Events & Training for November 2013

Our Events & Training section lists surface finishing–related conferences, exhibitions, and training courses worldwide.

If you would like us to include a new event, please e-mail the details to Reginald Tucker, editor, at


2013 New England Surface Finishing Regional

08 November 2013

The New England Chapter of the National Association of Metal Finishers represents, MA, NH, VT,ME, RI, and CT. Our Philosophy and Purpose is to engage all Metal Finishers to communicate and share important information as an industry. Technical strategies, training materials, programs, processes and resources are just a few of the services the NAMF-NE offers for the successful growth of your business as well as the growth of the industry itself. Understanding the on going economic difficulties and environmental challenges in the Metal Finishing industry, NAMF-NE can help! We recommend and help implement important components of your daily business such as, planning strategies, waste treatment standards, “best practices” state and national legislation. Our meetings introduce you to the top business leaders in the Metal Finishing industry, in an effort to encourage communication, teamwork, community, values and excellence throughout New England.

Plymouth, Mass.

Electroplating Know-How Basics

12 November 2013 - 13 November 2013

A two-day training program in the basic principles of electroplating.

Buena Park, Calif.

FABTECH 2013 + Finishing Technologies Pavilion

18 November 2013 - 21 November 2013

North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event covering approximately 500,000 net square feet. FABTECH provides a convenient ‘one-stop shop’ venue where you can meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, and find the tools to improve productivity, increase profits and discover new solutions to all of your metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing needs.

Chicago, IL