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Western Canada’s Leading Distributor, Thomas Skinner, Announces Participation at SME’s Western Manufacturing Technology Show 2019

Western Canada’s Leading Distributor, Thomas Skinner, Announces Participation at SME's Western Manufacturing Technology Show 2019

Edmonton, AB – (March 6, 2019) – Thomas Skinner and Son Limited (“Thomas Skinner”) is proud to announce its participation in the Western Manufacturing Technology Show (WMTS) on June 4 – 6, 2019 at the Edmonton EXPO Centre.  Produced by SME, WMTS is Western Canada’s longest running trade event serving manufacturing professionals.

“WMTS has been Western Canada’s marketplace for manufacturing technologies, trends and industry connections for several decades and we are excited to showcase what we can do for the region’s manufacturers at this year’s event. Our goal is to provide Western Canada’s manufacturers with high quality products that help them be more profitable.” said Ross McDonald, General Manager at Thomas Skinner.

Geared towards the needs of manufacturers in Alberta and surrounding Western Canadian regions, WMTS serves professionals from industries ranging from oil and gas to petrochemicals, construction, mining, agriculture and more. At this year’s event, attendees will benefit from meeting face-to-face with WMTS exhibitors representing leading OEMs in machine tools, tooling and metalworking, learning at industry leading Keynotes and technical Knowledge Bar sessions, and networking with colleagues at the Opening Night Reception and Job Shop Appreciation Reception.

“SME is very pleased to have Thomas Skinner joining us WMTS 2019.  With such a strong and rich history in serving Western Canada’s manufacturing community, attendees to the event can look forward to seeing leading technologies while talking to the many experts on hand from the Thomas Skinner team” said Julie Pike, Director of Canadian Events for SME.

Thomas Skinner will be at Booth # 251 at WMTS. As Western Canada's leading distributor of industrial metalworking products and machine shop supplies, Thomas Skinner will be showing machine tool solutions from suppliers including but not limited to Haas Automation, Okuma, Amada, Marvel, Lenox, Blaser Swisslube, Sandvik Coromant, Mitutoyo, Emuge, and many others.

For complimentary guess passes courtesy of Thomas Skinner, use the promo code 13568627 when you register for WMTS 2019.

About Thomas Skinner

Thomas Skinner is the leading Western Canadian distributor of industrial metalworking and machine shop supplies and equipment. Founded in 1904, and with four (4) locations across Western Canada, Thomas Skinner represents a comprehensive and carefully curated range of products produced by Best in Class manufacturers of CNC (computerized numerical control) and conventional machine tools, cutting tools, precision measuring instruments, tool holders, abrasives, workholding equipment, band saws, cutting fluids and other machine shop supplies. These products are backed by Thomas Skinner’s team of dedicated, local, technical sales, service and operations professionals whose goal is to provide the highest level of aftersales support to enable its customers to be competitive and be a step ahead of today’s manufacturing challenges. For more information, visit

About SME

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