LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 100 new products are set to premiere at WESTEC 2015, the premier West Coast manufacturing event. The event will be held September 15-17 at the Los Angeles Convention Center and is expected to draw more than 10,000 attendees and 500 exhibiting companies, with the opportunity to provide a hands-on experience and information to key executives from hundreds of companies involved in the manufacturing industry.
"WESTEC is the perfect forum to debut the zCAT because the event draws high-level buyers and industry experts," said David Francis, president and CEO at Fowler High Precision. "We know that WESTEC attendees are keenly aware of the advantages of new technologies, such as the first portable DCC CMM (Direct Computer Control Coordinate Measuring Machine)."
WESTEC is recognized as a platform for companies to introduce their latest and greatest manufacturing products and processes, and this year's event will feature more than 250 products from 500 exhibitors. Featured technologies include: Assembly & Automation Equipment, CAD/CAM Systems, Cutting Tools, Electronic Manufacturing, Laser Systems, Machining Centers, Quality/Measurement Systems, Rapid/Additive Manufacturing, Robotics, and Waterjet Cutting, and many others.
"WESTEC has built a reputation as a showcase for companies who are innovators in manufacturing and are leading the evolution of the industry," said Janine Saperson, event manager, SME. "Attendees are looking for ways to grow and improve their business. WESTEC gives them the tools and information they need to do that."
A full list of new product introductions can be found on the WESTEC website at http://www.westeconline.com/new-products. The complete exhibitor list can be found at http://www.westeconline.com/exhibitors. For more information and to register for WESTEC 2015, please visit www.westeconline.com.
SELECT LIST OF EXHIBITING COMPANIES AND NEW PRODUCTS
BobCAD-CAM Inc. – Booth #1827 – BobCAD-CAM Version 28 – CNC software to help quickly design or import 2D and 3D parts and generate toolpaths for g-code programming.
Chevalier Machinery Inc. – Booth #1334– New EM Series – High-speed VMC.
EMAG LLC – Booth #1523 – VM Spindle Down Vertical Lathe – Platform for the low-cost production of small batches and complex geometries.
Everede Tool Company – Booth #2451 – Nine9 X060 Engraving Insert – Custom forms are now available in this indexable engraving tool that will replace solid carbide engraving tools with limitless variations.
Fowler Precision Instruments – Booth # 835 and zCAT Café – zCAT – The first portable direct computer control coordinate measuring machine.
NTK Cutting Tools – Booth #2239 – BIDEMICS – A new proprietary group of advanced composite cutting tool materials designed for machining Heat Resistant Alloys used in the aircraft and oil and gas industries.
Purple Platypus – Booth #2624 – Stratasys 3D Printers and Production Systems -- Test a product design's fit, form, and function within mere hours.
Refresh Your Memory Inc. – Booth #2055 – FactoryWiz Monitoring System – A CNC machine tool monitoring and data package with alarm notifications, view reports, and real-time status updates through a web browser or smartphone.
Shaviv USA – Booth #841 – TiN Coated Premium Deburring Kit – Contains durable TiN-coated blades that can deburr titanium, Inconel, and special metal alloys in the aerospace, die and mold, automotive and electronics industries as well as metal shops.
Scotchman Industries Inc. – Booth #2211 – SUP 500 NF Upcut Circular Cold Saw – Designed specifically for cutting non-ferrous material and capable of producing round cuts up to 7 inches in diameter and rectangular cuts up to 11.75 inches by 5 inches.
CECOR – Booth #411 – F23-S Filter – Water jet cutting and Sump Shark® cleaners for finer filtering of metalworking fluids.
For nearly 50 years, WESTEC, produced by SME, has been the West Coast's premier manufacturing event, attracting a broad cross-section of industry decision-makers in Southern California. The event brings together thousands of attendees, exhibitors and industry experts to evaluate and compare cutting-edge manufacturing equipment, advanced technologies, new products and applications. The three-day event influences buying decisions and showcases growth industries, such as aerospace, defense, industrial machinery, medical and more. For more information, please visit.westeconline.com.
SME connects all those who are passionate about making things that improve our world. As a nonprofit organization, SME has served practitioners, companies, educators, government and communities across the manufacturing spectrum for more than 80 years. Through its strategic areas of events, media, membership, training and development, and the SME Education Foundation, SME is uniquely dedicated to the advancement of manufacturing by addressing both knowledge and skills needed for the industry. Follow @SME_MFG on Twitter or facebook.com/SMEmfg.