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SOUTHTEC is the top southeast manufacturing trade show at the Greenville Convention Center in Greenville, South Carolina. SOUTHTEC is part of the Manufacturing Technology Series and produced by SME and AMT.

SOUTHTEC draws manufacturing suppliers, distributors and equipment builders from across North America and around the world – bringing them together in Greenville, South Carolina. 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. Visitors can make side-by-side comparisons, discover integrated equipment, hear about industry trends and forecasts, and leverage their purchasing power. SOUTHTEC is the single best source to discover the next evolution of your industry!

SOUTHTEC exhibitors have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with thousands of attendees, 75% of which have a role in purchasing decisions with 36% having manufacturing equipment budgets of over $200,000.

Manufacturing Technology Series

WESTEC is part of the Manufacturing Technology Series – bringing together strategic events under one umbrella. The Manufacturing Technology 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

SME is a non-profit association of professionals, educators, and students committed to promoting and supporting the manufacturing industry. One way SME promotes manufacturing is by hosting and partnering with other leading manufacturing associations to create leading manufacturing events. Learn more about SME. 

About AMT

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology represents builders and distributors of manufacturing technology — the advanced machinery, devices, and digital equipment that U.S. manufacturing relies on to be productive, innovative, and competitive. AMT partners with SME to co-produce the MT Series. Learn more about AMT.

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