SME to hold FABTECH 2010 at Georgia World Congress Center.
Press Release Summary:
May 6, 2010 - To be held in Atlanta, November 2-4, 2010, FABTECH 2010 is expected to draw 22,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibiting companies over more than 350,000 net sq ft of floor space. Event will feature nearly 2,000 pieces of equipment on show floor and over 500 new product debuts, along with 100 expert-led presentations. Finishing Technologies Pavilion, hosted by CCAI, will include liquid finishing, powder coating, curing, and plating technologies on display.
Original Press Release
FABTECH 2010 Coming to Atlanta
Press release date: May 5, 2010
The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International, headquartered in Rockford, Ill., USA, is a non-profit educational association dedicated exclusively to metal forming and fabricating professionals. Founded in 1970, it is considered the world's largest educational association for its industry, with 2,100 members worldwide. FMA provides in-depth technical information and educational opportunities through conferences, award-winning magazines, extensive research services, and co-sponsorship of the FABTECH International series. Visit FMA at http://www.fmanet.org. About SME
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers is the world's leading professional society supporting manufacturing education. Through its member programs, publications, expositions and professional development resources, SME promotes an increased awareness of manufacturing engineering and helps keep manufacturing professionals up to date on leading trends and technologies. Headquartered in Michigan, SME influences more than half a million manufacturing engineers and executives annually. The Society has members in 70 countries supported by a network of hundreds of chapters worldwide. Visit SME at http://www.sme.org. About AWS: The American Welding Society (AWS) was founded in 1919 as a multifaceted, nonprofit organization with a mission to advance the science, technology and application of welding and allied joining and cutting processes, including brazing, soldering, and thermal spraying. Headquartered in Miami, Florida and led by a volunteer organization of officers and directors, AWS serves more than 60,000 members worldwide and is composed of 22 Districts with 250 sections and student chapters. For more information, visit www.aws.org. About PMA: The Precision Metalforming Association is the full-service trade association representing the $113-billion metalforming industry of North America-the industry that creates precision metal products using stamping, fabricating, spinning, slide forming and roll forming technologies, and other value-added processes. Its nearly 1,000 member companies also include suppliers of equipment, materials and services to the industry. PMA leads innovative member companies toward superior competitiveness and profitability through advocacy, networking, statistics, the PMA Educational Foundation, FABTECH and METALFORM tradeshows, and MetalForming magazine. Visit www.pma.org About CCAI: The Chemical Coaters Association International is a technical and professional organization that provides information and training on surface coating technologies. CCAI's foundation is it's series of active local chapters across the U.S. that conduct technical meetings on all aspects of organic finishing. Chapters serve as an excellent forum to discuss regional concerns while offering outstanding networking opportunities for finishers and suppliers. CCAI works to raise the standards of finishing operations through educational meetings and seminars, training manuals, certification programs, and outreach programs with colleges and universities. Visit CCAI at www.ccaiweb.com. Contacts:
Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl.
PatL@fmanet.org Lori Ann Dick, APR
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
email@example.com Cindy Weihl
American Welding Society
305.443.9353, ext. 416
firstname.lastname@example.org Christie Carmigiano
Precision Metalforming Association
216.901-8880, ext. 105
email@example.com Anne Goyer
Chemical Coaters Association International