Honourable Minister Gary Goodyear to Open UBM Canon's Toronto Advanced Manufacturing Expo

Mar 19, 2013, 14:30 ET from UBM Canon

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State, Science and Technology for the Federal Economic Agency for Southern Ontario, will deliver the opening address at UBM Canon's Toronto Advanced Manufacturing Expo on May 14, 2013 at the Toronto Congress Centre. His address (which begins at 9:30 AM) will cover important topics of innovation and technology for Canada's $562 billion manufacturing economy which employs nearly 1.5 million workers. (Source: Industry Canada)

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UBM Canon's Toronto Advanced Manufacturing Expo co-locates five tradeshows to provide a comprehensive manufacturing event for visitors and exhibitors. These events include PACKEX (packaging), Plast-Ex (plastics), ATX (automation technology), PTX/PBS (powder and bulk solids process manufacturing) and Design & Manufacturing. In its most recent 2011 Toronto event, more than 900 exhibitors participated and conducted more than 30,000 face-to-face meetings with show attendees. In 2012, UBM produced a highly successful advanced manufacturing event in Montreal.

For more information about UBM Canon's Toronto Manufacturing Expo, visit http://www.canontradeshows.com/expo/location_na_toronto.html

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 Minster Gary Goodyear: Please see the Minister's website http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/bio.asp?id=71