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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

November 11-13, 2014

Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA

Show Hours:
Tuesday, November 11
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 12
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 13
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

North America's largest metalforming, fabricating, welding and finishing event lands in Atlanta, November 11-13, at the beautiful Georgia World Congress Center. More than 1400 exhibitors occupying in excess of 500,000 sq. ft. of space will welcome some 27,000 attendees.

In addition to the 1400-plus booths and more than 100 education sessions that comprise FABTECH, attendees are invited to attend several special events. The first such event occurs Tuesday morning, November 11, from 9:00 to 10:00—a presentation by Cindy Marsiglio, vice president, U.S. manufacturing for Walmart. Her talk, Creating U.S. Jobs and Bringing Manufacturing Home, focuses on the need to "rebuild the middle class and provide customers with the best possible prices and quality." That’s a theme that should ring true for all FABTECH attendees.


What’s Next: Mobile & Wearable Technology’s Impact on the Manufacturing Industry
Booth B1324


Join Plex at our Brew and View presentation Tuesday, November 11, from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm in Room C101 as Plex Vice President of Development Jason Prater discusses the significant impact that technology has had on today’s manufacturing environment and how cloud, mobile and wearables are paving the way for the future of manufacturing.
Register Now.

Schuler, Booth B1428


Schuler’s reliable ServoDirect Technology is proven globally. Contact our experts to learn how you can invest in your future with a business strategy that competes on quality with higher throughput. Gain flexibility and credibility with your customers with better results on the bottom line. The payback is in your future. Visit Schuler at FABTECH Booth B1428.


Why wait 'til the show? Start
your SEYI Booth Experience Now.
Booth B1401


Our FABTECH pre-show page sets the stage for all of the live servo press demonstrations, show specials, and new developments to be onsite in booth B1401. Start now to learn more about servo press technology and get answers to the question, "Is servo right for me?" Visit our quick delivery list and get show specials during our year-end inventory reduction. See how SEYI is innovating its product and market support to provide a better customer experience, no matter where in the world business takes you.
Start here.

Learn Best Practices from the Metalforming Pioneer Companies at FABTECH

Join us at the Metalforming Pioneer Company Panel Discussion, taking place during the FABTECH Expo on Tuesday, November 11 from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center, Room B302. There is no cost to attend the event, but space is limited.
    This special panel will feature presentations from Metalforming Pioneer Companies: E.J. Ajax, Diemasters Manufacturing, and Marlin Steel Wire Products. These companies have been recognized by the PMA Educational Foundation's "Metalforming Pioneer Award Program." Established through a grant from the Hitachi Foundation, this program identifies companies that combine successful business results through well-defined values, culture, policies, practices and investments, with exemplary workforce development practices resulting in skill/career advancement, efficiencies for the company and recognition in the community.
    Attend this workshop to learn more about these best practices and how your company can apply these concepts to model similar programs to meet your specific needs.
    Click here to register online and view the event webpage or contact Dave Sansone at 216/901-8800 or dsansone@pma.org with questions.


Epicor, Booth B4925


At FABTECH 2014, Epicor Software will showcase the following manufacturing solutions in booth #B4925: Epicor ERP version 10 and Mattec MES.

Epicor ERP 10 is twice as fast and four times as scalable as previous releases, and can be delivered on-premise, hosted or in the cloud (SaaS).

Mattec MES is available by itself or as an add-on. It provides real-time machine performance data for use in improving productivity, eliminating machine downtime, unlocking hidden manufacturing capacity and reducing overall inventory and labor costs.

Komatsu America Industries,
Booth B1547


Visit the Komatsu booth in FABTECH's METALFORM technology area to watch servo-press technology in action. Learn how new die cushions are able to take advantage of the controlled slide velocity of a servo and synchronize timing between slide position and cushion tonnage/stroke. Digital technology replaces guesswork for cushion setting. On the fabricating front, Komatsu displays its Twister cutting machine and its Quick Gas option. Quickly changeover from cutting 1/8- to 1-in. steel with fine plasma to oxyfuel cutting 2-in. plate with a mere 30-sec. nozzle change.

MJC Engineering will be exhibiting at Booth B1112.
Come and visit us!

MJC Engineering

MJC Engineering and Technology is one of the world leaders in spinning and flow-forming machines, MJC is also the largest retrofitting company of CNC metal forming machines in the USA. MJC machines are made in the USA, using high-end American made parts so our machines are built to last. Service and Technical Support are provided from our facility in Southern California.

