FABTECH, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event attracts 50,000 attendees. The event runs November 6-9, 2017 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The show provides a venue to showcase latest industry products, developments, and solutions that are designed to improve business productivity and increase profitability.
Airgas, an Air Liquide company, and the leading U.S. supplier of industrial gases, welding technologies, and safety products, will be exhibiting at FABTECH® 2017. Airgas will debut new products at Booth #B27013, November 6-9 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Welding and fabrication experts will be on hand to discuss innovative systems available for rent, lease, and sale. Airgas will feature welding shielding gases available in all modes of delivery for use in arc welding and cutting processes. Customers will have an opportunity to review the company’s newest welding, industrial gas and safety products firsthand. he booth will showcase new products such as the multi-functional Machitech Automation pipe profiling system, which uses a Hypertherm plasma platform to cut everything from pipe and beams to flat plates. A Miller Weld Automation robotic welding system, vending solutions and the Radnor® line of products will be on display. And an OTC robotic system on a 30-foot slider — which can robotically weld multiple projects at the same time — will be welding unique giveaways throughout the conference.
IQMS, a leading manufacturing ERP software and manufacturing execution system (MES) authority, announced that IQMS CMO Steve Bieszczat and Northern Industrial Manufacturing Vice-President Jeff Hohlfeldt will jointly present at FABTECH 2017. Together, they will discuss real-world best practices that metal fabricators and manufacturers can employ to double plant output and ensure on-time delivery to drive growth. Bieszczat will begin by presenting manufacturers’ responses to a recent survey by IQMS about the key factors that drive their business growth. Hohlfeldt will then share insights on how Northern Industrial Manufacturing, a tier 1, 2, and 3 automotive supplier, has overcome its manufacturing challenges to sustain the GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award for the last four years. Additionally, Bieszczat and Hohlfeldt will review how creating a culture of excellence and workforce development are essential for driving quality.
KUKA Robotics Corporation along with KUKA Roboter GmbH, Augsburg Germany (part of the KUKA Aktiengesellschaft group of worldwide companies), ranks among the world’s leading suppliers of industrial robots and material handling vehicles. KUKA will be displaying comprehensive selections of robot components, welding robots, packages and solutions for attendees. When attendees visit KUKA booth B23055, they will have the opportunity to interact and learn more about KUKA and our ready2_use packages. These pre-configured solutions can be easily integrated in existing production environments, enhancing productivity and efficiency without extended or disruptive installation.
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) will present its innovative powder coating solutions during FABTECH 2017. Attendees are encouraged to visit booth # A6220 to hear from Axalta experts and learn about its product offering to the industry. Adam Genei, Owner of MobSteel and television star of History’s, Detroit Steel will sign autographs and engage in a Q&A session with attendees at the Axalta booth on Tuesday, November 7 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. “Axalta offers a suite of decorative, architectural, and functional powder coatings solutions to meet the needs of a wide spectrum of industries. The combined considerations of cost, environmental acceptability, and ease of use make Axalta powder coatings a great choice for the finishing industry,” said Marhya Evans, Axalta Mid-West Region Industrial Sales Manager, Powder Coatings.