FABTECH 2016, which ran from November 16 to 19, welcomed 1,500 exhibiting companies and a total of 31,110 attendees from over 120 countries.Held in the Las Vegas Convention Center, the show used more than 575,000 net square feet of exhibit space. The event covers various industrial processes, but features an extensive section dedicated to finishing technologies.  FABTECH 2017 will take place Nov. 6 to 9, 2017, at McCormick Place in Chicago. www.fabtechexpo.com