The Fabtech 2011 conference of the Chemical Coaters Association International, Taylor Mill, Ky., has added to its lineup of industrial finishing technologies sessions.

Set for November 14 through 17 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, Fabtech will offer 52 hours of presentations, including those on going green, energy and cost savings, and advancements in coatings technologies. Sessions will cover the basics of finishing processes, from powder and liquid coating to electrocoating and porcelain enamel. For more experienced finishers, advanced sessions include the finishing of large and heavy parts, case studies on powder coating systems, and structured troubleshooting in finishing processes.

Fabtech encompasses all metal-working technologies, which gives attendees the opportunity to attend conference sessions on metal-forming, fabricating, stamping, tube and pipe, and welding.

See the finishing technologies conference schedule by going to, and clicking on the show tab on the left side of the home page. CCAI members will receive a discount for registering early, and for registering for multiple sessions.