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The FABRICATORÂ® is North America's leading magazine for the metal forming and fabricating industry. Published monthly, it covers technology for the worldwide metal fabricating industry.
Serving the industry since 1971, The FABRICATOR's goal is to disseminate objective information about modern metal forming and fabricating techniques, machinery, tooling, and management concepts. Feature articles include how-to, case studies, and trends & technologies content.
The FABRICATOR is the official publication of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association (FMA) and of FABTECH Â® International. Subscriptions are free to qualified persons in North America involved in metal forming and fabricating, and subscriptions outside the U.S. are available for a fee.
January 6, 2016
|A “digital thread” runs through FABTECH, North America’s largest metal fabrication show
FABTECH broke records again in 2015, drawing more attendees and exhibitors than ever. One theme this year seemed to pervade the event. It relates to what keynote speaker Karen Kerr, director of advanced manufacturing at GE Ventures, called a “digital thread” through the manufacturing supply chain.
March 3, 2014
|About growing the economic pie
At The FABRICATOR's Leadership Summit, held last week in Austin, Texas, industry executives talked about growing the economic pie. One keynote speaker recalled how his business effectively grew the pie, thanks to open book management.