Manufacturing innovators in the Southwest United States will share expertise, introduce new technologies, and make connections at HOUSTEX 2023, held in Houston, Texas, Feb. 21-23. The event is the first of the four regional shows in the MT Series, co-sponsored by AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). The rapidly growing southwest region is a hotbed of manufacturing innovation – the source of 2 million manufacturing jobs, $430 billion in total manufacturing output, and home to nearly 44,000 manufacturing companies. HOUSTEX features new innovations at technology exhibits, presentations, panel discussions, and workshops tailored specifically to the region’s advanced manufacturing industry. Each day of the three-day event includes a networking reception. Keynote speakers include: Universal Robots Global Segment Manager Will Healy III: Zero to Collaborative Automation – Build Profitability, Raise Productivity & Retain Happy Employees Industry 4.0 Co-founder Mike Ungar: The Intersection of Lean and Industry 4.0, and Benchmark: Data Is All the Rage, But What Is Actually Getting Done?  The Manufacturing Technology Series also includes: EASTEC, May 16-18, West Springfield, Massachusetts. SOUTHTEC, Oct.24-26, Greenville, South Carolina. WESTEC, Nov.7-9, Long Beach, California. These regional events draw together key decision makers, major tool and technology suppliers, and thought leaders from across a broad spectrum of manufacturing disciplines to focus on each regions’ unique industry environment and needs. For more details about HOUSTEX and to register to attend, visit the website. 
Located in the Southwest hotbed of manufacturing innovation, HOUSTEX is an event for manufacturing innovators to share expertise, introduce new technologies, and make connections – held Feb. 21-23 in Houston, Texas.