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SOUTHTEC is the single best source to discover the next evolution of your industry. It draws manufacturing suppliers, distributors and equipment builders from across North America and around the world. With hundreds of exhibiting companies, attendees can find all the latest technologies and services – plus the experts who build them – ready to demonstrate solutions that can help them grow their business. This year’s SOUTHTEC will feature a concentration on workforce development, SMART Manufacturing and Manufacturing USA’s impactful innovators.

Other event features include Technology Exhibits, Networking Receptions, Smart Manufacturing Pavilion and Digital Solutions Showcase.

Manufacturing Technology Series

SOUTHTEC is part of the Manufacturing Technology Series – bringing together strategic events under one umbrella. The MT Series creates a consistent platform to ensure an unparalleled experience, bringing decision-makers from diverse industries together with leading suppliers of advanced manufacturing technology, equipment and tooling. Learn more about the Manufacturing Technology Series.

About SME

Established in 1932, SME (the Society of Manufacturing Engineers) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of manufacturing. SME leads the industrial ecosystem by elevating manufacturers, academia and the communities in which they operate. Together we share one common belief: Manufacturing holds the key to economic growth and prosperity. SME helps unlock the full promise of manufacturing as an engine of commerce, progress and human potential. We believe in technology's power and humanity's innovation to advance our society and meet many of our biggest challenges. We design new ways to understand and solve problems, and our solutions advance the next wave of inspiration. Learn more about SME.

About AMT

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology represents builders and distributors of manufacturing technology. As a leader in the manufacturing technology community, AMT focuses on supporting manufacturers with vital information on technological developments, developing winning business models, advocating for a next-generation Smartforce, and building dynamic ecosystems that nurture new concepts and solutions. By addressing these areas, AMT maximizes the development of our members as they adapt to new paradigms and business models and contributes to the overall growth of the manufacturing technology industry. AMT partners with SME to co-produce the MT Series. Learn more about AMT.

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