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Four Strategic Events. One Transformative Experience.

Each Manufacturing Technology Series event draws together key decision makers, major tool and technology suppliers and thought leaders from across a broad spectrum of manufacturing disciplines for an unparalleled three-day experience.

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Four Regions. One Mission.

By creating opportunities for connection — makers and users, thinkers and doers, sellers and buyers — our events have a role in advancing manufacturing progress.

The Manufacturing Technology Series connects decision makers from diverse industries with leading suppliers of advanced manufacturing technology, equipment and tooling. Now we are bringing together these four leading manufacturing events within one unified identity.

Event Features

SOUTHTEC Technology Exhibits

Technology Exhibits

Discover new technologies and innovative solutions. SOUTHTEC showcases the people and technologies leading Southeastern manufacturing.

SOUTHTEC Keynote Presentation

Keynote Presentations

Exclusive insight from industry experts including Ford, Stellantis, GM, Gartner, UCLA, South Carolina MEP, MFG USA and more.

Panel Discussion at an MT Series event

Tooling U-SME Workforce Day at SOUTHTEC

Join us on Tuesday, October 24, as Tooling U-SME hosts a Workforce Day as part of SOUTHTEC 2023. Learn how to fill your talent pipeline and align your training program to maximize your bottom line by hearing from top-performing manufacturers, educators, and workforce agencies and experts.

CESMII The Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute logo

CESMII – The Smart Manufacturing Institute

CESMII's involvement at SOUTHTEC for the Smart Manufacturing Experience is a testament to its pioneering role in advancing the landscape of smart manufacturing. As a prominent participant in the industry, CESMII brings to the event its expertise in transformative technologies and innovative solutions that are reshaping manufacturing processes.

Manufacturing USA

Manufacturing USA

Manufacturing USA was created in 2014 to secure U.S. global leadership in advanced manufacturing by connecting people, ideas, and technology. Manufacturing USA institutes convene business competitors, academic institutions, and other stakeholders to test applications of new technology, create new products, reduce cost and risk, and enable the manufacturing workforce with the skills of the future.
SMART Manufacturing Experience Pavilion

SMART Manufacturing Experience Pavilion

SMART Manufacturing Experience Pavilion, powered by CESMII – the Smart Manufacturing Institute, is where you’ll find the latest in innovative strategies, cutting-edge technologies and actionable insights that will revolutionize production processes, enhance supply chain management and optimize resource utilization.

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Event and Industry News

  • Two engineers working on a piece of equipment
    February 21, 2024

    Recruiting, Retention, and Reputation: The Human Component of Manufacturing

    The Three “Rs” of workforce development are recruitment, retention, and reputation. Learn how manufacturers can improve upon these concepts to combat the industry’s labor shortage. Target keyword/key phrase: manufacturing recruitment
  • Ben VandeHoef standing in front of Haas machinery and equipment.
    January 31, 2024

    Embracing Optimization in Manufacturing

    Manufacturers must always work to remain competitive in a market that is constantly shifting. From new technologies to the skills shortage to supply chain constraints, the manufacturing sector is currently facing a lot of change while combating industry-wide issues.
  • Andy Carr, President & CEO of SCMEP, presenting at SOUTHTEC 2023.
    December 21, 2023

    Manufacturers Alliances in South Carolina: Driving Growth

    A manufacturers alliance advocates for the industrial sector and works to advance manufacturing. Whether regional or national, these organizations are dedicated to helping manufacturing companies prosper.
Thank you to our Exhibitors participating in all four MT Series Events