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.


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

FABTECH 2014 Special Events Panelist pens Atlanta Journal Constitution Op-Ed

The following article, “Employ our veterans”, was written by Steve Nowlan and printed in the Atlanta Journal Constitution on November 12, 2014. Nowlan was a panelist on FABTECH 2014 Special Event, “Bridging the Skills Gap with Veterans.” For many men and women of the U.S. military, the fight continues long … More

FABTECH Day 1 Highlights

Happy first day of FABTECH! This morning, we opened up with a keynote presentation by Cindi Marsilgio, the VP for U.S. Manufacturing at Wal-Mart. Marsiglio discussed Wal-Mart’s new manufacturing initiative. The retailer has pledged to buy $250 billion of products made in the USA over ten years to encourage the … More