The FABRICATOR

The FABRICATOR is North America's leading magazine for the metal forming and fabricating industry. The magazine delivers the news, technical articles, and case histories that enable fabricators to do their jobs more efficiently. The FABRICATOR has served the industry since 1971.

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E-mailed once a month, Fabricating Update alerts you to new content on thefabricator.com. This includes the latest industry articles, news and product information, FABTECH updates, special events and opportunities, and thoughts from Dan Davis, Editor in Chief of The FABRICATOR.

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The FABRICATOR is North America's leading magazine for the metal forming and fabricating industry. The magazine delivers the news, technical articles, and case histories that enable fabricators to do their jobs more efficiently. The FABRICATOR has served the industry since 1971.

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Meet the Editors

Dan Davis is editor-in-chief of The FABRICATOR, the industry’s most widely circulated metal fabricating and forming magazine, and its sister publications, STAMPING Journal , The Tube & Pipe Journal, and Practical Welding Today. He has been with the publications since April 2002.

He has written about U.S. manufacturing trends and issues for more than 20 years. Before coming to The FABRICATOR, he has covered appliance manufacturing, the finishing industry, and manufacturing and business software development. As a trade journal editor. he has traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and Europe, visiting manufacturing facilities and attending the world’s most important manufacturing events.

He is a 1990 Louisiana State University journalism graduate. He lives with his wife and two children in Crystal Lake, Ill.

Davis can be reached at dand@thefabricator.com.

Tim Heston, The FABRICATOR’s senior editor, has covered the metal fabrication industry since 1998, starting his career at the American Welding Society’s Welding Journal . Since then he has covered the full range of metal fabrication processes, from stamping, bending, and cutting to grinding and polishing.

He joined The FABRICATOR’s staff in October 2007. Since then his technical articles, case studies, and company profiles have won national and regional awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors.

He is a 1996 graduate of Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

Heston can be reached at timh@thefabricator.com.