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WMTS 2019: Resources, Knowledge and the New World of Manufacturing

Edmonton, AB – (March 22, 2019) – New challenges and opportunities are coming in Western Canada’s manufacturing sector in the very near future. That topic is among the highlights of the 2019 Western Manufacturing Technology Show (WMTS), produced by SME, and returning to the Edmonton EXPO Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, June 4 - 6.

“Western Canada’s manufacturers wanting keys to remaining competitive will find insight and expertise at WMTS,” says Julie Pike, director of SME Canadian Events. “Enhancing productivity, building the smart factory of tomorrow, addressing the current business climate and workforce challenges: WMTS covers these and other timely topics that manufacturers need to know now.”

In addition to equipment demonstrations from more than 100 well-known exhibitors such as Cascade Capital Machine Sales, DMG MORI, Elliott Matsuura Canada, KUKA Robotics, Mazak Canada, Modern Tool Ltd., Mitutoyo, SCHUNK, Thomas Skinner, Westway Machinery and more, the 2019 WMTS also offers three days of hands-on learning and knowledge sharing from industry leaders.

Attendees will have access to Knowledge Bar education sessions on the exhibit floor that will delve into topics and case studies including:

  • Transforming your operation with Smart Manufacturing - Digital Manufacturing, IIoT, Industry 4.0
  • Automation and Robotics for Job Shops, Welding, and Oil & Gas applications
  • Additive Manufacturing: Lessons Learned From 400 Metal Builds in Canada
  • Manufacturing Analytics: How To Start Driving Decisions with Data
  • How To Fund Your Next Investment in New Technology

For a limited time only, manufacturing professionals can attend WMTS for free.

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