SMI Metal Engineering eXpo Technical Symposia to Cover Technology, Manufacturing and Business Practices

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New event brings top education to spring making, wire and metal forming industry professionals

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We’re pulling in industry thought leaders to make this first Metal Engineering eXpo a success.

OAK BROOK, IL—APRIL 1, 2015—This fall, spring making, wire and metal forming professionals will glean practical information from in-depth Technical Symposia at the new Metal Engineering eXpo.

The inaugural show will be held in Charlotte, NC on October 19-22, 2015. The event will provide a forum for education and discussion on every part of the spring making and wire forming process from design to manufacturing. Industry professionals, suppliers, floor managers, machinery operators and customers will gain access to the latest business, technology and market trends.

Industry experts will lead symposia such as, “Machine Set-Up: Coil and Grind” and “Software Integration to Manufacturing” within the following six tracks:

  •     Business Environment
  •     Business Practices
  •     Culture, Leadership & Motivation
  •     Manufacturing
  •     Materials & Testing
  •     Technology

“We really want to assemble a comprehensive educational program, because right now, there is nothing on this scale in North America,” said Lynne Carr, executive director of Spring Manufacturers Institute (SMI). “We’re pulling in industry thought leaders to make this first Metal Engineering eXpo a success.”

The complete list of symposia and descriptions can be viewed at Registration for the expo will begin in April.

About SMI Metal Engineering eXpo
SMI Metal Engineering Expo, hosted by Spring Manufacturers Institute, is a new trade show for the spring making, wire and metal forming industry. It will provide learning opportunities to industry professionals, suppliers, floor managers and machinery operators. Attendees will learn about the latest business, technology and market trends in the industry. Focusing on everything from design to manufacturing, this show will bring the latest technology to improve product quality, productivity and profitability. The expo will connect buyers and sellers of products and services used in all aspects of the industry and feature trends such as 3D printing and metallurgy. The exhibit hall will showcase the newest equipment and latest technologies for OEMs, spring manufacturers, distributors, coiling, grinding, peening and wire forming companies. SMI Metal Engineering Expo will be held October 19-22, 2015 in Charlotte, NC. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter @metalengexpo.

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