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Why Attend?

The Southeast is experiencing exceptional growth in areas critical to the economy, such as aerospace, automotive, advanced materials and workforce development – making the region a hotbed for advanced manufacturing. SOUTHTEC is designed to give manufacturers the means to discover and acquire the tools needed to drive the next evolution of their industry. SOUTHTEC creates a greater opportunity to engage first-hand with world-class suppliers and identify solutions needed – from development to final production. Save the date for SOUTHTEC 2023 - October 24-26, 2023.  

Five Reasons to Attend SOUTHTEC

  • Meet face-to-face with hundreds of industry suppliers - See all the latest manufacturing technologies and advancements in one place
  • Build your expertise - Attend complimentary keynotes and educational presentations to stay ahead of manufacturing trends and advancements
  • Improve your productivity and profits - Compare equipment, techniques and processes and see first-hand, in action, how they can benefit your operations
  • Learn how others are using Smart Manufacturing technologies - Discover the results you can achieve
  • Discover how Southeast manufacturers, educators, associations and students are working together - Be part of the collaboration to ensure our workforce talent is skill-ready on day one for manufacturing careers

Why You Need to Attend SOUTHTEC

“It’s always good to get out and look at new technology, and just get out and make sure that you’re keeping up with the latest that the industry has to offer.” Mike Rohlik, President, Total Fire Systems

Informational Sessions

SOUTHTEC provides you with abundant opportunities to build your expertise and keep your operations current, giving you the competitive edge.

Featured Technologies

There’s only so much you can learn about machine tools and manufacturing technology from a catalog, website or video. The best way to evaluate new technology is to see it in person, touch it and speak directly to the people who design and manufacture it. SOUTHTEC provides Southeast manufacturers with a dynamic venue to explore advanced manufacturing solutions. It’s the best place to investigate, first-hand, all the innovative technologies that can help your business grow.

3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing
3D Scanning
Advanced Materials
Assembly & Joining
Automated Manufacturing & Assembly
Cleaning & Pretreatment Equipment
CNC Controls & Accessories
Composites Manufacturing
Contract Manufacturing Services
Controls, CAD/CAM Software
Coolants & Lubricants
Cutting Tools & Accessories
Deburring & Edge Finishing
Design & Simulation
Digital Transformation
Drilling & Tapping Machines
Electronics Manufacturing
Energy & Environmental Efficiency
Environmental Equipment & Protection
ERP/MRP/CIM Software
Finishing & Coatings
Flexible Manufacturing Systems
Forming & Fabricating
IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things)
Lasers & Laser Systems
Lean Manufacturing
Machine Vision
Machining Centers
Material Handling
Measurement, Inspection & Testing
Metrology Equipment
Plant Engineering & Maintenance
Plasma Cutting
Plastics Molding & Manufacturing
Sawing & Cut Off Machines
Screw Machining
Software, Machine Control
Waterjet Cutting
Workholding Systems & Devices
Workplace Safety & Ergonomics