For more information, please come see us in our booth and have a chat with our representatives. Contact us:
Tel: (714) 890-0618 • Fax: (714) 895-3561

Immersion Learning at the Education Program

FABTECH offers an array of educational programs—more than 100 technical, operational, economic and managerial sessions where attendees can learn from top industry experts. With sessions designed for process, design and production engineers, plant managers, job-shop owners and corporate management, FABTECH provides valuable learning experience to benefit every member of your team. View the program overview.

FABTECH Women’s Networking Breakfast

WiM logoOn Tuesday, November 11 from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. in the Terraces Restaurant, 4th Floor, Building B of the Georgia World Congress Center, attend a women’s networking breakfast celebrating the importance of women in the manufacturing sector. This event aims to foster relationships and dialogue between supporters and practitioners in the field. Space is limited—please RSVP by visiting www.womeninmanufacturing.org/events/breakfast. This event is sponsored by the American Welding Society, Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Precision Metalforming Association and Women in Manufacturing. Also, don't forget to visit Women in Manufacturing's booth B1660.


Meet Cy-Laser America at
FABTECH 2014, Booth B5065


Witness the fiber laser technology and creativity of Italy that is impressing fabricators across North America.

See our advanced solid-state CY2DL3015 end-loading patented system in action, featuring a 5.0 kW high-quality laser beam, cutting 0.99 in. (25mm) carbon steel.

Learn about our soon-to-be-announced demo facility and tech center in metropolitan Detroit. It will be a showcase for advanced fiber laser technology, product development and collaborative customer service.

Cy-Laser cutting systems outperform conventional CO2 lasers and fiber lasers from other providers, both on the shop floor and on the bottom line. Since 2004, your partner in fiber laser cutting.

Stock and Die Lubrication Techniques
Pax Product; Booth B1516

Pax Products

Pax Products will be demonstrating different methods of performing both stock and in-die lubrication. The animated display will show a variety of ways to incorporate lubrication directly into the die and methods of spraying extremely thin and thick lubricants. Many of the demonstrated methods can be utilized with both new and with existing lubrication systems. www.PaxProducts.com

Hydraulic Quick Die Change Systems, Booth B1147


With 50 years of experience clamping dies, Hilma/Roemheld provides safe, reliable hydraulic die clamping systems that offer faster turnaround, reduced labor costs, consistent part quality, and a broad range of clamps, die lifters, hydraulic circuits, pumps and other products for quick die change. Visit us at FABTECH, Booth B1147.


Visit the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) at Booth B1553 and enter to win an iPad Mini! PMA is a full-service trade association representing the $113-billion metalforming industry of North America, with a mission to shape the environment of the Metalforming industry, leading innovative member companies toward superior competitiveness and profitability. www.pma.org


What can IDEAL do for you?
Come visit with us at FABTECH
Booth C-1266!

Ideal Welding Systems

IDEAL Welding Systems will be demonstrating CSR102, our automatic resistance welding machine for both sheet metal and wire components, which is ideally suitable for reliable repetitive resistance welding operations by offering quick setup times, high quality welding using MFDC, and repeatability. We’ll also display some of our butt welding and band saw welding equipment. Our team of IDEAL personnel will be ready to help with all your questions.

E5x Servo-Electric Turret Punch Press, Booth B2725


Prima Power introduced Servo-Electric punching in 1998. The E5x offers the industry's latest punching technology in a flexible and affordable package. The E5x delivers energy savings and ergonomics with superb accuracy and productivity. Prima Power's Tulus software (HMI) with touch screen panel ensures fast set up and convenient operation.

For additional information contact: www.primapower.com

Visit PMA at Booth B1553
to find out how we can work
for you!


Visit PMA at Booth B1553 to find out how we can work for you! Middle-market manufacturers of metal parts, assemblies and end products, along with Tier-1 manufacturers and OEMs look to the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) to help connect them with the right people, information and services to grow their businesses and ultimately, make them more profitable.

www.pma.org | info@pma.org

Attend EDA and Lead Your Business Toward Superior Competitiveness and Profitability

PMA is proud to be hosting the first annual Executive Development Academy (EDA) to support the industry's leaders as they build, lead and sustain innovative organizations. During this boot camp, taking place January 7-9, 2015 in Tampa, FL, manufacturing executives will hone their skills while getting briefed on the latest technology and trends impacting their businesses. Register today!


See also: Plex Systems Inc., Prima Power North America, Inc., Schuler Incorporated, SEYI America, Inc., Epicor Software Corporation, Komatsu America Industries, LLC Press Technology Division, MJC Engineering & Technology, Inc., CY-LASER America LLC, Pax Products, Inc., HILMA Div. of Carr Lane Roemheld, Ideal Industries Inc.

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