Houston Bulk Materials Handling Society Sponsors Texas Powder & Bulk Solids Expo

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly incorporated Houston Bulk Materials Handling Society will sponsor UBM Canon's inaugural Powder & Bulk Solids (PBS) Texas tradeshow that will be held at the Reliant Center in Houston, from October 15-16, 2013. This event covers a range of product and service offerings for the manufacturing of food, petro-chemicals, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, fabricated metals, paint, cement/lime/asphalt and fertilizers.

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Within the Houston region, there are 406 chemical and 300 food manufacturing plants. The area is also home to 30% of the state's pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. With a population of 5.6 million, the Houston area produces 30% of Texas' total output and is second only to New York as the largest export region.

According to Jerry Lemire, the President of the Houston Bulk Materials Handling Society, "UBM Canon's expertise in producing successful, large tradeshow events ideally complements the Society's members' experience in serving the rapidly growing Texas process manufacturing market. We are pleased to support the event."

PBS Texas is one of UBM Canon's six co-located Texas Advanced Manufacturing tradeshows to provide a comprehensive manufacturing event for visitors and exhibitors. These events include AeroCon (aviation/aerospace), TexasPack (packaging), PLASTEC Texas (plastics), ATX Texas (automation technology), Design & Manufacturing Texas, in addition to PBS Texas (powder & bulk solids). More than 400 exhibiting companies are expected to showcase innovative new product and service offerings—which includes revolutionary categories such as 3D printing.

The PBS Texas event is also supported by the Process Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA).

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 Houston Bulk Materials Handling Society: The Houston Bulk Materials Handling Society was formed in 1989, to bring together vendors and engineers in the Houston and Texas Gulf Coast area, in order to enhance the knowledge of bulk solids handling equipment and techniques.  Throughout the history of the Society, monthly meetings have been held for social and continuing education opportunities, featuring discussions on the state of the art in bulk materials handling, via presentations by vendors, engineers, and other professionals in the field of bulk materials handling. They have provided scholarships to students. They have presented a biennial trade show, with exhibitors and speakers, to provide up-to-date information on bulk solids handling. For more information on Houston Bulk Materials Handling Society visit www.HBMHS.org.

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