Furnaces North America 2014 (FNA 2014), presented by the Metal Treating Institute (MTI) in partnership with Industrial Heating, is the industry’s marquee event in 2014. Started in 1995, FNA 2014 brings CEOs and top executives from over 40 states and 10 countries together for energetic and engaging networking between supplier and heat treater and education.


Networking is King

At FNA, attendees experience a set of exciting social functions that allow CEOs and other executives to connect and discuss the new ideas they learn during conference. They also share daily experiences in dealing with issues like energy, employment, maintenance, compliance and equipment purchases. FNA social events also help suppliers get away from the trade-show booth and listen to heat treater’s needs in a more informal environment. This provides suppliers an opportunity to serve the heat treater better and develop products for their specific needs. 


Learning that Lasts

At FNA, the technical conference is produced by a team of heat treaters and suppliers who analyze technical-presentation applications to select the best 35 hours of training. These sessions provide the latest on trends, technology and information on topics including energy savings, 2759 compliance, heat-treating systems, furnace equipment, planning/modeling and maximizing productivity. You will also hear the latest developments in surface treatments, vacuum and induction technologies. Knowledge is critical to the success of a heat-treat line, and FNA’s technical sessions bring the key topics to every show.


Business that Connects

The most active part of any FNA experience is the exhibition. With over 150 top suppliers in every facet of heat treating, this is where the daily needs of heat treaters are fulfilled. On the show floor, heat treaters and suppliers connect to learn about each other, what heat treaters are challenged with and how suppliers can solve those issues. The trade show is a must for any owner, general manager, plant manager, maintenance manager, quality manager or production manager.

The most successful companies in the industry are successful because they have a keen understanding of what the business climate is around them. They also have a fresh perspective each year on where they need to be headed. That understanding and perspective comes from getting outside their business to network with other industry professionals away from the day-to-day grind. FNA 2014 will provide the networking, technical training and business connections you need to help build a bright future for your company.

Take the opportunity to attend FNA 2014 Oct. 7-8 in Nashville, Tenn. Visit www.furnacesnorthamerica.com for more information and/or for registration, which opens May 1. If you have any questions, contact the FNA Show Office at 904-249-0448 or fna@heattreat.net.