Skip to content
SME Home Events Manufacturing Technology Series

Manufacturing Technology Series

Bringing together four strategic regional manufacturing events — HOUSTEX, EASTEC, SOUTHTEC, and WESTEC — under one umbrella.

A New Approach. Endless Opportunities.

The Manufacturing Technology Series creates a consistent platform to ensure an unparalleled experience, the Manufacturing Technology Series brings decision makers from diverse industries together with leading suppliers of advanced manufacturing technology, equipment and tooling.

Located in key manufacturing hubs, the Manufacturing Technology Series events showcase the latest equipment and processes along with breakthrough technologies associated with artificial intelligence, 3D printing/additive manufacturing, robotics, automation, and Big Data.

mts-logo-powered-by.png

A dynamic interactive experience offering:

  • Live, hands-on equipment demonstrations
  • New products and solutions
  • World-renowned keynote speakers and panel discussions with industry experts
  • Cutting-edge conference programming
  • Pavilions focused on key technologies
  • Networking with industry experts and peers

 

Series Snapshot

 

workforceicon.png

One Series, Four Events located in key manufacturing hubs

workforceicon.png

25,000+ manufacturing professionals and prospective buyers

workforceicon.png

1,400+ suppliers of technologies and solutions

workforceicon.png

Thousands of new products and solutions

 

By the Experts

SME and AMT have an extended history in strengthening the U.S. advanced manufacturing technology industry and its workforce. This partnership will take those efforts to a next level with face-to-face events keeping manufacturing ahead of the curve by providing a dynamic live platform that will drive collaboration and help manufacturers succeed.

 

Ideas and Solutions

Smaller, regional Manufacturing Technology Series events allow the conversation and connection between buyers and sellers to continue each year. This provides you with ongoing resources for finding manufacturing solutions that make your company, customers, employees and the industry stronger.

 

Flexible By Design

This is just the beginning. As your business evolves, so will we. The Manufacturing Technology Series is flexible by design, so we can adapt to changing trends and industry priorities. Tell us what you want and need — and where you want to be.

 

Upcoming Series Events

 

eastec-logo.png

September 24 - 26, 2019
Long Beach, CA

Event Details

eastec-logo.png

October 22 - 24, 2019
Greenville, SC

Event Details

eastec-logo.png

February 23-25, 2021
Houston, TX

Event Details

eastec-logo.png

May 11 - 13, 2021
West Springfield, MA

Event Details

 

Backed by Leadership

 

sandy-circle-pulled-quote.png

Sandra Bouckley
Executive Director and CEO

"Innovations in manufacturing technology are changing the way our industry develops products and serves our customers. The Manufacturing Technology Series from SME and AMT gives business leaders what they need to be successful today: opportunities to engage face-to-face in an ongoing cycle, providing concentrated, hands-on, direct learning and relationship building in each region of the country in which they do business.”

 

sandy-circle-pulled-quote.png

Doug Woods
President of AMT – The Association
For Manufacturing Technology

"Advances in technology are accelerating. Manufacturing is more personalized and customer-driven than ever before. Manufacturers must stay in tune with how these changes impact their businesses at the regional, national and global levels. AMT is proud to encourage technology awareness in important manufacturing locations across the country in this partnership with SME on the Manufacturing Technology Series.”

Previous Manufacturing Technology Series Events