UBM Canon Brings Wide-Ranging Advanced Manufacturing Event to Houston

Lineup of six co-located B-to-B exhibitions set for Reliant Center

Sep 12, 2013, 10:00 ET from UBM Canon

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International event organizer UBM Canon is bringing its renowned advanced manufacturing exhibitions to the Reliant Center, in Houston, Texas October 15-16, 2013. The company first introduced its co-located shows to the Texas marketplace in 2012, when it launched in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Now it opens in Houston next month with TexasPack for packaging, Design & Manufacturing Texas serving design and project engineers, ATX Texas for automation technology, AeroCon for the aviation and defense industries, PLASTEC Texas for plastics, and PTX/PBS Texas for process technology, all brought together to cover a wide range of manufacturing.

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New at this year's event is the Tech Theater, with free presentations on 3D printing, lean manufacturing, a panel on workforce and industry challenges in Texas, a talk on what materials and technology NASA will be needing in the future, and more.

The Houston Seminars Series will offer 2-hour, bite-size sessions on a number of technology topics, including product design, robotics, and six sigma for the factory floor. Also, in conjunction with PLASTEC Texas, a conference on Medtech Polymers is being offered, as well as an extensive Powder & Bulk Solids conference for the PTX/PBS audience.   

These co-located manufacturing events will serve the Texas market by rotating between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth, returning to the Fort Worth Convention Center in May 2014.

About UBM Canon

UBM Canon is the leading producer of face-to-face 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 pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, packaging, design engineering, process technology, automated assembly, electronics, quality control, plastics processing, aerospace, and sustainability segments.