’s leading magazine for the metal forming and fabricating industry, received recognition in the Regular Column, Editor’s Letter and Case History categories.
From the Aug. 17-23, 2011, issue