FABTECH brings a wealth of innovation and technology solutions to Chicago, IL November 9-12, 2015. The four day show will cover 550,000+ net square feet of floor space throughout the North Building, Halls B1, B2 and Hall C1, and South Building, Halls A1 and A2 at McCormick Place. More than 40,000 attendees and over 1,500 exhibiting companies are expected to gather once again celebrating metal manufacturing at its best. The event also provides learning opportunities beyond the show floor with over 100 educational sessions and expert-led presentations covering the latest trends and technology in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.

FABTECH 2015 Location

McCormick Place
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60616 

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FABTECH 2014 Recap

The recently concluded event brought an abundance of new technologies, prominent speakers along with record breaking attendance. Read the full story here.


New Research Out on Manufacturing Skills Gap: How FABTECH Fights the Trend

New research has been published by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute this week regarding manufacturing in the United States. The two parallel studies, The Skills Gap in U.S. Manufacturing: 2015 and Beyond and Overwhelming Support: Public Opinions on the Manufacturing Industry, observe and reflect on the fact that the skills … More

Boston Consulting Group Study Predicts Rise of the Robots

A new report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) predicts that the next decade will see “more robots where factory works used to be.” The research, released today, shows that a cheaper and more efficient robotic workforce will cut manufacturing costs for corporations in the U.S. and around the world.  Here … More

FABTECH 2014 Brings Top Manufacturing Leaders from Around the Globe to Atlanta

New Technologies and Prominent Speakers Among Show Highlights; Crowded Show Floor and Brisk Sales Point to Continued Resurgence of Manufacturing (Atlanta, November 19, 2014) The depth and breadth of manufacturing’s reach into the U.S. and global economies was on display at the recent FABTECH 2014 exposition and conference in Atlanta. … More

FABTECH Day 3 Highlights

The last day of FABTECH started with a bang with our last keynote presentation- “Transforming your Manufacturing Business for the Digital Age,” with Google for Work’s Head of Manufacturing, Mike Walton. Google for Work is designed to help businesses “bring technology to their business so people can work together, from … More

FABTECH Day 2 Highlights

What a stellar second day! FABTECH is dedicated to making your attendee experience unique by offering awesome speakers and panels. Yesterday, we opened with a presentation by Wal-Mart VP for Manufacturing Cindi Marsiglio, and later, our “Bridging the Skills Gap with Veterans” panel. This morning, we opened bright and early … More