May 28, 2018


Toronto, Ontario (May 28, 2018) – FABTECH is a leading forum for the metal fabricating industry and has grown into North America’s largest and most renowned event for metal-forming, fabrication, welding, and finishing. Attendees will have access to a variety of technologies dedicated to forming and fabricating, tube and pipe, welding, thermal spray, and finishing.

“FABTECH Canada provides the CWB Group with a platform to educate and accelerate the future of welding in our country,” said Bill Gwynne, Vice-President, Industry Solutions at the CWB Group. “Through this initiative, schools across Canada are able to improve their productivity, and welder training.”

FABTECH is being held at the Toronto Congress Centre from June 12-14, 2018 and show floor admission is free before June 8, 2018, after which the cost is $50. There are various pricing options available for workshops and breakout sessions which can be found here. The event offers three full days of exhibits, educational sessions and networking opportunities with industry professionals and many takeaways for participants.

“Education is not a one size fits all program and neither is Acorn,” shared Trent Konrad, Acorn Adoption and Integration Specialist at CWB Group. “Courses can be configured to create a customized program or support any existing learning material.”

With the release of Acorn, CWB Group’s educational platform, CWB is able to approach classroom training with an innovative approach which encompasses strategies for enhanced knowledge, uptake, and retention. It is a flexible learning platform that can be adapted to existing training initiatives. With FABTECH focusing on solutions to advance businesses and careers, it provides the perfect stage for CWB Group’s Acorn program to be featured.

Through CWB Group’s vast array of educational materials, they remain committed to improving the state of welder education across the country and provide future welders with the tools needed to succeed in the industry.

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About CWB Education:

The CWB Group delivers education through CWB Education.  Developed and presented by experts in their field, CWB Education boasts several core products, resource publications and over 200 training courses supporting engineers, welding inspectors, supervisors, and welders. Whether you're looking to advance your career, upgrade your skills or simply get better at your job, CWB Education gives you that opportunity.