finishing industry, FABTECH

FABTECH offers opportunities for those involved in the finishing industry to meet suppliers, explore the latest technologies and connect with industry experts and peers.
Photo Credit: All photos courtesy of CCAI

Looking for the newest innovations the finishing industry has to offer? From liquid and powder coatings to pretreatment technologies to auxiliary equipment, the Finishing Pavilion at FABTECH is the place to be. The show offers opportunities to meet suppliers, see the latest technologies, learn how to increase profits, and discover tools to improve productivity while networking with industry peers.

FABTECH 2022 will take place November 8-10 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. Finishers will benefit from a full conference program, exhibits, demonstrations and much more. Educational programming at FABTECH is coordinated by The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) and offers the perfect opportunity to learn more about the technologies featured on the show floor.

“CCAI is hosting its 13th Finishing Pavilion at FABTECH in November,” states Anne Goyer, CCAI Executive Director. “The growth of the pavilion and conference program for those interested in finishing allows attendees to see the latest in industrial finishing technology alongside valuable educational sessions. FABTECH is the place where industrial finishers gather every Fall.”

The Finishing Conference program features 19 sessions, comprised of nearly 40 presentations, offering a wide range of technical education–from basic to advanced–on topics for everyone involved in finishing technologies. The program is said to encompass a variety of segments, including pretreatment, masking and racking, powder and liquid coating, troubleshooting, curing and ovens, and measurement and testing equipment to name a few.  Within the 90-minute sessions, attendees will learn about advancements and new technologies that touch many aspects of the finishing industry. 

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CCAI’s Fab to Finish Production Experience allows attendees to follow a part through the entire production process on the show floor. 

In addition, FABTECH 2022 will feature the fifth installment of CCAI’s FAB to FINISH Production Experience, a program that offers show attendees the opportunity to see a part produced from fabrication to finishing first-hand. Participating vendors include Atotech USA, DuBois Chemicals, GAT Finishing Systems, Gema USA Inc., Henkel Corp., Nordson Corp., Quaker Houghton/SIFCO, Sames Kremlin and Trimac Industrial Systems.

For show updates, information about conference sessions and registration information, visit


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