FABTECH Canada 2018 - Booth 1082
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About the Event
FABTECH is the premier event for the metal fabricating industry. Since its debut in 1981, FABTECH
has grown from a regional trade show into North America’s largest and most authoritative event for
metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing. Only at FABTECH can you see world-class exhibits
showcasing high-tech metalworking machinery, network with industry professionals and learn the latest
techniques and trends from expert-led education sessions.
FABTECH's origin and continued strength are formed by the partnership of leading industry
associations. Cosponsors include the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, International, Elgin,
IL, SME, Dearborn, MI, the American Welding Society, Miami, FL, The Precision Metalforming
Association, Independence, OH and the Chemical Coaters Association, International, Taylor Mill, KY.
Together, FMA, SME, AWS, PMA and CCAI wield technical expertise and industry insight unmatched
among associations in the manufacturing sector. FABTECH’s mission is to bring buyers and sellers
together in a convenient venue to conduct business, make connections, share ideas, and learn from
one another. The event features technology-focused pavilions, interactive exhibit displays and special
events and attractions. FABTECH also offers a unique and highly immersive education experience.
Today, while the audiences have significantly grown and the technologies displayed on the show floor
have evolved, FABTECH continues to be at the forefront of serving the metal fabricating industry.
FABTECH exhibitors are leading original equipment manufacturers and importers of key manufacturing
technologies including metal forming, fabricating, tube & pipe, welding and finishing processes.
Annually, FABTECH exhibitors introduce hundreds of new products on the exposition floor. Among the
products and technologies being displayed are: additive manufacturing, arc welding, assembly, bending
& forming, brazing & soldering, business services, coil processing, cutting, fastening & joining,
finishing/paint & powder coating, finishing/plating, gases & gas equipment, hydroforming, inspection &
testing, job shop/contract mfg., lasers, lubrication, maintenance & repair, material handling, metal
suppliers, plate & structural fabricating, press brakes, punching, resistance welding, robotics, roll
forming, safety & environmental, saws, software, machine controls, stamping, thermal spraying, tool &
die, tooling, tube & pipe fabricating or welding and tube & pipe producing, waterjet, welding
consumables, and welding machines.
The FABTECH series of events welcomes more than 65,000 total visitors from over 90 countries every
year and serves the smallest job to the largest Fortune 500 manufacturer. High-level company
executives, manufacturing and engineering professionals and business owners from major industries,
including aerospace, agriculture, appliance, automotive OEMs and their suppliers, construction, heavy
equipment, military and defense, mining and utilities, recreational equipment, and non-automotive
transportation, attend FABTECH to discover new technologies and source products to improve their
business. Technical education sessions, dynamic keynotes, expert panel discussions and other special
events keep show visitors returning to FABTECH every year.
FABTECH is held annually in the United States, rotating between Las Vegas, Chicago and Atlanta.
FABTECH Mexico also occurs annually rotating between Mexico City and Monterrey and FABTECH
Canada occurs biennially in Toronto.