John Sprovieri, editor in chief of ASSEMBLY Magazine, invites the industry back to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL to attend this premier show, which will be packed with events and networking opportunities based on direct feedback from the industry. There will be two keynote speakers who will share their insights on the current state and future state of U.S. manufacturing. Keynote speakers are:
- Daniel J. Meckstroth, Ph.D., vice president and chief economist for the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity & Innovation (MAPI), will present on Tuesday, October 29th. He will cover a variety of economic issues, including the resurgence of the automotive industry, the reshoring of jobs, and the increasing investment in robotics.
- Michael F. Molnar, director of the Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office and chief manufacturing officer of the National Institute of Standards and Technology will present on Wednesday, October 30th. He will focus mainly on bringing jobs back to the United States.
The show also offers multiple showcase theater presentations that will discuss the latest technological advances. Taking place right on the show floor, these free educational sessions will be presented by leading technology companies, including Panasonic Assembly Tools, Nordson EFD, Dymax Corp., Desoutter Industrial Tools, Henkel Corp., eFlex Systems, Czuba Enterprises, as well as industry associations including the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing, The Illinois Science and Technology Coalition and the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center.
In addition there will be an expansive expo hall where thousands of industry professionals will find today's premier industry suppliers, experience hands-on demonstrations of working equipment, and meet with forward-thinking assembly providers. Hundreds of leading industry companies will display the latest technology advances in robotics, plastics assembly equipment, conveyors and much more, including sponsors Ingersoll Rand, ATI Industrial Automation, PROMESS, Panasonic, eFlex Systems, DYMAX, Desoutter and Nordson EFD.
The ASSEMBLY Show is sponsored by ASSEMBLY ( www.assemblymag.com), a monthly trade magazine read by 56,000 engineers and managers responsible for manufacturing and designing cars, computers, catheters, coffee makers, etc. ASSEMBLY covers the processes, technologies and strategies for joining discrete parts into finished products. The event is produced by BNP Media ( www.bnpmedia.com), one of the country's leading business-to-business media companies serving professionals across 50+ industries. For more information and to register to attend, visit www.theassemblyshow.com.
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