2018 Central Texas Manufacturing Expo & Conference | Presented by the Business Bank of Texas

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Join us on Thursday, September 13th for the 2018 Central Texas Manufacturing Expo & Conference, taking place at Palmer Events Center from 10am-5pm. The expo will feature over 80 vendors showcasing advanced products, capabilities, and services. A full day of panels and presentations will explore trends in automation, smart factories, logistics and industry updates, and lean leadership. There will be a Factory of the Future presentation from Enterprise Architect of General Motors, Anton Karadimce, and a State of the Semiconductor Industry from Director of Procurement for Applied Materials, Troy Mills. Panelists for automation implementation include Buildasign, Yeti, and Flex. Drinks, food and door prizes included! And don’t miss out on getting your FREE professional headshot, at booth# 103.



A full day of panels and presentations will explore trends in automation and smart factories as well as an inside look at the Semiconductor industry, projected growth, and potential opportunities for suppliers.

9:30am to 10:00am  Registration and Breakfast Tacos

10:00am to 11:00am  Factory of the Future, with Enterprise Architect from General Motors, Anton Karadimce and Jennifer Watson

11:00am to 5:00pm  Central Texas MFG Expo opens, presented by the Business Bank of Texas

11:30am to 12:30pm  Implementing Automation in Diverse Environments with panelists Joe Licata of Buildasign, Nick Elkins with Yeti, and James Flynn with Flex, moderated by Paul Evans, Director of R&D at SwRI

2:00pm to 3:00pm  State of the Semiconductor Industry with Director of Materials for Applied Materials, Troy Mills

3:30pm to 5:00pm Happy Hour appetizers, open bar, and raffle winners announced


11:00am-12:00pm It's a Challenging New World - Logistics and Industry Updates for Manufacturers, Leah Fenech with Intelligent Logistics representing APICS

1:00pm-2:00pm  Importance of Lean Leadership, Marvin Dyke with BPL Plasma and Kristin Wheatley with TMAC


Registration Information:

Trade show attendance is FREE, but still requires registration. 

Conference tickets are $25 for members and $50 for non-members

Registration can be done for both through the button above.


Current Exhibitor List: 

  • ABM
  • Acoustical Solutions
  • AFP
  • APICS Austin
  • Arsenal Products
  • Atron Group
  • Austin American Technology
  • Austin Community College
  • Austin Energy
  • Arq Electronics
  • Barry Wehmiller Design Group
  • Berg Compliance Group
  • BTX Global Logistics
  • The Business Bank of Texas
  • CG Environmental
  • Chemwest
  • Control Panels USA
  • Cortec Precision Sheetmetal
  • Cox Manufacturing
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Cypress Technologies
  • Dedem Mekatronik
  • Denary
  • Design Assembly Concepts
  • Dynamic Manufacturing Solutions
  • Drake
  • Experis
  • FANUC America
  • Fastenal
  • Franks Manufacturing
  • Go! Nutrition Vending
  • Goodwill Staffing
  • HelloFresh
  • HID Global
  • Hill & Wilkinson
  • Impac Systems Engineering
  • Innovative Ink Technology
  • Insperity
  • Intelligent Logistics
  • JOSCO Products | Baling Supply
  • John H. Reagan Early College High School
  • Laird Plastics
  • LeafFilter North
  • LeanDNA
  • Manpower
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Noren Thermal Solutions
  • Norwegian Airlines
  • Oracle NetSuite | 9Gauge
  • Pack-Mark
  • Pearson Strategy Group
  • Pflugerville Community Development Corporation
  • Pratt Industries
  • Quicklight Media
  • R2 Corporation
  • Regal Plastics
  • Revenue Warriors
  • SAMA
  • SMD
  • Solarin Technologies
  • Southwest Solutions
  • SPM Technology
  • Stratasys Direct Manufacturing
  • Swagelok
  • TDIndustries
  • Tescom
  • Texas A&M
  • Texas State Technical College
  • The Bank of Austin
  • ThinkBot Solutions
  • TMAC | SwRI
  • Tooling U
  • University of Texas
  • Uplift Desk
  • Western Industries
  • Wolf-Solutions
  • Woom Bikes USA
  • Workforce Solutions
  • Xact Warehouse Solutions


Thank you to our Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor: The Business Bank of Texas

Sustaining Sponsors: Austin Community College, Austin Energy, Revenue Warriors, Dynamic Manufacturing Solutions

Happy Hour Sponsor: AFP

Headshot Bar Sponsors: Manpower and Experis

Logistics Sponsor: BTX Global Logistics


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