SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) and (Federal Economic Agency for Southern Ontario) will deliver the opening address at UBM Canon's Canadian Advanced Manufacturing Expo on May 14, 2013 at 9:30 AM at the Toronto Congress Centre. He will speak about innovation in technology and highlight some of the Canadian Government's key programmes designed to improve Canada's $562 billion manufacturing economy, which employs nearly 1.5 million workers (Source: Industry Canada).
UBM Canon's Canadian Advanced Manufacturing Expo returns to Toronto after its highly successful launch in 2011, followed by a similar launch in Montreal in 2012. The Toronto event co-locates five tradeshows, along with seminars, industry speakers, and Product Teardowns, to provide a comprehensive manufacturing event for visitors and exhibitors. These expositions include PACKEX (packaging), Plast-Ex (plastics), ATX (automation technology), PTX/PBS (powder and bulk solids process manufacturing) and Design & Manufacturing. More than 575 exhibiting companies will be showcasing innovative new product and service offerings—which includes cutting-edge categories such as 3D printing.
The event is supported by the Packaging Association of Canada, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association and the Canadian Process Control Association.
About UBM Canon: UBM Canon is the leading producer of trade events and media brands that support the flow of information, commerce, and innovation in the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing sector, including the medical device, packaging, design engineering, process technology, automated assembly, electronics, quality control, and plastics processing segments.
About Minister Gary Goodyear: Please click to view to the Minister's website.
SOURCE UBM Canon