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FABTECH FINISHING Conference Program

FABTECH offers an array of educational programs to enhance your career or business! With 100+ targeted technical, operational, economic, and managerial sessions, you’ll discover the solutions you need to advance your career and your business. You’ll network with peers, learn from top industry experts, exchange best practices, and explore the latest technology and advancements in the industry.

FABTECH Call for Papers is Open!

CCAI is looking for presentations in the following areas, however, all abstracts will be considered: 
  • Presentations that cover the basics:  pretreatment, finishing substrates, paint & powder coating application, paint & powder materials, types of curing, etc.
  • Presentations that cover innovations in finishing
  • Troubleshooting
  • Reducing Operation Costs
  • Budgeting for a New Finishing System
  • Energy Efficiencies

This is a great way to gain exposure for your company although, keep in mind that these presentations must be non-commercial! 

Click on this link to access the Call for Speakers system, FABTECH 2014 Call for Speakers. You will need to scroll down to the log in information.

Finishing Conference Program
The complete lineup of targeted technical, operational, economic and managerial sessions for FABTECH 2014 in Atlanta will be made available for registration in July 2014.


From process, design and production engineers to line workers, plant managers, job shop owners and corporate management, FABTECH provides a valuable learning experience to benefit every member of your team.  If you are involved in FINISHING, you need to be here!



The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Int’l (FMA), Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Precision Metalforming Association (PMA), and Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI), co-sponsor the sessions on cutting, finishing, forming & fabricating, management, stamping, and tube & pipe. All sessions are two hours in length, offering practical knowledge you can use right away. Sessions with Tech Tours combine classroom instruction followed by expert-led guided tours on the show floor to see technology operating in designated booths.

The American Welding Society (AWS) presents a comprehensive lineup of welding education. Led by the industry’s top professionals, programs focus on best practices and new commercial developments in welding and thermal spray. Events include conferences, seminars, RWMA Resistance Welding School, professional program, society events, and more.

Complete conference programming information will be available in early summer. Check back for updates.