Trade Show


"The metal forming, fabricating and welding industry trade fair."
Fabtech Chicago is a platform where the industry comes together to see what’s now, what’s new and what’s next. It’s where connections are made and where deals get done. See cutting-edge exhibits, learn from expert-led education, network with peers and more.


  • Keynotes delivered by industry experts
  • Education on and beyond the show floor
  • Multiple networking opportuinities


10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (General)

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40000 Visitors
1000 ExhibitorsEstimated Count

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Trade Show
Industrial Engineering


11-14 Nov 2019 Interested
06-09 Nov 2017
09-12 Nov 2015
18-21 Nov 2013

Frequency Annual

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chantal bierchen Decoster

chantal bierchen Decoster

welding at belgium barista Jacksonville, United States
Anthony Arthur

Anthony Arthur

Sales manager/mechanical Engineer at Mewnex tools and equipment Takoradi, Ghana


Retail at None The Colony, United States
Shellie Allen

Shellie Allen

Produc at Wagstaff, Inc Spokane Valley, United States
nyamali tonia

nyamali tonia

Financial manager at walteinn limited Abuja, Nigeria
Manpreet Singh Jaura

Manpreet Singh Jaura

Proprietor at bant singh jewellers Mansa, India
Stig Rasmussen

Stig Rasmussen

Owner at Davox Johannesburg, South Africa

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22 Ratings 13 Reviews

User Reviews

4 Nov 2017 Edition Steve McBean Reviewed on 13 Nov 2017 General Manager at Jct Metals Inc.
Excellent show once again. I attended the event last year in Las Vegas, thought that was great show too. If possible should have a mapped layout prior to the show or at the doors when going into each area.

5 Nov 2017 Edition mike innes Reviewed on 17 Nov 2017 mr at U A L
Great saw vendors i need to talk to and new contacts for things wanted days to short I just have one day

5 Nov 2017 Edition Terry Jacobsen Reviewed on 13 Nov 2017 Tool and Die Maker at University of Notre Dame
It's the first one that I've attended. We got some good information from our visit. Thanks.

5 Nov 2017 Edition Walter Glogowski Reviewed on 10 Nov 2017 Individual
Great event, especially all the makers that were invited to attend

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Exhibitor Profile

Profile for exhibit include Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Aerospace, Agriculture, Appliance, Automotive, Chemical, Construction Products and Materials, Electronics & Electrical Products, Food Service and Processing, Furniture and Fixtures, Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning, Heavy Equipment, Job Shop/Contract Manufacturing, Medical, Metalworking, Military/Defense, Mining/Utilities/Power Generation, Recreational Equipment, Transportation.

Exhibitors List (past edition)

BoothExhibitor NameProducts & Services
-ABB Analytical MeasurementBerlin, USA Safeguard 400 Series, I/O Products, Operations Products(Compact Hmi 800), Ac 700f Controller, Medium Voltage Drives For Marine
-Anchor DanlyWindsor, Canada Materials, Steel Fabrications, Die Springs, Die Sets, hydraulic motors
-Alma Machinery Company, Inc.Ann Arbor, USA 200 Ton Minster Straight-Side Double. Crank Press, 60 Ton Niagara Straight-Side Double. Crank Press, 60 TON ROUSSELLE STRAIGHT SIDE, DOUBLE CRANK PRESS, 4000 LB CLARK PROPANE FORK LIFT TRUCK
-Alro Steel CorporationBoca Raton, USA Plasma Cutting Machine, Fasteners, Grinding Machine, Shearing Machine, Press Brake Machine
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