Toronto Congress Centre | March 22 - 24, 2016

fabtech canada conference program

FABTECH Canada is the largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, offering an array of educational programs to enhance your career or business! With 20+ 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 peer, learn from top industry experts, exchange best practices and explore the latest technology and advancements in the industry.


The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Int’l (FMA), SME, Precision Metalforming Association (PMA), American Welding Society (AWS) and Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI), co-sponsor the sessions on cutting, finishing, forming & fabricating, management, job shop solutions, automation & robotics, stamping, welding and tube & pipe. All sessions are two hours in length, offering practical knowledge you can use right away.


Who Should Attend

From process, design and production engineers to plant managers, job shop owners and corporate management, FABTECH Canada provides a valuable learning experience to benefit every member of your team.

2016 Show Dates

Tuesday, March 22:
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, March 23:
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday, March 24:
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


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Lean & ½ Day Management Workshops

TWI Lean ½ Day Workshop

Training Within Industry (TWI) is a dynamic program of hands-on learning and practice, teaching essential skills for supervisors, team leaders, and anyone who directs the work of others. Learn more

Innovation and Team Building Strategies ½ Day Workshop

Innovation is a real, timely issue; it’s critical to thriving in today’s ever-changing global business environment. Be challenged in how you think about innovation & teams. Learn more

Lean Management Sessions
  • F21: Lean Principle: Strategic Planning And Organizational Alignment
  • F31: New Lean Job Shop: Improve Your “Bottom Line” With Better Quoting, Estimating And Scheduling Strategies
  • F41: New Lean Principles and Tools for Automating the Factory Shop Floor
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Technical Sessions

Forming & Fabricating Sessions
  • F12: Maximizing Your Press Brakes
  • F22: Optimizing Production on Your Punching Machine
  • F32: Bending Optimization Solutions
  • F42: Improving Your Tube Bending Operation
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Welding Sessions
  • W10: ASME Section IX, B31.1 & B31.3 Code Clinic
  • W20: ASME Section IX, B31.1 & B31.3 Code Clinic
  • W30: ASME Section IX, B31.1 & B31.3 Code Clinic
  • W40: API 1104 Code Clinic
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Finishing Sessions
  • C10: Power Coating Basics
  • C20: The Future of Liquid Industrial Finishing
  • C30: Old vs. New: Are You Ready for Pre-treatment Change?
  • C40: The Secrets of Purchasing a Finishing System
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Laser / Cutting Sessions
  • F10: Laser system solutions for joining applications
  • F20: Laser advancements for fabricators
  • F40: Cutting; Best Practices & Solutions
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Stamping Sessions
  • S30: The Influence of Material Properties on Die Design and Metal Stamping Processes
  • S40: Guidelines for Stamping Aluminum Alloys-Challenges and Practical Solutions
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Additive Manufacturing Sessions
  • F13: NEW Additive Manufacturing Overview for Fabricators
  • F23: NEW Additive Manufacturing Tooling Aids
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