Laser welding/fabricating in Chicago

August 20, 2007--FABTECH Int'l/AWS Welding Show in Chicago is expected to be 35% larger than the 2005 show

August 20, 2007--FABTECH Int'l/AWS Welding Show returns to McCormick Place in Chicago this year. Taking place November 11-14, it is the largest event in North America dedicated to showcasing a full spectrum of metal forming, fabricating, welding, stamping, and tube & pipe equipment and technology.

The event is expected to bring in an estimated 25,000 attendees and 1000 exhibitors covering 475,000 square feet of exhibit space.

Event highlights include a leadership summit (November 12) on "Addressing the shortage of skilled workers in U.S. manufacturing;" an executive forum breakfast (November 13) on "How manufacturers can find growth opportunities in the new economy;" and a laser cutting certificate program running November 12-14.

For more details, visit www.sme.org/fabtech, www.fmafabtech.com, or www.aws.org/show.

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