September 12-14, 2017 | Los Angeles Convention Center | Los Angeles, CA

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Why Attend

WESTEC, the West Coast's premier manufacturing event, gives you access to hundreds of industry experts and allows you to evaluate and compare cutting-edge manufacturing equipment, advanced technologies, new products and applications.


Why Exhibit

Connect with industry prospects from advanced manufacturing and commercial machinery, aerospace, additive manufacturing, medical, product design & automation, welding systems, and CAD/CAM systems who are looking to enhance their businesses.


New Product Introductions 2015

WESTEC is a showcase for new products by trusted exhibitors. Take a look at the new products introduced at WESTEC 2015 that can help you achieve greater success.

Interacting with new potential customers at WESTEC was great. The variety of manufacturers present was beyond expectation. A wealth of smart minds and smart technology working together.

Ricky Rodriguez, Brush Research Manufacturing

News

SME’s Advanced Manufacturing Media Launches Advanced Manufacturing Now Podcast

(DEARBORN, Mich., – April 12, 2016) – SME’s Advanced Manufacturing Media has launched a new podcast, Advanced Manufacturing Now, for manufacturing professionals doing business in North America. The podcast will focus on the renaissance in technologies used to make things, as well as workforce development, research, and more.

Advanced Manufacturing Now is available in the iTunes store and listeners can also download episodes or subscribe at AdvancedManufacturingNow.com.

In the first episodes, Advanced Manufacturing Now interviews Al Albrecht, author of the book, “The American Machine Tool Industry – Its History, Growth, Restructuring & Recovery;” Mohamed Abuali, CEO of Forcam, a global leader in software for smart, lean factories; and Jim Reid, General Manager of RoboVent, a leader in clean air technology used by manufacturers. We also talk to Brian Glowiak, director of the SME Education Foundation, about building the pipeline of future manufacturing professionals.

“We are excited to launch the Advanced Manufacturing Now podcast to serve the more than 12 million professionals who work in manufacturing every day doing a variety of jobs, from welding, machining and engineering to programming, integration, assembly, purchasing and logistics,” said Dave O’Neil, director of Advanced Manufacturing Media.

Sarah Webster, editor in chief of Advanced Manufacturing Media, added, “We’re eager to tell the stories of people who work in manufacturing, to showcase how important, engaging and high-tech the field of making things can be, especially when using advanced new technologies.”

The show will be hosted by the editors of Advanced Manufacturing Media, who oversee a variety of print and digital products, including the monthly magazine, Manufacturing Engineering; a new quarterly magazine focused on digital manufacturing solutions, Smart Manufacturing; an annual industry yearbook series; and AdvancedManufacturing.org, a website dedicated to manufacturing news and technical information.

To have your idea considered for an episode of Advanced Manufacturing Now, visit advancedmanufacturingnow.com/contact-us

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Univision Visits WESTEC 2015 to Discuss California’s Manufacturing Workforce

This recording is only available in Spanish.

View the segment on Univision’s website

WESTEC 2015-A Gold Mine for Industry

SME’s WESTEC 2015 is a gold mine for the manufacturing industry. From SME’s Technology Interchange with NASA to Legacy Effects’ Jason Lopes presentation titled 3D Printing for Hollywood, SME presents it all. If you cannot find it at WESTEC, it may not exist. After exploring WESTEC, here are just a few highlights…

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